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Campuses offer many scholarships to incoming freshmen, transfer students, and students in specific programs of study. Check out your institution’s website or get in touch with the financial aid office. Apply early for scholarships offered by the college you plan to attend.
Here are just a few of the scholarships available through the Montana University System Colleges and Universities:
Deadline: May 15, 2022
Award: one award for $1000, one award for $2000
The Big Sky Chapter of the American Business Women’s Association (ABWA) is offering two scholarships funded through the Stephen Bufton Memorial Educational Fund (SBMEF) to two deserving area students. One scholarship worth $1,000 will be awarded to one deserving area student attending a Montana Community College, technical or vocational school. The school must be licensed, accredited or state approved. The second scholarship worth $2,000 will be awarded to a student attending a Montana college or university that offers a baccalaureate degree.
Each year, local chapters of ABWA provide Stephen Bufton Memorial Scholarships (SBMEF) to female students who will be attending accredited U.S. colleges, universities and community/vocational schools. Applicants must be citizens of the United States; a resident of Lewis & Clark, Broadwater, or Jefferson County in Montana, and who will be at least a college freshman in August 2022 with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Eligible women interested in applying for the scholarship should contact Patti at the e-mail below to get further instructions for accessing the website:
Patti Nickol, Education Co-Chair
ABWA, Big Sky Chapter
Applications must be completed by May 15, 2022. A minimum of three (3) eligible completed applications are required in order for the scholarship to be awarded. The scholarship recipient(s) will be notified in July 2022.
SBMEF, ABWA’s national educational fund, is one of the most highly respected grant and scholarship funds in the country. For over 60 years, ABWA has helped women achieve their business and professional success through educational scholarships. Since its inception, more than 17,000 women nationwide have been awarded more than 17 million dollars in scholarships.
Deadline: must be postmarked by August 1, 2022
Award: $500 minimum
The Imperial Sovereign Court of the State of Montana (ISCSM)works to educate and advocate for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, asexual (LGTBQIA+) and straight allied community while promoting tolerance through the production of drag performances. The ISCSM works to eliminate the historical oppression of LGBTQIA+ individuals by creating a safe and welcoming environment through the production of events that explore multiple gender expressions in a fun and educational atmosphere.
The ISCSM is pleased to offer scholarships for the LGBTQIA+ and straight allied communities. These scholarships are to honor and promote academic excellence among present and potential students(returning students, high school graduates and GED recipients).
Each scholarship is a minimum of $500 and two will be awarded for the academic year. Students must be enrolled full time in a post-secondary institution of higher education, seeking a Certificate, Associate, Bachelor’s, Master’s or Doctoral Program degree in the State of Montana to be eligible. Applicants must provide proof of Montana state residency.
What is Hopa Mountain? Hopa Mountain is a Bozeman-based nonprofit organization that invests in rural and tribal citizen leaders, adults and youth, who are improving education, ecological health, and economic development.
What are Hopa Mountain’s Scholars of Promise Programs? Hopa Mountain offers three distinct Scholars of Promise college prep programs that provide high school sophomores, juniors and seniors with training, mentoring, and support services to help them prepare to apply to and succeed at the colleges/universities of their choice.
Each program helps to support each scholar through their college graduation.
Benefits of being a Scholar of Promise include:
What is the primary goal of these programs? The goal of Scholars of Promise is to increase the number of students who are recruited to, retained at and graduate from institutions of higher education in order to realize their personal and professional goals.
For more information or to access the applications, please visit www.hopamountain.org or call 406-586-2455
College Peas Student Standout College Scholarship is for the student who has something special that makes them different from their peers. We recommend engaging in a special kind of activity ~ Non-Teenager Activity. An NTA is, quite simply, any activity that other teenagers don’t typically do. By choosing an NTA you will differentiate yourself in a way that will have a very positive impact on your chances of getting into college.
The application deadline has not been set for this round and, therefore, no award date is currently set. You may still apply, however.
This is a $500 scholarship that is awarded monthly. We at LA Tutors are passionate about sparking the creative genius in students and would love to commend those outstanding students who have a made a difference in the lives of others in some innovative or technological fashion.
Applicants must upload an essay, letter of recommendation, and photo of yourself all at once before submitting the application. All of the following documents must be included:
DEADLINES VARY BY MONTH