• Open Scholarships are in bold.

    Name

    Due Date

    Application Criteria

    Web page or App Link 

    Profile in Courage Essay

    Jan. 14, 2022

    The JFK library foundation invites students to write an essay on an act of political courage by a US elected official who served during or after 1956. 

    Profile in Courage 

    US JCI Senate Foundation 

    Jan. 14,2022

    $1,000 in grants for 1st year; financial need; leadership, mentorship, honors, awards. Look at references and personal statement.

     JCI Senate

    Pride Foundation 

    Jan. 7, 2022

    50 scholarships varying amounts. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender students 

    Pride Foundation 

    Reach Higher Montana Scholarship

    Jan 15, 2022

    Student will be attending a Montana school, 2.5 GPA, must fill out FAFSA

    Reach Higher Montana

    Montana Electric Cooperatives' Association Memorial Scholarship

    Jan. 25, 2022

    Must be a member of a Lower Yellowstone Rural Electric Cooperative 

    MECA Scholarship

    Youth Serve Montana 

    January 31, 2022

    Seniors who perform 50 hours of community service, go to a Montana school 

    Youth Serve Montana

    Elks National Foundation Legacy Award

    February 7, 2022

    Seniors whose parents/or/grandparents are members of the Elks. 

    Elks Legacy 

    Basin Electric Power Cooperative 

    February 11, 2022

    The BEPC Scholarship program will award a $1,000 scholarship to a LYREC member consumer.  The scholarship must be used for educational costs, and the student must enter college in the fall of the school year for which the scholarship is given.  Check will be made payable to the school and distributed in August.

    BECP Scholarship 

    Empty Saddle Neal Hermanson Memorial

    Feb. 15, 2022

    Graduated from a MT/ND high school. 

    Empty Saddle

    Mckenzie Electric Coopertive 

     Feb 21, 2022

     Reside in McKenzie electric service area 

     Mckenzie Electric

    MT Broadcasters Association 

     Feb 28, 2022

    3 scholarships for students majoring in media or broadcasting. 

     MT Broadcasters

    Ellingson Pluming, Heating, AC and Electrical 

    March 1, 2022

    Eligibility Requirements

    • High school senior
    • Applicants must attend a two-year community college, technical college, or trade school, pursuing a career as an HVAC Technician, Plumber or Electrician.
    • Recipients must maintain a 3.0 GPA or higher while attending school.
    • Upon receipt of the degree, the scholarship recipient will receive a 5-year employment agreement at or above industry pay scale.
     Ellingson Scholarship

    MT Healthcare Nursing Scholarship-Spring 

    March 11, 2022

    $1,000 scholarship for students interested in nursing 

    MT Healthcare Nursing

    Foundation for Rural Services-Midrivers-PLEASE SEE APPLICATION DEADLINE, TWO DATES! 

    February 25, 2022

    Application must be signed by MId-Rivers General Manager to be eligible. Applications must be post marked to Midrivers, 213 W Benham St Glendive, MT 59330 by  Feb 14th, 2022. Midrivers will then forward on the application. 

    National scholarship to advance the understanding of rural telecommunication issues and furthering the education of rural youth 

    Foundation for Rural Services

    JSEC Scholarship

    Not offered this year

    $500 scholarship awarded to a student in the fall semester who plans to further their education at a tech school. Return your application to Job Service Sidney 211 N Central Ave, Sidney, MT 59270. Attn: Cheryl Peterson

    JSEC Scholarship

    MT Petroleum Association 

    March 1, 2022

    Max 1,000 word essay on the oil industry 

    MT Petroleum Association 

    Knights of Columbus 

    March 1, 2022

    2 $1,000 scholarships. DO NOT NEED TO BE CATHOLIC TO APPLY Return to St. Matthew Parish Center. 

    Knights of Columbus 

    Horatio Alger Montana Undergrad Scholarship

    March 15, 2022

    Financial need ($55,000 or less gross family income), involved in co-curicular and community activities, 2.0 GPA or higher. Must attend a Montana college. 

    Horatio Alger Scholarship

    Billings Clinic Foundation 

    March 11, 2022

    Graduate from a high school in Montana or Wyoming. 

    Billings Clinic Foundation 

    Montana University System

    Scholarship 

    March 15, 2022

    MUS scholarship-Must have a GPA of 3.4 and attend a MT school.  Must have taken the ACT by February 2021 . Must meet MT rig core requirements. Tuition waiver to a MT university. 

