Scholarship Information

    • Academic/Community Service Scholarship
      • All seniors are eligible to apply, pick up application in Counseling office, no recommendations, just need a transcript and application.
    • Alpine Artisans
      • Amount: Up to $500
      • Eligibility: Written description of your background in the arts, including people, places and events that have influenced you to pursue the arts. Tell us why you would like to be considered for this scholarship and about your future aspirations in the arts. Essay should be 500-750 words long. Also Required: Three letters of recommendation (at least one of which should be from a current teacher of yours),high school transcript; and portfolio of your work.
      • How to Apply: See your school counselor for application form, mail in to: AAI Scholarship Committee, PO Box 841, Seeley Lake, Mt 59868.
      • Deadline: May
    • Altrusa International of Missoula, Inc.
      • Amount: $1,500
      • Eligibility: Seniors planning to attend a college or university in Montana
      • How to Apply:  Applications available on the scholarship board outside the counseling area.
    • America the Beautiful
      • Amount:  $10,000, NOOK Tablet, essay published and a trip to Washington DC
      • Eligibility:  Students grade 7-12
      • How to apply:  See essay topic and directions for online submissions only at bestoftheroad.com/education
      • Deadline: May
    • Anonymous Donor Scholarship
      • Amount:$1,000 scholarship renewed annually for four years.
      • Eligibility :Must maintain 3.0 GPA and full time status, essay including accomplishments at high school and future accomplishments you hope to achieve in college or technical training and what you would like to accomplish with that degree/training.
      • How to apply: See your school counselor
      • Deadline: April
    • Anthem
      • Amount: $30 -$2,000
      • Eligibility:  Any 8th, 9th, or 10th grade student.
      • How to apply: Check out the website for essay topics and to submit your essay online.
      • Deadline:
    • Cliff Nelson Memorial Scholarship Fund
      • Amount: $250
      • Eligibility :Must have attended Seeley-Swan High School, High school or college employment history. Personal statement 100 words or less explaining future goals, letters of recommendation from teachers/employers. Copy of school transcripts
      • How to apply: See your school counselor for application form.
      • Deadline: April
    • Community Medical Center Foundation
      • Amount: $500- $1,000
      • Eligibility:  Seniors planning to pursue education in a health care field including physician, dentistry, physical therapy, pharmacy, social work, clinical psychology, medical records, medical tech, clinical laboratory, plus more with a minimum 3.0 GPA.
      • How to apply:  Pick up application on scholarship board or online , Select Foundation, then Scholarships.
      • Deadline:
    • Elgin Filkens/Hamilton Lions Club Memorial Scholarship
      • Amount: $500
      • Eligibility: Missoula or Ravalli county senior or GED complete, planning to enroll in an accredited post-secondary college, university, or trade school.
      • How to apply: Paper applications available on the Scholarship Board
      • Deadline: April
    • Farm Equipment Supply Announces Inaugural Scholarship Program
      • As part of its first scholarship program, Farm Equipment Supply will award $500 to one student toward the cost of attending an agricultural program at the university of his or her choice.
      • To apply, eligible students must write a 500-word essay describing what farming and sustainable living means to them. Completed applications must include the following details from the student:
        • Finished 500-word essay
        • Full name
        • Address
        • Phone
        • School name
        • GPA
        • Date of birth
        • Parent/guardian name (if the student is under age 18)
    • Gallagher Scholarship at U of M-COT, Missoula
      • Amount:  Tuition Waiver
      • Eligibility:  Any senior planning to attend the College of Technology in Missoula.  You must have applied and been accepted to the U of M, COT to receive this scholarship.
      • How to apply:  Pick up an application in the counseling office
      • Deadline: Return to your counselor by January
    • Lions Club Memorial Scholarship/ Bell Scholarship
      • Amount TBD 
      • Due May 1st
    • Missoula County Scholarship
      • Amount: 3-$500
      • Eligibility: Seniors planning to attend a post-secondary school with significant financial need, career goals and plans, and a great personal character
      • How to Apply:  Pick up an application and return to your counselor
      • Deadline: May
    • Missoula Community Foundation Scholarhsips:  The Missoula Community Foundation Scholarship Program is designed to provide assistance to students from Missoula-area high schools to attend post-secondary schools in Montana. One student from Seeley-Swan High School will be awarded a $1,000 scholarship. Winners will be selected based on Community Involvement, Aptitude, Character, Academic Interest and Financial Need. Applications will be reviewed by our Board of Directors for final approval. Scholarship funds will be disbursed directly to the post-secondary institution. Students will be required to submit proof of registration. 
    • Missoula Education Foundation-Beyond Graduation
      • Amount: $500
      • Eligibility:  Seniors possibly at risk of not graduating, but planning to go onto post-secondary education.  Students must also demonstrate financial need.  Priority is given to students planning to attend UM COT.
      • How to apply: Pick up an application on the scholarship board
      • Deadline: April
    • Missoula Job Service Employers’ Council: Back on Track Scholarship
      • Amount: $1,000
      • Eligibility:  Senior facing obstacles or challenges to achieve success in high school.  Minimum 2.0 GPA and planning to attend a Montana post-secondary institution.
      • How to Apply:  Application on scholarship board outside counseling area
      • Deadline: March
    • Missoula Masonic Lodge # 13
      • Amount: Around $1,000, (TBD)
      • Eligibility:  Seniors planning to pursue post-secondary schooling.
      • How to apply:  Submit a thorough resume, detailed list available in the counseling area
      • Deadline: March
    • Montana County Clerk & Recorder’s Scholarship
      • Amount: $1,000
      • Eligibility:  Seniors planning to attend a Montana college or University with an anticipating major in Accounting, Business Administration, Political Science, secretarial or government related studies
      • How to apply:  Pick up application in the counseling area
      • Deadline: March 15th 2016
    • Montana Tree Farm Scholarship
      • Amount: $500
      • Eligibility: Seniors planning to pursue a degree in Forestry, enrolled full-time in an accredited institution.
      • How to apply: Application
      • Deadline: July
    • National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation
      • Amount: Up to $2,500
      • Eligibility: US citizen or permanent resident, a senior planning to major in culinary, restaurant management, or other foodservice related major.
      • How to Apply: Apply online 
      • Deadline: July
    • Odd fellow & Rebekah Lodges of Montana
      • Amount: Several $500 scholarships
      • Eligibility: Only choose students with a GPA of 3.0 or less. Must attend a College, university, Vo-tech, Business, etc.in Montana.
      • How to apply: All required information asked on the application, synopsis of future plans, include the college you will attend and your major. A paragraph about your family, please indicate if anyone in your family is or was a member or an Odd Fellow or Rebekah lodge. Why you are applying, what your financial needs are. A transcript of your grades with cumulated GPA. A Photo of yourself. Three letters of recommendation: one from teacher, one from friend or relative, and one from employer.
      • Deadline: March
    • QuestBridge Summer and College Match Scholarship
      • This program starts now for Juniors in need of financial support and interested in attending one of the following colleges, some have summer College Prep Programs.
      • Eligibility: Current Juniors whose family’s annual income is less than $60,000.  Check out the website for more information.
      • Deadlines:  Summer College Prep Program: March 
      • College Match: Official date will be available in August
    • Seeley Lake Rural Fire District, Ron & Debbie Ogden Memorial Scholarship
      • Amount: $500
      • Eligibility: Students of Seeley-Swan High School that wish to pursue a career in Fire, Emergency Medicine, Law enforcement, or any other career in emergency services.
      • How to apply: See your school counselor for application form.  Due April 1st 2016
    • The American Legion Eagle Scout of the Year
      • Amount: $2,500 - $10,000
      • Eligibility: High school senior boy who has received his Eagle Scout award and is active in his religious institute.
      • How to apply:  Online application 
      • Deadline: March
    • U of M: Native American Student Scholarship
      • Eligibility: Native American students planning to enroll at the University of Montana.
      • How to apply: Pick up an application from the Scholarship Board
      • Deadline: March
    • Washington Crossing Foundation
      • Amount: $500 - $5,000
      • Eligibility: Seniors planning to attend college and work a career of service to the United States in local, state, or federal government.
      • How to Apply:  Complete the application, essay, and submit with a letter of recommendation and transcripts; pick up an application in the counseling area or online.
      • Deadline: January

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