Montana Scholarships


Deadline: 24-Jan
Award Amount: $1,000
Eligibility Location: Montana
Each year, the U.S. Junior Chamber International (JCI) Senate Foundation grants $1,000 scholarships to graduating high school seniors who plan to continue their education at accredited post-secondary colleges, universities or vocational schools.

Deadline: 31-Jan
Award Amount: $1,000
Eligibility Location: Montana
The Governor's Office of Community Service, Reach Higher Montana and Montana Campus Compact are pleased to announce the Youth Serve Montana Scholarship opportunity. Up to one hundred high school seniors will be selected to receive a $1,000 scholarship for their volunteer service in their respective communities.

Deadline: 31-Jan
Award Amount: $500 - $1,000
Eligibility Location: Montana
The Gianforte Trade Scholarship is available for students pursuing trade careers in the state of Montana.

Deadline: 31-Jan
Award Amount: $4,000
Eligibility Location: Montana
Applicant must be a high school senior and a child or grandchild (step-child, step-grandchild or legal ward) of a living Elk member.

Deadline: 31-Jan
Award Amount: $500
Eligibility Location: Montana
To apply for the scholarship, applicants, parents or guardians must be a member of an electric cooperative and the cooperative must be a member of Montana Electric Cooperatives Association.

Deadline: 1-Feb
Award Amount: Varies
Eligibility Location: Montana
Qualifying applicants are Montana women who have lived in this state for at least 3 years and are earning their education at a Montana college.

Deadline: 14-Feb
Award Amount: $500 - 1,000
Eligibility Location: Montana - Mineral County HS student or graduate
The Mineral County Community Foundation is looking for senior students (12th-grade), past graduates, and one junior (11th-grade student) high school student who plan to further their education as an undergraduate student in an accredited university, college, junior college, or technical school/institute.

Deadline: 15-Feb
Award Amount: $1,500
Eligibility Location: Montana
Lenore Taliaferro Memorial Academic Scholarship is for students interested in pursuing a career in the field of gerontology and/or geriatrics. The student must be accepted or enrolled in a College or University.

Deadline: 23-Feb
Award Amount: $4,000
Eligibility Location: Montana
Complete the first six modules of the python-based CS course (Welcome, Intro to Programming with Turtle Graphics, Basic Python and Console Interaction, Control Flow, Strings, and Data Structures). Note an AP Computer Science score of 4 or 5 will also qualify a student for the scholarship.

Deadline: 29-Feb
Award Amount: $1,000
Eligibility Location: Montana Counties: Fallon, Wibaux or Carter
The Friends of FMC Healthcare Career Scholarship is for students that are enrolled in a healthcare degree program, full or part-time, that represents careers at Fallon Medical Center.

Deadline: 29-Feb
Award Amount: up to $1,000
Eligibility Location: Montana
The Donald E Pizzini Memorial Nurse Scholarship will be awarded to individuals interested in pursuing a career in nursing or advancing in their nursing career with an emphasis in long term care.

Deadline: 1-Mar
Award Amount: $500
Eligibility Location: Montana
Scholarship must be used towards a two year or less/technical program culminating in an associate degree, diploma or certificate, but less than a bachelor's degree. The student must attend school full time. The school must be in Montana and be accredited.

Deadline: 1-Mar
Award Amount: $1,000
Eligibility Location: Montana
The Midland Empire chapter of Credit Unions, in which Rimrock Credit Union is a part of, awards two $1000 scholarships annually. Applications are available at the credit union and are accepted from January 1 - March 1.

Deadline: 1-Mar
Award Amount: $1,000
Eligibility Location: Montana - Gallatin or Park County HS graduate
Applicants must be a Gallatin or Park County high school graduate and a member of Sky Federal Credit Union.

Deadline: 1-Mar
Award Amount: $1,000
Eligibility Location: AK, ID, MT, OR, and WA
Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in their senior year of high school with plans to attend a regionally accredited college or university in Fall 2020 OR currently enrolled students who attend a two-year college with plans to attend a regionally accredited college or university in Fall 2020. Applicant must submit a video on what they plan on doing in 10 years OR or how their college/career counselor has helped them in finding the right college fit.

Deadline: 1-Mar
Award Amount: $1,000 - $2,500
Eligibility Location: Montana Counties: Missoula or Ravalli
The Foundation awards scholarships to high school seniors in Missoula or Ravalli County who intend to pursue a career in medicine, nursing, or other health related field.

Deadline: 1-Mar
Award Amount: $1,000 - $2,000
Eligibility Location: Montana: Helena
The Angel Fund will grant multiple post-secondary scholarships to graduating seniors at Access to Success, Capital High School, Helena High School and PAL to help defray tuition expenses at a Montana college or university freshman year. The scholarship will be awarded to deserving seniors based on financial need, academic success and a commitment to give back to their community.

