About Scholarships

Supporting Montana's Students

Making Big Dreams Happen

We hope you're dreaming big and we hope those dreams include great things for Montana. For the 2019-2020 academic year, the Montana Community Foundation awarded nearly $500,000 in scholarships to deserving Montana students, thanks to the generous scholarship funds established by our donors.

Qualifications vary widely resulting in scholarship eligibility for a diverse range of students. For most scholarships, students can begin applying online January 1, with the closing date for applications being March 19. Scholarship awards generally range between $500 and $5,000, some of which are renewable for multiple years.

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2021 Scholarships

The scholarship cycle for the 2021-2022 school year opens on January 1, 2021. See a list of available scholarships for high school and college students, listed by county, below. Scholarships marked with * indicate a 4-year scholarship.

Renewal applications for returning students are available by March 1, 2021. You will receive an email in mid-February with instructions.

If you have questions, email Jenny Stark at jstark@mtcf.org.

Alan and Janette Blackburn Scholarship: (21BLAK)

  • Applicant must be a graduating senior or have graduated from a Montana high school.
  • GPA must be 3.5 or above.
  • Applicant must have graduated in the upper 21% of their class.

BBX Scholarship: (21BBXS)

  • Applicant must be a member of the Builders Exchange of Billings, employed by a member, or an immediate relation of a member or dependents.
  • The applicant must be attending a regionally accredited public or private college, university or college of technology.
  • Applicant must submit essays each limited to 100 words
  • Awarded can reapply – GPA 2.0 - and 100-word statement why in need of scholarship

D.A. Davidson Education Memorial Scholarship: (21DADF)

  • Minimum GPA of 2.5 (high school and/or college)
  • Applicant's parent must be employed by D.A. Davidson for a minimum of one-year at the time of first award check is issued, and parent must work at least 30-hrs a week
  • Applicant's parent (includes Step, and adopted children) and employee are eligible
  • Applicant can be full-time or part-time (minimum of 6 credits)
  • Applicant must demonstrate academic achievement.
  • Applicant must provide the following:
    • Financial Need
    • Long-term goal and objectives
    • Participation in community activities

*Dearborn Ranch Montana Game Wardens Scholarship: (21DRSFGW)

  • Applicant must be a natural or adopted child of an active uniformed officer who is employed by the Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife, and Parks as a Game Warden.
  • Applicant must demonstrate a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or above through the first semester of the senior year of high school.
  • Applicant must currently be—or plan to be—enrolled in a degree program in an accredited post-secondary educational institution (university, college, community college, college of technology, trade, or technical school).
  • Renewal requirements:
    • Must complete assigned student information form
    • Must submit most recent transcript
    • GPA or 2.75 or higher

*Dearborn Ranch Montana Highway Patrol Scholarship: (21DRSFHP)

  • Applicant must be a natural or adopted child of an active uniformed officer who is employed by the Montana Highway Patrol.
  • Applicant must demonstrate a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or above through the first semester of the senior year of high school.
  • Applicant must currently be—or plan to be—enrolled in a degree program in an accredited post-secondary educational institution (university, college, community college, college of technology, trade, or technical school).
  • Renewal requirements:
    • Must complete assigned student information form
    • Must submit most recent transcript
    • GPA or 2.75 or higher

Eldon & JoAnn Kuhns Family Scholarship - Montana Society CPA: (21MCPA)

  • Applicant must be a Montana High School graduate and be a Montana resident.
  • Applicant must be majoring in Accounting.
  • Applicant must be at least a junior in standing with at least one semester of coursework remaining.
  • Applicant must demonstrate a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0.
  • Must be a student member of the MSCPA.

Marcia Edsall Scholarship: (21MEBP)

  • Applicant must be female.
  • Applicant must be a resident or former resident of Gallatin County, Montana and a graduate of Bozeman High School or Belgrade High School.
  • Applicant must be a full-time student entering their junior or senior of any post-secondary school in the United States.
  • Applicant must have maintained continuous enrollment at a post-secondary school, unless medical or financial difficulties required an interruption in continuous enrollment.
  • Applicant must demonstrate a cumulative GPA of 3.0 for all post-secondary studies.
  • Applicant must demonstrate financial need.


