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Deadline to apply: March 18, 2022 at midnight

Montana Community Foundation Application Code: (22VMSE)

This scholarship has a strong preference for nontraditional (ie older, re-entry) students, but if you meet the criteria, it’s worth applying anyways. Two students will be awarded this scholarship, one student enrolling in a 2-year program, and one student enrolling in a 4-year program. The applicant must be a Montana resident who graduated from a Montana high school, or be able to demonstrate a strong family, historic or personal connection to Montana.

Applicant must plan or be currently enrolled at an accredited post-secondary educational institution, (university, college, community college, college of technology, or technical school):

  • 2 year – community college, college of technology, or technical school
    • pursuing a certificate in a specialized field related but not limited to: Aviation Technology, Industrial welding, Metal Fabrication, Carpentry, Computer-aided Design, etc.
  • 4 year – must have successfully completed 60 credit hours
    • Must be a natural resources or agricultural field
      • Field study may include but not limited to botany, geology, hydrology, wildlife biology, agricultural economics, animal, range, or plant sciences
  • Applicant must be enrolled with 9 or more credits
  • Applicant must demonstrate financial need
  • Renewable up to 2 years:
    • Must have a 2.0 GPA or higher
    • Must provide a current non-official Transcript –
      • Name, 9+ credits, and next semester class schedule
    • Must complete MCF renewal student information and acceptance form

To apply for this scholarship, create a profile on the Montana Community Foundation site. Click “apply online” and create an account, and enter the scholarship Access Code (22TEYS) on the Dashboard.