State: Be sure to check the website directly as deadlines vary from year to year
Rural Montana Saves
An Individual Development Account (IDA) is a special matched savings account for people/students with limited incomes. Visit the Student Assistance Foundation website athttp://www.safmt.org/or see Mrs. Morgan for printed out information. This is a great program for students ages 16-19.
Montana Foster Care Education & Training Vouchers
Montana foster care youth are eligible to receive up to $5,000 per year to cover the cost of attending a postsecondary institution through the Foster Care Education and Training Voucher (ETV) program. The program is offered through a partnership between Student Assistance Foundation and the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services (Montana Foster Care Independence Program). For more information visithttp://www.smartaboutcollege.org/pay-for-college/foster-care-education.jspor see Mrs. Morgan.
2016 United States Senate Youth Program
Two student delegates will be selected from Montana to attend the March 6-13 program in Washington D.C. In addition, both will receive a $10,000 undergraduate college scholarship sponsored by The Hearst Foundation. Eligible Juniors & Seniors may apply. See Mrs. Morgan for more information.
October 3, 2016MSU-Bozeman 2017 Montana Premier ScholarshipApply early! Resources are limited. More information is available in Mrs. Morgan's Office or may be found at http://www.montana.edu/admissions/scholarships/index.htmlApply Early
MSU-Bozeman Presidential Scholarship
Applicants must apply for admission to MSU as entering freshmen; have a cumulative GPA of 3.75 and a composite score of 30 on the ACT or 2000 on the SAT. This is a full tuition waiver scholarship and is renewable for four year. Find more information at http://www.montana.edu/admissions/scholarships/index.htmlDecember 2, 2016
U of MT
Montana Resident Entering Student Scholarship
The University of Montana: Application and information are available athttp://admissions.umt.edu/resident.html.
December 31, 2016
U of MT Presidential Leadership
Must have outstanding talent, academic performance, and contribution to the community; Award renewable for four years; 3.5 GPA and an ACT score of 27 or an SAT combined score of 1800 or higher. Scholarship amount varies. Application and information are available athttp://admissions.umt.edu/resident.html.
December 31, 2016
U of MT Davidson Honors College Presidential Leadership Scholarship
Eligibility: All applicants for admission to the Davidson Honors College will be considered for the Presidential Leadership Scholarship. Eligible candidates for the Presidential Leadership Scholarship must be recent high school graduates who have not previously enrolled as a regular college or university student. Finalists in the fall 2008 class of Presidential Leadership Scholars posted an average of 3.97 GPA, SAT combined score of 2190, or ACT composite score of 31.9. Application and information are available athttp://www.dhc.umt.edu/scholarships/dhc.cfm.
December 31, 2016
MontanaTech Scholarship Program
MontanaTech will award over $1,000,000 in New/Transfer Scholarships to Montana students. Average scholarship a New Montana student receives is $3,500. 80% of Montana students receive some form of financial aid and/or scholarships. To apply for scholarships at MT Tech go tohttp://www.mtech.edu/onestop/NewTranSchol.html.
January 1, 2017
Montana Jaycee Foundation Scholarship
Applications for the $1,000 annual scholarship for Montana Seniors are now being accepted. Log in to download the application atwww.mtjcisenate.org.
January 9, 2017
Carroll College Scholarships
Merit scholarships range from $4,000 to $11,000 for new freshmen. Also available are renewable $1,000 to $3,000 Diversity Scholarships. For more information be sure to check out the Carroll College website atwww.carroll.edu/finaid/prostudents/carroll.cc.
MSU Billings Chancellor's Excellence Award
This is MSU Billings' most prestigious scholarship, recognizing academic achievement as well as leadership qualities. The online application can be downloaded atwww.msubillings.edu/finaid/forms/Chancellors%20Excellence%20App.pdf.
January 15, 2017
U of MT Western Chancellor's Leadership Scholars Award
To qualify for this scholarship students must have at least a 3.6 GPA, 26 ACT, separate application, resume, 2 letters of recommendation, transcripts, and a 500 word essay describing their most memorable academic achievement. Visit UM Western's website athttp://hal.umwestern.edu/financialaid/page4.htm.
February 1, 2017
U of MT Western New Student Scholarships
Incoming freshmen may apply of this scholarship. The application can be found at:http://www.umwestern.edu/financialaid/schappns201070.pdf
February 1, 2017
ESA Foundation Scholarships
Applicants must be one of the following: A senior in high school with a minimum 3.0 GPA or a minimum score of ACT 22/SAT (verbal/critical reading and math) 1030 Criteria for selection: Character/Leadership/Service/Financial Need/Scholastic Ability/Special Criteria-set by donor. Applications are available in Mrs. Morgan's office.
