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– Must attend a university or plan to attend a university (a four-year or a two-year college)
– Must be a US Citizen
– Must be at least 16 years old
– Deadlines vary by month
You will then have the opportunity to complete a general application and, if applicable, apply for specific scholarships.
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PRIORITY APPLICATION DEADLINE: JANUARY 15, 2020
This scholarship is being offered in memory of Joseph Michael “Joey” McKeon who graduated from Helena High School in June 2009 and who died as a result of an automobile accident Sunday, November 22, 2009. Joey was an avid swimmer, swimming competitively for the Helena Lions Swim Team and the Helena High Bengals from 1995 through his senior year 2009.
Joey was dedicated to his sport of swimming and compassionate and helpful to all his fellow swimmers. Joey established a legacy in the Helena swimming community and was a leader throughout his four years on the Helena High Bengals swim team.
It is with this same spirit of giving, that his family offers this scholarship to a deserving Helena
High School or Capital High School student athlete and graduate who swam competitively for at least two years for the Helena High Bengals or Capital High Bruins.
The scholarship is offered to a graduating senior who has swam competitively, for at least two years, for the Helena High Bengals or Capital High Bruins swim teams and has a minimum of a 2.5 cumulative grade point average. Applicant may not have been awarded a full athletic or academic scholarship to a university, college, or technical school.
Letter of Reference
Two letters of reference are required, one of which must be from a Helena High or Capital High School teacher or coach.
Please attach a typed essay no longer than two pages describing your school activities and your leadership skills in school, as a member of the swim team, and in the community, along with your educational and career plans. Include in this essay 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
The monetary award of $1,000.00 will be sent to the school the student plans to attend in the fall of 2020 and will be split equally between two semesters.
Twenty $4,000.00 scholarships to studey computer science and/or software engineering at Montana Tech will be awarded to students completing the first seven modules in the CodeHS online curriculum.
Montana high school students can access the curriculum for free by joining the CodeMontana Program.
The Angel Fund will grant multiple $1,000.00 to $2,000.00 post-secondary scholarships to graduating seniors at Access to Success, Capital High School, Helena High School and PAL to help defray tuition expenses at a Montana college or university freshman year.
Scholarship is based on financial need, academic success and a commitment to give back to their community.
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The Helena Job Service Employers Committee (JSEC) is soliciting applications for the Mike Bullock Scholarship. Mike Bullock was a teacher in Helena who worked with young adults and overcome adversity in completing high school.
This $500 scholarship is designed to provide financial assistance to high school seniors (including PAL and Home Schooling) from Helena, Boulder and Townsend and White Sulphur Springs with a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA wanting to further their education through a course of study at the post-high school level. This training is not limited to traditional college or university course work and can include any trade or technical school.
Helena Job Service Employers Committee
715 Front Street, Box 201505, Helena, MT 59620-1505.
The scholarship will be awarded by May 20th, 2020. For any questions, please contact Scott Laden at (406) 301-2414 or firstname.lastname@example.org .
MFPE will award two 2020 – 2021 academic year scholarships in the amount of $1,500 each, one to a new student (one who has not previously enrolled in or attended any public Montana college or university); and one to a continuing student (one who is currently enrolled in and attending a public Montana college or university). The students must be MFPE members or dependents of MFPE members. Application must include a personal statement, letter of recommendation, summary of applicant’s community involvement and financial need, and academic transcripts. MFPE shall announce the scholarship awards at the MFPE annual conference, April 3-4 in Helena.
The application and all required documents for MFPE scholarships must be received at MFPE headquarters by March 10th, 2020. See link below for full applicant instructions and eligibility requirements.
Please mail or submit to:
Attn: Scholarship Committee
1232 East 6th Ave.
Helena, MT 59604
The recipient will be from Lewis and Clark, Broadwater, Jefferson, or Meagher County. Eligibility requirements for high schools seniors include:
For Native American/Alaskan Natural Resource Students. The Truman D. Picard Scholarship Program is dedicated to the support of Native American students pursuing a higher education in Natural Resources.
Applicants must be a graduating senior who will attend an in state school; must include a copy of the applicants grades with grade point average.
Montana’s STEM Scholarship Program is 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 goal of this program is to increase the number of STEM degree recipients participating in Montana’s workforce.
The application process will open December 1st
Montana young women 17-25 and teens have the opportunity to earn college scholarships and learn leadership skills by entering the Miss Montana Competition or Miss Montana’s Outstanding Teen competition for teens age 13-17 June 18-20 in Glendive.
Contestants are judged on interview, talent, social impact statement and on stage question. Teens are also judged on fitness.
Miss Montana contestants, age 17-25 receive a $950 scholarship for competing but have the opportunity to win additional scholarship money for community service, academics, being in the top five, best interview, photogenic and other areas. More than $300,000 in cash and applied scholarships are available. Teens 13-17 earn at least $150 for competing. A contestant must be a resident of Montana or, if from another state, must be enrolled full time at a Montana college. Applications are available to download at www.missmontana.com and are due by March 15 along with the $200 sponsor fee.
A $3,000 scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior girl from the Helena area who will be attending a four-year college or university in the state of Montana. The applicant will be judged on leadership skills, student and community activities, financial need, academic promise and personal recommendations.
This scholarship is for high school seniors who will be attending a unit of the Montana University System in the 2020-2021 school year. The scholarship has a value of up to $15,000.00 total, over the course of the student’s college career.
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The Montana Federation of Public Employees is awarding a scholarship to a student who has demonstrated academic achievement, financial need, community involvement and/or extracurricular activity. The student or parent/legal guardian must be an active member of MFPE.