    MT University System Scholarship

    Montana STEM Scholarship

    March 15, 2022

    GPA 3.25 or higher, 4 years Math/3 years science, go to a Montana School, declare a STEM or healthcare major in college

    Montana STEM

    MT Odd Fellow/Rebekah Scholarship

    March 15, 2022

    GPA 3.0 or LESS, must attend MT school 

    Odd Fellow

    MT Clerk and Recorder

    March 11,2022

    Attend a Montana school

    Clerk and Recorder

    MT Criminal Justice 

    March 15, 2022

    Must be seeking a Criminal Justice or Law Enforcement degree only from a Montana school. $500 scholarship 

    MT Criminal Justice

    MT Women's Foundation 

    March 19, 2022

    Scholarships for women who attend college in Montana 

    MT Women's Foundation 

    MT Community Foundation

    March 19, 2022

    Various scholarships ranging from $500-$5,000. 

    MT Community Foundation 

    Montana Food Distributors Association 

    March 18, 2022

    Associated with the food industry through employment or family relationship within the industry. 

    MFDA

    Svarre/Dayton Scholarship 

    PLEASE TURN SCHOLARSHIP TO STOCKMAN BANK 

    April 19, 2022

    Need based; renewable as long as grades are good in college. 

    Svarre Dayton Scholarship

    Sidney 5-6 Grade Tackle Football Scholarship 

    March 31, 2022

    Graduating senior who participated in the 5-6th grade tackle football program. 3 $750 scholarships 

    Sidney Tackle Football 

    Automotive Aftermarket Scholarship 

    March 31, 2022

    Interested seniors going into the automotive field 

    Automotive Aftermarket

    Blewett Wrestling Scholarship 

    March 31, 2022

    Best wrestler Athletically/Academically in AA/A/BC. Good citizen as well. 

    Blewett Wrestling 

    Mon-Dak API 

    April 1, 2022

    Parents must be members of API. 

    API

    Farm Bureau Women's Scholarship

    April 1, 2022

    Family member must be member of Farm Bureau. $1,500 scholarship. 

    Farm Bureau

    MT 4-H

    April 1, 2022

    Participation in 4-H or FFA & enroll in Ag. or Business w/ emphasis on Ag/Meat Science

    MT 4H

    Shepherd of the Valley Scholarship

    April 4, 2022

    Must be a member of Shepherd of the Valley Church, funds distributed in the second semester of freshman year.  

    Shepherd of the Valley

    Home Builders Association

    April 4, 2022

    Various scholarships from the MT Home Builders Association 

    Home Builders

    Sidney Education Association 

    April 7, 2022

    High School Senior planning on majoring in education. Turn into Guidance

    SEA High School 

    Sidney Education Association College 

    April 7, 2022

    College student majoring in Education

    SEA College

    Bakery, Confectionary, Tobacco & Grain Millers Int'nl Union

    April 15, 2022

    Return applications to  Sidney Sugars 

    Sidney Sugars

    Ben York Masonic Scholarship

    April 15, 2022

    $500 Student entering Trade School for Blding Trades/Construction/Plumbing

    Ben York

    NEMIAAA Scholarship

    April 19, 2022

    Northeast Montana Interscholastic Activity Administrator’s Association. $250 awarded in the second semester of freshman year. Turn application into Mrs Collins. 

    NEMIAAA

    Black Mountain Software

    April 15, 2022

    Student entering Business Related Profession; Proof of college enrollment & essay

    Black Mountain Software

    Damon McLaughlin Memorial Scholarship 

    April 15, 2022

     Two senior Richland Ranger hockey players 

    Damon McLaughlin

    Dollars for Scholars 

    April 22, 2022

    Online application. Several scholarships given through this fundraising scholarship

    Dollars for Scholars

    Hawley Memorial Scholarship

    April 15, 2022

    This scholarship is open to all graduating seniors in Richland County as well as continuing education college students from Richland County with a 3.00 GPA or better. $500 scholarship

    Hawley Memorial

    Henry Elm Scholarship 

    PLEASE TURN SCHOLARSHIP INTO STOCKMAN BANK. 

    April 19, 2022

    Outstanding Richland County graduates.  Amount TBD.  MUST HAVE AN ORIGINAL SIGNED TRANSCRIPT. DO NOT PRINT ONE OFF IC YOURSELF. 

    Henry Elm 2022

    Jeremy Gorder Memorial 

    April 15, 2022

    Wrestling in AAU & School with plans for future

    Jeremy Gorder Memorial 

    Montana Sheriff and Peace Officers Scholarship 

    April 15, 2022

    Grad Senior pursuing career in local Law Enforcement/criminal justice. Minimum GPA of 2.5

    MT Sheriffs and Peace Officers

    Ralph H. Foss Scholarship 

    April 15, 2022

    2 scholarships in Richland County & 2 in Dawson County. Academics, moral character, & financial need. Current seniors and graduates.

