MSU 2017 Graduate Enhancement Award - Application & Process

Montana Institute on Ecosystems Graduate Enhancement Funding, 2017

Application Deadline: Friday, March 31, 2017

The Montana Institute on Ecosystems (IoE) at MSU has set aside funds to support graduate students in environmental sciences or related fields who need specific assistance for summer research, travel, publication support, etc. or who would like to convene a meeting, conference, or special project. Awards up to $1000 per student are available to help accomplish an activity tied directly to their educational objectives.


  • Open to MSU-Bozeman, MSU-Billings, MSU-Northern, and Carroll College graduate students who will not graduate before December 2017
  • Must be pursuing a degree in environmental or social sciences or a related field
  • Major advisor must be affiliated with the IoE (
  • Funds will be managed by the IoE; reimbursements will be made in up to three increments
  • Purchases MUST be pre-approved by the IoE 
  • Award cannot be used to support international travel, research or meeting costs
  • Students will be notified of support by mid-April; funds must be used by August 31, 2017
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf doc docx.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf doc docx.


MSU IoE Office

Montana State University
605 Leon Johnson Hall
Bozeman, MT 59717
(406) 994-2374
MSU Director: Bruce Maxwell

UM IoE Office

The Universityi of Montana

The University of Montana
Davidson Honors College
Missoula, MT 59812
(406) 243-6058
UM Director: Maury Valett


Montana University System

Montana University System

Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education
2500 Broadway Street
Helena, MT 59620