Scholarship Opportunities


Where Else Can I Find Scholarships Besides College and University websites??

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Montana 4 Year Schools Scholarship Links

Carroll College

Montana State University

Montana State University Billings

Montana State University Northern

Montana Tech

Rocky Mountain College

University of Great Falls

University of Montana

University of Montana Western

Montana 2-Year Schools Scholarship Links

Bitterroot College

University of Montana

City College at MSU Billings

Dawson Community College

Gallatin College Montana State University

Great Falls College Montana State University

Helena College University of Montana

Highlands College of Montana Tech

Miles Community College

AXA Achievement Scholarship

One winner from each state, Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico will be selected to receive a one-time scholarship of $10,000.  From these 52 winners, 10 will be chosen as national award winners and will receive an additional $15,000.  Applicants apply online and must be planning on attending a 2-year or 4-year school full-time for the 2018-2019 school year.  AXA scholarship winners have ambition and drive, a determination to set and reach goals; have respect for self, family and community; and have an ability to succeed in college.

Melbourne Rehab Scholarship Program

  • Deadline: December 31, 2017
  • Award: $1,000
  • How to Apply: Online

Eligibility Requirements for Students:

  • Must be currently attending or planning to attend college or university during fall 2018 academic year
  • Must be in good academic standing with the educational institution
  • If aged under 18, student must have permission from a parent or legal guardian

Best of Senior Living Scholarship  Three $2,000 scholarships available to students enrolled in an associate’s degree, bachelor’s degree or graduate level program at an accredited 2-year college or 4-year university. Each eligible student must submit a 500-750 word essay response to the question: How can your major of study improve the lives of seniors in assisted living facilities in your town?


The Beauty + Wellness Scholarship for Women

  • Award: $1,000
  • Quarterly Deadlines: January 1, March 31st, June 30th, and September 30th every year
  • Apply online:
  • Eligibility
    • Must be a graduating high school senior, current college undergraduate, or current graduate student at a 4-year, 2-year, vocational, or technical school in the United States.
    • Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
    • Must identify as female.
    • We welcome all majors and GPAs to apply!

“The OppU Achievers Scholarship celebrates students who transform opportunity into results.  It rewards achievement in its many forms and honors those who create opportunity for both themselves and others.  Founded in 2016, the scholarship provides $2,500 for current or future education costs.  Scholarship selections are made four times a year.  (December 31, March 31, June 30)  Annually, the OppU Achievers Scholarship awards a total of $10,000 to students who have demonstrated outstanding achievement.”  This scholarship is for current high school and college students, and all applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0.

Our scholarship is called The Beauty + Wellness Scholarship for Women and each quarter we award $1,000 + a care package filled with healthy organic goodies to young women who are striving to maintain their health and wellness as they pursue their higher education goals.

University of Montana Western Scholarships

  • Deadline: January 1, 2018
  • Award: Varies
  • How to Apply: Online

LGBTQ Scholarships through Pride Foundation

  • Deadline: January 12th, 2018
  • Award: Dependent on scholarship
  • How to Apply: Online

Reach Higher Montana Scholarship

  • Deadline: January 15th, 2018
  • Award: $1,000
  • How to Apply: Online

The Reach Higher Montana scholarship is for seniors graduating from Montana high schools who will be attending Montana college/university. Interested applicants must have a minimum GPA of 2.5.

Montana Tech Freshman Scholarships

  • Deadline: January 15th, 2018
  • Award: Varies
  • How to apply: Online 


STEM at the University of Providence

  • Deadline: January 28th, 2018
  • Award:  program scholarship/read more below in attachment
  • STEM

Youth Serve Montana Scholarship

  • Deadline: January 31st, 2018
  • Award:  $1,000
  • How to Apply: online

The Governor’s Office of Community Service, Reach Higher Montana and Montana Campus Compact are pleased to announce the 2018 Youth Serve Montana Scholarship recipients. One hundred high school seniors have been selected to receive a $1,000 scholarship for their volunteer service in their respective communities. We are delighted to offer this scholarship opportunity to provide financial assistance for our Montana students who will be attending a Montana Campus Compact Institution this fall.

Redfin Scholarship

  • Deadline: January 31st, 2018
  • Award:  $2,500 biannual scholarship
  • Find out More →

Answer this question: “Technology and big data are disrupting nearly every facet of our lives. Amazon disrupted the retail industry, Uber disrupted the taxi industry, and Redfin has disrupted real estate. What industry do you think will be disrupted next, and why?”

