SCHOLARSHIPS

(11/15/2017)

 

Cut Bank High School Code: 270-245 

Please remember that many Universities award scholarships on a first come, first-served basis.  Most scholarships have deadlines starting in October.  By March 15th, 75% of the scholarship deadlines have passed.  Be sure to check whether your application needs to be postmarked by the deadline or received by the deadline.

 

 LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS

 The Ag Committee of the Great Falls Chamber of Commerce awards two $1,000 scholarships  and  two $500 scholarships on an annual basis to individuals in Great Falls and Golden Triangle counties seeking a career in the agriculture industry.  Scholarships are for school year 2017-18: two to students attending an accredited college, university, or technical school and two to graduating high school seniors planning to attend college full time next year.

 

Applications are available in the Counseling Center.

 

 

STATE SCHOLARSHIPS

The MSU Presidential Scholarship will be awarded to 20 incoming freshmen based on academic achievement, intellectual and creative distinctions, extracurricular activities, letters of reference, and original essays.  Recipients will receive a full tuition waiver as well as a stipend which is renewable for those who maintain the required academic standards.  Students are also admitted to the MSU Honors Program and will be required to take two semesters of Honors “Texts and Critics” course.

 

Students must apply for admission to MSU, have a minimum GPA of 3.75 and a composite score of 30 on the ACT or a 2000 on the SAT.

 

Applications are available online at www.montana.edu/honors/scholarships.html


 

MECA is offering four $500 scholarships to deserving students.  To qualify, parents or guardians of the student must be members of Glacier Electric Cooperative and the student must plan to attend college in the fall of 2018. 

 

Applications are available online at http://www.glacierelectric.com/copy-of-energy-efficiency or in the Counseling Center and must be returned directly to the Glacier Electric Cooperative office.

 

The National Science Foundation and the University of Providence (in Great Falls) are partnering to provide 4-year S-STEM scholarships to a select group of biology, chemistry, and mathematics majors beginning Fall term 2018.

 

Applications are available in the Counseling Center.

 

Youth Serve Montana Scholarships are available to 100 Montana high school seniors who have performed 100 hours of volunteer service for their community.  Students can receive $1000 towards continued education at one of Montana’s public, tribal, private, community or technical colleges. 

Applications are available online at http://serve.mt.gov

 

Numerous academic scholarships will be available to new in-state students at MSU.  To be considered:

 

            a.  Apply for admission to MSU

            b.  Have ACT/SAT scores sent directly to MSU from the testing company

            c.  Complete the Montana Premier Scholarship application

 

Awards will be made to eligible students as they are admitted and have met the additional criteria.  These scholarships are only available for a limited time.

 

Applications available in the Counseling Center or online at www.montana.edu/admissions/scholarships.shtml

 

Students who have been admitted to MSU Billings for the 2018-19 school year are invited to complete an online application for scholarships offered by MSUB.

 

Apply online at http://www.msubillings.edu/scholarships/apply/landing.htm

Students who are planning to attend MSU Northern for the 2015-16 school year are invited to apply for scholarships intended for incoming freshmen.

 

Applications online at

https://www.msun.edu/finaid/scholarships/FirstTimeMSUNStudents.aspx

 

The Black Mountain Software Scholarship for $500.00 is for any graduating senior in a Montana high school who is continuing his or her education in any accredited institution of higher learning regardless of field of study.  This included such institutions as trade schools, technical schools, colleges or universities.

The application includes a 500 word essay on the topic:

What role (if any) should technology play in the education of yourself, your siblings, or in the future, your own children?

 

Applications are available online at http://support.blackmountainsoftware.com/info/scholarship2018.pdf

 

NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS

The Elks National Foundation sponsors the Most Valuable Student scholarship open to all college bound seniors. Nationally, the Elks offer 500 scholarships, but the local Elks Lodge will award scholarships to local students based on the National application.

Applications are available online at www.elks.org/enf/scholars

 

  • NOVEMBER 30, 2017-- SIXT SCHOLARS

Five $5000 scholarships are available to students who have a minimum 3.7 cumulative GPA, planning to continue their education in college, and will graduate in the 2017-18 academic year.

 

Applications and further information available at

https://www.scholarsapply.org/sixt/register.php

  • DECEMBER 1, 2017 – NATIONAL SPACE CLUB SCHOLARSHIP

 

A $10,000 scholarship is available to a student who are legal residents of the US and plan to pursue a career in the STEM field. Application includes a video of no more than 3 minutes addressing “Why are you inspired by space?”

 

Applications and further information available at

https://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/12191/national_space_club_scholarship_scholarship.php

 

A $2000 scholarship is available to a student who are legal residents of the US and enroll in college no later than Winter, 2018 semester. Students must submit a completed application and a 30-60 second video responding to “What are you passionate about and why do you want to go college?”

Applications and further information available at https://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/14465/hsc_home_warranty_scholarship_scholarship.php

Five $2000 scholarships are available to students currently attending an

has been accepted to college and pursuing or planning to pursue a career leading to teaching physics in high school.

Applications and further information available at https://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/9561/barbara_lotze_scholarships_for_future_teachers_scholarship.php

 

The Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships are designed to recognize and reward the great steps students are taking to fight hunger in our communities across the United States.

Apply online at http://us.stop-hunger.org/home/grants.html

The GE-Reagan Foundation Program annually awards roughly 20 college-bound students who demonstrate exemplary leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship with $10,000 renewable scholarships.

Applications are available on line at www.reaganfoundation.org/scholarships

The Elks National Foundation awards scholarships to children and grandchildren of Elk members who are high school seniors, going on to college and exhibit the core values of the Elks National Foundation: Knowledge, Charity, Community and Integrity.

Apply online only at www.elks.org/enf/scholars/legacy.cfm.  Applications must be submitted by 11:00 p.m. MST on February 2, 2018.

The Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) offers a variety of scholarships in the following categories:  General Scholarships, American Indian Scholarships, Political Science, History, Government, or Economics Scholarships, OR Medical/Nursing Scholarships.

Applications and information on the many scholarships available can be found online at https://www.dar.org/national-society/scholarships/general-info

 

UEW Healthcare is pleased to offer the UEW Healthcare EEOICPA Scholarship. The Scholarship is open nationwide to those who will be attending college fall semester of 2018. Special consideration will be given to an undergraduate who is interested in pursuing a career in Home Healthcare and knows someone that worked in the nuclear industry and was subsequently approved for benefits under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program (EEOICPA), but anyone meeting the requirements & can demonstrate an interested in pursuing a career in Healthcare will be considered. This award will be presented to current college students, but high school seniors who will be attending school in the fall semester of 2018 are also welcome to apply.

 

Apply online at https://www.uewhealth.com/eeoicpa-reca/#scholarship-application

 

The Christensen & Hymas law firm will offer a $1000 scholarship to a student who is currently enrolled in or has been accepted to a university or college in the US.

Students will be required to write a 300-700-word essay explaining “your life balance including educational, familial, and personal goals.”

 

Applications available online at https://christensenhymas.com/about-us/community-involvement/general-scholarship/

If you've made a difference by volunteering in your community over the past year, you could win $1,000 and a fabulous trip to Washington, D.C., by applying for a Prudential Spirit of Community Award! 

Print out the online Certification page at http://spirit.prudential.com and return to the Counseling Center by the deadline.