Evelyn B Johnson Memorial Scholarship (21EJMS)

  • Applicant must be a member of the Order of the Rainbow for Girls.
  • Applicant must be a graduating high school senior from a Montana high school.
  • Applicant must demonstrate a high school GPA of 2.0 or higher
  • Selection is based on the following factors: financial need, participation in school, community, and church activities, long-term goals, and motivation
  • Applicant must currently be—or plan to be—enrolled in a degree program in an accredited post-secondary educational institution (university, college, community college, college of technology, trade or technical school).

Glacier Bancorp Inc. Mick Blodnick Scholarship: (21GBBS) Open to all Montana Counties and Out of state (Limited to employee or employee child of Glacier Bancorp)

  • Minimum GPA of 2.5 (High School and/or College)
  • Scholarship recipients must be currently employed (or have a parent employed) by Glacier Bank Corp (At the time the first award check is issued)
  • Adopted and Step-children of employees are eligible
  • Full-time or part-time students are eligible
  • Awards will not be based on a geographic, however geographic diversity is highly desirable & be considered
  • Applicant must be attending a regionally accredited public or private college, university or college of technology

Joseph and Eveline Kyle Fund: (21JEKF)

  • Students must be pursing undergraduate, graduate academic or vocational degree, accredited by Commission on Colleges/Universities in Montana or other U.S. college/university.
  • Non-Traditional Adult students/re-entry students
  • Must be a permanent resident of Deer Lodge, Montana
  • Students can either be full or part-time status (min of 6 credits)
  • Demonstrate Financial Need
  • No minimum GPA for students beginning their first year in college (to accommodate students with no recent school enrollment)

Student who have been awarded can re-apply with a Minimum GPA 2.25

Kay McMillan Nursing Scholarship: (21KMSE)

  • Applicant must be one of the following

- A graduating senior enrolled in the pre-nursing program at Montana Tech

- A current pre-nursing student at Montana Tech

- A nursing student in the Montana Tech Nursing Program

  • Strong preference for nontraditional students, i.e. older, re-entry students, especially those who have overcome significant barriers to return to school
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Preference for Butte-Silver Bow County High School graduates
  • Minimum pre-nursing (high school) GPA of 2.0
  • Demonstrate a strong commitment to community health
  • Re-apply scholarship year after year up to 4 years

*Louise Dean Northern Cheyenne Nation Scholarship: (21DEANNC)

  • Applicant must be a member of the Northern Cheyenne Nation.
  • Applicant must have a GPA of at least 2.25 or above.
  • Applicant must provide proof of financial need.
  • Applicant must be attending a regionally accredited public or private college, university or college of technology
  • Renewal Criteria:
    • Applicant must complete assigned Student Information form
    • Submit most recent transcript
    • GPA must be 2.25 or higher

T. Eugene Young Montana's Promise Scholarship: (21TEYS)

  • Applicant must be a high school senior graduating from a Montana High School.
  • Applicant must demonstrate a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Applicant must be going on to college to study science, technology, engineering, mathematics or healthcare.
  • Selection is based on the following factors: financial need, academic achievement, leadership ability, school and community participation, and personal attributes.
  • Preference will be given to those applicants attending a university/college in Montana.

Mabel Redding Memorial Scholarship: (21MRSF)

  • Applicant must be a graduating senior from Hardin High School.
  • Applicant must demonstrate a GPA of at least 3.0 during their junior and senior years of high school.
  • Applicant must be a resident of Big Horn County, Montana.
  • Applicant must intend to enroll in a degree or certificate program at an accredited college, university, business, or vocational school.
  • Additional selection criteria is based on financial need, extracurricular activities, and academic achievement

Fred & Gloria Thaut Webber Scholarship: (21WEBR)

  • Applicant must be a current or former resident of Big Horn County or Carbon County, or a current or former student of Custer Public Schools in Yellowstone County
  • Applicant must be one of the following:

- A high school senior with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 or above

- A full-time college student with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above

- A non-traditional college student enrolled or planning to enroll as a full-time student, with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5

