Montana Food Distributors Association Scholarship

Mar 18, 2024 All day

The MFDA Scholarship Committee uses eight criteria to evaluate each student. The score for each criterion ranges from zero to five (0-10). Student with the top three criteria ratings win the scholarships.

Award Criteria are as follows:

AGE– Students entering post-secondary education the immediately after high school graduation receive a top rating (10).

HOME-Montana residents receive the highest rating (10).

HIGH SCHOOL-Montana high school grads receive a top rating (10). Graduates of out-of-state schools or a combination of Montana and out-of-state schools rate lower.

GRADE POINT AVERAGE-Valedictorians or 4 point graduates rate a (10). Lower GPA’s rate progressively lower.

INTENDED COLLEGE-Students attending a Montana College rate (10) higher than those who are attending out of state schools.

FINANCIAL NEED-The greatest need (10), the greater need the higher the rating.

STUDENT’S/PARENT’S WORKPLACE-Applicants or their parents or both who are employed at MFDA member businesses rate (10) above those who aren’t.

SPONSOR’S WORKPLACE-Applicants with sponsor(s) working at MFDA member businesses (10) rate above those who don’t.

A pdf of the application is available HERE

For questions, please call the MFDA office at 1-800-735-1082.