    Ralph H. Foss

    FFA Alumni Scholarship

    April 15, 2022

    FFA Member: graduating senior or college freshman, Agriculure-related field of study or vo-tech

    FFA Alumni Scholarship 

    Midrivers Scholarship

    April 15, 2022

    30 $2,000 scholarships.  Open to high school seniors and college students

     Midrivers

    Midrivers-Dawson CC and Miles CC

    April 15, 2022

    6 $2,500 scholarships. Must attend Dawson Community College or Miles Community College

    Midrivers

    Midrivers-Annual Meeting Scholarship

    April 15, 2022

    15 $1,000 scholarships. Must attend annual meeting in Jordan. MT on 5-24-2022. This a random draw scholarship

    Midrivers

    Rocky and Jeremy Norby Memorial Scholarship

    April 15, 2022

    1. The successful applicant will be judged on the basis of the following:
    2. Moral Character
    3. Involvement
    4. Leadership
    5. Goals
     Rocky and Jeremy Norby Memorial Scholarship

    Student View Scholarship 

    April 23, 2022

    No min ACT score, No GPA requirement, complete a 15-20 survey about colleges in your area

    Student View 

    Elks Bev and Monty Merrill Scholarship 

    April 29, 2022

    For children whose parents are members of the Elks Sidney #1782

    Go to Elks Lodge to pick up application 

    Von Burns Nursing Scholarship

    April 30, 2022

    Given by parents of Von Burns in memory to senior who is entering field of nursing. Turn in to Mrs Collins 

    Von Burns Nursing Scholarship 

    ROI Scholarship 

    April 15, 2022

    $750 grad sr pursuing special ed, psychology, occupational or physical therapy, human services--renewable

    ROI Foundation Scholarship

    RIO Scholarship 

    April 15, 2022

    $750 to a student with an intellectual disability who plans to pursue post sencondary education and/or enrichment 

    ROI Scholarship

    Sidney Lions Club

    April 26, 2022

    $1,000 Scholarships; Participation in extra-curricular activities benefit school & community Turn into Mrs Collins

    Sidney Lions Club

    VFW Auxiliary #4099 Scholarship 

    April 30, 2022

    Senior w/parent or qualifying relative that is member of VFW Post #4099

    VFW Scholarship

    Key Club Scholarship 

    April 20, 2022

    Up to 3 Scholarships/Minimum $500; Based on Academics, Activities & Community Service

    Key Club Scholarship

    Jaycees Scholarship 

    April 26, 2022

    Community Service, Leadership Skills

     Jaycee Scholarship

    Jaycees College Scholarship 

    April 26, 2022

    Students already enrolled in College. Community Service, Leadership Skills

      Jaycee College Scholarship

    VFW Post Scholarship 

    April 30, 2022

    AN ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP SHALL BE AWARDED TO A GRADUATING STUDENT IN THE SUM OF $500 WHO HAS A PARENT OR QUALIFYING RELATIVE IN THE V.F.W. POST #4099. 

    VFW Scholarship

    Richland Co Rodeo Club 

    April 30, 2022

    Participated in Rodeo in Richland County for 2 years, maintain a C average

    RCRC Scholarship

    Richland Ranger Hockey Alumni Scholarship 

    April 30, 2022

    2 $500 scholarships 1 awarded to a senior female and male hockey player

    Richland Ranger Hockey 

    Foundation for Community Care Scholarship

    April 30, 2022

    • Applicant must be a resident of Richland County or the surrounding area, including Sidney Health Center service area. 
    • Applicant must be pursuing a career in a healthcare field. Preference given to those students who plan on returning to work at Sidney Health Center or the Richland County area upon completion of his/her program.
    • Applicant must be currently accepted into a post-secondary institution, have completed at least one year of college, and be able to provide an official college transcript. Preference will be given to those applicants with a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or above.
     Foundation for Community Care
     Jessica and Nathan Vanetta Memorial Scholarship  April 30, 2022
    • Applicant must be a resident of Richland County or the surrounding area.
    • Applicant must be pursuing a career in a healthcare field. Preference given to those students who plan on returning to work in Richland County upon completion of his/her program.
    • Applicant must provide the Foundation Board with his/her most recent college or high school transcripts. Preference will be given to those applicants with a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or above.
     Jessica and Nathan Vanetta Scholarship

    Montana Coaches Association- various scholarships 

    May 1, 2022 

    TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR THIS SCHOLARSHIP:

