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The University of Providence (Great Falls, MT) women’s basketball program is in search of managers for the 2019-2020 season. A $12,000 scholarship will be offered for being part of the team. Student manager tasks are very limited and would only require 3-5 hours a week of students’ time. Basketball knowledge or playing experience are not necessary to fill this position.
Please contact the women’s assistant coach, Krystal Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org.
On March 8, 2011, Helena lost one of its greatest fans of high school athletics, especially high school track and field. Paddy Damschen was an amazing mother, an avid runner herself, a community-minded woman, and a great supporter of track and field. Paddy also believed that any young person could achieve their dreams and goals with the support of their family, friends, and community.
In honor of this outstanding member of the Helena community, and the track and field community, her family began the Paddy Damschen Memorial Scholarship Fund (referred to as the PDM Fund from this point forward) in 2011. The fund was established for the purpose of providing scholarship money to high school seniors that have competed in high school track and field, have exhibited a commitment to their athletics, academics, and community, and are
entering their first year of higher education.
The PDM Fund’s goal is to provide assistance to worthy students in furthering their education. PDM scholarship funds are intended to assist students with the cost of tuition and fees. Funds cannot be used for housing or any other incurred expenses. Funds must be used during the regular school year and cannot be used for summer courses. If tuition is paid in full by any other scholarship, grant or other financial aid, the PDM scholarship may be used for books. The scholarship winner will be reimbursed upon receipt by the PDM Fund of a receipt showing proof of textbook purchases.
• Applicants must be a permanent resident of Montana.
• Scholarships are to be utilized at institutions of higher learning. (Additional points will be
given for those attending Montana-based institutions.)
• Students must be enrolled as a full-time student during the 2018-2019 school year
(excluding summer session)
• Students must have participated in track and field in high school for at least 2 years.
• Applicants must be on the varsity track and field team for at least their senior year.
Questions? Please contact the PDM Fund at email@example.com
10th and 11th graders register for a chance to win a $40,000 scholarship and a $5,000 tech package when you take the ACT test!
Please click on the link for more information and official rules.
MSU is committed to shaping and supporting the educational experience of recent Montana high school graduates who want to play an active and deliberate role in advancing their futures. The MSU Hilleman Scholars Program is by invitation only. Hilleman Scholars should be eager to build something better for themselves and their communities through service to others.
Only Montana residents and 2018 high school graduates who have submitted an application for enrollment at MSU will be considered. Applications for the program are due no later than Friday, March 23rd. Applications must be submitted online unless an alternative format is requested in advance from the MSU Hilleman Scholars Program at (406) 994-3434.
**THERE WILL BE ADDITIONAL DEADLINES – GET YOUR APPLICATION IN!**
Hilleman Scholar Program invitations are based upon:
Hilleman Scholars Program selection is based upon:
Additional information can be found at http://www.montana.edu/hillemanscholars/details.html.
We are searching for high school seniors or college freshman, sophomores, or juniors who deserve a Montana Food Distributors Association (MFDA) Scholarship. Nominees should be associated with the food industry through either employment or family relationships within the industry.
Questions may be directed to the MFDA office at 1-800-735-1082
Prickly Pear Sportsmen’s Association: Our objective is to conserve and perpetuate fishing, hunting and other sports as high quality recreational activities in the State of Montana. The Association promotes high standards of sportsmanship, marksmanship, and safe firearm education.
2, $500 scholarships will be awarded to seniors.
The Lewis & Clark County Farm Bureau will award $1500.00 in scholarship funds to students from Lewis & Clark County area schools. Scholarships may be awarded as one at $1,500, two at $750 each, or three at $500 each.
The winner(s) will be selected on the following criteria:
All scholarship applications must be sent to and signed by the L&C County Farm Bureau president:
Karl Christians, President Lewis & Clark County Farm Bureau P.O. Box 566 East Helena, MT 59635
Join a two-week immersive experience for high school and incoming first-year students to explore University life and academics at the University of Montana’s Davidson Honors College. Learn from award-winning honors faculty, build connections with other curious students, and engage in what an honors education has to offer, including experiential learning and small class sizes. Choose between two environmentally-themed courses and receive three college credits.