  • Physically disabled or learning challenged students may be exempt from above as circumstances warrant.
  • Selection is based on the following factors: financial need, participation in school, church, and community activities, participation in 4-H as a current or former member or leader, and long-term goals to pursue a career in education, agriculture, agriculture-business or agriculture-engineering
  • Applicant must be attending a regionally accredited public or private college, university or college of technology

Broadwater Community Foundation Scholarship: (21BWCF)

  • Applicant must be a graduating senior from a high school in Broadwater County.
  • Selection is based on the following criteria: academic achievement, financial need, and participation in school, community, and church activities.
  • Applicant must be attending a regionally accredited public or private college, university or college of technology

Ray Doig Memorial Scholarship: (21DOIG)

  • Applicant must be a graduating senior from Broadwater High School.
  • Applicant must demonstrate a cumulative GPA of at least 2.7.
  • Applicant must be attending a regionally accredited public or private college, university or college of technology

Fred & Gloria Thaut Webber Scholarship: (21WEBR)

  • Applicant must be a current or former resident of Big Horn County or Carbon County, or a current or former student of Custer Public Schools in Yellowstone County
  • Applicant must be one of the following:

A high school senior with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 or above

A full-time college student with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above

A non-traditional college student enrolled or planning to enroll as a full-time student, with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5

  • Physically disabled or learning challenged students may be exempt from above as circumstances warrant.
  • Selection is based on the following factors: financial need, participation in school, church, and community activities, participation in 4-H as a current or former member or leader, and long-term goals to pursue a career in education, agriculture, agriculture-business or agriculture-engineering
  • Applicant must be attending a regionally accredited public or private college, university or college of technology

Walter & Elaine Anderson Scholarship:(21WEAS)

  • Applicant must be a high school graduate or graduated from one of the following counties: Custer, Prairie, McCone, Dawson, Carter, Wibaux, Richland, Fallon, Powder River, Sheridan, Roosevelt, Daniels, Valley, Garfield, Rosebud, Treasure, and Big Horn.
  • Student must be interested in pursuing a degree and career in education, strong preference to the study or treatment of speech and language disorders.
  • Selection is based on the following factors: academic achievement, financial need, participation in school, church, and community activities, and long-term goals and objectives.
  • Awarded recipients can reapply up to a total of 4 years.
  • Applicant must be attending a regionally accredited public or private college, university or college of technology

Great Falls High School Class of 1951 Scholarship: (21GGHS)

  • Applicant must be a graduating senior of Great Falls High School.
  • Applicant must have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.75.
  • Applicant must demonstrate leadership and good citizenship.
  • Applicant must be planning to attend a full four-year program of study at an accredited Montana school of higher learning.

Walter & Elaine Anderson Scholarship:(21WEAS)

  • Applicant must be a high school graduate or graduated from one of the following counties: Custer, Prairie, McCone, Dawson, Carter, Wibaux, Richland, Fallon, Powder River, Sheridan, Roosevelt, Daniels, Valley, Garfield, Rosebud, Treasure, and Big Horn.
  • Student must be interested in pursuing a degree and career in education, strong preference to the study or treatment of speech and language disorders.
  • Selection is based on the following factors: academic achievement, financial need, participation in school, church, and community activities, and long-term goals and objectives.
  • Awarded recipients can reapply up to a total of 4 years.
  • Applicant must be attending a regionally accredited public or private college, university or college of technology

Walter & Elaine Anderson Scholarship:(21WEAS)

  • Applicant must be a high school graduate or graduated from one of the following counties: Custer, Prairie, McCone, Dawson, Carter, Wibaux, Richland, Fallon, Powder River, Sheridan, Roosevelt, Daniels, Valley, Garfield, Rosebud, Treasure, and Big Horn.
  • Student must be interested in pursuing a degree and career in education, strong preference to the study or treatment of speech and language disorders.
  • Selection is based on the following factors: academic achievement, financial need, participation in school, church, and community activities, and long-term goals and objectives.
  • Awarded recipients can reapply up to a total of 4 years.
  • Applicant must be attending a regionally accredited public or private college, university or college of technology

