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, we awarded nearly $500,000 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 20. Scholarship awards generally range between $500 and $5,000, some of which are renewable for multiple years.

Scholarship Criteria (By County)- High School Students

Scholarship Criteria (By County)- College Students

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Renewable Scholarships for Returning Students

Most multi-year scholarships require a renewal application. Renewal applications are available beginning January 1. If you are renewing a scholarship, please click the "Apply Online" link above (you may have to create an account since we recently changed to a new software provider). Type the scholarship-specific code you received in your renewal email in the search window to find your scholarship. If you did not receive an email or cannot find your code, please contact us. 

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. If you are having difficulty with the application software as either a student applying or a scholarship evaluator, please see the tutorials below.

Scholarship Toolkit

Applicant Tutorial

Applicant Copy Feature

Evaluator Tutorial

Montana Community Foundation

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