Senior Citizen Discount

The senior citizen discount is available to Flathead and Lincoln County in-district residents 65 years of age and older. For information on tuition and fees, contact the Business Services Office at (406) 756-3831.

Running Start

In-District and Out-of-District Running Start students are eligible for a one-time 6 credit tuition waiver that can be used during their time here at FVCC. Lab Fees, Books, and supplies are not discounted. Out-of-State Running Start students are not eligible for the waiver. Please follow this link to the Tuition and Fees schedules.

American Indian Tuition Waiver

The American Indian Tuition Waiver is offered to students who qualify. Eligibility requirements include Montana residency, proof of ¼ or more Indian blood or are an enrolled member of a state or federally recognized Indian tribe which is located within the boundaries of the State of Montana and demonstrate financial need by completing the FAFSA. For more detailed information and to apply, please complete the FVCC American Indian Tuition Waiver Application and return it to the Financial Aid Office. Direct any questions to the Financial Aid Office at (406) 756-3849.

Eagle Transit Student Bus Passes

In cooperation with Eagle Transit, FVCC offers discounted student bus passes each semester. Bus passes can be purchased at the FVCC Business Office starting on the first day of each semester. For more information, call (406) 756-3831.

Tuition Waivers for the following scholarships:

High School Honors
High School seniors who graduate in the top 10 percent of their class from Flathead, Glacier, Bigfork, Columbia Falls, Whitefish, Eureka, Libby or Troy high schools receive an in-district tuition waiver for two semesters. They must utilize it within two years and they must maintain a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA. Recipients are determined by the high school.

Northwest Montana Attendance Area Waivers
The top high school graduate who is attending FVCC and has a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA from Arlee, Bigfork, Browning, Charlo, Eureka, Hot Springs, Libby, Noxon, Plains, Polson, Ronan, St. Ignatius, Swan Lake, Thompson Falls or Troy receive an in-district tuition waiver for two semesters.  They must utilize it within two years and they must maintain a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA.  Recipients are determined by the high school.

Montana University System Honor Scholarship
The MUS Honor Scholarship is a 4-year renewable scholarship, that waives the recipient’s tuition when used at an eligible campus.  The MUS Student Financial Services office offers up to 200 scholarships annually (contingent upon continued funding of the program).  Students must be a Montana resident and be graduating from a Montana high school with a minimum 3.4 cumulative GPA for consideration.  Please review the details and application process at

FVCC Academic Scholarship
If you are degree seeking, have earned 30 credits at FVCC, and have a 3.5 or higher cumulative GPA, then you may qualify for the FVCC Academic Scholarship.  This scholarship will waive in-district tuition for two semesters and must be used within two years of establishing eligibility.  Application is available here.

Honors Program
Students accepted into the FVCC Honors Program are eligible for an in-state tuition waiver for two semesters while participating in the program.  Students must be full-time and must maintain a 3.4 cumulative GPA.  For detailed information regarding the Honors Program, please visit or contact Christina Relyea at (406) 756-3946.