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Alert Scholarship
Sponsor: Alert Magazine
P.O. Box 4833
Boise, ID 83711
Eligibility: Scholarships are awarded for the best editorials on the prevention of drug and alcohol abuse. Winning editorials will be published in Alert Magazine. Applicants must be high school students between the ages of 18 and 19 and residents of Colorado, Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Washington or Wyoming.

Amount: $500
Deadline: Ongoing
How to apply: No application necessary.
Website: http://www.alertmagazine.org

American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA) Pacific Northwest Chapter-William Hunt Undergraduate Scholarship
Sponsor: Tourism Cares
275 Turnpike Street
Suite 307
Canton, MA 02021
Eligibility: Applicants must be permanent residents of Montana, Alaska, Oregon, Idaho or Washington and must be undergraduate students who are enrolled at an accredited postsecondary institution located in the U.S. or Canada. They must be entering the second year of a two-year program or entering the third or fourth year of a four-year program. By May of the application year, they must have completed 30 or more credits if in a two-year program or 60 or more credits if in a four-year program. They must be studying hospitality, tourism or travel and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a four-point scale. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: April 1
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal essay, proof of residency, a resume, an official transcript and two letters of recommendation are required.
Website: http://www.tourismcares.org

Animal Health International FFA Scholarship
Sponsor: National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility: Applicants must be under 23 years of age and current members of FFA. Applicants must be residents of one of the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington or Wyoming. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.ffa.org

BLET Auxiliary Scholarships
Sponsor: Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen
3341 S. 112th Street
Omaha, NE 68144-4709
Eligibility: Applicants must be the children of both a Grand International Auxiliary (GIA) and BLE member (living or deceased) and enrolled or accepted by an accredited university, college or institute of higher learning. If the applicant is a graduate student or returning to school as a sophomore, junior or senior, he or she must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Selection is based on academic record, leadership, character and personal achievement. Applicants must have a parent participating in the IWC.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: April 1
How to apply: Applications are available online and by written request through your local GIA auxiliary or BLE division.
Website: http://www.ble.org

BNSF Railway Company FFA Scholarship
Sponsor: National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility: Applicants must be current FFA members and high school seniors or college students planning to enroll or currently enrolled full-time. Students must be pursuing a four-year degree in one of the following agricultural fields: business management, economics, sales and marketing or finance. They must be residents of California, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota or Texas. Applicants must have at least a 3.0 GPA. Students only need to complete the online application one time to be considered for all FFA-administered scholarships. The application requires information about the students' activities and a 1,000-word essay. Awards may be used for books, supplies, tuition, fees and room and board.

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.ffa.org

Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: American Indian Science and Engineering Society
P.O. Box 9828
Albuquerque, NM 87119-9828
Eligibility: Applicants must reside in one of the following states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Kansas, Minnesota, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota or Washington. Applicants must also major in one of the following areas: business, engineering, math, medicine/health administration, natural/physical sciences, technology or education and belong to AISES.

Amount: $2,500
Deadline: April 12
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.aises.org

Governor's Postsecondary Merit Scholarship
Sponsor: Montana University System
2500 Broadway Street
P.O. Box 203101
Helena, MT 59620
Eligibility: Students must be residents of Montana who have been accepted to an eligible institution of higher learning in the state. Students must also have a minimum GPA of 3.0, SAT score of 20 or higher or SAT score of 1380, and be enrolled in a certificate, associate or bachelor's degree program.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://mus.edu/Prepare/Pay/Scholarships/

Governor's Postsecondary Merit-At-Large Scholarship
Sponsor: Montana University System
2500 Broadway Street
P.O. Box 203101
Helena, MT 59620
Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of Montana who are entering college as freshmen and seeking their first certificate or undergraduate degree.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://mus.edu/Prepare/Pay/Scholarships/

Lori Rhett Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: National Association for Campus Activities
13 Harbison Way
Columbia, SC 29212
Eligibility: Applicants must hold a significant campus leadership position and demonstrate significant leadership skills and abilities. Students must also be making significant contributions through on- or off-campus volunteering and must attend school in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon or Washington.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: June 30
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.naca.org

Mary Lou Brown Scholarship
Sponsor: American Radio Relay League Foundation
225 Main Street
Newington, CT 06111
Eligibility: Applicants must have at least a general ham radio license, be residents of the ARRL Northwest Division (Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon or Washington), be working for a bachelor's or graduate degree, have a minimum 3.0 GPA and have demonstrated interest in promoting the Amateur Radio Service.