Walter & Elaine Anderson Scholarship:(21WEAS)

  • Applicant must be a high school graduate or graduated from one of the following counties: Custer, Prairie, McCone, Dawson, Carter, Wibaux, Richland, Fallon, Powder River, Sheridan, Roosevelt, Daniels, Valley, Garfield, Rosebud, Treasure, and Big Horn.
  • Student must be interested in pursuing a degree and career in education, strong preference to the study or treatment of speech and language disorders.
  • Selection is based on the following factors: academic achievement, financial need, participation in school, church, and community activities, and long-term goals and objectives.
  • Awarded recipients can reapply up to a total of 4 years.
  • Applicant must be attending a regionally accredited public or private college, university or college of technology

Nelson L. Seeley Scholarship: (21NSEE)

  • Applicant must be a graduating senior from Baker High School.
  • Applicant must demonstrate a cumulative GPA of at least 2.0.
  • Selection is based on the following additional criteria: financial need and character.
  • Applicant must be attending a regionally accredited public or private college, university or college of technology

Quad Five Scholarship: (21QUAD)

  • Applicant must be a graduating senior from Lavina or Ryegate High School
  • Selection is based on the following additional criteria: financial need, scholastic aptitude, field of study, and participation in school, community, and church activities.
  • Applicant must be attending a regionally accredited public or private college, university or college of technology

*Sam & Hulda Clark Scholarship: (21CLAR)

  • Applicant must be a resident of the Golden Valley County and a graduating senior from Lavina or Ryegate High School.
  • Applicant must have a GPA of 3.0 or above.
  • Applicant must intend to enroll in a degree or certificate program at a secondary accredited college, university, business or vocational school.
  • Award is a four-year renewal, based on renewal criteria.
  • Renewal requirements:

Applicant must complete Student Information form

Submit most recent transcript

GPA of 3.0 or above

Applicant must be attending a regionally accredited public or private college, university or college of technology

Wyman Family Memorial Scholarship: (21WFMS)

  • Applicant must be a graduating senior from Granite County High School, Philipsburg, Montana.
  • Applicant must demonstrate a high school GPA of at least 2.0.
  • Selection is based on the following additional criteria: financial need, participation in school, church, and community activities, and long-term goals and objectives.
  • Applicant must be attending a regionally accredited public or private college, university or college of technology

David Payne Scholarship: (21DPSF)

  • Applicant must be a graduating senior or former graduate of Whitehall High School.
  • Applicant must demonstrate a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or above.
  • Selection is based on the following factors: financial need, motivation and attitude, and a recommendation from a teacher.
  • Applicant must be attending a regionally accredited public or private college, university or college of technology

Montana Trial Lawyers Association Scholarship: (21T&LS)

  • Applicant must be a graduating senior from Helena High School or Capital High School in Lewis and Clark County.
  • Applicant must demonstrate a minimum GPA of 2.0.
  • Applicant must demonstrate financial need.
  • Applicant must demonstrate participation in school, church, and community activities, and complete an essay on long-term goals and objectives.
  • Applicant must be attending a regionally accredited public or private college, university or college of technology

*Philip A & Bonnie J. Henault Blackfoot Valley Educational Scholarship:
(21 HVBF)

  • Applicant must be a graduating senior in high school.
  • Applicant must live and attend at least three consecutive high school years in Helmville, Lincoln, or Ovando, Montana.
  • Applicant must demonstrate a GPA of at least 2.0.
  • Applicant must demonstrate financial need.
  • Selection is based on the following additional criteria: past performance in academic and vocational areas, achievement in school and community activities, leadership potential, and academic effort.
  • Applicant must be attending a regionally accredited public or private college, university or college of technology

*Louise Dean Lincoln High School Scholarship: (21DEANLN)

  • Applicant must be a graduating senior of Lincoln High School.
  • Applicant must have a GPA of at least 2.5 or above.
  • Applicant must provide proof of financial need.
  • Applicant must be attending a regionally accredited public or private college, university or college of technology

George & Emily Vucanovich Scholarship: (21VUCA)

  • Applicant must be a graduating senior of one of the following high schools:
    • Helena High School (Helena, MT)
    • Capital High School (Helena, MT)
    • Butte High School (Butte, MT)
    • Butte Central High School (Butte, MT)
  • Applicant must demonstrate a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Applicant must plan to attend a two or four year accredited college or university, or be accepted into a post-secondary apprenticeship or training program that has been recognized and approved by the scholarship committee.
  • Selection is based on the following additional criteria: financial need, extracurricular activities, life goals and expectations, and exceptional circumstances.

