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Scholarship Search Engines
High School Access
- Montana Career Information System: Create a profile, save documents and resumes, search for colleges or careers and apply for scholarships.
- Career Cruising: Use login provided by school to search for jobs, scholarships and schools.
Local/State Scholarship Sites
- Reach Higher Montana: this is a great opportunity for Montana students to receive $1,000 for higher education! It closes on January 15, 2018
- Montana PTA: Montana College students going into a teaching field and closes April 1.
- Treacy Foundation: Freshman and sophomore college students who are residents of Montana. $2,000 renewable scholarship with a May 1 deadline
- Montana Community Foundation: Scholarships are mostly renewable and one common application can be used for multiple scholarships that open on January 1 and closes approximately March 17.
- The Angel Fund: Scholarship is for Helena graduates only and must be attending a Montana College
National Scholarship Sites
Our Favorite National Scholarship Search Page
Has thousands of scholarships broken down by month due, interest, activities, college majors.
(Sign up for Scholly for free, courtesy of Reach Higher Montana, by using the code RHM2019.)
Other search engines
- Goodcall: Website has scholarship search and tips on scholarships, essays, reference letters, ideas and more
- Fastweb: Scholarship search function- you will need to create an account to get a listing of scholarships
- College Board: Website has excellent tips on when you get to college-changing majors, homesickness, making a college plan
- Unigo: If you need help finding the right college for you-use this site and input your personal merits to find scholarships.
- Peterson’s: Create an account, input your specific info and find scholarships.
- WEIRD Scholarships: Use this website to apply often to scholarships that are popular, weird, by state or major in your school. Check this website often as new scholarships are on it all the time.
- Burger King McLamore Foundation: Recipients are selected based on their GPA, work experience, and extracurricular activities.
Specific Interest Scholarships
- DOSomething.org: This scholarship is only for people that are active in community service. If you want to start a campaign to help others-check it out
- Digital Responsibility: Internet security, don’t text and drive, technology and all things electronic scholarships.
- Horatio Alger Association: Career & Technical Scholarhips for students with financial need.
- Doodle 4 Google: Design the new Google on google.com. Scholarship opens in September and closes each December.
- Great Clips: Scholarships for cosmetology students only.
- National Independent Automobile Dealers Association: Scholarships are awarded to students displaying outstanding abilities in education and leadership.