Growing a Safer Montana

Industrial Hygiene / Occupational Safety and Health Scholarship

Montana State Fund is committed to the safety of Montana’s workforce. This scholarship is for Industrial Hygiene (IH) or Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) students with high academic credentials and a demonstrated desire to champion safety as they move into their professional endeavors.

Eligibility: Students with at least one semester (12 credit hours) of coursework completed and a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0. Only students from the following programs are eligible.

  • Montana Tech - BS-OHS
  • Montana Tech - MS-Industrial Hygiene

Application Requirements: Application includes:

  • Completion of educational quiz, (read and review the Workers' Compensation Basics document prior to taking the quiz).
  • A 1-2 page cover letter describing the importance of safety specific to your desired industry and how you plan to champion safety in the future.
  • Two letters of recommendation (one academic).

Other Requirements: Recipients of the scholarship must submit an unofficial transcript to confirm 3.0 GPA and 12 credit hours of coursework.

Award: A sum of up to $4,000 is awarded toward the cost of tuition. Recipients will receive two equal scholarship amounts.

Deadline: Applications will be accepted in the fall of 2020.

Contact Information: If you have questions regarding this scholarship, contact Montana State Fund Safety Services stfgsm@mt.gov