The Foundation manages and administers scholarships provided by generous donors and supporters. Alumni, family, corporate partners and philanthropic groups committed to education have provided living and lasting legacies by establishing scholarships.
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REQUIRED: ATTENDING MSU or U of M SCHOOL SYSTEMS, CURRENT AND PAST GRADUATES ELIGIBLE
Established by the family in honor of their parents. Many of the family members live in the Havre area and Montana. The successful applicant is chosen by the Bradbury family. Scholarship is available for students who have graduated from Havre High School, planning to attend a school in the Montana State University or University of Montana school system. Selection will be based upon a combination of academic achievement and participation in school and community activities. Any current graduating HHS student or past HHS graduate is eligible. Typical award is one $1,000 award.
REQUIRED: LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION, SAT/ACT SCORES
Award made possible by Alexander (Zander) Blewett, Hoyt & Blewett PLLC. One $500. scholarship is available to a wrestler-student at Havre High School each year. Applicant must have participated in wrestling all four years of high school and demonstrated academic achievement. A letter of recommendation from applicant's wrestling coach and a letter from another faculty is required. The applicant must provide current transcripts with seventh semester grades and SAT/ACT scores. Scholarship selection is made by members of the Blewett family. Typical award is $500.
REQUIRED: LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION, SAT/ACT SCORES
Award made possible by Alexander (Zander) Blewett, Hoyt & Blewett PLLC. One $1,000 scholarship is available to a wrestler-student at All High Schools in Montana. Applicant must have participated in wrestling all four years of high school and demonstrated academic achievement. A letter of recommendation from applicant's wrestling coach and a letter from another faculty member is required. The applicant must provide current transcripts with seventh semester grades and SAT/ACT scores. Scholarship selection is made by members of the Blewett family. Typical award is $1,000.
HHS & HI-LINE GRADS, CURRENT AND PAST GRADS ELIGIBLE
Established by the Elliott family in honor of their parents, $2,000 is available to student(s) graduating from Havre High School or a Hi-line High School in the Northern Montana Healthcare service area. The successful applicant will be chosen by a member of the Elliott family. Selection will be based upon a combination of financial need, high academic achievement and participation in school and community activities. Typical award is one $2,000 award or two $1,000 awards, depending on selection by the family member.
REQUIREMENT: AREA OF STUDY, ESSAY
A scholarship is being offered by Jeff Dibblee to a Havre High School graduate whose interest in life centers toward working with and motivating people in general, everywhere. This will include: journalists, photographers, political science, and/or organized labor leadership. Also, human rights involvement. Jeff will select the recipient. Requirements to apply for this scholarship include a 2.5 minimum grade point average as well as a letter/essay written by the student stating their intent, goals and aspirations. Attending a Montana school is preferred but not a requirement. If applicant doesn’t completely understand the criteria of this application, Jeff will be available to discuss it in a phone call or text for further explanation, at 406-945-1632. Typical award amount is $750.
The HHS Class of 1970 is offering a scholarship with money raised from a fundraiser and memorials provided by class members. The recipient is to use the funds for tuition, room & board or books. Financial need is the first consideration in the selection along with participation in school and community activities. The selection will be made by the HHS Awards/Scholarship Committee. Recipient must have applied to and been accepted by a post-secondary educational institution. Preference will be given to immediate relatives of the Class of 1970. Typical award is one $500 award.
The HHS Class of 1972 will be celebrating their 50th anniversary of graduation in 2022. In honor of this milestone the class members are sponsoring a $500 scholarship to be awarded to a 2022 HHS graduate. Funding for the award will be provided through donations from classmates. The successful applicant must be planning to attend a Montana school and have a 2.5 grade point average, financial need as well as participation in school and community activities will also be a consideration. Everyone is encouraged to apply and a preference will be given to immediate relatives of the Class of 1972. Selection of the recipient will be made by the HHS Awards/Scholarship Committee. Typical award is one $500 scholarship.
