Scholarship Opportunities

Do you need a letter of recommendation for your scholarship or college admissions applications?  If so, you can fill out this document and give it to your letter writers to help them include information they may not already know about you.

Need helping organizing your scholarship applications?  Try using this checklist or create a similar one for your own use.

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Scholarship Search Engines

Montana Colleges Scholarship Links

Listed below are scholarships that we have found or ones that have been sent to us to post.

They are listed by due date.


How it Works:

1. Discover Colleges                                                                                                   Learn more about which colleges could be a great fit for you, see the micro-scholarships they’re offering, and share that you’re interested by hitting the “Follow” button (for each school).

2. Add Your Achievements
Complete your RaiseMe Portfolio by adding each of your course grades, club involvement, sports, volunteer activities, and more.
3. Earn Scholarships for Your Achievements
For each achievement, you’ll earn a micro-scholarships from colleges you’re Following, the sum of which you’ll be awarded when you attend that college.

Course Hero Ongoing Monthly Scholarships


– 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

Montana University System Honor Scholarship

The MUS Honor Scholarship is a 4-year renewable scholarship, that
waives the recipient’s tuition when used at an eligible campus. The
value varies depending upon which campus the student attends (the
average value at a 4-year Montana campus is approx. $5,000 a year or $20,000
for four years).



Margaret Chivers Scholarship

  • Deadline: January 15, 2021
  • Deadline Details: The deadline is January 15, 2021. Please submit packet to Soroptimist International of Helena Scholarships and Awards PO Box 1216 Helena, MT 59624
  • Award: $1,500 freshman year, $1,500 sophomore year
  • Download Application

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.
1. Complete the application form.
2. Provide letter of recommendation from three adults:                                           a. Two from teachers, administrators or counselors                                                    b. One from an adult not related to applicant or involved with school.
3. Counselor verification of academic standing must be completed and signed.
4. Submit a typewritten 250 word essay explaining why you want to attend a Montana college or University.

Mike Bullock Memorial Scholarship

  • Deadline: March 6, 2021
  • Award: $500 Award recipients are eligible for a second year of assistance if they are still enrolled in qualifying post-high school education. 
  • How To Apply: Send completed applications  to  Helena JSEC at  P.O. Box 201505, Helena, MT 59624 or return to the Job Service office in Helena at 715 Front Street. 
  • Download Application
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The Mike Bullock Memorial Scholarship offers an award of $500 to high school seniors aiming to further their education through a course of study at a post-high school level. The training is not limited to traditional college or university course work and can include any trade or technical school attendance. Award recipients are eligible for a second year of assistance if they are still enrolled in qualifying post-high school education.