•  March

    Upcoming College Entrance Testing Information

    The Thompson Falls High School Code (CEEB) is: 270-870.

    The CEEB code is needed to register for both the ACT and SAT.


    ACT Testing Information

    *Thompson Falls Testing Site Center #224-060.

    Cost for the ACT:

    No Writing: $60.00

    Writing: $85.00

    Fee waivers available upon request.

    There is an additional Late Fee for Late Registration.


    2022- 2023 Test Dates

    Test Date

    Regular Registration

    Late Registration

    (Fee Applies)

    March 28

    All TFHS Juniors


    April 15

    March 10

    March 24

    June 10

    May 5

    May 19



    Register online at www.actstudent.org.

    A credit card or fee waiver is needed to register online.


    *Pre ACT Testing*

    Attention all Sophomores

    Tuesday, March 7th

    Please bring #2 pencils

    Snacks will be provided



    Please come to Ms. Henderson’s office if you would like a study guide


    ***Attention Juniors***

    March 28th



    Testing will be done at school, please be on time, well rested and eat a healthy breakfast.

    No phones will be allowed. 


    SAT Testing Information

    *Thompson Falls Testing Site Center #27-169

    Cost for the SAT:


    Fee waivers available upon request.

    There is an additional Late Fee for Late Registration.


    Test Date

    Regular Deadline

    Late Deadline

    March 11

    February 10

    February 28

    May 6

    April 7

    April 25

    June 3

    May 4

    May 23

    Register online at www.sat.org/register. A credit card or fee waiver is needed to register online.



    **Highlight Scholarship**

    Jack Esler Memorial Trade Scholarship

    This scholarship was created by the Esler family to support students interested in pursuing a trade. This generous scholarship can be used for a variety of needs. This scholarship is provided with the support of Clark Fork Valley Elks #2747.


    Due March 15th

    Please find the application in Ms. Henderson’s office or on Google Classroom

    Seniors- It is getting down to crunch time… Please come see me for scholarship help!










    2023 Scholarship Application





    The purpose of the Clark Fork Valley Running Club is to promote running as a sport and healthy lifestyle within our community.  Each year, the club organizes the Thompson Falls New Year’s Day Run; the Huckleberry Run for Fun; and other events.  A portion of the proceeds from these events are set aside to provide an annual scholarship for Sanders County student-athletes.  The goal is to encourage running as a life-long activity, as part of a healthy, active lifestyle

    April 1, 2023




    Seniors at Montana high schools who want to go to college now have more help in reaching that goal. The program, administered by the Horatio Alger Association, is specifically for students who have confronted and overcome adversity in their young lives. Students from across Montana will be selected to each receive a $15,000 scholarship and have the honor of being named as a Horatio Alger Montana Scholar. Scholarships can be utilized to pursue higher education at the University of Montana, Montana State University, or one of their affiliates.

    March 15, 2023

    The OddFellow and Rebekah Lodges of Montana

    Graduating Seniors with a

     GPA of 3.0 OR LESS

    Applies to any course of study and education institution in the state of Montana

    Please come to my office for the application.

    March 15, 2023

    Montana’s STEM and Healthcare Scholarship

    Open to graduating high school seniors, these awards are designed to provide an incentive for Montana high school students to prepare for, enter into, and complete degrees in postsecondary fields related to science, technology, engineering, mathematics and healthcare. The award is $6,000 over 4 years at an eligible campus.

    March 15, 2023

    Blackfoot Communications Scholarship


    As part of their commitment to education, the Blackfoot Scholarship Fund provides academic scholarships for students from within our residential Montana and Idaho service areas. The scholarship program is designed for graduating high school students and/or post-secondary students currently served by Blackfoot at either their parents’ residence or their own principal residence, and/or attending college/university/trade school. Scholarships may be awarded from $1,000, up to $2,500.

    Mar 31, 2023


    Horatio Alger Scholarship






    It is time to start thinking ahead!

    The eligibility criteria to be considered for this $20,000 National Scholarship are as follows:

    1. Enrollment full time as a high school junior, progressing normally toward graduation in the Spring/Summer 2022, with plans to enter college no later than the fall following graduation; a strong commitment to pursuing and completing a bachelor's degree at an accredited institution located in the United States (students may start their studies at a two-year institution and then transfer to a four-year institution.Idaho, Louisiana, and Montana state scholarship recipients must pursue and complete a degree at specific colleges and universities. Please see the individual program description for those requirements);
    1. critical financial need ($50,000 or less adjusted gross income per family is preferred, if higher explanation must be provided);
    • involvement in co-curricular and community activities;
    • demonstrated integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity
    • a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0; and
    • United States Citizenship.

    Applications are on-line at www.horatioalger.org/scholarships/



    Hagan Scholarship Foundation Scholarship

    This is a nationwide, need based, merit scholarship for high achieving students who require financial assistance in order to attend college. 350 scholarships will be awarded each year. Criteria: 3.5 GPA, ACT score or 23 or higher or SAT score of 1200 or higher, enrolling in a four year college in the fall of 2019, must work 240 hours in the twelve months prior to the start of each academic year, EFC must be less than $6500, must apply for Federal and State grants, and must not have been convicted of a felony. Visit www.hsfmo.org for the online application.


    Scholarships offered at every college

    Please check out the scholarships offered by the college(s) you have applied to. Each college will have additional scholarship money available and their own deadline schedule.

    This information will be found under the Financial Aid section of their website.

    Dates set by colleges.

    Scholarship search sites









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Last Modified on February 28, 2023