REQUIRED: ESSAY, CURRENT AND PAST GRADUATES ELIGIBLE
The family of Wells Lamey established this scholarship in memory of Wells who was a longtime supporter of Havre Public Schools and a die-hard fan of Blue Pony athletics. The successful applicant must be a graduating senior of Havre Public Schools and will be selected by the Lamey family. Selection will be based upon a combination of high academic standards and participation in school and community activities. A separate essay is required addressing each student's efforts in becoming the best Blue Pony possible. Typical award is one $500.
REQUIRED: LETTER RECOMMENDATION
Made possible each year by donations accumulated by fund-raising of the Music Parents Association/Havre Friends of Music. The successful applicant will be chosen by the Friends of Music scholarship selection committee. Participation in the band or choir program at HHS all 4 years and a letter of support from his/her band or choir instructor is required. Typical award is $500.
A $500 scholarship is established by the Miller family and friends, which includes former HPS Superintendent Dr. Kirk Miller, in honor of Howard and Sally's immense support and love for the Blue Ponies. The successful applicant is chosen by the Miller family. Selection will be based upon a combination of financial need (those middle income families that don't qualify for low income status through the FAFSA application process), high academic standards and participation in school, and community activities. Typical award is one $500 award.
REQUIRED: AREA OF STUDY, ESSAY. PREFERENCE: ATTENDING MONTANA SCHOOL
Dennis and Gladys Bymaster were dedicated educators in Havre Public Schools until their retirement in 1995 and 1999. Their children, William, Dave, and Dan Bymaster, Carol Gabrielsen, and their families, would like to honor their parents' commitment to education by offering a scholarship in their name to a graduating senior that is pursuing a career in Education. Students applying must carry a 3.0 or better GPA and financial need is a major factor in the decision. The HHS scholarship selection committee or members of the family will choose the recipient of the $2,000 scholarship award. A 500 word essay describing your reasons for pursuing Education is required. In addition, students attending college in Montana will be given a preference.
WOMEN ONLY APPLY
P.E.O. is a philanthropic organization where women celebrate the advancement of women; educate women through scholarships, grants, awards, loans and stewardship of Cottey College; and motivate women to achieve their highest aspirations. Women only need apply. The local AZ chapter of P.E.O. funds scholarships through its local fundraising activities. Typical award is $500.
HHS & NORTH STAR GRADS ELIGIBLE
A $750 scholarship award is made possible by the Purdy family in honor of their parents' commitment to education. The scholarship is offered to graduating students from Havre High School and North Star High School. The successful applicant is chosen by the Purdy family. Typical award is one $750 award.
REQUIRED: SPECIFIC HHS ACTIVITIES, PERSONAL STATEMENT
The Natalie Patrick Foundation was created in memory of Natalie, a very active, Havre High School student who passed away at the age of 16. The N.P. Foundation raises funds to support activities Natalie was involved in as a teenager and continue her legacy of excellence and generosity. This scholarship is focused on rewarding ambitious, goal-driven students like Natalie. To be eligible to apply for this scholarship a student must be graduating from Havre High School, be a US citizen, have a GPA of 2.5 or higher and plan to attend an institute of higher learning, which may be a 2-year college, a 4-year college or vocational school. Applicants are also required to be involved in 2 or more of the following activities: High School Band or Choir, High School Golf Team, High School Speech & Debate or High School Art Classes. An additional requirement is a personal statement about yourself to the N.P. Foundation Board of Directors in 300 words or less stating: What you plan to achieve through college that can possibly impact the community and/or world, why you should receive this memorial scholarship and if selected how you will honor the memory of Natalie in your studies and extracurricular activities. Typical award is two $1,000 awards.
Made possible by donations from her children in honor of Sue's career in healthcare and commitment to community service. The successful applicant is chosen by Sue Swan and her family. A separate essay addressing student's involvement in community service is required. Typical award is one $750 award.