Seeley Family Memorial Scholarship: (21SFMS)

  • Student must be a member of the Helena First Presbyterian Church.
  • Graduating senior or graduate from a Helena high school
  • Minimum grade point average of 2.0
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Demonstrated good character
  • Applicant must be attending a regionally accredited public or private college, university or college of technology

Stanley Howard Larson Memorial Scholarship: (21LARS)

  • Applicant must be a graduating senior from Helena High School.
  • Applicant must be planning to attend an accredited post-secondary 2 - 4 year college, university, vocational school, or college of technology.
  • Applicant must demonstrate a cumulative GPA of at least 2.0.
  • Selection criteria includes financial need.
  • Applicant must be attending a regionally accredited public or private college, university or college of technology

Steve Frankino Capital High School - Class of 1977 Scholarship: (21CHSS)

  • Applicant must be a graduating senior of Capital High School.
  • Applicant must have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.75.
  • Applicant must demonstrate leadership and good citizenship.
  • Applicant must be planning to attend a full four-year program of study at an accredited Montana school of higher learning

Reiland Memorial Scholarship: (21RMSF)

  • Applicant must be a graduating senior or past alumnus of Chester-Joplin-Inverness High School in Liberty County.
  • Applicant must have earned a cumulative GPA of at least 2.0.
  • Selection is based on the following additional criteria: financial need, potential for development, life goals and expectations, academic achievement, leadership abilities, school and community participation, and personal attributes.
  • Applicant must be attending a regionally accredited public or private college, university or college of technology

Walter & Elaine Anderson Scholarship:(21WEAS)

  • Applicant must be a high school graduate or graduated from one of the following counties: Custer, Prairie, McCone, Dawson, Carter, Wibaux, Richland, Fallon, Powder River, Sheridan, Roosevelt, Daniels, Valley, Garfield, Rosebud, Treasure, and Big Horn.
  • Student must be interested in pursuing a degree and career in education, strong preference to the study or treatment of speech and language disorders.
  • Selection is based on the following factors: academic achievement, financial need, participation in school, church and community activities, and long-term goals and objectives.
  • Awarded recipients can reapply up to a total of 4 years.
  • Applicant must be attending a regionally accredited public or private college, university or college of technology

Saco High School Memorial Scholarship: (21SACO)

  • Applicant must have completed their first year of curriculum at either a university or vocational school.
  • Applicant must have maintained a 2.0 or above during post-secondary education.
  • Applicant must have lived within the current Saco School District boundary and/or the student must have attended Saco High School during their senior year.
  • Selection is based on the following criteria: financial need and long-term goals and objectives.
  • Applicant must be attending a regionally accredited public or private college, university or college of technology

Glasgow Elks Lodge #1922 Scholarship: (21GELK)

  • Applicant must be a graduating senior from one of the following high schools: Whitewater, Opheim, Glasgow, Hinsdale, Nashua, Malta, or Saco.
  • Applicant must demonstrate a high school GPA 2.0 or higher.
  • Selection is based on the following factors: financial need, academic achievement, leadership ability, school and community participation, and personal attributes.
  • Applicant must be attending a regionally accredited public or private college, university or college of technology

*Philip A & Bonnie J. Henault Blackfoot Valley Educational Scholarship: (21 HVBF)

  • Applicant must be a graduating senior in high school.
  • Applicant must live and attend at least three consecutive high school years in Helmville, Lincoln or Ovando, Montana.
  • Applicant must demonstrate a GPA of at least 2.0.
  • Applicant must demonstrate financial need.
  • Selection is based on the following additional criteria: past performance in academic and vocational areas, achievement in school and community activities, leadership potential and academic effort.
  • Applicant must be attending a regionally accredited public or private college, university or college of technology
  • Renewal Criteria:
  • Applicant must complete Student Information form
  • Must submit most recent transcript
  • GPA requirement 2.0 or higher

*NEW*Joseph and Eveline Kyle Fund: (21JEKF)

  • Applicant must be pursing undergraduate, graduate academic or vocational degree
  • Non-Traditional adult student/re-entry students
  • Applicant must be a permanent resident of Deer Lodge MT
  • Applicant must be attending school full or part-time (min. of 6 credits)
  • Applicant must attend either traditional or online programs at an accredited institutions
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • No minimum GPA requirement for students beginning their first year in college
  • Awarded applicant can Re-Apply:
  • Awardee must maintain a minimum GPA 2.25
  • Submit most recent transcript
  • Applicant must complete application
  • Applicant must be attending a regionally accredited public or private college,
    university or college of technology

Walter & Elaine Anderson Scholarship:(21WEAS)

  • Applicant must be a high school graduate or graduated from one of the following counties: Custer, Prairie, McCone, Dawson, Carter, Wibaux, Richland, Fallon, Powder River, Sheridan, Roosevelt, Daniels, Valley, Garfield, Rosebud, Treasure, and Big Horn.
  • Student must be interested in pursuing a degree and career in education, strong preference to the study or treatment of speech and language disorders.
  • Selection is based on the following factors: academic achievement, financial need, participation in school, church, and community activities, and long-term goals and objectives.
  • Awarded recipients can reapply up to a total of 4 years.
  • Applicant must be attending a regionally accredited public or private college, university or college of technology

Walter & Elaine Anderson Scholarship:(21WEAS)

  • Applicant must be a high school graduate or graduated from one of the following counties: Custer, Prairie, McCone, Dawson, Carter, Wibaux, Richland, Fallon, Powder River, Sheridan, Roosevelt, Daniels, Valley, Garfield, Rosebud, Treasure, and Big Horn.
  • Student must be interested in pursuing a degree and career in education, strong preference to the study or treatment of speech and language disorders.
  • Selection is based on the following factors: academic achievement, financial need, participation in school, church, and community activities, and long-term goals and objectives.
  • Awarded recipients can reapply up to a total of 4 years.
  • Applicant must be attending a regionally accredited public or private college, university or college of technology

George & Emily Vucanovich Scholarship: (21VUCA)

  • Applicant must be a graduating senior of one of the following high schools:
    • Helena High School (Helena, MT)
    • Capital High School (Helena, MT)
    • Butte High School (Butte, MT)
    • Butte Central High School (Butte, MT)
  • Applicant must demonstrate a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Applicant must plan to attend a two or four year accredited college or university, or be accepted into a post-secondary apprenticeship or training program that has been recognized and approved by the scholarship committee.
  • Selection is based on the following additional criteria: financial need, extracurricular activities, life goals and expectations, and exceptional circumstances.

Kitty Berube Teacher Education Scholarship: (21KBTE)

  • Applicant must be a female college-bound student.
  • Applicant must be a graduating senior from Butte High School or Butte Central High School.
  • Applicant must be pursuing a degree in elementary or secondary teaching education.
  • Selection is based on the following factors: scholastic record, participation in school, community and church activities, and long-term goals and objectives in the teaching profession.
  • Applicant must be attending a regionally accredited public or private college, university or college of technology

Cowboy Christmas Ball Scholarship - Sweetgrass High School: (21CCBS)

  • Applicant must be a graduate of Sweet Grass County High School.
  • Applicant must have completed—or be in the process of completing—one third of the required credits toward an undergraduate or graduate degree at an accredited college, university, business or vocational school.
  • Applicant must demonstrate financial need and academic achievement.
  • Applicant must provide a Letter of recommendation from Academic Advisor
  • Applicant must provide employment history
  • Applicant must be attending a regionally accredited public or private college, university or college of technology

Sweet Grass County High School Centennial Scholarship: (21SCHS)

  • Applicant must be a graduate of Sweet Grass County High School.
  • Applicant must have completed at least one year of study and be a student in good standing at an accredited 2 or 4-year program at a college, university, business or vocational school.
  • Applicant must be actively pursuing a degree or certificate or may be a student who is seeking an advanced degree.
  • Selection is based on the following additional criteria: financial need, academic achievement, and school, community and church activities.

