Scholarship List

If you would like to learn about the scholarships offered through MCF, you can search scholarships by county below. Available scholarships and scholarship criteria are subject to change each year. Scholarships have been awarded for the 2022-2023 school year.

Scholarships for the 2023-2024 school year will be updated and open on January 1, 2023.

Scholarship Criteria by County


D.A. Davidson Education Memorial Scholarship: (22DADF) Closes 3/31/2022

  • Minimum GPA of 2.5 or higher (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, or 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 be or plan to be enrolled in a degree program in an accredited post-secondary educational institution (university, college, community college, college of technology, or technical school)
  • Applicant must provide the following:
    • Financial Need
    • Long-term goal and objectives
    • Participation in community activities

Glacier Bancorp Inc. Mick Blodnick Scholarship: (22GBBS) Closes 4/2/2022 Open to all Montana Counties and Out of state (Limited to employee or employee child of Glacier Bancorp)

  • Applicant must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher (high school and/or college)
  • Applicant recipients must be currently employed (or have a parent employed) by Glacier Bancorp (At the time the first award check is issued)
  • Adopted and Stepchildren 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 currently or must plan to be enrolled in a degree program in an accredited post-secondary educational institution (university, college, community college, college of technology, or technical school)

*Mabel Redding Memorial Scholarship: (22MRSF)

  • 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 provide a copy of their Acceptance Letter
  • Applicants provide their entrance exam score
  • Additional selection based on financial need, extracurricular activities, and academic achievement
  • Applicant must plan to be enrolled in an accredited post-secondary educational institution (university, college, community college, college of technology, or technical school)
  • Scholarship is renewable and student must be full-time. (12+ credits)
  • Renewal requirements:
    • Applicant must complete student information and acceptance form
    • Submit most recent transcript
    • GPA of 3.0 or higher

Fred & Gloria Thaut Webber Scholarship: (22WEBR)

  • Applicant must be a senior graduate or former resident of Big Horn County or Carbon County, or senior graduating or graduate 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 higher
    • A non-traditional college student enrolled or planning to enroll as a full-time student, with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
  • 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.
  • Preference to those who are pursuing a career in education, agriculture, agriculture-business, or agriculture-engineering
  • Applicant must plan to be enrolled in an accredited post-secondary educational institution (university, college, community college, college of technology, or technical school)
  • Reapply for scholarship up to 3 years after 1st award

Broadwater Community Foundation Scholarship: (22BWCF)

  • 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 plan to be enrolled in an accredited post-secondary educational institution (university, college, community college, college of technology, or technical school)

Ray Doig Memorial Scholarship: (22DOIG)

  • Applicant must be a graduating senior from Broadwater High School
  • Applicant must demonstrate a cumulative GPA of at least 2.7 or higher
  • Selection is based on extracurricular activities
  • Applicant must plan to be enrolled in an accredited post-secondary educational institution (university, college, community college, college of technology, or technical school)

Fred & Gloria Thaut Webber Scholarship: (22WEBR)

  • Applicant must be a senior graduating or former resident of Big Horn County or Carbon County, or senior graduating or graduate 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
  • 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.
  • Preference to those who are pursuing a career in education, agriculture, agriculture-business, or agriculture-engineering
  • Applicant must plan to be enrolled in an accredited post-secondary educational institution (university, college, community college, college of technology, or technical school).
  • Reapply for scholarship up to 3 years after 1st award

Walter & Elaine Anderson Scholarship:(22WEAS)

  • 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
  • Applicant 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
  • Applicant must plan to be enrolled in an accredited post-secondary educational institution (university, college, community college, college of technology, or technical school)
  • Awarded recipients can reapply up to a total of 3 years after 1st Award

Great Falls High School Class of 1951 Scholarship: (22GGHS)

  • Applicant must be a graduating senior of Great Falls High School
  • Applicant must have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.75 or higher
  • Applicant must demonstrate leadership and good citizenship
  • Applicant must plan to be enrolled in an accredited post-secondary educational institution (university, college, community college, college of technology, or technical school) in Montana