February 1, 2017
Incoming freshmen may apply for general scholarships by completing and submitting the Application for Admission. This application is online at:http://www.msubillings.edu/finaid/forms/scholarshipapp2008.pdf. Priority is giving to students who apply prior to February 1, 2016
February 1, 2017
U of MT College of Technology William J. Gallagher Scholarship
Each MT high school may submit one completed application for this scholarship. If you are planning on attending the University of Montana College of Technology-Missoula and have applied & been admitted, please see Mrs. Morgan for more details.
February 1, 2017
MSU-Northern Freshmen Scholarship opportunity. Applications can be downloaded athttp://www.msun.edu/stuaffairs/admissions/pdf/NewStuScholarshipApp2010.doc
February 14, 2017
Montana Association of Conservation Districts
2 $500 Scholarships to Montana students-high school seniors or current college students. Criteria: Montana residency, min. GPA 3.0, studying natural resources (ag related, animal science, forestry, environmental science, etc.). Application are available to download atwww.macdnet.orgor are in Mrs. Morgan's office.
February 15, 2017
MUS Honor Scholarship
Information is available in Mrs. Morgan's office or on-line atwww.scholarship.mt.gov.
March 15, 2017
MSU Great Falls COT General Scholarship
Students planning on attending MSU-Great Falls College of Technology should apply for the General Scholarship. Applications can be downloaded at:http://www.msugf.edu/admissions_records/financialaid/ScholarshipApps/MSUScholarshipApp.pdf
February 19, 2017
Montana State Grange Scholarship
Criteria: Have at least a 2.5 or better GPA; Clear career objectives; Grange Membership (not mandatory); Community activities; Financial need. Applications are available in Mrs. Morgan's office.
February 20, 2017Reach Higher Montana ScholarshipSponsored by Reach Higher Montana employees — the program was originally established through payroll deductions. Recently, funds raised through Student Assistance Foundation’s Golf Scramble have been added to that pool. A committee of Student Assistance Foundation employees determines which applicants receive the grants.
Who Qualifies?Applicants must be:
Montana residents attending a Montana college or university.
Attending school at least half time for the 2016-17 academic year.
Are Graduation Matters Montana high school seniors.
Maintaining a 2.5 grade point average (GPA).
To apply, visit SmartAboutCollege.org .March 1, 2017
Foundation for Rural Service 2017 College Scholarship Program Applications are available in Mrs. Morgan's office or may be downloaded at http://www.frs.org . March 2, 2017
Best & Brightest Scholarship
Applications for the High School Merit Scholarship and the Merit-At-Large Scholarship are available on-line atwww.scholarship.mt.gov. A copy of the application is available in Mrs. Morgan's office as well.
March 15, 2017
Montana Clerk & Recorders Scholarship Program
A $1000 scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior attending an in-state school.Course of study must be business administration, political science, secretarial or government relatedAll applications must be neatly typed and include a copy of the transcript. Applications are available in Mrs. Morgan's office.
March 15, 2017
Montana Community Foundation Scholarships -Statewide
A number of scholarships are available to any eligible student from any part of the state. All scholarship applications are locatedhttps://scholarselect.com/matching/40/start_page
March1 - 30, 2017
Montana Sheriffs and Peace Officers Association Scholarship
The Montana Sheriff's and Peace Officer Association announces the availability of two $750 scholarships to be awarded for the fall semester of 2011 to a graduating high school senior who is seeking a career in local law enforcement. Recipients will be selected based on need and academic ability as well as career goals. Application information is available in Mrs. Morgan's office.
March 30, 2017
2017 Blackfoot Scholarship
The Blackfoot Telephone Cooperative scholarship is designed for post secondary students served by Blackfoot Telephone at their parent's or their own principal residence. Applications are available in Mrs. Morgan's office or can be downloaded atwww.blackfoot.com.
March 25, 2017
Peter Nelson Scholarship
High school seniors planning to attend the UM-Helena COT may apply. Applications are available in Mrs. Morgan's office.
Montana Food Distributors Association Scholarship
The MFDA is searching for high school seniors, college freshmen, sophomores or juniors to apply. Applicants must be associated with the Food Industry through either employment or family relationships within the Industry. Applications are available in Mrs. Morgan's office.
March 14, 2017
Montana PTA Scholarships
The Montana PTA Scholarship Program offers financial assistance to students entering or currently attending a Montana college or university in a child-related field of study. Annually, two $1,000 scholarships are awarded: one to a graduating high school senior, one to a current college student. Submission information and application forms are available on the Montana PTA website atwww.montanapta.org. Click on the PTA SCHOLARSHIP tab.
April 15, 2017
Odd Fellow & Rebekah Lodges of Montana Scholarship
Requirements: Students with aGPA of 3.0 or less; Planning to attend a college, university, Vo-Tech, Business, Nursing, Beauty School, etc.in Montana. Applications are available in Mrs. Morgan's office.
