FVCC is proud to offer our students a number of institutional and non-institutional scholarship opportunities. Scholarships can be based on merit, financial need or other criteria. FVCC is grateful to the many community donors who support scholarships for our students. We encourage students to apply annually for all scholarships for which they qualify.

Institutional Scholarships:

FVCC Institutional Scholarships are now available to view and apply for directly online. By completing the Institutional Scholarship Application, you will be considered for all scholarships for which you qualify. New students must have applied for admissions to the college before they can apply for institutional scholarships.

2020-2021 Scholarships

The 2020-2021 institutional scholarship application is now available. The application will consider you for all institutional scholarships for the Fall 2020 – Spring 2021 academic year and also any Spring 2020 reawards. The priority deadline to apply is February 15, 2020. Please log in to complete this application to be considered for institutional scholarships at FVCC. We look forward to receiving your application.

FVCC Eagle Scholarship

If you are applying to FVCC as an incoming, degree-seeking student and you register for 6 or more credits for the fall 2020 semester, you are eligible to apply. Running Start students are eligible if they have earned college credit and will be a degree-seeking student in the fall 2020 semester. Students will be awarded scholarships based on their most recent cumulative GPA (either high school or college for transfer students), HiSET or GED scores.

The priority deadline for applying for the Eagle Scholarship is January 15, 2020. Funds will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis until funds are expended. If you have your GPA, HiSET or GED scores ready to upload, Apply Now >

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 your in-district tuition for two semesters and must be used within two years of establishing eligibility. Application is available here.

Private Scholarship Opportunities:

Montana State Elks Association – William and Sara Jenne’ Scholarship. Applicants must have completed their first year at a Montana institution of higher learning and intend to continue their education into their second year of study at a Montana school. Applicants must be able to demonstrate completion of full year of study and minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 to be considered. Application is available here.

 NAVPA National Scholarship Program. $1000 scholarship to provide financial assistance to veteran, service member and dependent students who are pursuing undergraduate, graduate and alternative certification at NAVPA-member institutions. Application is available here.

Applicants must be a U.S. military veteran, active duty, reservist or a National Guard member and meet the following criteria:

  • Be in good academic standing with a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Complete prerequisite essay, not to exceed two pages, on “How the NAVPA Scholarship will help me achieve my goals.”
  • Be enrolled in and maintain attendance at full-time rate at a NAVPA member approved college or university during the Spring/Winter 2020 semester/term/quarter.
  • Have earned a minimum of 12 college credit hours by the end of the Spring/Winter 2020 semester/term/quarter. For alternative certification/post-baccalaureate program applicants, credits may be from their bachelor’s degree program course of study.

Flathead County Democratic Women.  $1000. Successful candidate must be supportive of the philosophy of the Democratic Party. Application deadline is April 3, 2020. Application is available here.

Montana Cattlewomen. $1000. Successful candidate must be from Montana with preference given to an applicant majoring in a field beneficial to the livestock industry. Students must be a sophomore in college and have a 2.7 or higher GPA.  Application deadline is April 15, 2020. Application is available at www.montanacattlewomen.org.

Central Montana Medical Auxiliary Scholarship. Open to residents of Central Montana (Fergus, Golden Valley, Judith Basin, Musselshell, Petroleum, and Wheatland counties) who have completed one year of college in a health-related field or who can demonstrate comparable work experience and who are likely to return to Central Montana to work in the health care field after graduation. Application deadline is May 1, 2020.  Application is available here.