Dual Enrollment Educator Scholarship
The Reach Higher Montana Dual Enrollment Educator Scholarship aims to increase high school students’ access to high-quality dual enrollment opportunities by expanding the number of educators eligible to teach courses for college credit, especially in Montana’s small communities.
Educator currently teaching in Montana, preferably in a high school classified as A, B, or C.
Committed to offering dual enrollment course(s) in current school upon completion of educational requirements (Master’s degree, plus nine graduate credits in content area for General Education Core; additional education as needed for Career and Technical Education courses).
- $2,500 per award
How to Apply:
- Application opens March 1 and closes April 1. The link will be available when the scholarship is open.
Dual Enrollment Summit for Educators
Every summer, dual enrollment educators have the opportunity to attend the Dual Enrollment Summit. This summit aims to bring dual enrollment educators from across the state together to share their experiences, discuss strategies for success, and identify evolving trends and best practices for dual enrollment programs. This summit is a great opportunity to hear from others working in the dual enrollment program, build professional contacts from across the state, and earn continuing education units.
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is an integral part of applying for college, scholarships, work-study, grants, and more. Check out these resources to support your student's FAFSA needs.
- New deadlines (check with your )
- More students will be eligible for Pell Grants
- Families who receive federal benefits may be exempt from providing asset information
- Reduced barriers for at-risk students
- Financial aid could decrease for:
- Families with multiple children in college
- Families with small businesses or farms
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These resources will help you and your students through the FAFSA process.
- - Start with the FSA ID. Before you can file the FAFSA, you need to have an FSA ID. Both the student and one parent (if student is dependent) need to have their own FSA ID.
- - FAFSA filing starts here. Using your FSA ID, login to FAFSA and start finding money for school! The FAFSA will be available in December this year, check with your for the priority deadline. To complete the FAFSA, students and parents will need their tax information from two-years prior to the anticipated start of college.
- - Use the FAFSAAid Estimator to estimate the amount of federal student aid you may qualify for so you can be prepared to apply for scholarships and other funding opportunities needed to pay for higher education.
- - Get in-depth information about the FAFSA form and what to expect after you submit your application.
- - The National College Access Network (NCAN) has developed social media posts as a fun way to inspire students to get their FAFSAs filed!
- – College financial aid staff are truly the FAFSA experts! They're a great resource to ask FAFSA questions and to help host your event.