Scholarship available from woman’s clubs

Star Staff
Friday, February 21, 2020

A $500 scholarship for nontraditional female students is being offered by the General Federation of Women’s Club’s Montana Eastern District Woman’s Clubs. Applicants for the scholarship must be women who are re-entering college to complete their educations or entering post-secondary education for the first time.

Nontraditional students are defined as students who have delayed post-secondary education enrollment after high school or who have not entered post-secondary education in the same calendar year that they finished high school.

To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must reside in the Eastern District of Montana Woman’s Clubs, according to a Miles City Woman’s Club news release. The Eastern District encompasses the counties of Custer, Garfield, Rosebud, Fallon, Philips, Valley, Daniels, Sheridan, Roosevelt, Petroleum, McCone, Richland, Dawson, Prairie, Wibaux, Golden Valley, Musselshell, Park, Sweet Grass, Stillwater, Yellowstone, Carbon, Big Horn, Treasure, Powder River and Carter.

Applicants must be enrolled in or plan to be enrolled in accredited United States two-year junior colleges, vocational technical schools or four-year universities, either on campus or online.

Each applicant must complete the application form, which includes a brief essay section, transcripts from the last year of school attended showing a grade point average of 3.0 or above, and must demonstrate financial need.

The application is available online at or from Amorette Allison, Miles City Woman’s Club president, who may be contacted from 4-8 p.m. daily at 234-6135.