SCHOLARSHIPS

(2/6/2018)

 

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.

 

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 LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS

 

The Cut Bank Education Foundation and Alumni Association provides thousands of dollars in various scholarships to students graduating from Cut Bank High School. Check out the website for specific scholarships that are available.

 

Please note that you must print out Teacher Recommendation forms to give to teachers who are recommending you.  The Teacher Recommendation forms MUST be used.  Letters of recommendation are not accepted.

 

Applications are available at

https://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/1f4695_063b988ffd30481ca4f98f857ec256fb.pdf

Glacier Electric Cooperative sponsors ten $1000 scholarships to be used at the college, university or vocational/technical school of the student’s choice.

 

The following criteria will be used to choose scholarship recipients:

·         Parent or legal guardian must be a member of the Glacier Electric Cooperative

·         The applicant must be a student at Cut Bank, Browning or Heart Butte High School

·         The applicants will have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50

·         The applicants must attend an accredited university, college, or vocational/technical school by the fall of the current year.

·         Applicants must complete an Energy for Tomorrow Scholarship application.

Selection will be based on:

·         Scholastic achievement

·         Personal statement

·         Extracurricular school activities

·         Community involvement outside of school activities

Applications are available in the Counseling Center or online at http://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/9110f6_0f8648058307406eb2531d29837052e4.pdf

 

STATE SCHOLARSHIPS

 

NILE awardS scholarships to deserving FFA and 4-H students who are actively involved in their respective programs and communities, excel in the classroom, and participate in NILE events.

 

Application available online at https://www.thenile.org/p.aspx?pID=events/youth-events/295&

 

The Board of Regents of the Montana University System is offering 200 renewable scholarships to qualifying students.

 

To be eligible the student must:

The Horatio Alger Association State Scholarship Program provides financial assistance to students in the state of Montana who have demonstrated integrity, determination and courage.

 

 Eligibility is as follows:

 

Apply online at https://application.horatioalger.org/Security/Login.aspx?ReturnUrl=%2f

The Montana Association of Clerks and Recorders are offering a $1,000 scholarship to graduating senior majoring  in business, political science, or government at  a Montana university, college or vocational-technical school. Applications are judged on the basis of need, scholarship, school, and civic involvement.

 

Applications are available in Counseling Center.

 

 

Applications are available online at www.scholarship.mt.gov. Applications must be printed and mailed, postmarked by the deadline.

 

The Montana Community Foundation administers 40 scholarship funds and awards 150 scholarships in varying amounts to Montana students.  While there are no scholarships specific to Glacier County, there are some state scholarships for which you may quality.

 

A list of available scholarships and an application are found online at www.mtcf.org/applications.  

 

The Odd Fellows and Rebekahs of Montana are offering $500 scholarships to graduating seniors who meet the following criteria:

 

Applications available on line at https://www.mcpsmt.org/cms/lib03/MT01001940/Centricity/Domain/250/Odd%20FellowsRebekahLodge.pdf  or in the Counseling Center.

 The Montana Food Distributors offers a $500 scholarship to students who are associated with food industry either through either employment or family relationships within the industry.

 

Applications are available in the Counseling Center.

 

Western Area Power Administration and the Bureau of Reclamation and Risk Management Agency will offer one or more $1000 scholarship to a student having a permanent disability.  Other criteria include plans to attend a Montana College or Technical School, enrollment in at least 9 semester credits, and financial need.

 

Applications are available in the Counseling Center.

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

 

MTSNA is offering three $500 scholarships to anyone furthering their education in the field of nutrition.

 

Apply online www.mtsna.org/scholarships.html

 

The Treacy Foundation gives scholarships to starting freshman and sophomore college students who are residents of Montana, Idaho and North Dakota.  The scholarships are $2,000.00 per year and are renewable for 4 years provided the student requests renewal each year.

Applications online at https://treacyfoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/TREACY-FOUNDATION-SCHOLARSHIP-new-2018-3.pdf

NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS

Several scholarship opportunities for LGBTQ students found at https://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/college-resource-center/lgbtq-scholarships-financial-aid/

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

 

Tzu Chi Scholars, a scholarship program funded by BuddHist Tzu Chi recognized and assists outstanding college-bound high school graduates.  Tzu Scholars are selected on the basis of financial need, academic achievement and community involvement.

 

To be eligible, students must meet the following criteria:

·         Demonstrate financial need

·         Be a U.S. high school graduate

·         Have a minimum 3.00 cumulative GPA

·         Enroll in an accredited U.S. college full time in the  2018-19.

 

Apply online at https://www.tzuchi.us/scholarships/

 

 

BestMattressReview.com is offering a $1000 scholarship to a student who meets the following criteria:

and makes a 4-minute video answering the following questions:

1.     How important is sleep as a public health issue? Sleep has gotten a lot of coverage in the last few years and we’d like to know how you think it stacks up and why you feel that way. Please use research and statistics to back up your opinions.

2.    Describe your current relationship with sleep and assess the quality of that relationship. Research and cover at least two to three ways you think you should change your lifestyle/sleep hygiene habits to improve your sleep health and how you plan to implement them over the next year of your life.

 More information available at https://www.bestmattressreviews.com/sleep-scholarship/

 

The BigSun Organization is offering an annual scholarship to student athletes.  The successful applicant will be a high school senior or attending a post secondary institution and currently involved in some sport at that institution or in the community.

 

Applications available online at www.bigsunathletics.com 

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 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.

 

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/

·           OCTOBER 6, 2018 – AES ENGINEERS  

      SCHOLARSHIP

AES Engineering is offering scholarships to motivated students to help in the furthering of their education. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of character, as determined by evaluated the essays that are submitted. Scholarships are intended for our future leaders across a wide spectrum of fields of study. This award is available to high school seniors and all students attending a postsecondary educational facility.  You are not required to be taking Engineering courses to be eligible.

Scholarship requires a 500-1000 word essay on the following topic:

When you look back on your life in 30 years, what would it take for you to consider your life successful? What relationships or accomplishments will be important on this journey?

 Application information available online at www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm