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MT Association Of Counties Offers "President's Scholarships"


March 18, 2020 | View PDF

Shane Gorder, Richland County Commissioner and President of the Montana Association of Counties, announced the availability of the MACo “President’s Scholarships” to this year’s graduating high school seniors residing in Richland County.

A $1,000 scholarship, and a $500 scholarship will be awarded based upon merit to graduating seniors who will be attending a Montana community college or four year degree unit of the Montana University System and whose courses of study are encouraged to include but are not limited to political science, public administration, social sciences, communications, public relations or general studies with an emphasis in government-related studies.

The scholarships are awarded each year to high school seniors residing in the home county of the MACo President. President Gorder said the scholarships are designed to help develop student understanding of local government activities, responsibilities and commitment to community service.

The application forms are available at the following high schools: Fairview, Lambert, Savage and Sidney.

The applications must be postmarked no later than Friday, April 17 and returned to: Montana Association of Counties, 2717 Skyway Drive, Helena, MT 59602, ATTN: Scholarship Coordinator

Final judging will be done by Monday, May 4, to select the scholarship recipients. A certificate will be issued to the recipient, and the payment will be made directly to the college or university of the student’s choice.


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