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Local students offered college scholarships

News from the Montana University System

HELENA – The Montana University System (Student Financial Services Office), has announced that local students have been offered the Montana University System Honor Scholarship. 

The MUS Honor Scholarship is a renewable scholarship offered by the Montana Board of Regents that waives undergraduate tuition for up to eight semesters at any campus of the Montana University System or Dawson, Flathead Valley, or Miles community colleges (average value of $18,000). 

“Awarding these scholarships is such an honor,” Board Chair Albrecht said. “I am excited to watch these students continue to succeed over the coming years as MUS students.”

Students offered this scholarship must be graduates of an accredited Montana high school with a minimum grade point average of 3.4 at the end of their seventh semester in high school, take either the ACT or SAT standardized test, meet college rigorous core requirements, and attend an eligible campus. 

“It was a Board priority to ensure these scholarships were available to students,” Commissioner Christian said. “Investing in student education is the greatest thing we can do for Montana.”   

A total of 239 MUS Honor Scholarships were offered statewide, including to the following area students: Laurel Bitterman, Polson High School; Payton Dupuis, Polson High School; Malia Seeley, Polson High School; Seth Bettwieser, Ronan High School; Brooklin Hunt, St. Ignatius High School.

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