Get a Jump on Scholarships

A program to assist students with the scholarship process

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When it comes to paying for college, every dollar counts. Finding and applying for a variety of scholarships is an
excellent method of making headway on college-related expenses. Reach Higher Montana is here to help you
Get a Jump on Scholarships. This program is designed to assist students with searching and
applying for scholarships and is provided at no cost to you.
Students that complete the program will be entered in a drawing to win a $500 scholarship.

You will learn about:

  • Scholarships: We will show students where to search for local and national scholarships, how to apply for them, and what scholarship evaluators look for in the application.
  • Essays: Students will be assisted in writing a unique and compelling essay, or fine-tuning an already composed essay.
  • Letters of Recommendation: Students will receive instruction on how to request letters of recommendation, what should be included, and who to ask.
  • Volunteering: Students will learn the importance of serving others, and how to share their experience with scholarship providers.
  • Financial Aid: Students will learn about the FAFSA, and understand the financial aid process.
Get a Jump On Scholarships