Stay tuned! We will post college and scholarship information links here as they are made available to us. See Mrs. Milligan at the school for more information on any of the scholarships.
ACT/SAT Test Dates:
College Visit/Information Session Dates:
TAKE A VIRTUAL TOUR! Use this link to visit college campuses around the country or to schedule an in-person visit: www.youvisit.com/colleges
MSU Fridays: Jan. 26, 2018, Mar. 9, 2018, Mar. 23, 2018, and June 15, 2018. Prospective students and family members can explore Montana State University (Bozeman) academics, extra-curricular activities, student life, and more. The program is free. Online registration form: http://www.montana.edu/admissions/msufriday/
Pioneer Days: Jan. 29, 2018, Mar. 19, 2018. Prospective students and family members can visit the campus at Miles Community College in Miles City and experience life at MCC--visitors can sit in on college classes, tour campus and residence halls, have lunch in the cafeteria, learn about admissions and financial aid, and meet with faculty, coaches, and current students. Online registration: https://www.milescc.edu/ (Click on the button to register for Pioneer Days.)
Online College Information:
General Scholarship Resources
Reach Higher Montana: Sponsored by the Student Assistance Foundation. Use Scholly to find scholarships for free. Check out Montana Money Magic if you are looking for funds for dual credit classes!
MCIS (Montana Career Information System): Use the system to compare colleges, find a career that fits you well, or search for scholarships.
Raise Me: Start entering achievements and extracurricular activities starting as a freshman and earn micro-scholarships that can be used later if students choose to attend participating schools.
2018 Montana Electric Cooperatives’ Association Memorial Scholarship: $500
Deadline: Jan. 26, 2018
Eligibility Criteria: Applicant or parent/guardian must be a member of Beartooth Electric Cooperative. Scholarships are awarded based on a combination of academic strength, activities in school, employment and volunteer service, and a personal statement about how your school, community, and work activities will influence your goals and career choice.
See Mrs. Milligan for full application
Elks Legacy Awards: $4000
Deadline: Feb. 12. 2018
Eligibility Criteria: Legacy Awards are $4,000 scholarships for children and grandchildren of Elks members. The Foundation will offer a total of 300 awards in the 2018 contest, an increase of 50 awards.
Foundation for Rural Service (FRS) Scholarship: $2500
Deadline: Feb. 15. 2018 (for FRS endorsement), Mar. 1, 2018 (for complete application)
Eligibility Criteria: The Foundation for Rural Service (FRS) offers annual scholarships to students from rural America for their first year of college, university or vocational-technical school. FRS funds $2,000 of each scholarship, and Triangle Communications awards the remaining $500 for a total award of $2,500.The FRS College Scholarship Program seeks to encourage students to return to their rural communities upon completing their education.
2018 Beartooth Electric Cooperative Scholarship: $1,000
Deadline: Feb. 15, 2018
Eligibility Criteria: Applicant or parent/guardian must be a member of Beartooth Electric Cooperative. Scholarships are awarded based on a combination of academic strength, activities in school, employment and volunteer service, personal statement about how your school, community, and work activities will influence your goals and career choice, and financial need. The winning student will be determined by the Reed Point High School staff and submitted to Beartooth Electric.
See Mrs. Milligan for full application
Horatio Alger Montana Undergraduate Scholarship
Deadline: Mar. 15, 2018 (Opens Jan. 15, 2018)
Eligibility Criteria: Applicants must be graduating seniors who plan on attending a Montana college or university. Applicants must also exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree, demonstrate critical financial need, be involved in co-curricular and community service activities, display integrity and perseverance, and have a minimum GPA of 2.0.
Montana Community Foundation Scholarship: $500-$5000
Deadline: Mar. 16, 2018 (Opens Jan. 1, 2018)
Eligibility Criteria: Applicants need to fill out a common application. Scholarships are for varying amounts and have varying criteria.
Montana Clerk and Recorder’s Scholarship: $1,000, $500
Deadline: Mar. 17, 2018
Eligibility Criteria: Applicants must be graduating seniors who plan on attending an in-state college or university.
See Mrs. Milligan for an application.
Live, Laugh, Love like Lauryn Goldhahn Scholarship: $500
Deadline: Mar. 30, 2018
Eligibility Criteria: Students must provide information about themselves, submit a picture of themselves in their vehicles with a Buckle Up Blue for Lauren ribbon, and answer the following essay questions:
a. Why is wearing a seatbelt every time you’re in a vehicle important to you and your loved ones?
b. What does “Live, Laugh, Love” mean to you?
c. What does it mean to be a good friend?
d. How do you show your family you love them?
e. How have you participated in the #buckleupblue4Lauryn campaign?
Stillwater Republican Women Stars and Stripes Scholarship and Diamond in the Rough Scholarship: $1000, $500
Deadline: Apr. 1, 2018
Eligibility Criteria: Applicants must request an application from the Stillwater Republican Women. The application will consist of thirteen questions, one essay question, completion of an online course (Constitution 101), a reference letter, and photo ID.
See Mrs. Milligan for an application request form.
Triangle Scholarship: $1000
Deadline: Apr. 1, 2018
Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, applicant must be a subscriber or a dependent of a subscriber who receives landline telephone, broadband or mobile telephone service from Triangle. Eligible applicants must be pursuing their first degree or certificate and must not have been a recipient of a Triangle scholarship in the past.
Nordmeier/Tafoya Scholarship: $1000, $500
Deadline: Apr. 5, 2018
Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, applicant must have a permanent disability, be enrolled in a Montana college or technical school for at least 12 credits per semester and have financial need.
See Mrs. Milligan for an application form.
Black Mountain Software Scholarships: $500
Deadline: Apr. 15, 2018
Eligibility Criteria: Students must be graduating Montana high school seniors who will be attending an accredited institution of higher education, regardless of their field of study. Institutions include trade schools, technical schools, colleges, and universities. Students must also complete an essay on the topic of using technology.
ILM Scholarship: $500
Deadline: Apr. 30, 2018 (Cannot submit before March 1)
Eligibility Criteria: Students must be graduating Montana high school seniors who will be attending a college or university in Montana. Students must have a GPA of 2.5 or above. Students must submit a 500 word essay on the subject of the role of nationalism in setting immigration policy.
UEW Healthcare EEOICPA Scholarship: $1000
Deadline: Jul. 31, 2018
Eligibility Criteria: The Scholarship is open nationwide to those who will be attending college fall semester of 2018. Special consideration will be give 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 and 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. The scholarship is judged and awarded primarily on merit and need. Students must have a 3.0 GPA to qualify.
Groth & Associates 2018 Scholarship: $1000
Deadline: Jul. 31, 2018
Eligibility Criteria: Students must have a GPA of at least 3.0, fill out a form with contact information, provide school transcripts, and write a 500-word essay about difficulties or hardships you have had to personally overcome.
2018 Christensen and Hymas General Scholarship: $1000
Deadline: Aug. 1, 2018
Eligibility Criteria: The Scholarship is open nationwide to those who will be attending college or university fall semester of 2018. Students must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher. Students must submit an application, write an essay, and include an academic reference.