Montana Scholarships

When it comes to Montana scholarships, one would hope the "Big Sky" is the limit. Paying for college can be a drag and it would be nice if there were as many scholarships in Montana as there are stars in the Montana sky. I don't know about all that, but I do know that financial aid is available to students willing to do the research. For example, Scholarships.com can help you find information about college scholarships especially created for those living in Montana. The scholarships below will give you an idea of the opportunities that may be found at Scholarships.com. To get the full benefit of our free services and for additional information about Montana scholarships and awards based on different search criteria, you should conduct a free college scholarship search at Scholarships.com.

Army ROTC Green to Gold Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • Green to Gold Scholarships are awarded for two, three, or four years. Recipients will receive tuition or room and board support, additional money for textbooks, supplies, and equipment, and a monthly stipend for up to 10 months each school year. Additionally, there will receive funding for attending the Leader Development and Assessment Course (LDAC) between the junior and senior years of [...] More

Bud Daniels Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2019
  • Amount: $500
  • The Montana Farmers Union will present a scholarship in memory of Bud Daniels (1928-2000) made available through the efforts of Montana Farmers Union and the MFU Education Committee.

    Eligibility:
    - Must be a sophomore or above attending a Montana University, College or Vocational Technical College.
    - Applicant must carry at least 12 semester hours or 18 quarter hours
    - Applicant must have [...] More

Heidelberg University Out-Of-State Grant

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $3,000
  • In order to qualify for the Heidelberg University Out Of State Grant, applicants must be either first-time freshmen or transfer students, planning to attend Heidelberg University, who are not Ohio state residents. This grant is renewable for four (4) years as long as the student is making satisfactory academic progress. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

Korean American Scholarship Foundation - Western Regional Chapter

  • Application Deadline: 6/30/2019
  • Amount: Varies
  • To qualify for the Korean American Scholarship - Western Regional Chapter, students must be of Korean heritage studying in the United States, regardless of citizenship status (including Korean Nationals). Full-time enrollment at a school in one of the designated Southwestern region states (Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, [...] More

Leon Bradley Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/29/2019
  • Amount: $2,000
  • The Leon Bradley Scholarship Program is established to encourage more minorities or persons of color to enter the field to teaching and school leadership. AASPA believes that it is of benefit for all students to experience diversity among the educators who serve as role models for our students. Thus, the American Association of School Personnel Administrators (AASPA) will annually award up to two [...] More

Montana Life Members Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/1/2019
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Montana Federation of Garden Clubs, Inc. awards an annual scholarship to a student who is a Montana resident and citizen of the United States of America majoring in Conservation, Horticulture, Parks or Forestry, Floriculture, Greenhouse Management, Land Management, or related subjects. Students from all schools of the Montana University system, who offer such courses, have the opportunity to [...] More

MSLP Governor's Best and Brightest Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/15/2019
  • Amount: Varies
  • The purpose of the Governor’s "Best and Brightest" Scholarship is to provide Montana residents with greater access to Montana’s post-secondary institutions and Montana’s tribal colleges, through scholarship grants based on academic achievement and financial need. The goal of these scholarships is to relieve student debt burdens, allowing more Montanans to stay in the state upon graduation. [...] More

NIADA Foundation Regional Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/16/2019
  • Amount: $3,500
  • The NIADA Foundation proudly sponsors four young men or women each year who have displayed outstanding abilities in education. These students will each receive a $3,500 scholarship to the college or university of their choice. The participating regions are found at the scholarship provider's website. An essay will also be required as part of the application. For more information or to apply, [...] More

Northwest Osteopathic Medical Foundation Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: 5/30/2019
  • Amount: Varies
  • Investing in the future of osteopathic medicine in the Pacific Northwest begins by supporting today's osteopathic medical students. The Foundation's Scholarship Program helps defray some of the cost of osteopathic medical school. Scholarships are awarded primarily to students from Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington who are committed to practicing osteopathic medicine in the Pacific [...] More

NSHSS Andeavor Youth Leadership Awards

  • Application Deadline: 3/15/2019
  • Amount: $2,500
  • Andeavor Industries is providing college scholarships for outstanding young leaders. This new scholarship has been launched to encourage young scholars who are leading by example in their schools and communities. The scholarship is open to high school seniors graduating in spring who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents of one of the following 19 states where Andeavor does business: Alaska, [...] More

Presbyterian Student Opportunity Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/15/2019
  • Amount: $2,000
  • The Student Opportunity Scholarship program serves Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) college students by providing need-based aid for sophomores, juniors, and seniors who are full-time, first-degree students attending accredited institutions in the United States. Student Opportunity Scholarship applicants will explore who God created them to be in a series of essay questions intended for students to [...] More

Pride Foundation Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 1/12/2019
  • Amount: $10,000
  • The Pride Foundation offers more than 50 different scholarships though there is only one application to complete. Scholarships are available to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and straight-ally (straight and supportive of LGBT issues) students as well as students from LGBT families. Students must either be residents of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon or Washington (but may study [...] More

Rocky Mountain Coal Mining Technical School Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2019
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Rocky Mountain Coal Mining Technical Scholarship is a one-time gift to students in technical programs who hope to take their education into the coal industry, where there is a great demand for technical applications. Must be a first-year student at a two-year technical/trade school in good standing. Applicants must be a legal resident of Arizona, Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, [...] More

Stephen T. Marchello Scholarship Foundation

  • Application Deadline: 3/16/2019
  • Amount: $10,000
  • This scholarship is available to current year high school graduates who have had childhood cancer and are residents of Colorado and Montana.

    The Stephen T. Marchello Scholarship Foundation Board of Directors will make the initial screening of the applications received with the final award decisions being made after a personal interview. The scholarship recipients will be notified when deemed [...] More

The AIEF Undergraduate Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: 4/4/2019
  • Amount: $2,000
  • The American Indian Education Foundation was established to support educational opportunities for American Indian and
    Alaska Native students. Our vision is strong, self-sufficient American Indian communities. Scholarships are awarded for each school year and are chosen by a national selection committee. Decisions are based on an overall assessment of the application.

    Applicant [...] More

UMW Arnold & Cora Benson Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 1/1/2019
  • Amount: $500
  • Provided by the University of Montana Western is the Arnold and Cora Benson Scholarship, which will be awarded to a Montana resident who demonstrates financial need and maintains a 2.5 GPA.

    Those students interested in applying for scholarships must submit a completed UM-Western Scholarship. Applications may be found at the UMW's scholarship page.

    For more information or to apply, please [...] More

UMW Morningstar Traditional & Non-Traditional Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 1/1/2019
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Morningstar Traditional scholarship is for Montana residents, traditional, and non-traditional students with minimum 2.5 GPA, with given preference to Madison county area graduates.

    The Morningstar Non-traditional scholarship os for Montana residents, traditional, and non-traditional students with minimum 3.0 GPA, with given preference to Madison county area graduates.

    Those students [...] More

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Last Reviewed: October 2018