Montana Scholarships


Deadline: November 30
Award Amount: Two $500 each
Eligibility Location: Montana

Deadline: December 1
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: December 31
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: January 15
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.

Deadline: January 31
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: January 31
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: January 31
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: January 31
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: February 1
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: March 1
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: March 1
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: March 15
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: March 15
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: March 15
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: March 15
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: March 15
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: March 15
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: March 15
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: March 15
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: March 15
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: March 20
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: March 31
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: April 1
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: April 1
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: April 1
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: April 12
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: April 12
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: April 15
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: April 26
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: May 1
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: May 31
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: May 31
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: June 1
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: June 14
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: June 30
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: August 1
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: September 16
Award Amount: $500 - $1,000
Eligibility Location: Montana
The Gianforte Trade Scholarship is available for students pursuing trade careers in the state of Montana.

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