MSU Billings Scholarship

Online Application

Check-out all of the scholarships available to MSU Billings students on their website!

Montana State University Premier Scholarship

Online Application

“Montana State University will offer millions of dollars in scholarships and grants to talented Montana freshmen who enter MSU in 2018/2019 through the MSU Premier Scholarship Program.  These awards will be targeted toward Montana Freshmen who show academic promise based upon ACT and/or SAT scores, grade point average and class rank (if applicable).  Financial need, leadership experience, activities and honors may also be considered.  These awards will be applied toward tuition only.”  In order to apply for this scholarship you must apply for admission to the university, send your ACT and/or SAT scores to the school, and complete the MSU Premier Scholarship Application online. Apply early!

Students of Integrity Scholarship

    • Deadline: February 13, 2018
    • Deadline Details: 11:59PM PST
    • Award: $10,000
    • Find out More →

Online Application

“BBB Foundation offers the Students of Integrity Scholarship to recognize high school juniors and seniors who personify and communicate ethics in the real world, as demonstrated through community service, personal integrity, and academic accomplishments. A scholarship of $10,000 will be awarded to the winning application submitted by students residing in Alaska, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Washington, or Western Wyoming. High school juniors and seniors from across the Northwest are encouraged to apply by creating a 90-second video that demonstrates how BBB helps people become smart consumers. We recommend getting as creative as possible, telling us the story of a person harmed by unethical business practices and how BBB can help educate consumers in advance to prevent scams or to help consumers report scams or bad businesses.”  (This scholarship application opens October 3, 2017, but you could start planning your video now.)


Joseph “Joey” McKeon Memorial Scholarship

Again, this year Joe’s family is honored to be able to offer this scholarship in memory of their son and brother Joey McKeon.  Joey graduated from Helena High School in 2009 and left us way to soon as a result of an automobile accident November 22, 2009.  In his memory this $1,000 scholarship is available to a senior who has or is a member of the Helena High or Capital High Swim Teams.

This is a critical time for high school swimming with the loss of the Carroll College pool.  With the enthusiasm of the community and the schools we hope to have a state of the art facility in the future and one that will complement and enhance high school swimming.


Print and Graphics Scholarship

Montana Clerk and Recorders Scholarship

Turn in scholarship to:

Paulette DeHart, Treasurer/Clerk and Recorder

Lewis and Clark County

316 N Park Ave-Room #168

Helena, MT 59623

Montana Food Distributors Association

Black Mountain Software

Gates of the Mountains Foundation College Scholarship

The Gates of the Mountains Foundation is a non-profit corporation established in 1973 to preserve the heritage of the 1805 Lewis and Clark expedition.  Through a balance of preservation, education and recreation, the Foundation strives to safeguard the Gates of the Mountains region for generations to come.

B. Davis Scholarship


This is a $1,000 scholarship for current high school juniors and seniors as well as current college students.  The application for this scholarship is an essay that needs to be submitted via e-mail.  That e-mail also needs to include your name, the school you’re attending this year, and the school you’ll be attending next year.  Essay prompt:  describe 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.

Send your essay to:

Abbott and Fenner Scholarship


Applicants for this $1,000 scholarship (high school juniors and seniors and current college students) will need to write an essay that is between 500 and 1,000 words.  Essay Prompt: “Describe your educational, career, and life goals.  Explain your plan for achieving these goals.  Include your degree/major, why you selected it, and how this degree/major will help you achieve your goals.”  Essays should be submitted to the following address:  

Big Sun Scholarship

Online Application

“The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. In order to do our part 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.” 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.  The application for this $500 scholarship consists of a 500-1,000 word essay that addresses these questions:

How did your participation in sports during your high school years influence you?

Has your participation influenced your career goals?

Has your participation influenced how you related to your family?

Your essay should be e-mailed to:
Be sure to include your name and school name with your essay.

AES Engineering Scholarship

This is a $500 scholarship for any high school senior or current college student, but you do not have to be planning on or currently taking engineering courses. All that is required is your name, the name of the school you are currently attending, your plans for next year, and an essay between 500 and 1000 words. Your essay prompt: When you look back on your life in 30 years, what would it take for you to consider your life successful? What relationships or accomplishments will be important on this journey?