Scholarship List

 

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SCHOLARSHIP SEARCH TOOLS

www.fastweb.com
www.fafsa.ed.gov
www.collegegreenlight.com                                                
www.collegexpress.com
www.reachhighermontana.org                                           
www.scholarships.com
https://www.raise.me/
www.careercruising.com
https://www.mtcis.intocareers.org
www.myscholly.com
https://scholarships.mus.edu/
https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/?navId=www-cp 

 


MONTANA 4-YEAR SCHOOLS SCHOLARSHIP LINKS

Carroll College
Montana State University
Montana State University Billings – General Application priority deadline is Feb 1
Montana State University Northern
Montana Tech
Rocky Mountain College
University of Providence
University of Montana
University of Montana Western


MONTANA 2-YEAR SCHOOLS SCHOLARSHIP LINKS

Bitterroot College University of Montana
City College at MSU Billings
Dawson Community College
Flathead Valley Community College
Gallatin College Montana State University
Great Falls College Montana State University
Helena College University of Montana
Highlands College of Montana Tech
Miles Community College

RAISEME

  • Deadline Details: Varies for each school
  • Online Application
  • STEP 1: Create an account by visiting https://www.raise.me, click on “I’m a Student” and follow the instructions.
  • STEP 2: Click on the scholarships tab to see what achievements colleges and universities are willing to award.
  • STEP 3: Add your achievements from high school to your portfolio.
  • STEP 4: Search for the colleges you’re interested in and follow them.
  • STEP 5: See how much you’ve earned in micro-scholarships from universities!

 

Apply at https://www.raise.me.

COLLEGE PEAS STUDENT STANDOUT

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.

Online application at http://collegepeas.com/money/

Eligibility:

  • Must be a current high school student and:
  • Be a current high school student that Intends to enroll full-time at a four-year college.
  • Have a minimum GPA of 2.0/4.0.
  • Submit a short essay describing a special skill, talent or interest that helps you standout from your peers. The essay should be no longer than 100 words.

The application deadline has not been set for this round and, therefore, no award date is currently set. You may still apply, however.

LATUTORS INNOVATION IN EDUCATION

  • Deadline Details: 20th of each month
  • Award: $500
  • How To Apply: Online Application
  • Online Application

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.  https://www.latutors123.com/scholarship/

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:

  • Essay – The essay should describe the goal of the particular project and provide the link to access the content such as the blog, app, etc. (if applicable). Word or PDF format only.
  • Letter of Recommendation – The letter should evaluate the quality of the work. Word or PDF format only.
  • Your Photo – The photo should be one taken during project execution. JPG, PNG, GIF, TIFF format only.

Eligibility:

·         Must currently be enrolled as a high school or college/university student within the United States or Canada.

·         Must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 (or the equivalent).

·         Must be a citizen of, permanent resident of, or hold a valid student visa in the United States or Canada.

·         Must have designed an innovative project that makes a difference in the lives of others (This could be a website, series of blogs, an app, fundraising event, etc.)

·         Must submit an essay describing the goal of the particular project and provide supporting documentation.

·         The essay, idea, or creation must be the applicant’s original work.

·         All submissions must be uploaded no later than 11:59 pm PST on the 20th of each month. The submission window closes starting the 21st and will reopen on the 1st at 8:00 a.m.

·         Scholarship winners will be contacted via email and must respond within five(5) days of the date of the email to accept the award. If no response is received within this time, another recipient will be selected.

MSU Premier Scholarship Application

MSU has reopened the Premier Scholarship Application!

We are encouraging any of your students that may have missed the 2/1 deadline for the Montana Premier Scholarship to apply now as we are in the process of awarding additional Montana Premier Scholarships to help all we can who may be experiencing stress and/or financial hardships during these times (COVID-19). Please encourage all of your students to apply for the Montana Premier Scholarship online so that we can provide some piece of mind as they go into their final college decisions.

To be considered for MSU Premier Scholarships, which will be available to incoming Montana resident students, please complete this application. The application deadline is 2/1 for fall semester! Apply early. Funds are limited.

If you have questions, please call (406) 994-2452 or 1-888-MSU-CATS. Applicants must apply for admission (be sure to include self reported GPA and class rank if applicable) and have official ACT and/or SAT scores sent directly to MSU from the testing agency to be considered for scholarships. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Premier Scholarships may be used to cover tuition only.

BIGSUN SCHOLARSHIP

The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to continue to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. We are offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in. Their participation may be in any capacity, whether as a player, coach or official.

 

VOLT LIGHTING SYSTEM SCHOLARSHIP COMPETITION

Eligible applicants include students pursuing an education in a STEM program or the child of a parent currently working in the following industries:

  • Manufacturing
  • Distribution
  • Engineering
  • Architecture
  • Design
  • Construction

VOLT Lighting would like to extend a scholarship opportunity to students whose educational interests are in a STEM program or, to children of parents who work in a STEM industry. VOLT relies heavily on our team’s research, design, and technical knowledge to build durable, affordable, and quality products for our customers. To acknowledge our industry and partners, we’re happy to offer this bi-annual scholarship competition.

Eligibility Requirements Are as Follows

  • Applicants must currently be applying to or enrolled in a STEM program, or be the child of a parent who currently works in a STEM industry.
  • Applicants must have earned less than $35,000 in the previous calendar year.
  • Applicants must have an active email address i.e. Yahoo, Gmail, AOL, etc.
  • Applicants must either be a part-time or full-time student in high school or college.
  • Applicants must be between the ages of 16 – 25.

Application Submission Guidelines

Before submitting your essay, please review the submission guidelines to help ensure your submission is correct.

  • Essay must be at least 800 words in length.
  • Your submission must include your full name, current GPA, your essay, your age, email address, and the name of your current high school, college or university. If you are a selected winner we will collect your mailing address at the time of notification.
  • During the week following each deadline, monitor your email address. If your submission is selected as the winner you will be notified via email and provided instructions for receiving recognition and the scholarship award funds.

Application Deadline

The scholarship is offered bi-annually from April 1 – June 30 and September 1 – December 31. There are two opportunities to apply per year with deadlines as follows:

  • June 30
  • December 31

For additional details and for essay topics visit the counseling center or https://www.helptostudy.com/volt-lighting-stem-scholarship-competition/

OPPU ACHIEVERS SCHOLARSHIP

  • Deadline: June 30, 2020
  • Award: $2,500
  • How To Apply: Online Application
  • Online Application

To apply for the OppU Achievers Scholarship, submit a short essay responding to the prompted question. Scholarship decisions are based solely on an applicant’s essay response.Winners for the OppU Achievers Scholarship are selected four times a year, with submission deadlines on September 30, December 31, March 31, and June 30.

To be eligible for the OppU Achievers Scholarship, a student must:

  • Be enrolled full time in high school or at least part time in college, graduate, professional, or trade school.
  • Possess a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0/4.0.

How to Apply: Students submit a short essay through the portal on the scholarship page.

 

MONTANA STATE UNIVERSITY ALPHA GAMMA PHO

Alpha Gamma Rho has offered scholarships to incoming freshman students at Montana State University who come from an agricultural background. This scholarship gives preference to students who are active in FFA, 4-H, or any other agriculture oriented organization. The application deadline July 1st, 2020.

Attached is a copy of the scholarship application.

Letter to Applicants