April 7, 2017
Horatio Alger Montana Undergraduate Scholarship Program
Sponsored by Dennis & Phyllis Washington Foundation- $5,000 Scholarships + a $5,000 match will be awarded to seniors planning to attend the University of Montana, Montana State University or one of the campuses associated with both: which include: Montana Tech, UM Western, Helena COT, Missoula COT, Great Falls College of Technology, MSU Billings, MSU Northern, Gallatin College or MSU Billings COT. The application can be completed on-line at:www.horatioalger.com/scholarships/program_montana.cfm. More information is available in Mrs. Morgan's office.
April 15, 2017
20157Black Mountain Software Scholarship
The Black Mountain Software Scholarship in the amount of $500 is available to all interested 2013 graduating Montana high school seniors who will be attending an accredited institution of higher education after graduation. Applications are available in Mrs. Morgan's office or can be downloaded atwww.blackmountainsoftware.com/support/info/scholarship2013.pdf
April 15, 2017
Les Irish Memorial Scholarship Program
An award of $500 to students pursuing a degree in education. One male and one female student will be awarded the scholarship on an annual basis. Applications are available in Mrs. Morgan's office or can be downloaded atwww.mhsa.org.
Montana School Nutrition Association
Food & Nutrition Scholarship
The MSNA is offering a $500 scholarship to students interested in pursuing a career in food service, culinary arts, food science, nutrition education, nutrition or dietetics. Criteria to apply includes: Graduating senior; Min. 2.0 GPA; Essay See Mrs. Morgan for an application or download the application athttp://www.opi.mt.gov/Pdf/schoolfood/grants/10MTSNA_ScholarshipApp.pdf.
Montana State Elks Association Music Scholarship
Scholarships will be awarded to graduating Montana high school seniors whose intentions are to make music a central part of their future. The graduating senior must plan to either major or minor in music education/performance at a school of higher education. The scholarship forms may be downloaded from the M.S.E.A. website:www.elks.org1) Select "State Associations" 2) Select "Montana" 3) Select "State Links" in the menu. Printed applications are available in Mrs. Morgan's office.
April 19, 2017
of Montana Shallenberger Scholarship
$2000 will be awarded to a graduating Montana high school student enrolled at the University of Montana and majoring in physics, physics with an astronomy option, or physics with a computational option. More information is available from Mrs. Morgan or can be viewed on-line atwww.physics.umt.edu.
Full Circle Scholarships
The Full Circle Foundation is pleased to offer Scholarship Support to students from rural cities with populations less than 3,000 people who will be the first in their family to attend college. This is a competitive scholarship open to any student who meets the requirements listed above and has a minimum GPA of 2.5. This scholarship provides financial assistance to eligible students. Funds may be used to provide tuition assistance and pay school fees. The selection committee will also consider certain living expenses on an individual basis. For further information or to apply go tohttp://www.fullcircle-foundation.org/scholarship_program.php.
Montana Farmers Union Scholarship
The Montana Farmers Union will present two $500 scholarships. The winners will be selected on the following criteria: Must be a high school graduate planning to attend a Univeristy, College, Community College or College of Technology in or out of state; Scholarship must be used the year it is awarded; MT Farmers Union dues must be current; Application packets will be judged on a scale of 1 to 10. Applications are available in Mrs. Morgan's office.
May 1, 2017
Character Counts! Scholarship
For Juniors:Any high school juniors that have participated at the Big Sky State Games and demonstrate the following characteristics in your life: 1) Trustworthiness 2) Respect 3) Caring 4) Responsibility 5) Fairness 6) Citizenship. Applications are available in Mrs. Morgan's office or can be downloaded atwww.bigskygames.org.
MT Coroners' Association Scholarship
A $500 scholarship will be awarded for the fall semester of the year 2010 to a graduation high school senior majoring in a criminal justice or health science field. Recipients will be selected on the basis of need and academic ability as well as career goals. Criteria: 1) High school graduate or GED completion 2) 2.5 or above GPA 3) Enrollment as a full time student in a MT based college or university offering criminal justice or health science field 4) Proof of enrollment intentions. Applications are available in Mrs. Morgan's office.
Combat Veterans International-Chapter 7 Scholarships
Two $250 scholarships are available to high school seniors. Eligibility: Graduating high school senior; Child of present or former member of the Armed Forces: Must have a 'C' average (2.5 GPA) or better. Applications are available in Mrs. Morgan's office.
Universal Athletic Services, Inc. Scholarship
$500 Scholarship to be awarded to one male and one female student/athlete graduating from a Montana high school. Must be used at a Montana college or university. Applications are available in Mrs. Morgan's office or can be downloaded atwww.universalathletic.com.
June 1, 2017
Montana Mining Association's Gary Langley Memorial Scholarship
Two scholarships of $1000 ($500 for fall, $500 for spring) are available. Applicant must be a MT resident; attend MT Tech, major in Mining Engineering, Metallurgic Engineering, Geological Engineering, Environmental Engineering, or Geophysical Engineering; have a GPA of 2.5 or higher; be enrolled in at least five (5) classes including a math and a science. Applications are available atwww.mountanamining.org/scholarship.asp