Scholarships are offered annually to students whose course work leads to employment in the water and wastewater fields. Recipients also receive a one-year student membership.
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GFWC of Helena is offering a $1000 scholarship to a foster student graduating high school in 2020 with plans to further his/her education at a Montana vocational program, community college, college or university. The student applying should be committed to educational goals and the provision of community service. For consideration for a scholarship, complete this application and submit it along with your resume, official transcript, and three letters of recommendation-no more than two letters from your high school principal, faculty member, and/or activity sponsor. These letters should include the activities in which you are involved.
Application deadline is March 15, 2020
In 2001, Farmers State Bank established a scholarship fund to assist qualifying high school seniors continue their education. Each year, a $10,000 scholarship has been awarded to a student from a participating high school in Darby, Hamilton, Corvallis, Victor, Stevensville, Florence, Missoula, Helena and Kalispell. We have also opened up the scholarship to public, private and homeschooled students.
To date, Farmers State Bank scholarships have benefited 152 students, with a total award distribution over a million dollars. The awards are for $2,500 each and renewable for up to three years, based on full-time attendance at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school, and a GPA of 2.0 or higher.
Attached is an application form and guidlines/criteria for the scholarships. Nominees are encouraged to be associated with the food industry through either employment or family relationships with the industry.
If you have questions, please call 1-800-735-1082.
The Parnall Law Office is proud to offer the 2020 Scholarship Program that is designed to help interested high school (upon graduation from high school) or college students in the United States to attend an institution of higher education, while also bringing to attention to the dangers of distracted driving. $5000 in prizes will be awarded to the top 3 applicants.
Montana Community Foundation is excited for the Academic Year 2020-2021 Scholarship season and hope to award even more money. Montana Community have many scholarships that open January 1st.
The 2020 College Prep Scholars Program application is due on Tuesday, March 24, at 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time.
Awards may include:
Full scholarships to summer programs at Yale, Stanford, Notre Dame and more, valued up to $20,000.
College admissions conferences at Stanford, Emory and UChicago
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To be considered for the awards and opportunities for College Prep Scholars — including a full scholarship to a college summer program — submit a free, online College Prep Scholars Program application.
Scholarship funds will be awarded for the purpose of higher education costs, please submit Letter of Recommendation, resume, copy of Current Transcript and 300-500 word essay.
The McBride Family Scholarship is available for up to four consecutive years, in the amount of $4,000 per year. The recipient must be a Montana public high school graduate, with preference given to Helena graduates, and must have a 2.5 or better GPA. The scholarship will be applied to the student’s tuition, fees, room/board and books at Montana State University Northern.
The Montana 4-H Foundation supports 4-H initiatives that focus on healthy living, citizenship, leadership, science, engineering and technology, to name a few. The mission of the Montana 4-H Foundation is to “help 4-H youth by raising private funds, managing financial resources and partnering with the MSU Extension Service to fund educational opportunities for Montana 4-H youth, volunteer leaders and staff.”
Scholarships and grants provide opportunities for youth and adults to strengthen their skills and maximize their positive impacts on the communities in which they live.
Step 1 Meet ONE or more of the following qualification:
Step 2 Apply to Utah State and select one of the seven business majors as your “field of study.”
Five Valley Chores of Sweet Adelines, International enthusiastically supports the music programs in our area schools. To re-affirm this support, we are proud to announce the awarding of a music scholarship in the amount of $500.00.
Some of these scholarships will be dedicated to ECE specifically; whereas, others will be dedicated to future teachers in general. Be sure to look at all scholarships for education majors no matter whether the scholarship is for college and university expenses, liscensure, or for conferences.
Any Montana high school senior graduating in 2020 may apply if he or she will be attending an accredited institution of higher education. These accredited institutions include trade schools, technical schools, colleges or universities. The applicant’s field of study may be any field that they want to pursue.
Applications and essays may be submitted electronically or mailed to Black Mountain Software. Please see the scholarship application for those specific addresses along with instructions for completing the application form and requirements for the essay. All submissions must be emailed or postmarked on or before April 15, 2020.
Black Mountain Software looks forward to honoring two Montana high school graduates with these scholarships to help defray the costs of continuing with their education.
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The Montana Sheriff’s and Peace Officer Association announces the availability of two $1500.00 scholarships to be awarded for the fall semester of 2020 to a graduating high school senior who is seeking a career in local law enforcement.
Application opens February 27th, 2020.
Be high school seniors or high school graduates
Be within the middle one-third in scholastic standing (and in good academic standing) at the time of initial application, as a graduating high school senior.
Demonstrate financial need
Demonstrate traits of good character and ability, a willingness to further his or her education in college, and adaptability in associating with other students
Be planning to attend full-time an accredited college or university in Montana
The Big Sky State Games has teamed up with the CHARACTER COUNTS! Coalition and Kenco Security and Technology to recognize the importance of sportsmanship and character in Montana student athletes.
This Scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any post secondary institution. There is no age restriction.
This is not an academic scholarship but we would like to know where you are going to school now and what your future academic plans are. Please do not send transcripts or letters of recommendations at this time.
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The PB&J Scholarship is focused on helping students whose test scores or GPAs might not be the best, but have the drive to succeed.
We are looking for students who have experienced challenges in their life and who have the drive to succeed. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Traven Watase, Director of the fund, at (808) 450-9988 or email@example.com
Universal Athletic Services, Inc. is very proud to announce our annual scholarship, made available to an outstanding male and female student athlete in Montana.
Two scholarships will each be in the amount of $1000.00 to a male and female for one year to be used at a Montana college or university.
Volt Lighting would like to extend a Scholarship opportunity to students whose educational interests are in a STEM program or, to children of parents who work in a STEM industry.
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