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Gardiner School 2015-2016
Student Opportunities and ScholarshipsUpdated: 4/28/16
College Fair @ Park High SchoolParental Permission forms must be signed and returned for Juniors and Seniors to attend. NA16-Sep NAJuniors and Seniors
ASVABThe ASVAB is a comprehensive interest and career exploration tool for all students and is required for anyone entering the military sign up by September 16.www.asvabprogram.com22-Sep NA
Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors
PSATPreliminary SAT, is an excellent opportunity to practice a college entreance exam. Qualifying test for the National Merit Scholarship Program. Sign up by October 8. $15 fee (Check to Gardiner School or Cash) NA14-Oct NAJuniors
ACTAll Juniors will take the ACT Plus Writing for Free on Tuesday, April 19, 2016 during the school day. Students will register for this as a class next spring. Gardiner High School Code 270360www.act.org24-Oct-15 NA
Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors
Governor and First Lady Youth Leadership CouncilHave Fun! Feed Kids! Great Leadership Training and Service Experiencewww.FightChildhoodHunger.com2-Oct NA7th-12th Grade
Army ROTC Open HouseFriday from 2-6 pm in Hamilton Hall on MSU (Bozeman) campus.Call Mr. Brent Reinhardt at 406-994-5477 or email breinhardt@montana.edu13-Nov NAJuniors and Seniors
Montana College Application Week (MCAW)Provides an opportunity to learn about Montana colleges and universities and complete college applications during the school day.If interested, please fill out survey at www.surveymonkey.com/r/2015MTCAW 2-6 Nov NASeniors
Montana's STEM ScholarshipMust be a 2016 graduate. A resident of the state of Montana. Must be accepted to an eligible Montana Campus. Must take ACT/SAT by December 31st of senior year. Must be seeking first certificate, or a 2-year or 4-year degree.www.mus.edu/scholarships15-Mar3.0 or ACT of 20 or 1440 on SAT Seniors
2016 U.S. Senate Youth Scholarship ProgramStudent body president, vice president, secretary or treasurer; class president, vice president, secretary, or treasurer, student council rep.; student rep. elected to a district, regional, or state level civic and/or educational organization by state selection administrator.www.opi.mt.gov9-OctNAJunior and Seniors
Montana Jaycee Foundation ScholarshipApplications for $1000www.mtjcisenate.org or www.usjcisenate.org9-JanNASeniors
Boston University- Trustee Scholarship CompetitionEarn a four year, full tuition scholarship to BUbu.edu/admissions/trustee1-Dec-15NASeniors
Park Electric Cooperative and the Montana Electric Cooperatives Association (MECA)Washington DC Youth Tour essay contest. Typed and double spaced and no longer than two pages. See Mrs. Reinertson to pick up an application. This year's topic is "Considering your top three consumer needs, how do you believe we, as an electric cooperative, can best communicate our care and concern to the younger members of the cooperative?"Mail to PO Box 1119 or drop off at 5706 US Hwy 89 South, Livingston, MT 5904730-Nov-15NASophomores and Juniors
University of Montana Western and Montana State University (Bozeman)Admissions Reps will be visiting for students interested in the University of Montana Western @2pm and Montana State @ 8am on Tuesday Nov. 3.NA3-Nov-15NA
Any student interested in these colleges
FAFSA PresentationA representative from the Student Assistance Foundation will be presenting the FAFSA: What is it? And, how do you apply? Wednesday from 6-8 pm in the Gardiner High School Library. During the school day, rep will meet with Seniors 5th period, Juniors 6th period, and Sophomores 7th period.http://www.smartaboutcollege.org/fafsa/2-Dec-15NA
Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors
ACT PracticeHelp for students taking the ACThttp://www.opi.mt.gov/pdf/Assessment/ACT/16ACT_FreeResources.pdfNANAAny students
Montana Food Distributors AssociationAwarding scholarships. See Mrs. Reinertson for an application, within which has guidelines/criteria for the scholarships. Nominees are encouraged to be associated with the Food Industry through employment or family relations.www.mfda.biz 14-Mar-16NAAny qualified students
Residency PolicyAny graduate of a Montana high school accredited by the board of public education who is a citizen of the U.S. or a resident alien who registers at a unit no later that the fourth fall term following the student's high school graduation shall be eligible under this section for in-state status for either,1) six years from the date of initial registration or until the achievement of a baccalaureate degree, or 2) as long as the individual remains continuously enrolled at a MUS system campus (not summers): provided eiter of the following conditions existed at the time the student graduated from high school (i) The student attended the Montana school for the student's entire senior year or (ii) the student had a parent who was employed and resided in YNP. This means if a student attends Gardiner High School their entire senior year, or has a parent employed or residing in YNP, the student will be considered in state for tuition purposes.http://mus.edu/Prepare/College/StudentGuidetoResidencyPol.pdfNANASeniors
(WUE) Western Undergraduate ExchangeWUE will help you save money-pay reduced tuition, stay and study in the West, choose from 140+ institutions in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, and WyomingNANANAJuniors and Seniors
American Legion Auxillary Girls StateThe 2016 session of ALAGS will be held at Carroll College in Helena, MT on Sunday June 12-Saturday June 18. Delegate fee of $300 per delegate. The registration is online. The ALA Girls State program is for young women who will be going into their senior year of high school and who have an interest in learning about being informed citizens. The application is available Jan. 1, 2016. If you have any questions, contact Jennifer at 370-6492 or jenwren@hotmail.com. Please make checks payable to ALA Girls Statewww.mtlegion.orgDeadline is April 30, 2016 and the deadline for refunds is May 15, 2016. Please turn in to Mrs. Reinertson by Monday, Dec. 14th, 2015NAJunior girls
Duke Youth ProgramsSummer camps at Duke University. Camp registrations are open December 1st.www.learnmore.duke.edu/youthTBANAGrades 6-11
Native Presidential ScholarshipMSU (Montana State) is offering a scholarship for Montana Native American students. Please apply through website located in the box to the right. Applications must be submitted electronically. Counselors will also be able to indicate that the applicant is a Native American student and will need to upload a PDF of the student's tribal verification card. The committee is looking for students with: 1. Level of academic motivation 2. Evidence of leadership 3. Evidence of sustained public service. Finalists will be invited for campus interviews on March 10-12, 2016.http://www.montana.edu/honors/scholarships.html
December 4, 2015 10 p.m. MST
NANative American students
Montana Sheriffs and Peace Officers AssociationThe Montana Sheriff's and Peace Officer Association announces the availability of two $750 scholarships to be awarded for the fall semester of 2016. Requirements are: a high school graduate or successful GED completion, plans to enroll as a full-time student of a Montana based college or university that offers a minimum AA degree in the Criminal Justice Field, and must submit proof of enrollment intentions. When applying for a scholarship, please include: a letter requesting consideration as an applicant, current high school transcript, personal resume including regerences, outline of career goals, recent picture, statement of how you are currently financing your college education, and a letter from high school or college advisor verifying your academic abilities and attesting to the fact you are enrolled in or have applied for a criminal justice degree program.Send above listed application to Undersheriff Pat Roos, Custer County Sheriffs Office, 1010 Main Street, Miles City MT 59301. And a copy to MT Sheriffs and Peace Officers Assn. 34 West Sixth Avenue, Ste. 2E, Helena MT 5960115-Apr-16GPA 2.5+Seniors
Pioneer Preview DayMiles Community College is having a college preview day where a tuition waiver will be given away, free lunch served, you can sit in on college classes, and learn about financial aid and campus life.admissions@milescc.eduFebruary 8 and April 25, 2016NAAny students
GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship ProgramThis national program awards college scholarships to 20 high school seniors who embody the characteristics of President Ronald Reagan at school, in the community, in the workplace, and at home, with $10,000 renewable scholarships- up to $40,000 per recipient.www.reaganfoundation.org/scholarships or http://facebook.com/GEReaganScholarships7-Jan-16NASeniors
ASSE International Student Exchange ProgramsThese programs include Academic Year and Semester Programs, Three-Month Programs, and Summer Homestay, Adventure, and Language Programs to countries throughout Europe, Asia, and the Americas. There are also scholarship options: Walter Danielson Scholarship covers 100% of the program fee, one field trip in the host country, and a monthly allowance for the students. A 90% reduction in program fee Scholarship is also offered to many students throughout North America for Academic Year Programs. Also, don't forget to apply for the CBYX scholarship that provides a full program scholarship to American high school students to live and study in Germany for one academic year. Students, if interested, more information is located in the Library in the spinning magazine rack.www.asse.com1-Mar-16NAHigh School Students
Davidson Honores College at University of MontanaPresidential Leadership Scholarship. This scholarship recognizes outstanding talent, academic performance, and contribution to the community. To apply: 1. Apply to University of Montana 2. Complete the online DHC application (located next box over) 3. Send, in hard copy, a letter of recommendation and an unofficial transcript to: Davidson Honors College, University of Montana, Missoula, Montana 59812. Awards are: Gold Level: $7,500 and Silver Level: $5,000.https://www.applyweb.com/umontdhcNA
Finalists had an average GPA of 3.96 and a composite ACT of 32
Montana TechFor Montana high school students excited about high tech opportunities, especially in the field of computer science. CodeMontana is a portal for students who are already programming but would like to improve their skills. Students who complete all seven modules and achieve a math ACT score of 24 or greater, are eligible to win a $4,000 scholarship that can be applied towards a Computer Science/Software Engineering degree at Montana Tech (http://cs.mtech.edu/codemt) They also offer a $1,200 Ready to Earn and Learn scholarship to interested students who complete additional programming modules.http://codemt.orgNAACT math 24+High School Students
(AHEC) Area Health Education CenterAHEC is offering several programs for students interested in healthcare fields. R.E.A.C.H. Is a one day event that allows students to rotate through a variety of stations, both clinical and nonclinical, with an emphasis on hands-on activities. This program is free to students and teachers. *FOR TEACHERS* HOSA and In-A-Box (Health Occupation Students of America now known as Future Healthcare Professionals) HOSA Chapters earn funds for state conference by presenting health science curriculum trunks to middle school classes. For more info, check out the website to the right. MedStart is a week long camp offered to Montana high school juniors and seniors who plan on going into the healthcare field. AHEC focuses on accepting students from low-income families families, rural areas, minorities, or will be the first to attend college in their family. MedStart camps will be held in Butte, Billings, Great Falls, and Missoula. Applications will be available January 2016. Current sophomores and juniors may apply.http://www.montanahosa.org/Jan-16NASophomores, Juniors
Peak Electic Cooperative$1,000 scholarship available to students who will be enrolled in a full time undergraduate or graduate program at an accredited tow or four year college/university or vocational/technical school. Students must submit a scholarship application, transcripts, copy of ACT/SAT scores, appraisal found on the application and an essay about the four values of innovation, accountability, integrity, and commitment to community. See Mrs. Reinertson for an application.www.parkelectric.coop30-Jan-16NA
Students served by Park Electric Cooperative
University of Great FallsGreat Falls invites you to a Science Day event happening on their campus Dec. 8th and 9th. This is a fun and interactive day with UGF's faculty learning about science and math concepts. UGF is in partnership with the National Science Foundation and will be offering full tuition scholarships to new students entering Fall 2016 in biology, chemistry, or math. Deadline for this app is Feb. 1, 2016. Third, juniors and seniors have the chance to go to Argo Winter Adventure, a campus visit, sample classes with professors, an overnight stay in a college residence hall, and a free ski trip to Showdown. Students may register for either Jan. 22-23, 2016 or Jan. 29-30 2016. Fourth, the Argo Winter Adventure coincides with UGF's scholarship competition. GPA's of 3.5 or higher, or an ACT or 25 or higher. $16,000 to full tuition. Deadline, Jan. 11, 2016. See Mrs. Reinertson for applications.www.ugf.edu1. Dec. 8-9: Science Days 2.Feb. 1: full tuition scholarships for students entering biology, chemistry or math. 3. Jan. 22-23 or Jan 29-30: Argo Winter Adventure 4. Jan 11: UGF Scholar competition
Scholar Competition: GPA: 3.5+ or ACT: 25+
High School Students interested in science or math. ARGO Winter Adventure: juniors and seniors
Black Mountain Software 2016 ScholarshipsTwo scholarships will be rewarded in the amount of $500. All high school seniors who will be attending an accredited institution or higher education, regardless of their field of study, are eligible.www.blackmountainsoftware.com/support/scholarship.html15-Apr-16NASeniors
The Miranda DecisionAn essay and video contest for high school students in the state of Montana. Sponsored by the U.S. District Court for the District of Montana and the Ninth Circuit Courts and Community Committee. Rules and entry instructions will be available December 1, 2015.http://www.ca9.uscourts.gov/civicscontestRules and entry instructions will be posted on their website by Dec. 1, 2015NASeniors
The Advanced Leadership Academy is for Juniors and Seniors who are:
-Passionate about social causes
-Willing to take on new challenges
-Willing to learn about themselves and their skills
-Ready to develop an action plan for change
-Ready to take on college-level curriculum and earn college credit
-Ready to lead Loyola University Chicago - Lake Shore Campus
Chicago, Illinois
$895 Registration The Advanced Leadership Academy is open to all qualified high school students and does not require registration through the student's high school. Students sign up directly.
The registration fee includes all meals, accommodations, program expenses, and one college credit from George Mason University. The fee excludes transportation expenses to attend and any on-site spending.
Participants can earn up to three transferable college credits from George Mason University through successful completion of the program and implementation of the student's project.
Check gmails for links to websiteJuly 7-12, 2016Check website for eligibilityJuniors and Seniors
Aspiring Fashion Professional ScholarshipThis is a $1,000 scholarship that will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing a fashion degree at an accredited post-secondary school or college.www.fashio-schools.org1-Jun-16NA
Students interested in pursing Fashion in college
This is the 5th year we are awarding this scholarship for AnimationCareerReview.com. We are offering high school seniors the opportunity to win a $1,000 scholarship.  This will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing an animation career path at an accredited post-secondary school or college. http://www.animationcareerreview.com/1-Jun-16NA
Students interested in pursuing Animation in college
MSU's Chancellor's Excellence AwardsStudents selected will be awarded $4,000 per year for 4 years. Recipients who plan to live in the residence halls their freshman year wil receive housing/dinner waiver at approx. one-half of the total cost of their room and board. Recipients who maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.75+ during freshman year will be eligible to receive $450 residence hall waiver for the spring semester of their freshman year. Those who hold this GPA and continue to live in residence halls will be eligible to receive a$1,000 waiver their sophomore year and each consecutive year thereafter for as long as the GPA is maintained at a 3.75. Chancellor's Scholars also recieve admission into University Honors Program. Recipients chosen based on academic ability and achievement, service to their community or school, and leadership.http://www.msubillings.edu/scholarships/ChancellorExcellence.htm15-Jan-16
3.75 GPA+ in college check website for eligibilty requirements
Ronald J. Woods Memorial Scholarship ApplicationThis scholarship is intended to help students pursue higher education to reach their potential. Recipient of scholarship will receive $2500 each year enrolled in an institution of higher learning until he/she graduates. This is to be used for tuition and books only. Applicants must be a graduate of a high school on or before July 1st. Applicant must submit a completed app form with all required documentation. Must be enrolled in an institution of higher education and provide proof of acceptance.Seniors check gmails for application
Preferred by March 1st, 2016, but no later than May 1st, 2016
GPA between 2.0 and 3.5, and possess high potential for success in higher education as demonstrated by standardized test scores, ASVAB scores, school personnel recommendations, etc…
Nursing ScholarshipNursing School Almanac has launched its second annual Aspiring Nurse Scholarship. Our website will award a $1,000 scholarship to an aspiring nurse who best demonstrates: 1) A track record of academic excellence, particularly in science and mathematics 2) A passion for the nursing profession and overall field of healthcare. Open to all high school seniors who plan to pursue college education in nursing, including LPN/LVN, ADN, and BSN programs.www.nursingschoolalmanac.com30-Jun-16NASeniors
Nutrition ScholarshipMontana School Nutrition Association has two $500 scholarshipshttp://www.mtsna.org/scholarships--awards.html1-Mar-16GPA 2.0Seniors
Montana Sheet Metal Workers Stated Joint Apprenticeship and Training CommitteeThis is an announcement of an apprenticeship opportunity. As a sheet metal worker, starting wage is $14.02 per hour plus benefits with 5% increases every 6 months to reach current scale of $28.04 per hour plus benefits. Counties offered in: Broadwater, Gallatin, Madison, Park, Wheatland, and Jefferson. Before the given interview, a math and reading test will be given. ALL APPLICANTS WILL BE SELECTED WITHOUT REGARD TO THEIR RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, SEX, OR NATIONAL ORIGIN.Where to Apply: Montana Sheet Metal Workers State JATC P.O. Box 4048 Butte, MT 59702-4048 Phone: 406-533-0112
Opening Date for Application: Year Round Closing Date: Applications for the next interviews must be received by March 18, 2016
Minimum Qualifications:AGE: Must be at least 18 years/EDUCATION: High School Graduate or GED/APTITUDE: Must possess the aptitudes necessary for acquiring the skills of the trade/PHYSICAL: Applicants must be physically fit to perform the work of the trade and shall submit proof of medical examination.
Students who are 18 years old
Youth Serve Montana ScholarshipThe 2016 Youth Serve Montana Scholarship is looking to be awarded to as many as 100 Montana high school seniors. Students who apply and qualify may receive $1,000 toward continued education at any of Montana's Campus Compact's member institutions. Students must have completed 100 hours of volunteer service in their community at the time the application is submitted. 100 scholarships will be awarded with one per high school. The application form is available to fill out and submit online. http://serve.mt.gov/youth-servemontana/15-Apr-16NASeniors
Knowledge Wharton Global Young Leaders AcademyThis is a two week intensive, summer academic program designed for a select group of high school students who want to learn more about Wharton School, receive a quality education on financial literacy and become immersed in U.S. culture. The program combines academic sessions and hands on workshops with field trips and cultural activites and provides high school students with the opportunity to: 1) experience Ivy League university life 2) refine key skills of critical thinking and creativity 3) collaberate and work effectively with a diverse group of people 4) develop leadership and communication skillswww.whartonbraingainmag.com
Check website for deadline(s).
NA9th - 12th
Clerk & Recorder's AssociationThe Clerk & Recorder's Association is awarding a $1,000 scholarship to a graduating senior who will be attending a Montana State School.www.parkcounty.org15-Mar-16NASeniors
Kelley School of Business Indiana UniversityA week trip to the campus to: 1) attend classes taught by Kelley faculty 2) team with other students in a competition to create and present the best business plan 3) make connections with new friends and Kelley staff and students 4) experience life at IU's Bloomington Campus 5) learn about IU admissions and scholarships. The application is available January 4, 2016. To be considered, students must be from a historically underrepresented pop. such as African-American, Latino, Hispanic, American Indian, Native American, Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander, or multiracial.go.iu.edu/meetkelley15-Apr-16Minimum GPA of 3.4 on a 4.0 scaleJuniors
Rocky Mountain College Valedictorian ScholarshipThe RMC valedictorian scholarship will be awarding successful applicants the RMC Trustee Merit Scholarship for $15,000 as well as an additional scholarship ranging from $3,000-$5,000. These scholarships are renewable each year. To be eligible students must be admitted and submit: 1)personal essay on leadership and contributions made to their high school and/or their community 2) two letters of recommendation from high school instructors or activities advisors 3) interview with the vice president for enrollment services (by phone or person) 4) must maintain a 3.40 cumulative GPA for continued fundingwww.rocky.edu15-Feb-16Cumulative GPA 3.4 (in college)Seniors
Montana State University Billings Honors ProgramMSUB retains emphasis that the honors program traditionally has on active learning, creativity, and critical thinking. Each year a professional writer teachs an honors seminar, this year focusing on pre-med, pre-law, marketing, and communication majors. Students typically do internships for honors credits. Capstone sources focus on real world problem solving skills for local businesses and organization. And many students participate in research.www.msubillings.edu/honors/NANA
Any students interested in attending MSU Billings
Midland Empire Chapter of Credit UnionsThe Midland Empire Chapter of Credit Unions will be offering two $1,000 scholarships in the spring of 2016 for students wanting to attend college. One scholarship will be awarded to a traditional student, defined as a graduating high school senior or someone in college with less than a three year gap since high school. The other will go to a non-traditional student, defined as someone who has been out of school for at least three years. You must be a member of: Altana Fed. Credit Union, Big Sky Fed. Credit Union, Billings Fed. Credit Union, Homestead Fed. Credit Union, Montana Health Fed. Credit Union, Rimrock Fed. Credit Union, SEG Fed Credit Union, Sky Fed. Credit Union, and Valley Fed. Credit Union.Individual websites are available for each Credit Union1-Mar-16Seniors
HOBY Advanced Leadership Academy George Mason UniversityJuniors and Seniors are passionate about social entrepreneurship, social causes, or service; Are willing to take on new challenges; wanting to learn about themselves and their skills; ready to develop an action plan for change; ready to take on college-level curriculum and earn college credit. This is an opportunity to spearhead social change while earning college credit this summer.HOBY.org/programs/advanced-leadership-academy
Sign up, and attend Loyola University Chicago's Lake Shore Campus July 7-12, 2016
NAJuniors and Seniors
Universal AthleticTwo scholarships will be rewarded in the amount of $500 to a male and female for one year to be used at a Montana college or university. Applicants who have been rewarded a full athletic or scholastic scholarship will not be considered. The student must have completed 2 different varsity sports, is a leader in their school and community, has a need for aid in order to attend college. *Preference will be shown to students planning on going into a teaching/coaching profession* The student must not have been suspended from any athletic team for rule(s) violations. The student should include a personal statement discussing their experience in high school sports and their personal goals. An official high school transcript must accompany the application. See Mrs. Reinertson for application.www.universalathletic.com
Postmarked by June 1, 2016
Minimum GPA of 3.0 on 4.0 scaleSeniors
Montana Community FoundationNOTE: The MCF is awarding multiple scholarships which range from $500 to $5,000, some of which are renewable for multiple years. To learn more, go to the website (left) and select Grant's and Scholarships. This will bring you to a page that has both grant's and scholarships, select the link to go to scholarships. The list of scholarship opportunites is very diverse, helping people who are interested in careers (ex. Game Wardens), etc.www.mtcf.org/applications
Most Deadlines are Due: March 1, 2016
Application requirements will vary.Seniors
Montana State University Engineering and Computer ScienceIf you excel at problem solving, math and science, this opportunity may help you! MSU is hosting the 13th Annual "Women in Engineering Dinner" Thursday, February 25th, 2016 from 5:30-8:00pm at the BestWestern GranTree Inn, Bozeman. The next day students have the chance to Shadow a College of Engineering Student on Friday, February 26, 2016. All events are FREE, please RSVP. See Mrs. Reinertson to sign up BY: February 3rdWomen in Engineering:www.coe.montana.edu/wiedinner.html Shadow a College of Engineering Student: www.coe.montana.edu/shadow.html3-Feb-16NA
Students interested in fields of Engineering and Computer Science
Advanced HomeCare Institute of MontanaThis is a scholarship for Montana students with an expressed interest in Nursing, and who are interested in working in Montana. This scholarship awards up to $1,500. Students receiving these awards are those who maintain high academic standards, and also plan on attending a Montana school of higher education.www.advancedhomecaremt.org31-Mar-163.0 GPASeniors
Rocky Mountain School of PhotographyUp to 10 scholarships will be awarded to graduating high school seniors who are pursing a career in photography. Scholarship values range from $1,500-$3,000. Scholarships will be awarded based on merit to students looking to become professional photographers.www.rmsp.comNAApplication requirements will vary.Seniors
MedStartMedStart Summer Camp is a 5-day summer camp sponsored by the Montana Area Health Education Center. The aim of Med Start is to provide students a chance to further explore healthcare careers, learn about college life, and realize it is possible to pursue higher education. The camps are $500 per person. MedStart tuition fees cover room & board, transportation to events, all included activities,
scrubs, and student materials. MedStart is not offered for high school credit. Financial aid scholarships are available to help make this camp possible. These are the following cities participating, and the dates: Missoula (June 12-16), Great Falls (July 10-14), Miles City (July 17-21), Butte (24-28), Billings (July 31-August 4).
http://www.scmtahec.org/med-start-summer-camp/3/4/2016NASophomores and Juniors
Buick Achievers ScholarshipsThe Buick Achievers Scholarship is for students who plan to enroll full time at a four year college or university in 2016-2017, and those who plan to major in a specified course of study focused on engineering, technology or design, with an interest in the automotive industry.www.buickachievers.com2/29/2016NASeniors
Horatio Alger Montana ScholarshipThis scholarship is awarded in the amount of $7,000, which is disbursed over the student's college career. Students must pursue a bachelor's degree at the University of Montana or Montana State University system schools. The eligible schools have agreed to provide an additional $5,000 award so that the total grant amount will equal $12,000 to be disbursed over the student's college career. Scholarship criteria also include high school graduation in spring/summer of 2016, commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor's degree, and US citizenship.https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/4/15/2016Minimum 2.0 GPASeniors
Boston University- Summer Term High School ProgramsExplore two subjects of your choice and experience life at college. High School Honors: take two undergraduate courses and earn up to 8 college credits. Research in Science and Engineering: pursue scientific research in a University lab under the guidance of a faculty mentor. Academic Immersion: focus intensively on medicine while living on a college campus. Summer Preview: immerse yourself in college life while exploring a subject of your choice. Pre-College Online Courses: experience rigorous academics from anywhere in the world. $1,065 per course.bu.edu/summer/highschoolJuly 11-19, 2016NAFreshman-Seniors
North Dakota University SystemColleges in North Dakota are abundant, and one of them just might be the college for you! Bismarck State College, Dakota College at Bottineau, Dickinson State University, Lake Region State College, Mayville State University, Minot State University, North Dakota State College of Science, North Dakota State University, University of North Dakota, Valley City State University, Williston State College.www.NDChoose.comScholarships will vary per collegeGPA's will varyAge groups vary per college
Montana PTA ScholarshipsThis scholarship will be awarded in the amount of $500. This scholarship is for students entering a Montana college or university with plans to pursue a career as an educator.www.montanapta.org4/1/2016
Average GPA of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale
Smith College- Summer Precollege Programs for High School GirlsParticipants get a taste of college campus life on Smith's campus. Students will live together in college houses, and Smith undergraduates will serve as resident supervisors and teaching assistants. Students will take courses and workshops throughout each day and have a variety of organized cultural, social, athletic, and artistic activities at night and on the weekends. Please check the website as there are various deadlines and prices to take note of.www.smith,edu/summerMarch 1st- deadline for requesting financial aid/ April 1st- deadline to recieve a discount on your full program payment/ May 1st- Regular application period closes/ May 15th- final payment deadline/ June 15- course notifications will go out for SSEP and the Young Women's Writing WorkshopNAFreshman-Seniors
PEO Chapter P ScholarshipThis scholarship in the amount of $2,000 is offered annually to a graduating senior girl in any Park County High School. The PEO Sisterhood is an international philanthropic educational organization that promotes educational opportunities for women through grants, loans, and scholarships. See Mrs. Reinertson for an application.http://www.peointernational.org/peo-projects-and-philanthropies3/14/2015NAGraduating Senior Girls
ScholarshipsInternational Air and Hospitality Academy, Northwest Culinary Institute, Northwest Renewable Energy Institute, and Northwest Railroad Institue are offering scholarships to students interested in becoming a flight attendant, hotel manager, railroad conductor, wind turbine technician, and many other careers. The Airline/Travel Specialist Schlolarship offers three $500 scholarships (www.aha.edu). Hotel, Restaraunt, and Event Management Scholarship offers three $1,000 scholarships (www.aha.edu). The Culinary Scholarship offers each high school three $2,000 scholarships (www.nwculinary.com). The Wind Turbine and Telecom Technician Scholarship awards three $2,000 scholarships (www.nw-rei.com). The Rail Operations Training Program Scholarship offers each high school three $1,000 scholarships (www.nw-ri.com).Websites will varyJuly 1 of each year (for all scholarships).GPA's will varyFreshman-Seniors
United States Military Academy West PointFreshmen and sophomores and juniors, if you are looking for a top ranked undergraduated education, leading to a Bachelor of Science degree, a fully funded tuition, room and board, medical and dental care, and a monthly salary, where there are 35 high demand academic majors, unparalleled leadership training, and you are guaranteed a well paying leadership position upon graduation, request "Your Guide to Successful Admission," at (www.discover.usma.edu/guide) Juniors if you are looking for all of the above, start your application at (www.apply.usma.edu)http://www.westpoint.edu/SitePages/Home.aspxDeadlines will varyGPA will vary
Freshman, Sophomores, and Juniors
PEO Chapter BW ScholarshipThis local scholarship will be awarding $2,500 to a senior girl of Park County who plans to attend post-secondary education in the fall of 2016. Applicants do not need an affiliation with someone in PEO. See Mrs. Reinertson for an application.http://www.peointernational.org/peo-projectsphilanthropies3/24/2016GPA of 3.0-4.0Senior Girls
ACE HardwareThis scholarship, awarded in the amount of $1,000 to two graduating seniors, is available for 2016 graduates for any college, university, trade, or vocational school. Local participating ACE Hardwares can be found in Livingston, Anaconda, and Butte. See Mrs. Reinertson for an application.email Kelley Dowdell with any questions livingstonaceoa@gmail.com4/15/2016
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Academy Introduction Mission (AIM)The AIM program challenges and inspires rising high school seniors interested in serving their country and exploring technical degree programs. During six action packed days, you'll immerse yourself in Coast Guard tradition and Academy life with Cadet leaders; in the engineering lab, on the playing fields, on the parade grounds, on the water. Apply February through April 1st. Tuition is $475 with available scholarships.www.uscga.edu/AIM4/1/2016NAJuniors and Seniors
Big Sky Wind Drinkers Running ClubThe Big Sky Wind Drinkers Running Club is offering an $800 scholarship to four outstanding young citizens who are also runners. The scholarship will be paid directly to the educational institution of your choice. Applicants must be high school seniors in Gallatin, Park, or Madison Counties who have been on the high school track or cross country team (varsity or junior varsity). Applications must include a completed personal data sheet (on application), an official transcript, one letter of recommendation from a person familiar with your academic and athletic achievements, and a one page essay written by the applicant on "What Running Means to Me." See Mrs. Reinertson for an application.If there are any questions, call Leslie (406) 994-55504/15/2016NASeniors
Health Career ScholarshipBillings Clinic Foundation is honored to present merit-based scholarship opportunities to students who are pursuing a career in health care. The Health Career Scholarship offers financial assistance to students who plan on attending an accredited technical school, college or university located in Montana or Wyoming and who desire to work in the health care career. Scholarship awards range from $500 to $1,000.http://www.billingsclinic.com/foundation/scholarships3/15/2016NASeniors
Stanford UniversityStanford Summer College Academy: Students ages 16-19 take courses that have three weeks in a live, real time online class and three weeks on the Stanford Campus. Students can chose from 21 courses and earn Stanford Countinuing Studies credit and transcript. Summer Humanities Institute: grades 10 and 11 explore Stanford with the first two weeks intensively studying and researching a topic in history, literature, or philosophy, attending lectures by faculty members, participating in group discussions, and during the third week students will work with professors, grad students, and writing members on their projects. Stanford Summer Arts Institute: students grades 9-11 will engage in art and science courses.Please email Mrs. Reinertson for more details.NANAFreshman-Juniors
International Order of Odd Fellows and Rebekah Assembly of MontanaThis scholarship will be awarded in the amount of $500 to six seniors looking to attend a college, university, vo-tech, business, nursing, beauty school, etc. in Montana. A transcript and three letters of recommendation are required. Letters from; a friend, teacher, non-relative, employer, or pastor, etc. See Mrs. Reinertson for an application.http://www.ioof.org/IOOF/OurWork/Education/IOOF/Our_Work/educationalfoundation.aspx?hkey=f7882057-7a3d-4c6f-a359-4fa0566f59a63/25/2016Acumulative GPA of 3.0 or lower.Seniors
Washington Foundation
50 Montana high school seniors will recieve $7,000 for college from the Horatio Alger Association, funded by the Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation plus recieve a $5,000 match from the Montana University System. A total of $12,000 will be disbursed over the course of your college career.http://scholars.horatioalger.org/applicants4/15/2016GPA of 2.0 or aboveSeniors
Shining Mountain Scholarship FundThis scholarship is for high school seniors residing between Carter's Bridge and Gardiner city limits. This scholarship is awarded in the amount of $750.00 and is to be used at any post-secondary institution. Format for the application should include: 1)Name, address and phone number 2)Cumulative GPA, class rank, and official transcript from an accredited school 3)Schools attended and activities you participated in during high school 4)Work experience - go into detail 5)Please tell us about yourself and your family. Include lesiure activities, recreational hobbies and other interests 6) The name of the college (institution) you plan to attend 7) Your educational goals, reason to attend the college you have chosen, and why you feel that you deserve the scholarship. All completed applications returned to: Sharon Nardin, PO Box 134, Pray, MT 59065NA3/31/2016NASeniors
Big Sky State Games Character Counts! ScholarshipThis scholarship will be awarded in the amount of $500 to male and female students, recipients will be recognized at the Big Sky State Games Opening Ceremonies. You must be a Junior in high school that has participated in the Big Sky State Games to complete the scholarship form.www.bigskygames.org5/13/2016NAJuniors
Frenchtown Rural Fire DistrictThis program offers young men and women the opportunity to become trained and competitive for career fire service jobs through a resident Firefighter/Emergency Medical Technician program. Accepted candidates become trained and certified as FF/EMT's through accredited training provided by the district. Frenchtown Fire teaches all courses in accordance with national and state recognized standards which allows them to pursue a career position throughout the country. Individuals having a desire to become a firefighter will discover that our training will put them ahead of much of the competition.www.frenchtownfire.orgNANASophomores, Juniors, Seniors
Livingston Roundup Association Queen ContestMiss Livingston Roundup Queen Contest. This pageant will be held in the early summer and the winner will be crowned on July 4th, during the Livingston Roundup Rodeo. Contestants must be 17-23 years of age, and live in Gallatin, Sweat Grass, Meagher, or Park County. The contest is judged on personal interviews, public speaking, impromptu questions, a horsemanship pattern and modeling a western elegance outfit. Contestants must be a legal resident of the State of Montana, and must hold a current drivers liscense. Contestants must be single, never married or pregnant, and must agree to remain so for the duration of her reign in the event she wins Miss Livingston Roundup. See Mrs. Reinertson for an application.NA4/1/2016NAMust be 17-23 years old
PEO Chapter AP ScholarshipOne scholarship will be awarded in the amount of $1,000 to a graduating senior girl in Park County who plans to continue her education. The completed application form (See Mrs. Reinertson), letter of recommendation, and grade transcripts should be postmarked on or before the listed May 2, 2016.NA5/1/2016NASenior Girls
Yellowstone Association ScholarshipThe YA Scholarship is looking for students in need of financial assistance who demonstrate community involvement and through their education will continue active citizenship. Requirements: 1) Currently a senior at Gardiner High School 2) Must be entering freshman year of a trade school/college/university in the fall of 2016 3) Must have two letters of recommendation wubmitted by May 1st, one from a teacher and the other from a community member not related to you. One $750 scholarship will be offered. See Mrs. Reinertson for an application.NA5/1/2016NASeniors
Barbara Thronson/Park County Community ScholarshipTwo scholarships in the amount of $500 per successful semester completed will be provided to Gardiner High School students. A recipient successfully completing a four year degree program would recieve $4,000 (eight semesters) and a two year program would recieve $2,000 (four semesters).Mrs. Reinertson sent out an email on March 7, 2016. See gmail for an application or Mrs. Reinertson if you did not recieve an email.4/1/2016GPA of 2.5 or higher on 4.0 scaleSeniors
Montana Council of Higher DegreesThe Council of Higher Degrees of the Loyal Order of Moose and the Women of the Moose are now making available a scholarship in the amount of $1,000. The students who apply need not have any affiliation to a Moose Member, but must show financial need. You must be going into any Montana School of Higher Education. See Mrs. Reinertson for an application. Applications must be filled out with black or blue ink.NA9/1/2016
GPA of 2.0 to 3.3 (Averages above will not be considered)
T. Eugene Young Montana's Promise ScholarshipMontana Community Foundation has a new scholarship available for seniors planning on studying STEM programs. 20 scholarships will be offered at $2,500 each to Montana high school seniors. This scholarship is intended to prepare seniors for post secondary fields in science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields, including computer sciences and bio-health sciences.www.mtcf.org5/13/2016NASeniors
Walter H. Martin Achievement AwardTwo scholarships in the amount of $1,000 will be awarded to graduates in Park County. The Walter H. Martin scholarship will go to the male applicant with the highest score given by our selection committee. The Martha V. Hampson scholarship will be awarded to the female applicant with the highest score given by the selection committee. The recipient of this award must be a member of Sky Federal Union. No transcripts necessary. See Mrs. Reinertson for an application.www.skyfcu.org4/22/2016NASeniors
Livingston Lodge No. 32, A.F & A.MThe Masonic fraternity is offering two scholarships in the amount of $750 to two Juniors of Park and Gardiner High School. These funds will be held in a trust account and then disbursed to the student after graduation from high school and upon verification of acceptance from the institution of her/his choice. This scholarship requires: Student resume including community and school involvement. Future educational and life goals. High School transcripts. Two letters of recommendation. A phone number to contact you with scholarship results.Questions call: (406) 220-61615/2/2016GPA 2.0 or higherJuniors
Kelley School of Business Indiana UniversityThe Business is Global Program offers students the opportunity to be transported into a world of international business, language, and culture from around the world. No passport is necessary! Business practices from: East Asia, East Africa, and Turkey, Languages: Mandarin Chinese, Swahili, and Turkish and Business Fundamentals: Finance, Operations, Marketing, Strategy, Entrpreneurshiphttp://kelley.iu.edu/gsw/4/7/2016NA
Rising Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors
Catholic Daughters ScholarshipThis scholarship will be awarded to a Park, Gardiner, Shields Valley graduating senior in the amount of $500. Applicants must include a copy of their most current transcript, a list of in-school activity involvement by grade level, a list of community involvement, a financial need statement, a description of their educational goals and career objective, and two letters of recommendation, other than family (one from a current high school teacher). See Mrs. Reinertson for an application. Application must be mailed.http://www.catholicdaughters.org/4/18/2016NASeniors
The American Legion of MontanaAmerican Legion Boys State is a participation that exposes boys to the rights, privileges, duties and responsibilities of a franchised citizen. The training is objective and practical where students are elected to various offices. Activities include legistative sessions, court proceedings, law enforcement presentations, assemblies, bands and chorus as well as recreational programs. Boys State 2016 is June 5th through the 10th at Carroll College, Helena, MT with a $250 fee.http://mtlegion.org/department/boys-state/boys-state-registration.htmlNANAHigh School Junior Boys
Julie O'Hair Memorial ScholarshipRequirements: 1) Must have been a 4-H member 2) Must be a graduate of a Park County, Montana school 3) Minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA 4) Have financial need 5) Previous recipient is eligible to apply 6) Will be attending a University, Junior College, Vocational or Trade School. See Mrs. Reinertson for an application.NA4/22/20162.5 cumulative GPAJuniors and Seniors
TPCF Nursing ScholarshipThis scholarship will be awarded in the amount of $1,500. Applicant will be attending a University or College and be enrolled in a registered nursing program, must be a senior in Park County, Montana, and must have a minimum 3.2 GPA. See Mrs. Reinertson for an application.NA4/22/20163.2 GPASeniors
Rotary Club of LivingstonThis scholarship will be awarded in the amount of $500. See Mrs. Reinertson for an application. You do not have to be a member of this club to apply.NA4/27/2016NASeniors
Montana State Elks Association Music ScholarshipThis scholarship requires the application form (See Mrs. Reinertson for an application) parts 1-4, a CD audition, a counselor report/transcript, one letter of recommendation, and an essay.NA5/4/2016NASeniors
Horatio Alger Career & Technical Scholarship ProgramThis program provides financial assistance to students throughout the nation who have financial need and show integrity and perserverance in overcoming personal adversity. Must have commitment to pursue and complete a career or technical certificate/degree, and US citizenship. 510 scholarships are awarded in the amount of $2,500. Transcripts must be submitted online.application.horatioalger.org6/1/2016NASeniors
Brandon Renkin Memorial ScholarshipThis scholarship in the amount of $1,000 was created to award a student who demonstrates the ability to overcome obstacles, exceed expectations, and do his/her best. Check gmail from Julie Reinertson for application.NA5/12/2016NASeniors
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