Walter & Elaine Anderson Scholarship: (22WEAS)

  • 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
  • Applicant 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
  • Applicant must plan to be enrolled in an accredited post-secondary educational institution (university, college, community college, college of technology, or technical school)
  • Awarded recipients can reapply up to a total of 3 years after 1st Award

Walter & Elaine Anderson Scholarship: (22WEAS)

  • 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
  • Applicant 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
  • Applicant must plan to be enrolled in an accredited post-secondary educational institution (university, college, community college, college of technology, or technical school)
  • Awarded recipients can reapply up to a total of 3 years after 1st Award

Joseph and Eveline Kyle Fund: (22JEKF)

  • · Applicant must be pursuing an 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
  • · Applicant must be a permanent resident of Deer Lodge, Montana
  • · Applicant can either be full or part-time status (min of 6 credits)
  • · Applicant must demonstrate financial need
  • · No minimum GPA for applicants beginning their first year in college (to accommodate students with no recent school enrollment)
  • · Applicant who has been awarded can re-apply with a Minimum GPA 2.25 up to 4 years

NEW*Leo & Anne Berry in Honor of Joan Marie Scholarship: (22BESE)

  • Applicant must be a graduate from a Montana high school and enrolled at Gonzaga University in their second year pursuing an education degree with a 2.5 GPA or higher.

OR

  • Applicant must be a graduate from Anaconda high school
  • Applicant must be enrolled at an accredited university/college in Montana.
  • Applicant must have completed one year at a Montana university/college
  • GPA must be 2.5 or higher
  • Applicant must pursue a degree in Education preference to those in elementary education.
  • Selection is based on the following factors: participation in volunteer work or extracurricular, church, and community activities.
  • Applicant must provide a list of other scholarship awards applied and/or received.

Walter & Elaine Anderson Scholarship: (22WEAS)

  • 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
  • Applicant 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
  • Applicant must plan to be enrolled in an accredited post-secondary educational institution (university, college, community college, college of technology, or technical school)
  • Awarded recipients can reapply up to a total of 3 years after 1st Award

Nelson L. Seeley Scholarship: (22NSEE)

  • Applicant must be a graduating senior from Baker High School
  • Applicant must demonstrate a cumulative GPA of at least 2.0 or higher
  • Selection is based on the following additional criteria: financial need and character
  • Applicant must plan to be enrolled in an accredited post-secondary educational institution (university, college, community college, college of technology, or technical school)

Quad Five Scholarship: (22QUAD)

  • 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 plan to be enrolled in an accredited post-secondary educational institution (university, college, community college, college of technology, or technical school)

*Sam & Hulda Clark Scholarship: (22CLAR)

  • 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 higher
  • Applicant must be currently or plan to be enrolled in an accredited post-secondary educational institution (university, college, community college, college of technology, or technical school)
  • Award is a 4-year renewal, based on renewal criteria
  • Renewal requirements:
    • Applicant must complete student information and acceptance form
    • Submit most recent transcript
    • GPA of 3.0 or higher

Wyman Family Memorial Scholarship: (22WFMS)

  • Applicant must be a graduate or a graduating senior from Granite County High School, in Philipsburg, Montana
  • Applicant must demonstrate a high school GPA of at least 2.0 or higher
  • 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 currently or plan to be enrolled in an accredited post-secondary educational institution (university, college, community college, college of technology, or technical school)
  • Applicant may reapply to scholarship up to a total of 3 years of 1st Award

David Payne Scholarship: (22DPSF)

  • Applicant must be a graduating senior or a graduate of Whitehall High School
  • Applicant must demonstrate a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher
  • Selection is based on the following factors: financial need, motivation, and attitude
  • Applicant must provide a recommendation letter from a teacher
  • Applicant must be currently or plan to be enrolled in an accredited post-secondary educational institution (university, college, community college, college of technology, or technical school)
  • Applicant may reapply to scholarship up to a total of 3 years of 1st Award

Seeley Family Memorial Scholarship: (22SFMS) Closes 4/1/2022

  • Applicant must be a member of the Helena First Presbyterian Church
  • Applicant must be a graduating senior or graduate from Helena High School
  • Minimum GPA of 2.0 or higher
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Demonstrated good character
  • Applicant must be currently or plan to be enrolled in an accredited post-secondary educational institution (university, college, community college, college of technology, or technical school)

Reiland Memorial Scholarship: (22RMSF)

  • 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 or higher
  • 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 plan to be enrolled in an accredited post-secondary educational institution (university, college, community college, college of technology, or technical school)

Walter & Elaine Anderson Scholarship:(22WEAS)

  • Applicant must be a senior graduating or graduated from one of the following counties High Schools: Custer, Prairie, McCone, Dawson, Carter, Wibaux, Richland, Fallon, Powder River, Sheridan, Roosevelt, Daniels, Valley, Garfield, Rosebud, Treasure, and Big Horn
  • Applicant 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
  • Applicant must plan to be enrolled in an accredited post-secondary educational institution (university, college, community college, college of technology, or technical school)
  • Awarded recipients can reapply up to a total of 3 years after 1st Award

NEW *Park County Scholarship Fund: (22PCSN)

  • Applicant must be a senior graduating from one of the following Park County Schools:
    • Park High School
    • Gardiner High School
    • Shields Valley High School
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Applicant must plan to attend an accredited post-secondary educational institution (university, college, community college, college of technology, or technical school)
  • Scholarship is renewable and student must be full-time (12+Credits)
  • Renewal Criteria:
    • Applicant must complete student information and acceptance form
    • Must submit most recent transcript
    • GPA requirement 2.0 or higher

Saco High School Memorial Scholarship: (21SACO)

  • Applicant must have lived within the current Saco School District boundary or a graduate of Saco High School
  • Applicant must have completed one year at a post-secondary educational institution
  • Applicant must have a GPA of 2.0 or higher
  • Selection is based on the following criteria: financial need and long-term goals and objectives
  • Applicant must be enrolled in an accredited post-secondary educational institution (university, college, community college, college of technology, or technical school)

Glasgow Elks Lodge #1922 Scholarship: (22GELK)

  • 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 GPA of 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 plan to be enrolled in an accredited post-secondary educational institution (university, college, community college, college of technology, or technical school)

*Philip A & Bonnie J. Henault Blackfoot Valley Educational Scholarship: (22 HVBF)

  • Applicant must be a current graduating senior
  • Applicant must have or live at least three consecutive years in one of the following towns: Helmville, Lincoln, or Ovando, Montana
  • Applicant must demonstrate a GPA of at least 2.0 or higher
  • 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 currently or plan to be enrolled in an accredited post-secondary educational institution (university, college, community college, college of technology, or technical school)
  • Renewal Criteria:
    • Applicant must complete student information and acceptance form
    • Must submit most recent transcript
    • GPA requirement 2.0 or higher

Joseph and Eveline Kyle Fund: (22JEKF)

  • Applicant must be pursuing an 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 institution
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • No minimum GPA requirement for students beginning their first year in college
  • Applicant must be currently or plan to be enrolled in an accredited post-secondary educational institution (university, college, community college, college of technology, or technical school)
  • Awarded applicant can reapply:
    • Awardee must maintain a minimum GPA 2.25
    • Submit most recent transcript
    • Applicant must complete application

Walter & Elaine Anderson Scholarship:(22WEAS)

  • 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.
  • Applicant 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
  • Applicant must plan to be enrolled in an accredited post-secondary educational institution (university, college, community college, college of technology, or technical school)
  • Awarded recipients can reapply up to a total of 3 years of 1st Award

Walter & Elaine Anderson Scholarship:(22WEAS)