Here are a few of the experiences you will have this summer in the Schwanke Honors Institute coordinated by the Davidson Honors College (DHC):
Students must have completed their freshman year of high school by June 2019. Enrollment in the Institute is limited to 20 students per class, so we encourage early applications. Please select the application link below to complete the online application:
For more information or questions please contact:
Davidson Honors College – University of Montana – Missoula, MT 59812
Phone: (406) 243-2541 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The 2019 Schwanke Honors Institute is an immersive, two-week classroom and field-based program focused on the environment and sustainability. Students choose between two, three-credit courses taught by University of Montana Honors faculty. These courses draw from the University of Montana’s nationally-distinctive programs in creative writing and climate change studies.
The Cyndi Forbes Memorial Scholarship Fund is available to a female high school senior, high school graduate or equivalent who is a resident of Lewis and Clark, Broadwater, or Jefferson Counties and is either entering, currently enrolled or is returning to an institution of higher education in Montana.
The Gates of the Mountains Foundation in a non-profit corporation established in 1973 to preserve the heritage of the 1805 Lewis and Clark expedition. Through a balance in preservation, education and recreation, the Foundation strives to safeguard the Gates of the Mountains region for generations to come.
To be eligible, an applicant must be a graduating high school student from the Helena Public School system or a Helena student having received his/her GED and not over 21 years of age.
Qualifications and criteria for all applicants:
Key Club Scholarships Instructions:
Application and attachments must be received before April 12, 2019 at
Helena Kiwanis Club
P.O. Box 4178
Helena, MT 59604
Black Mountain Software is offering two, $1,000 scholarships to Montana students. All interested 2019 graduating Montana high school seniors who will be attending an accredited institution of higher education are eligible. These accredited institutions include trade schools, technical schools, colleges or universities.
Black Mountain Software ATTN: Scholarship Application Committee 145 Southlake Crest, Suite 1 Polson, MT 59860
Or emailed to: email@example.com
The Last Chance Audubon Society (LCAS) is pleased to announce that up to two awards of $1000 each will be made to graduating seniors from high schools in the Helena School District. The purpose of the scholarships is to provide financial support to help selected students with their freshman-year college expenses.
Students may apply who anticipate being accepted to a college or university of their choice and who have agreed to attend that institution. Students who apply must have an interest in college/university studies related to habitat protection, conservation, and/or restoration of value to avian and other wildlife species.
The Montana Sheriffs and Peace Officers Association announce the availability of two $750 scholarships to be awarded for the fall semester of 2019 to a graduating high schools senior who is seeking a career in local law enforcement. Recipients will be selected on the basis of need and academic ability as well as career goals.
Send Application ans Supporting Documents to:
Sheriff Wynn Meehan Broadwater County Sheriffs Office 519 Broadway Townsend, MT 59644
Please send complete copy to:
MSPOA Administrative Office 34 W. 6th Ave., Ste. 2E Helena, MT 59601
The Harold Shepherd Memorial scholarship is an annual recognition of a senior track and field student athlete from either Helena high school who embodies the spirit and character of Harold. Quality candidates are those individuals who exhibit selflessness, sportsmanship, work ethic, and commitment to community and family. Candidates are evaluated by their character and their ability to persevere in the face of adversity, and not necessarily by their athletic accomplishments.
Harold was born of humble beginnings during the Great Depression, when a man’s character and work ethic was highly valued. Actions not words, was a principle that Harold lived by. Being the last of eight children, Harold understood the value of manual labor at an early age. Whether it was hauling ice, swathing hay, or construction work, a strong back provided the means to see the positive results of work. Harold’s ability to overcome tragedy was another strong characteristic. He lost his father at an early age and his twin brother to a drowning accident during high school. Harold’s sense of responsibility to his family became evident as he made many sacrifices to care for his mother. Sports became an outlet for Harold to channel his energies – primarily the sport of track and field. As a natural born athlete, coupled with an incredible work ethic and a never-give-up attitude, Harold was an all-star distance runner and was offered a college scholarship. Harold remained true to his mother and decided to stay in Helena, later buying and operating a small cattle ranch and an auto-repair business into his late 70’s. Despite his personal decision, Harold understood the value of higher education and the many benefits it affords, and he helped to ensure that his children had the option to attend college. Harold was an honest, humble, courageous, and loving man. He fully engaged life’s challenges and endeavored to persevere for the benefit of himself and his loved ones.
