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

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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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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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Wendy’s High School Heisman

Available to high school seniors with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better and participation in one qualified sport.

Amount: $1,000 State Winner and Two National $10,000 Winners

Due Date: October 17, 2018

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Basin Electric/Park Electric Cooperative Scholarship

One $1,000 scholarship available to students who will be enrolled in a full-time undergraduate or graduate program at an accredited two or four year college/university of vocational/technical school. Students must submit a scholarship application, transcripts, copy of ACT or SAT scores, appraisal found on the application and an essay about how a cooperative can build a culture to best serve its members. 

Due Date: Friday, January 25, 2019

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MECA Scholarship

Four $500 scholarship. Available to undergraduates who plan to attend a college or university. Applicants must submit an application form, transcripts, one letter of recommendation and a two page, double spaces essay about how school/community/work activities have or will influence their goals and career. 

Due Date: Friday, January 25, 2019

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DomCop Scholarship Program

Available to any high school senior who is a U.S. Citizen, currently enrolled in an educational program.

Amount: $1,000

Due Date: November 1, 2018

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Elks Most Valuable Student Competition

Available to any high school senior who is a U.S. Citizen. Applicants will be judged on scholarship, leadership, and financial need.

Amount: $4,000-50,000

Due Date: November 15, 2018

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Triangle Communications $1,000 Scholarships

Triangle Communications is proud to support our area youth by providing up to 37 high school and 3 college scholarship opportunities. 

To be eligible, applicant must be a subscriber or a dependent of a subscriber who receives landline telephone, broadband or mobile telephone service from us. Eligible applicants must be pursuing their first degree or certificate and must not have been a recipient of a Triangle scholarship in the past.  
Due Date: April 1, 2019

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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.  

Due Date: Application deadline is March 1st. Endorsement Application is Feb. 15th. 

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Pheasants Forever Scholarship


-3.0 GPA or higher
-Pursuing a career in conservation, natural resources, environmental education, conservation law enforcement, biology, or a related field at a institution of higher education in the State of Montana. 
-Demonstrate leadership skills and motivation to participate in extracurricular activities
-Demonstrate a commitment to and passion for conservation and improvement of wildlife habitat

See Mrs. Todd for an application
Due: December 15, 2018


Montana State Golf Association Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior who has been involved with golf. See Mrs. Todd for a scholarship application.


  1. -MSGA Handicap Index (aka MSGA Membership)
  2. -Entering their freshman year of college and be a resident of Montana
  3. -Submit an official copy of their High School Transcript, a recent photo and a completed application

Due Date: March 15, 2019

Hagan Scholarship Foundation

Nationwide need-based merit scholarships.

Eligibility Requirements 

3.5 GPA or higher, must score a 23 or higher, must enroll at an eligible four year college or university, must work 240 hours in the twelve months prior to the start of each academic year, must complete the FAFSA in 2018 and EFC must be less than $6,500.  

Due: November 15, 2018

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Reach Higher Montana Scholarships

Reach Higher Montana Scholarships

To qualify, applicants must be:

  • Montana high school seniors.
  • Montana residents who graduated from a Montana high school and are currently attending a Montana college or university.
  • Planning on attending school at least half time.
  • Maintaining a 2.5 grade point average (GPA).
  • Submitted the FAFSA for the 2019-20 academic year

Due Date: January 15, 2019

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