Scholarships

Scholarship Resources

College Board

A not-for-profit membership organization committed to excellence and equity in education. Our mission is to connect students to college success and opportunity.

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College Scholarships

This is a Free Scholarship Searches page. You will find links to more than 50 free, online scholarship search sites listing thousands of scholarships and financial aid awards worth billions of dollars. Just visit the sites which seem most appropriate for you and find the scholarships for which you are a good match. Most of the online scholarship search sites include scholarships that can be used by students enrolled in traditional college programs or by students earning online degrees. REMEMBER THAT YOU SHOULD NOT HAVE TO PAY TO APPLY FOR A SCHOLARSHIP!

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Fastweb

Fastweb is the premier online resource for paying and preparing for college.

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Finaid

FinAid was established in the fall of 1994 as a public service. This award-winning site has grown into the most comprehensive source of student financial aid information, advice and tools -- on or off the web.

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Montana University System Student Financial Services

This Scholarship Search tool is a service provided by the Montana University System. Deadlines, eligibility and other criteria may change often and without notice. Please check with the organizations directly for the most up-to-date and accurate information. See the home page for the Montana University System for other important information on the university system.

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Smart About College

Based in Helena, Montana, Student Assistance Foundation is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to providing students with the knowledge and tools to pursue and fund their postsecondary education.

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Scholarships

Montana University System Honor Scholarship

Available to a Montana high school senior with a cumulative GPS of at least 3.4 at the end of the 7th semester. Must meet the Rigorous Core Requirements by graduation. Must take the ACT or SAT by December 31, 2016, must be a U.S. citizen and Montana resident, and must be accepted by an eligible campus.

Amount: Waves tuition at an eligible campus: average $4,000 renewable each year.  Opens: December 1, 2017 Due Date: March 15, 2018

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Montana Coaches Association

Applicants must list school activities, have lettered in at least 2 varsity sports- one of those lettered sports must have been in the applicant's senior year. Attach a senior transcript; must include first semester grades

Amount: Multiple Scholarships

Deadline: May 1, 2018

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Big Timber Creative Arts Scholarship

Applicants must be a graduate of SGHS and must be actively pursuing a degree or certificate of completion at an accredited college, university or business or vocational school in the arts.

Amount: TBD

Deadline: April 16, 2018

*Past graduates of SGHS can apply*

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Midland Empire Angus Association

Applicants must have a 2.0 or higher GPA, must be a member of the Montana Junior Angus Association, and must be part of an immediate family within the Midland Empire Angus Association.

Amount: $500

Deadline April 25, 2018

See Mrs. Todd for an application

Montana Community Foundation

Qualifications vary widely resulting in scholarship eligibility for a diverse range of students. For more scholarships, student can begin applying online January 1; with the closing date for applications begin March 18.

Amount: TBD Multiple Scholarships

*Past graduates of SGHS can apply*

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Cowboy Christmas Ball Scholarship Applicaiton

Applicants must be a graduate of SGHS, has completed or is completing one-third of the requirements toward an undergraduate or graduate degree, diploma or certificate at an accrediated college, university, or business or vocational school. Class of 2018 cannot apply. 

Amount: TBD

Deadline: April 1, 2018

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Montana Sheriffs & Peace Officer Association

The Montana Sheriff's and Peace Officer Association will award two $750 scholarships to a graduating high school senior who is seeking a career in local law enforcement. Must have a high school GPA of at leas 2.5 and preferably plans to be enrolled as a full-time student in a Montana based college or university that offers ad minimum AA degree in the Criminal Justice Field. 

Deadline: April 15, 2018

See Mrs. Todd for an application

Montana Food Distributors Association

Applicants must be a high school senior or college freshman, sophomore or junior who deserve a Montana Food Distributors Association (MFDA) Scholarship. Nominees should be associated with the Food Industry through either employment or family relationship within the industry.

Due Date: March 14 ,2018

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Montana Clerk & Recorder’s Scholarship

The applicant must be a graduating senior who will be attending an in state school.

Amount: $1,000 First Place Winner & $500 Second Place

Deadline: March 16, 2018

See Mrs. Todd for application

Triangle Communication Scholarship

To be eligible, applicant must be a subscriber or a dependent of a subscriber who receives landline telephone, broadband or mobile telephone services from U.S.

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: April 1, 2018

*Past graduates of SGHS can apply*

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Foundation for Rural Services Scholarship

The Foundation for Rural Services Scholarship application is a 2 part process and both parts must be postmarked before March 1st and mailed directly to FRS.  The scholarship requires the student to include an Endorsement from Triangle Communications and the completed application.  The Endorsement request from Triangle Communications must be requested by February 15th to allow time for the request to be processed and mailed back to the student to be included with actual application. 

Amount: Multiple Scholarships

Deadline: February 15, 2018 for the Endorsement and March 15, 2018 for entire application.

*Past graduates of SGHS can apply*

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Midland Empire Chapter of Credit Unions

Applicants must be a member of a Credit Union within the Midland Empire Chapter fields of membership.

Amount: $1,000

Deadline March 1st

See Mrs. Todd for an application.

Sweet Grass County Farm Bureau Scholarship

Applicants or your parent or legal guardian must be a current Farm Bureau Federation member and remain such while the scholarship is in force. Scholarship payments will not be made to online trade schools, colleges or universities. Applicants are encouraged to fill out the MFBF Women’s Leadership Committee Scholarship as well to have the opportunity for an additional scholarship from MFB. (Need not be a female to apply!)

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: April 1, 2018

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Crazy Mountain Stockgrowers Association Scholarship

The Crazy Mountain Stockgrowers Association is working to preserve our agricultural way of life.  In that, they strongly support youth and education that will continue to grow future leaders in the ranching community.  The Crazy Mountain Stockgrowers will offer up to $5,000 in college scholarships to Sweet Grass County students this year.  Applicants may be 2018 SGHS graduates, or past graduates currently enrolled in college.  This money may be distributed up to three individuals, or awarded to one or two very worth candidates.

Deadline:  Monday April 2, 2018

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2018 Bernard Greufe Honor Scholarship

The $1,500 Bernard Greufe Honor Scholarship is administered by the Montana Farm Bureau Foundation. The purpose of this scholarship is to assist Montana Farm Bureau members and children of members pursue a higher education. This scholarship is open to 2018 graduates and students currently in college. Applicant must be pursuing degree from an accredited institute of higher education.  

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Sweet Grass County 4-H Scholarship

Applicant must be enrolled for at least 6 consecutive years including your senior year in high school, and must be a member of the Sweet Grass County 4-H program. Must turn in a COMPLETED record book by September 20th before award will be issued, attached a letter from the County Extension Office verifying the number of years in the 4-H program. Open to current high school seniors.

Amount: $250

Due Date: May 4, 2018

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