The scholarship is offered to a graduating senior who has competed with the Bengal or Bruin Track and Field team during all four years of high school.
Letter of Reference
One letter of reference is required from someone other than your track coach or an immediate family member.
Please attach a one-page, typewritten essay describing your selflessness, sportsmanship, work ethic, and commitment to community and family. Include any school or community-related activities with examples of your leadership skills, along with any educational or career plans. Please include the name and address of the university, college, or technical school you are planning to attend.
Please attach a current transcript of your high school record. This does not have to be an official transcript.
Method of Payment
If awarded, scholarship funds will be paid by the Helena School District directly to the financial aid or registrar’s office of your university, college, or technical school.
Have you survived cancer? Have you watched a loved one or friend deal with cancer? We want to hear your story!
The Cancer Unwrapped High School Writing Contest invites students to submit essays about their experience with cancer for the opportunity to win one of several $500 cash prizes. Winning essays will be well-written, compelling and emotionally honest.
To be eligible to receive a Milo Casagrande Scholarship, applicants must meet the following requirements:
1. This scholarship is being offered to all students. Preference will be given to current Montana Tow Truck Association (MTTA) members in good standing, their family members or their employees and their families. (i.e., spouse, child or grandchild)
2. You must be a high school senior graduating with a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 and be accepted or enrolled in an accredited college or trade school, OR you must be enrolled in an accredited college or trade school and be maintaining a cumulative GPA of 2.0.
3. You must complete and submit this application as well as all required supporting documents below.
4. Recognizing the need for skilled professionals in the towing industry, preference will be given to those majoring in a trade school, auto or diesel mechanics, business, accounting, mechanical or electrical engineering.
$500 to male and female students, recipients will be recognized at the Big Sky State Games Opening Ceremonies.
To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay of less than 1000 words on the topic below:Your submissions must be sent to us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
|Describe the three characteristics of leadership you value most. Discuss why you believe that these traits are so important and how you feel that they are developed in an individual.|
This Scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any post secondary institution.
The Ray Hunthausen Junior Golf Foundation $1,000 college scholarship was established to help high school seniors who will be continuing education beyond high school. This scholarship is not based on golf skill. The only criteria for applicants is involvement in golf in some manner: a player, member of a school golf team, participation in a junior golf program, employee in a pro shop, or work on the grounds crew at a golf course.
Amethyst is passionate about helping people succeed in reaching their goals and this is why they are proud to present their scholarship offer. Keeping the importance of strong communication skills in mind, applicants for this scholarship program should submit their 1,000-word essay on the subject of How Do Drugs and Alcohol Affect Families in America.
The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to continue to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. We are offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in. Their participation may be in any capacity, whether as a player, coach or official.
The successful applicant will be a high school senior or be attending a post secondary institute and currently involved in some sport at that institution or in the community..
2+2 Honor Scholarships are awarded annually to Montana students graduating from MUS 2-year campuses. This scholarship waives tuition for 2 years as these students continue their education at a qualifying 4-year institutions.
At Caring.com, we understand the demanding lifestyle of student-caregivers and the challenges they may face. The Student-Caregiver Scholarship provides financial assistance to students who are caring for an adult relative while enrolled in college.
Two scholarships of $1,500 are awarded each year to student-caregivers to help cover costs of tuition and books. Applicants must be full-time college students at an accredited two-or-four-year college or university in the United States, or full-time high school students who are registered to attend a qualifying institution the following semester.
Interested students can submit either a 1,500-word essay or a two-minute video addressing the following questions:
As part of its goal to make education accessible to everyone, the Normandie Law Firm has established the Normandie Law Firm Diversity Scholarship. Each year, the firm will award two scholarships, each in the amount of $1000. The purpose of the scholarship is to encourage and assist a needy student, who has demonstrated academic excellence and a commitment to the promotion of diversity, to pursue an education in their field of choosing.