Name DescriptionDeadlineElks National FoundationMost Valuable Student Scholarship Eligibility: High school senior and US Citizen & Judging Criteria: Scholarship, Leadership & Financial Need. ACT & SAT tests must be taken before October 5, 2019. See Mrs. Morgan for more information or visit www.elks.org/enf/scholars . (Local, State & National Scholarship Program)
November 5, 20192020 Youth Serve Montana ScholarshipPresented by the Governor's Office of Community Service in partnership with Montana Campus Compact
$1,000 Scholarship for seniors attending a Montana high school who are planning on attending a Montana Campus Compact school who have volunteered 100 hours of service in their community within a 12 month period - certified by their Counselor, Principal or County Superintendent. YASC members may not use any time counted toward the 300 hours, however you may use time within the last year. Applications are available online at serve.mt.gov.
Blackfoot Telephone Youth Tour to Washington D.C.
Each year Blackfoot Telephone sponsors two local high school students ages 16 or 17 to the Foundation for Rural Service Youth Tour. The Youth Tour is in Washington D.C. in June 2019. Selected students must be under the age of 18 at the time of the Youth Tour. Blackfoot Telephone covers all expenses. Students interested please see Mrs. Morgan for more details.
March 1, 2020
Clerk & Recorders Office Scholarship
Applications are being accepted for the annual $1000 scholarship given by the Montana Association of Clerk & Recorders. Applicants must be graduating seniors who plan on attending an in-state college or university. Applications are available in Mrs. Morgan's office.
Sanders County Pilot's Assn. Scholarship
$500 will be awarded to a Sanders County student. Any student enrolled in a college or university in the Aviation field is eligible to apply. Criteria: Essay (300 words or less) on why you have chosen the Aviation field and your education goals.
April TBDVulles FamilyLegacy Fund
Scholarships will be awarded to graduating seniors of TFHS. First preference shall be given to students pursuing an agriculture-related field of study with full-time status (this may include but is not limited to nutrition, veterinary medicine, animal husbandry, animal sciences, nutritional sciences, vocational arts for diesel and gasoline mechanics, welding, etc. See full list of eligible majors on Montana State University – Bozeman College of Agriculture’s website.) If there are no applicants pursuing an agriculture-related field of study as defined above, other fields of study shall be considered; Academic performance shall be considered; Candidates must demonstrate financial need. Applications are available in Mrs. Morgan's office. April 1, 2020
2020 NLI Educational Scholarship
Northern Lights is offering 10 - $500 Educational Scholarships to students whose parents are a member of Northern Lights, Inc. Scholarship recipients will be based on the following criteria: Grade Point Average; School & Community Activities; Personal Statement; Financial Need. Applications are available in Mrs. Morgan's office or can be downloaded at www.nli.coop.
Friends of Scotchman Peaks Wilderness Essay Contest
A $250 scholarship will be awarded for the winning essay from one Thompson Falls Senior. An additional opportunity for $250 is available for the best overall essay from all schools participating. This scholarship has no minimum GPA, nor does it require any commitment for higher education. Applications are available in Mrs. Morgan's office.
Gene B. Jones Scholarship Two $250 scholarships are available. One will be awarded to a senior boy and one to a senior girl. Criteria: Minimum GPA of 3.5; Continuing education beyond high school; Demonstrate character, scholarship and leadership. Applications are available in Mrs. Morgan's office. April 15, 2020 Montana Wilderness Association Scholarship The applicant must be a current student of a Sanders County high school with plans of graduating and enrolling in a higher education institution in the Fall of 2018. Applications are available in Mrs. Morgan's office. April TBDJason HannaExplorations Memorial Scholarship Sponsored by Explorations, Inc., this $500 scholarship will be awarded in memory of Jason Hanna, who was a student in the Thompson Falls School District until his untimely death in January 1995. Jason always felt that there are many students in our community who strive for excellence in every aspect of their lives and are rarely commended for their fortitude, perseverance and commitment. Applications are available in Mrs. Morgan's office. April TBDClark Fork Valley Running Club Scholarship Sponsored by the Clark Fork Valley Running Club. Criteria: 1. Have run cross country and/or track & filed for Hot Springs, Noxon, Plains or Thompson Falls High School during, at a minimum, the 2016-17 and 2017-18 school years. 2. Be scheduled to graduate from Hot Springs, Noxon, Plains or Thompson Falls High School in the spring of 2018. 3. Must be accepted into a 4-year college or university for the 2018-19 school year. Scholarship applications are available in Mrs. Morgan's office. April TBDBlanche Hurlburt Education Scholarship One $750 scholarship is available to a graduating high school senior sponsored by the Thompson Falls Women's Club. Applications are available in Mrs. Morgan's office. April 30, 2019Rosdahl Scholarship One scholarship is available to a graduating high school senior in memory of Dr. Conrad Rosdahl sponsored by the Thompson Falls Women's Club. Applications are available in Mrs. Morgan's office. April 30, 2020Kathleen M. Woods Memorial Scholarship Kathleen M. Wood was a long time resident of Thompson Falls. She came from a background of culture and learning and wanted to be remembered in this community with a scholarship for a deserving young woman. She was very active in her church. Basis for the scholarship will be distributed equally on need, ability to carry through on goals (academic, community and work), community and church involvement. Applications are available in Mrs. Morgan's office. April 30, 2020 Thompson Falls US Bowling Congress Scholarship 3-$500 scholarships are available from The Thompson Falls United States Bowling Congress. Criteria: 1. TFHS senior, graduate in 2016. 2. Acceptance to a school of higher learning (4 yr., Vo Tech., Community College). 3. Must have been a student at Thompson Falls High School for at least two full years. Applications are available in Mrs. Morgan's office. April TBD
Blue Hawk Booster Club Scholarship
$3000 in scholarship money will be given to one student or evenly split between two, three or four deserving students. Qualifications: Academics; Participation & completion in a minimum of 7 sport seasons at TFHS; Must be a student at TFHS for at least 3 full years; Must enroll in a college, university, vo-tech or community college, etc. Applications are available in Mrs. Morgan's office.
May 1, 2020
The Trout Creek Volunteer Fire Dept. Scholarship
A $250 and $100 scholarship sponsored by the Fire Fighters Auxillary Fund will be awarded to graduating seniors attending either Noxon High School or Thompson Falls High School who reside within the Trout Creek Rural Fire District. Criteria: cumulative GPA, scholastic achievement, and extra-curricular activities and civic activities. Applications are available in Mrs. Morgan's office.
May 1, 2020Thompson Falls Grange Scholarship
One $300 scholarship is available from Thompson Falls Grange #123 for one high school senior. The requirements include: Participation in extracurricular activities (including 4-H, church, school, etc.); Applicant's need for a scholarship; Letter from student expressing plans & need for scholarship. Applications are available in Mrs. Morgan's office. May 1, 2020 Cabinet Mountain Ridge Riders Scholarship A $500 scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior from Thompson Falls. The applicant must be enrolled in a school of higher education. Applications are available in Mrs. Morgan's office. May 3, 2020
Building Bridges- Hank and Barbara Laws
Sponsored by Laws' Family and Building Bridges, Inc. in memory of 1958 TFHS graduate, Barbara Laws, and her husband, Hank Laws, who served on the Thompson Falls Board of Trustees for 15 years. May TBD