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

For Academic Year 2018/2019, 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. As of fall semester 2018, subsequent credits after the tuition waiver will be charged at $63.10 per credit. Lab Fees, Books, and supplies are not discounted. Out of State Running Start students are not eligible for the waiver.

Native American Tuition Waiver

The Native American In-District Tuition Waiver is offered in limited numbers to students who qualify.  Eligibility requirements include one-year Montana Residency, proof of ¼ or more Native American descent, demonstrate financial need by completing the FAFSA, a 2.5 cumulative GPA within the past five years, be degree or certificate seeking and attending at least half-time, and have NOT completed an Associate, Bachelor’s degree or higher.  For more detailed information, please contact Financial Aid at (406) 756-3849 and request the Information and Application Form.

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, or email

Tuition Waivers for the following scholarships:

High School Honors
High School seniors who graduate in the top 10 percent of their class from Flathead, 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.  For the application and/or more information, please stop by the Financial Aid Office.

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.

Logger Sports
There are limited in-district tuition waivers for students participating in Logger Sports.  Students must be full-time for consideration.  For more information about these, please contact Ann Beall at (406) 756-3876.