Amount: $2,500
Deadline: January 31
How to apply: Applications are available online. Completed applications must be submitted by mail.
Website: http://www.arrl.org/the-arrl-foundation

MetLife Foundation FFA Scholarship
Sponsor: National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility: Applicants must be working toward four-year degrees in specific areas of agriculture including public service and administration, agribusiness management, range/soil science, public communications, plant or animal breeding and genetics, education, plant pathology, journalism, technology, extension, mechanization, public relations, finance, economics, sales, marketing or engineering. Applicants must also be residents of one of the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, Wisconsin or Wyoming. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.ffa.org

MGMA Western Section Scholarship
Sponsor: Medical Group Management Association
104 Inverness Terrace East
Englewood, CO 80112
Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of one of the MGMA Western Section states, namely Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington or Wyoming. They must be undergraduate or graduate students who are enrolled in a degree program relating to medical practice management (such as public health, business administration or health care administration). Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: May 1
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and supporting materials are required.
Website: http://www.mgma.com

Montana Cattlewomen Scholarship
Sponsor: Montana CattleWomen, Inc.
420 N. California
Helena, MT 59601
Eligibility: Applicants must be from Montana and currently enrolled as a sophomore or higher in an accredited university or college in Montana. Students must have a cumulative grade point average of 2.7 or more and demonstrate a need for financial assistance.

Selection is based on demonstrated need and student's potential to benefit the livestock industry. Preference is given to students from an agriculture background and/or members or children of members of Montana CattleWomen.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: April 15
How to apply: Application instructions are available online. A personal resume, academic resume, high school and college transcripts, essay, applicant photo, photo of family living situation and three recommendation letters are required.
Website: http://www.montanacattlewomen.org

Montana Higher Education Grant
Sponsor: Student Assistance Foundation of Montana
2500 Broadway
Helena, MT 59601
Eligibility: Applicants must be Montana residents who have exceptional financial need. Grants are awarded through individual colleges and universities. Selection is based on financial need.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Application is made by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Website: http://www.safmt.org

Montana Tuition Assistance Program/Baker Grant
Sponsor: Student Assistance Foundation of Montana
2500 Broadway
Helena, MT 59601
Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of Montana. They must have earnings greater than 500 times the federal minimum wage and have an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) that is less than the maximum federal Pell Grant plus $2,500. Selection is based on financial need.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Application instructions are available by request from the applicant's college financial aid office.
Website: http://www.safmt.org

Montana University System Honor Scholarship
Sponsor: Montana University System
2500 Broadway Street
P.O. Box 203101
Helena, MT 59620
Eligibility: Applicants must have a 3.4 or higher GPA, meet specific college preparatory requirements and have been enrolled in an accredited Montana high school for at least three years prior to graduation, including their senior year. Applicants must also be accepted to and attend a Montana public university or community college.

Amount: Up to full tuition
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Applications are available from your high school guidance counselor.
Website: http://mus.edu/Prepare/Pay/Scholarships/

National Defense Transportation Association, St. Louis Area Chapter Scholarship
Sponsor: National Defense Transportation Association-Scott St. Louis Chapter
Attention: Scholarship Committee
P.O. Box 25486
Scott Air Force Base, IL 62225-0486
Eligibility: Preference is given to students majoring in business, transportation logistics and physical distribution or a related field. High school students must live in Illinois or Missouri. College students must attend school in Colorado, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, North Dakota, Nebraska, South Dakota, Wisconsin or Wyoming.

Amount: $1,500-$4,000
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.ndtascottstlouis.org

Sara E. Jenne Scholarship
Sponsor: Montana State Elks Association
P.O. Box 1274
Polson, MT 59860
Eligibility: Students must have completed one year of college or technical school with at least 30 semester hours, and they must have at least a 2.0 GPA. Applicants must show financial need and good character.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: June 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.elksmt.com

Scholarship in Book Production and Publishing
Sponsor: Bookbuilders West
1032 Irving Street #602
San Francisco, CA 94122-2200
Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in a college, university or technical school in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington or Wyoming and have a GPA of 2.0 or higher.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: May 24
How to apply: Applications are available from your school's publishing department. An application form, letter from faculty member and student book project are required.
Website: http://www.bookbuilders.org