Glasgow Elks Lodge #1922 Scholarship: (21GELK)

  • Applicant must be a graduating senior from one of the following high schools: Whitewater, Opheim, Glasgow, Hinsdale, Nashua, Malta, or Saco.
  • Applicant must demonstrate a high school GPA 2.0 or higher
  • Selection is based on the following factors: financial need, academic achievement, leadership ability, school and community participation, and personal attributes.
  • Applicant must be attending a regionally accredited public or private college, university or college of technology

Walter & Elaine Anderson Scholarship:(21WEAS)

  • Applicant must be a high school graduate or graduated from one of the following counties: Custer, Prairie, McCone, Dawson, Carter, Wibaux, Richland, Fallon, Powder River, Sheridan, Roosevelt, Daniels, Valley, Garfield, Rosebud, Treasure, and Big Horn.
  • Student must be interested in pursuing a degree and career in education, strong preference to the study or treatment of speech and language disorders.
  • Selection is based on the following factors: academic achievement, financial need, participation in school, church, and community activities, and long-term goals and objectives.
  • Awarded recipients can reapply up to a total of 4 years.
  • Applicant must be attending a regionally accredited public or private college, university or college of technology

Fred & Gloria Thaut Webber Scholarship: (21WEBR)

  • Applicant must be a current or former resident of Big Horn County or Carbon County or a current or former student of Custer Public Schools in Yellowstone County
  • Applicant must be one of the following:
    • A high school graduating senior with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 or above
    • A full-time college student with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above
    • A non-traditional college student enrolled or planning to enroll as a full-time student, with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
  • Physically disabled or learning challenged students may be exempt from above as circumstances are warranted
  • Selection is based on the following factors: financial need, participation in school, church and community activities, participation in 4-H as a current or former member or leader, and long-term goals to pursue a career in education, agriculture, agriculture-business or agriculture-engineering
  • Applicant must be attending a regionally accredited public or private college, university or college of technology

J.O. Thoreson Broadview Scholarship: (21JOTH)

  • Applicant must be a graduating senior Broadview High School.
  • Applicant must demonstrate a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 or above.
  • Applicant must demonstrate financial need.
  • Applicant needs to complete one semester of post-secondary college before payment is made.
  • Applicant must be attending a regionally accredited public or private college, university or college of technology

Margaret Rigby Class of 1956 Memorial Scholarship: (21RIGB)

  • Student must have made significant academic progress during their high school career in the face of extraordinary obstacles. Those obstacles may be physical, mental, economic or a combination of obstacles of any sort, the results of which have created the seeds of failure over which the student has persevered.
  • Student must be a senior at Billings Senior High School.
  • Student must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.
  • Student must have financial need for the scholarship.
  • Applicant must be attending a regionally accredited public or private college, university or college of technology

Robert & Lillian Tirrell Memorial Scholarship: (21TIRR)

  • Applicant must be a graduating high school senior whose parent/guardian is a current employee of the Billings Clinic.
  • Selection is based on the following factors: academic achievement, participation in extracurricular and community activities, financial need and long-term goals and objectives.
  • Applicant must be attending a regionally accredited public or private college, university or college of technology

Uri Barnea Music Scholarship: (21URIB)

  • Applicant must be a graduating senior from a Billings high school.
  • Applicant must have performed at least one solo at a State Music Festival on a violin, viola, cello or bass.
  • Applicant must have received a 'Superior' rating.
  • Applicant must demonstrate a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5 or above.
  • Applicant must be attending a regionally accredited public or private college, university or college of technology

Help and Resources

If you have questions related to scholarships, please check out our Scholarship Toolkit first. It has helpful tools and answers to the most common questions we often receive about scholarships. It includes tutorials for those having difficulty with the application software as either a student applying or a scholarship evaluator.

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For additional help, questions or comments, contact Jenny Lou Stark, Scholarship Manager.