  • 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.
  • Applicant 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
  • Applicant must plan to be enrolled in an accredited post-secondary educational institution (university, college, community college, college of technology, or technical school)
  • Awarded recipients can reapply up to a total of 3 years of 1st Award

NEW*Jill Davenport & Jack Sutton Sr. Scholarship: (22JDSE)

  • Applicant must be a graduating senior from Fairview High School
  • Applicant must have a 2.0 or Higher GPA
  • Applicant must demonstrate financial need
  • Applicant must be enrolled or attending an accredited post-secondary educational institution, (university, college, community college, college of technology, or technical school)
  • Applicant must be enrolled full-time status (12+ credits)
  • Renewable up to 4 years:
    • Must have a GPA of 2.0 or higher
    • Must provide a transcript
    • Must complete renewal student information and acceptance form

George & Emily Vucanovich Scholarship: (22VUCA)

  • 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
  • Selection is based on the following additional criteria: extracurricular activities, life goals and expectations, and exceptional circumstances
  • Provide one letter of recommendation and provide 3 References
  • Applicant must plan to be enrolled in an accredited post-secondary educational institution (university, college, community college, college of technology, or technical school)

Kitty Berube Teacher Education Scholarship: (22KBTE)

  • 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 plan to be enrolled in an accredited post-secondary educational institution (university, college, community college, college of technology, or technical school)

Cowboy Christmas Ball Scholarship: (22CCBS)

  • 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

Sweet Grass County High School Centennial Scholarship: (22SCHS)

  • Applicant must have graduated from Sweet Grass County High School
  • Applicant must be actively pursuing a degree or certificate or may be an applicant who is seeking an advanced degree
  • Applicant must have completed at least one year of study and be a student in good standing, enrolled at a 2 or 4-year program at an accredited post-secondary educational institution (university, college, community college, college of technology, or technical school)
  • Selection is based on the following additional criteria: financial need, academic achievement, and school, community, and church activities

Walter & Elaine Anderson Scholarship:(22WEAS)

  • 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.
  • Applicant 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
  • Applicant must plan to be enrolled in an accredited post-secondary educational institution (university, college, community college, college of technology, or technical school)
  • Awarded recipients can reapply up to a total of 3 years of 1st Award

Glasgow Elks Lodge #1922 Scholarship: (22GELK)

  • 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 of 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 plan to be enrolled in an accredited post-secondary educational institution (university, college, community college, college of technology, or technical school)

Walter & Elaine Anderson Scholarship:(22WEAS)

  • 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
  • Applicant 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
  • Applicant must plan to be enrolled in an accredited post-secondary educational institution (university, college, community college, college of technology, or technical school)
  • Awarded recipients can reapply up to a total of 3 years of 1st Award

Fred & Gloria Thaut Webber Scholarship: (22WEBR)

  • 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
  • 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
  • Preference to those who are pursuing a career in education, agriculture, agriculture-business, or agriculture-engineering
  • Applicant must plan to be enrolled in an accredited post-secondary educational institution (university, college, community college, college of technology, or technical school)
  • Reapply for scholarship up to 3 years after 1st award

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 higher
  • Applicant must demonstrate financial need
  • Applicant needs to complete one semester of post-secondary college before payment is made
  • Applicant must plan to be enrolled in an accredited post-secondary educational institution (university, college, community college, college of technology, or technical school)

Margaret Rigby Class of 1956 Memorial Scholarship: (22RIGB)

  • Applicant must be a senior graduating at Billings Senior High School.
  • Applicant 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.
  • Applicant must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • Applicant must have financial need for the scholarship
  • Applicant must plan to be enrolled in an accredited post-secondary educational institution (university, college, community college, college of technology, or technical school)

Uri Barnea Music Scholarship: (22URIB)

  • 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 provide documentation of receiving a 'Superior' rating
  • Applicant must demonstrate a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • FASFA is requested, although financial circumstances may not be based on financial need
  • Applicant must plan to be enrolled in an accredited post-secondary educational institution (university, college, community college, college of technology, or technical school)