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 of coursework completed, enrolled full-time in Montana Tech’s Occupational Safety & Health or Industrial Hygiene programs, and a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.

Application Requirements: Documents must be submitted in pdf format unless otherwise specified.

  • Brief bio with a photo.
  • Completion of essay question(s) after watching assigned video(s).
  • A 1-page cover letter describing the importance of safety specific to your desired industry, how you’ve championed safety in the past, and how you plan to champion safety in the future.
  • One personal letter of recommendation and one instructor/professor submitted questionnaire.

Other Requirements: Recipients of the scholarship must submit an unofficial transcript by Friday, January 1, 2021 to confirm 3.0 GPA and one semester of coursework.

Award: A sum of $4,000 is awarded towards the Cost of Attendance (i.e. Tuition, Board etc.). Recipients will receive the scholarship in two equal payments: One at the beginning of the 2021 spring semester and the other at the start of the fall semester of 2021.

Deadline: The application window opens on Thursday, October 1 and closes at 11:59 p.m. on Friday, November 13.

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