    • - You must list school activities
    • - You must have lettered in at least 2 varsity sports- one of those lettered sports must have been in the applicant's senior year.
    • - Attach a senior transcript; must include first semester grades
     MCA Scholarships

    Northeast MT Threshers Scholarship

    May 1, 2022

    High school graduate from the following counties: Montana: Daniels, Sheridan, Roosevelt, Richland & McCone North Dakota: Williams Cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher Established history of community service and intention to continue community service and a desire to return to Montana or North Dakota after completing education May receive more than one time Will be awarded after successful completion of first semester of post high school education after award Available to both high school graduates and current college students who are seeking post-high school education including trade school, cosmetology, Bible College, etc. Must be a full-time student with 12 credits or equivalent

    NE MT Threshers

    Montana School Nutrition Association 

    May 1, 2022

    Montana School Nutrition Association offers two $500 scholarships for anyone, regardless of age, furthering their education in the field of nutrition (dietitian, wellness, culinary). 

    MT School Nutrition

    American College Foundation 

    May 1, 2022

    Applicant must be currently enrolled as a High School Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, or Senior (2025, 2024, 2023, and 2022); and, must be a United States citizen or eligible non-citizen. Relatives of the American College Foundation Staff are not eligible to apply. Financial need is NOT considered; all income levels 5-apply.

    American College Foundation

    Darren Linde Memorial Scholarship 

    May 1, 2020

    Seniors who have wrestled for Sidney High School , are entering the National Guard or will be attending a vocational/technical school are encouraged to apply. Two $500.00 scholarship. Awarded during 2nd semester of freshmen year. 

    Darren Linde

    Froid Scholarship 

    May 1, 2022

    One student from Sidney. Based on academic merit. $500-$700 scholarship. Turn application in to Mrs. Collins

    Froid Scholarship 

    Matt Brenner Memorial Scholarship 

    May 1, 2022

    Current Sidney HS student with plans on attending University of Montana or current UM students.

    Matt Brenner Memorial Scholarship 

    Richland Co Law Enforcement

    May 1, 2020

    $500 to a senior or college student going into Law Enforcement or criminal justice related field

    Richland Co Law Enforcement 

    Montana Stockgrowers Association 

    May 1, 2020

    Ag related field of study.  Two to High School students, two to college students 

    Return application to: 

     

    MonDak Area Stockgrowers
    Attn: Megan Albin
    33791 County Road 131
    Sidney, Montana 59270

    MT Stockgrowers

    Brodie Gorder Memorial Scholarship 

    May 1, 2023

    This scholarship is available to any deserving graduating high school or college student with a history of being diversified (a good student that makes a commitment to athletics, 4-H, music, volunteerism or any combination). The scholarship will be paid to the school of your choice in the fall semester.

    Brodie Gorder Memorial 

    Big Sky State Games

    May 6, 2022

    Open to JUNIORS in high school . Awarded to the outstanding male and female student citizen athlete

    Big Sky State Games

    Hull Family Memorial 

    May 15, 2020

    Richland County Resident pursuing a degree in mortuary science

    Hull Family Memorial 

    Mike Rowe Trade School Scholarship

    April 14, 2022

    Open to students who plan on attending a trade school in the US. National Scholarship 

    Mike Rowe Scholarship

    Katelynn Berry Memorial Scholarship 

    May 20, 2022

    Any high school senior in Montana or Minnesota who has been diagnosed with a mental illness may apply for this scholarship, but applicants with schizophrenia are preferred. One winner will be selected from Montana and one from Minnesota. Preference will be given to a student from Sidney High School. 

    To apply, tell us how mental illness has affected you, your family, and your education goals as well as what steps you’ve taken to work on living with your mental illness.  

    Katelynn Berry Memorial Scholarship

    Rocky Mountain PGA

    June 1, 2022

    Based on academic achievement and contribution to golf

    Rocky Mountain PGA

    LYREA Moments in Time 

    May 24, 2022

     Luck of the draw scholarship, parent must have electricity through LYREA

    LYREA Moment in Time

    Darcy Lynn Nursing Scholarship 

    June 15, 2022

    The Darcy Lynn Dengel Foundation, Inc. provides a scholarship opportunity for college students with the desire to advance in their nursing education or certification with preference given to students that have graduated from Manhattan Christian High School (1), Browning High School (1), Sidney High School (1) and Great Falls High Schools (2). Awardees are chosen based on eligibility requirements through a Scholarship Selection Committee. (college students)

    Darcy Lynn 

    Big Sun Scholarship

    June 19, 2022

    High School senior or post-secondary student involved in sport in school or community (any sport)--$500.00

    Big Sun Scholarship