Deadline: 1-Mar
Award Amount: $250 - $1,000
Eligibility Location: Montana
MTDI will award one scholarship to a high school senior and one to a Montana High School graduate who is currently pursuing a post High School degree

Deadline: 15-Mar
Award Amount: $500 - 1,000
Eligibility Location: Montana
The Billings Clinic and Billings Clinic Foundation are pleased to offer a variety of scholarship opportunities for students interested in pursuing a career in health care. Scholarships are awarded to individuals who exhibit a strong desire and potential to excel in the health care field.

Deadline: 15-Mar
Award Amount: $1,000
Eligibility Location: Montana
MSAWWA and MWEA are equal partners in offering the Donald G. Willems Scholarship. One or two scholarships are offered annually to students whose course work leads to employment in the water and wastewater fields, which are highly diverse, including specialization in water treatment and distribution, wastewater treatment and collection, water resources, watershed protection, groundwater remediation, and many other subdisciplines, including for example, the study of waterborne disease.

Deadline: 15-Mar
Award Amount: up to $15,000
Eligibility Location: Montana
The Horatio Alger scholarship is made possible through the generosity of Dennis and Phyllis Washington in partnership with the Horatio Alger Association. This scholarship is specifically aimed at students who have confronted and have overcome adversity in their young lives.

Deadline: 15-Mar
Award Amount: Multiple awards
Eligibility Location: Montana
The Montana Farmers Union (MFU) is a statewide grassroots organization working for family farmers, ranchers and rural communities through conferences, scholarships and other educational opportunities, as well as legislative representation and support for producer-owned co-ops. This scholarship is for students whose family is a member of the MFU.

Deadline: 15-Mar
Award Amount: $1,500
Eligibility Location: Montana
The Montana Federation of Public Employees (MFPE) is awarding a scholarship to a student who has demonstrated academic achievement, financial need, community involvement and/or extracurricular activity. The student or parent/legal guardian must be an active member of MFPE.

Deadline: 15-Mar
Award Amount: $5,000
Eligibility Location: Montana
The Montana University System Honor Scholarship is a 4-year renewable scholarship that waives the recipient's tuition when used at an eligible campus.

Deadline: 15-Mar
Award Amount: up to $6,000
Eligibility Location: Montana
The Montana University System STEM Scholarship Program is designed to provide an incentive for Montana high school students to prepare for, enter into, and complete degrees in postsecondary fields related to science, technology, engineering, mathematics and healthcare.

Deadline: 15-Mar
Award Amount: $3,000
Eligibility Location: Montana - Helena
The Margaret Chivers Scholarship is awarded to graduating high school senior girls in the greater Helena area who plan on attending an in-state four year college or university.

Deadline: 20-Mar
Award Amount: $500 - $5,000
Eligibility Location: Montana
The Montana Community Foundation awards many scholarships to deserving Montana students through generous scholarship funds established by our donors. Qualifications vary widely resulting in eligibility for a diverse range of students. Both traditional and non-traditional students are encouraged to apply.

Deadline: 31-Mar
Award Amount: $2,500 - $3,000
Eligibility Location: Montana
Any student between ages 16-26 who is the dependent of a parent or guardian who suffered a work-caused fatality or catastrophic injury.

Deadline: 1-Apr
Award Amount: $1,000 - $2,000
Eligibility Location: Montana Counties: Lewis and Clark, Broadwater or Jefferson
The Big Sky Chapter of the American Business Women's Association (ABWA) is offering two scholarships funded through the Stephen Bufton Memorial Educational Fund to two deserving female students.

Deadline: 1-Apr
Award Amount: $500
Eligibility Location: Montana
The Five Valley Chorus of Sweet Adelines, International awards a scholarship to help further the music education of full-time students enrolled in an accredited learning institution (college or university).

Deadline: 1-Apr
Award Amount: $500 - $2,500
Eligibility Location: Montana
The Montana 4-H Foundation supports 4-H initiatives that focus on healthy living, citizenship, leadership, science, engineering and technology, to name a few. The Montana 4-H Foundation offers a number of collegiate scholarships to students.

Deadline: 12-Apr
Award Amount: $1,000
Eligibility Location: Montana Counties: Broadwater, Cascade, Deer Lodge, Gallatin, Jefferson, Lewis and Clark, Meagher, Park, Powell, and Silver Bow
The Gates of the Mountains Chapter of Credit Unions is offering a scholarship open to both traditional (graduating high school seniors) and non-traditional students.

