SKC is very proud to offer our students a number of institutional and non-institutional scholarship opportunities. Scholarships can be based on financial need, merit or other criteria. Scholarships include American Indian College Fund, SKC Foundation and SKC Employees, among others. These scholarships are to honor and promote academic excellence among its present and potential students. Scholarship amounts vary depending on available funds.
Please see the Director of Scholarship Acquisition and Distribution, Ellie Bundy McLeod, at the SKC Foundation for any questions regarding both internal and external scholarship opportunities. Workshops to complete SKC internal applications will be hosted quarterly. Make sure you are subscribed to the SKC Student Bulletin to receive scholarship announcements and workshop dates. SKC is grateful to the many donors who provide scholarship assistance to the students at SKC! All students are encouraged to apply for scholarships!
Please stop in and visit with us to inquire about new scholarship opportunities on a frequent basis!
Internal Scholarship Requirements
To be eligible for the following scholarships, you must meet these eligibility requirements in addition to those shown specifically for each scholarship:
- Full-time student (at least 12 credits) at Salish Kootenai College.
- Must not be on Financial Aid Suspension.
- Must have a financial need of at least $500 (as determined on your Financial Aid Needs Analysis).
- Minimum GPA of at least 2.0 (unless otherwise indicated)
- Minimum cumulative GPA’s must be based on your most recent transcript (college or high school).
The following are the scholarship opportunities currently available at and through Salish Kootenai College.
Traditional Scholarship Application
The application below can be downloaded and filled out on your computer (the light blue fields). Once completed save the application, print it, sign it and turn it in with the rest of your application materials.
If applying for the Fall Scholarship, make sure to save copies of your letters of recommendation before submitting as you will need them to upload electronically for the Winter scholarship.
Online/Electronic Scholarship Application
Other Scholarship Links
www.bigfuture.collegeboard.org/scholarship-search - Scholarship search engine that matches you up with scholarships you may be eligible for based on your answers to questions they ask.
www.fastweb.com - Fastweb is another scholarship search engine that matches students to scholarships based on strengths, interests, and skills. Click on the link and join for free.
www.myscholly.com - Use Access Code: RHM2017 - This app, which was featured on a past episode of "Shark Tank", uses an adaptive matching engine to link students with scholarships for which they qualify in seconds.
www.scholarships.com - Free College Scholarship & Grant Search
www.salliemae.com - Sallie Mae is a student loan processor but they include a scholarship search tab on their page as well.
www.collegeboard.com - A college prep site that can assist with scholarship searches, college planning, college searches, major and career searches.
www.college-scholarships.com - Provides links to more than 70 free, online scholarship search sites listing thousands of scholarships.
Montana Career Information Systems -
MCIS is an excellent tool to utilize in determining your future educational and career goals. You can explore different institutions to attend, assess your interests and majors, build resumes, and explore financial aid. Sign up to create your own portfolio. Scholarship searches are also available. Username: skcollege Password: plan7ing