REQUIRED: ESSAY, ATTENDING MSU-N
This scholarship was established in 2009 in honor of Dr. & Mrs. Almas who both attended HHS and MSU-N and is awarded annually to a graduating Havre High School student who will be attending Montana State University-Northern. The recipient is selected by Dr. James Almas and family who reside in Jackson, Mississippi and is based upon a combination of financial need, academic ambition, at least a 2.5 grade average, and participation in extracurricular activities along with future career plans. Typical award amount is $1,000. Student must write an essay (no more than 2 pages) on above mentioned requirements. Funds are held at MSU-N Foundation until student is registered.
REQUIRED: ATTENDING U of M, ESSAY. PREFERENCE: AREA OF STUDY, LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION
The children of Terry and Kathy Sather are offering a $1,000 scholarship in honor of their parents and their dedication as teachers in Havre Public Schools and the community of Havre for nearly 40 years. The scholarship is offered to a Havre High graduate that plans to attend University of Montana in Missoula. Preference will be given to students planning to major in education and/or liberal arts (the arts, humanities, ect.), but any student planning on attending UM is encouraged to apply. Please provide an essay describing your favorite parts of growing up in Havre, focusing on your educational experiences. A letter of recommendation is helpful, but not required.
HILL COUNTY SCHOOLS GRADS ELIGIBLE, REQUIREMENTS: ATTENDING A MONTANA SCHOOL, AREA OF STUDY, ESSAY, LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION
This scholarship is made possible through memorial donations from Doris Roberts. The successful applicant(s) are chosen by the Hi-Line Amateur Radio Club with the typical award being either one $2,000 award or two $1,000 awards, depending on selection by the Hi-Line Radio Club. This one-time scholarship is available for high school seniors who have graduated from a Hill County High School (Havre, Box Elder, Rocky Boy, Northstar) and will be applied toward their first year of higher education. The applicant must plan on attending a 4-year accredited university or college in Montana in a STEM program (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics). The scholarship will be awarded based upon the information provided in the completed application and will be valued and rated by the Club members. A brief essay is required describing why you have chosen your major field of study and your educational and career objectives and future goals. Also required are a letter of recommendation from a school-related organization/activities advisor/director, including contact information, a letter of recommendation from a community, church or volunteer supervisor, including contact information, and a letter of recommendation from an employer/work supervisor including employment dates and contact information. Please include your school transcripts from the past 7 semesters.
ATTENDING A MONTANA SCHOOL
Made possible due to the wishes of the late Tillie Patterson. She wanted to award scholarships to 2 students from Havre High School that will be attending a Montana college or university. The successful applicant is to use the funds for tuition, room & board or books. Financial need is one of the first considerations in the selection. The recipients will be chosen by the HHS Awards Committee.
REQUIRED: LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION AND ESSAY
This scholarship is made possible by an endowment created by Wendy Nevala in memory of Ron Kologi and Doug Hyke. Both Ron and Doug were Havre school teachers that made a lasting impact on her as a student. This scholarship is available to female students graduating from Havre High School and majoring in a Science Field. One letter of recommendation from a science teacher and a personal statement describing why the student wants to enter the science field shall also be required. This scholarship will be renewable for up to four years provided the student submits yearly registration documents. Wendy Nevala will select the recipient.
REQUIRED: MUST BE ATTENDING MSU-NORTHERN, ESSAY
This scholarship is made possible by donations from the Ft Assiniboine Genealogy Society. All applicants must be a graduating senior of Havre High School with a 3.0 or better GPA and attending MSU-Northern. The student must have been active in community service organizations and provide a short essay about past involvement with community service. The scholarship committee will select the recipient. Typical award amount is $200.
This scholarship is given in memory of Connie Peterson who worked for the Havre School District for 34 years touching an endless amount of lives in the Havre community as an educator and coach. This award will be available to Havre High School seniors with financial need as determined by their FAFSA. Selection will be based on financial need. Current high school seniors are eligible to apply. The High School selection committee will select the recipient.