Deadline: 12-Apr
Award Amount: $2,000
Eligibility Location: Montana
The Montana Chamber Foundation created the Kelly Kuntz Memorial Scholarship Fund in memory of our friend and former Board member. Kelly was Senior Vice President, Financial Consultant with D.A. Davidson & Co. when he passed away in 2014. Each year the Montana Chamber Foundation awards a scholarship in his memory.

Deadline: 15-Apr
Award Amount: Two $1,000 each
Eligibility Location: Montana
Black Mountain Software is offering scholarships to Montana students. All graduating Montana high school seniors who will be attending an accredited institution of higher education, regardless of their field of study, are eligible. These accredited institutions include trade schools, technical schools, colleges or universities.

Deadline: 15-Apr
Award Amount: $1,000 - $1,500
Eligibility Location: Montana
Montana's future workforce is important to the Montana Contractors Association (MCA). For that reason, the MCA, through its Associates' and Concrete divisions, and education foundation offer scholarships to help pay for education that helps Montana students pursue their career paths of choice.

Deadline: 15-Apr
Award Amount: Two $1,500 each
Eligibility Location: Montana
The Montana Sheriffs and Peace Officer Association announces the availability of two $750 scholarships to be awarded for the fall semester to a graduating high school senior who is seeking a career in local law enforcement. Recipients will be selected on the basis of need and academic ability as well as career goals.

Deadline: 26-Apr
Award Amount: $1,000 - $1500
Eligibility Location: Montana Counties: Madison
The Ennis Arts Association offers multiple scholarships annually to college or vocational technical school students who plan on enrolling or who are currently enrolled in an art related degree.

Deadline: 1-May
Award Amount: $2,000
Eligibility Location: Montana
The Treacy Foundation awards scholarships to entering freshman and sophomore college students who are residents of Montana.

Deadline: 31-May
Award Amount: $500
Eligibility Location: Montana
The Georgianna Clark Memorial Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who are members of Intrepid Credit Union.

Deadline: 31-May
Award Amount: $500 - $1,000
Eligibility Location: Montana
The Gianforte Trade Scholarship is available for students pursuing trade careers in the state of Montana.

Deadline: 1-Jun
Award Amount: $500
Eligibility Location: Montana
Universal Athletic Services is offering two $500 scholarships awarded to one female student/athlete and one male student/athlete graduating from a Montana high school.

Deadline: 14-Jun
Award Amount: $500 - $1,000
Eligibility Location: Montana
The Gianforte Trade Scholarship is available for students pursuing trade careers in the state of Montana.

Deadline: 30-Jun
Award Amount: Tuition Waiver
Eligibility Location: Montana
The 2 + 2 Honor Scholarship is awarded annually to students who graduate with an associate degree from a 2-year campus of the Montana University System or a Montana Community College.

Deadline: 1-Aug
Award Amount: $500 - $1,000
Eligibility Location: Montana
The Gianforte Trade Scholarship is available for students pursuing trade careers in the state of Montana.

Deadline: 16-Sep
Award Amount: $500 - $1,000
Eligibility Location: Montana
The Gianforte Trade Scholarship is available for students pursuing trade careers in the state of Montana.

Deadline: 30-Nov
Award Amount: Two $500 each
Eligibility Location: Montana
High school students have a chance to win one of two $500 scholarships, $50 Amazon gift cards, or 21 oz. Hydro Flasks by posting a picture of our The Best View Comes After the Hardest Climb sticker to Instagram.

Deadline: 1-Dec
Award Amount: Multiple awards
Eligibility Location: Montana
Montana is very fortunate to have many generous individuals and organizations that believe in promoting aviation by offering monetary assistance to qualified persons. The scholarships are offered to Montanans to help defray costs of education (e.g., flight instruction, A&P mechanic school, etc.).

Deadline: 31-Dec
Award Amount: $500 - $1,000
Eligibility Location: Montana
The Gianforte Trade Scholarship is available for students pursuing trade careers in the state of Montana.

Deadline: 10-Jan
Award Amount: Varies
Eligibility Location: Northwest (AK, ID, MT, OR, WA)
Applicant must be a resident of the Northwest and pursuing post-secondary education. They must also be LGBTQ or a straight ally student leader.

Deadline: 15-Jan
Award Amount: $1,000
Eligibility Location: Montana
Every year, Reach Higher Montana awards at least 75 - $1,000 scholarships to Montana students through the Reach Higher Montana Scholarship program.

Is there a scholarship we should consider adding to the list? If so, email us at info@ReachHigherMontana.org

We do our best to verify scholarship information, however it's always best to confirm scholarship deadlines with each individual organization or foundation website.