Montana Scholarships

The Frank W. Ross Memorial Scholarship

Established in 2015 by author Jason Schmidt, the Frank W. Ross Memorial Scholarship provides financial assistance to self-identified LGBTQ and allied students who are living in poverty and have experienced housing insecurity, homelessness, or life within the foster care system.

Dunham-Kerley Scholarship

This scholarship was dedicated to LGBTQ students who have the courage to continue living their lives despite their disabilities and misfortunes.

Daniella Altfield-Moreno Scholarship

This scholarship is meant to provide support and financial assistance to LGBTQ women of color who aim to pursue degrees in dance, education, or women’s health and have a demonstrated history of activism and/or leadership in the LGBTQ community.

The Bendiner-Morgenson Scholarship Fund

This scholarship fund provides financial assistance to LGBT and Straight Ally students pursuing a career in human services, health sciences, or visual arts in a hope to enable others to feel less isolated and better able to seek a productive and happy life both personally and professionally.

Wilbur-Ellis Company Agricultural Division Scholarship

This scholarship provides financial assistance to students who aim to pursue a four-year degree in agronomy, crop/plant/range or soil science, business/farm/landscape/nursery/ranch or turfgrass management, horticulture, general agriculture, economics, finance, agricultural policy & management, agricultural systems management, sales, and marketing, agriscience technology, biotechnology, entomology, plant pathology or soil conservation.

Montana State ESA Endowment

The Montana State ESA Endowment was established in 1995 by the Montana State Council. This scholarship is open to any individual attending a college or university in Montana.

BNSF Railway Company Scholarship

Funded by the BNSF Railway Foundation, this scholarship provides financial assistance to students who aim to pursue a four-year degree at an accredited four-year college in the following areas of agriculture: business management, economics, sales, and marketing or finance.

Friends of Alan Turing Scholarship

This particular scholarship is made for students wishing to study science, technology, engineering, or mathematics however various scholarships are available by this organization for various fields of study.

MetLife Foundation Scholarship

Funded by the Norfolk Southern Foundation through the National FFA Foundation, this scholarship provides financial assistance to students who aim to pursue a four-year degree.

Pride Foundation Scholarships

Pride Foundation’s scholarship program is guided by Brian M. Day’s legacy, focusing on essential financial resources and community support to LGBTQ of color and trans students.

Lee Magnon Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is supported by NACE Foundation, a nonprofit organisation, which have a vision to support education and research projects relating to the science of corrosion.

Bervin Hall Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is given to students who are majoring in occupational safety, health and the environment. The society strives to advance the safety profession in order to prepare the future of our world.

AGC Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship

The AGC Education and Research Foundation offers students enrolled in ABET (link is external) or ACCE (link is external)-accredited construction management or construction related engineering programs undergraduate and graduate level scholarships.

Remember Your End Goal:

The career you’re seeking can determine what scholarships you may qualify for and the likelihood of securing a job after graduating. To help you understand what opportunities are out there we have done the research to find exactly what field is hiring, and how much they are willing to pay in order to fill that position.

 

Unique To Montana

Top Three Positions Based Off Of Hiring

Job Title: Retail salespersons General and operations managers Cashiers
Salary: $21956 $62486 $16363
# of Open Positions: 7700 4730 4720
Competition*: 1.6 2.5 1.2

 


Top Six Positions Based Off Of Salary

Job Title: Dentists, general Pharmacists General and operations managers
Salary: $119850 $76243 $62486
# of Open Positions: 240 430 4730
Competition*: 2.9 1.7 2.5
Job Title: Lawyers Physical therapists Petroleum pump system operators, refinery operators, and gaugers
Salary: $61036 $58010 $57160
# of Open Positions: 750 250 240
Competition*: 1.2 1.5 15.1

*Competition: = This row tells us which jobs are more common in Arizona, relative to the state population, compared to their popularity in every other US states. A Local Popularity Index of 1.0 matches the average across all US states; higher and lower percentages indicate the job is proportionally more or less popular here.

Montana Nationwide Stats

Top Three Positions Based Off Of Hiring

Job Title: Retail salespersons General and operations managers Cashiers
Salary: $21956 $62486 $16363
# of Open Positions: 7700 4730 4720
Competition*: 1.6 2.5 1.2

 

Top Six Positions Based Off Of Salary

Job Title: Pharmacists General and operations managers Financial managers
Salary: $76243 $62486 $61753
# of Open Positions: 430 4730 320
Competition*: 1.7 2.5 0.6
Job Title: Managers Lawyers Sales managers
Salary: $61313 $61036 $60026
# of Open Positions: 290 750 300
Competition*: 0.8 1.2 0.8

*Competition: = Unlike the Unique To Montana table above, which shows where jobs in Montana are unusually common compared to other states, the Montana Nationwide Stats table lists jobs which are the most common in raw numbers in the state.