Endowed Scholarship Funds

Mason V. Hargett and Iva M. Hargett Scholarship

Awarded on both MERIT and NEED. Eligible applicants must be a Senior in attendance the 7th and 8th semester at Hamilton. Applicants must have a cumulative G.P.A. of 3.5 at the 7th semester at Hamilton High school; and must have applied and been accepted at a post-secondary school.

Friends of The Hamilton Schools Foundation Scholarship

To be eligible, an applicant must be a senior (in attendance 7th and 8th semesters) at Hamilton High School.

William Enderlein Scholarship

Awarded on both MERIT and NEED. Eligible applicants must be a senior (in attendance 7th and 8th semester) at Hamilton High School. The applicant must be a candidate for graduation. Applicants must have a cumulative G.P.A. of 3.5 at the 7th semester; must have applied and been accepted at a post-secondary school used to determine need for awarding scholarship.

The Pearl E. Badger Memorial Scholarship

To be eligible, an applicant must be a senior (in attendance 7th and 8th semester) at Hamilton High School and must enroll in a post-secondary school. The applicant must meet the criteria for National Honor Society (service, character, leadership), have a GPA of at least 3.25 and include 2 letters of recommendation and a personal statement of not more than 300 words.

VFW Post 1430 Scholarship

This scholarship will be awarded to a direct relative (brother, sister, son, daughter, grandchild) of a Veteran of Foreign War. To be eligible a student: 1.) Must be pursuing an education in vocational course work at an accredited college, vocational-technical school, or other training institution, and 2.) Must provide proof of relationship to a veteran of a Foreign War (DD214 Form).

The Gerloff Family Memorial Scholarship

An applicant must be a senior (in attendance 7th and 8th semester) at Hamilton High School. Priority will be given to applicants who major in music. Applicants majoring in Family Consumer Science (FCS) may also be considered for this scholarship.

Dale Kraft

To be eligible, a student must be pursuing an education in vocational course work at an accredited college, vocational-technical school, or other training institution.

Moerkerke Vocational Scholarship

To be eligible, a student must be pursuing an education in vocational course work at an accredited college, vocational-technical school, or other training institution.

Miss Jack M. Crutchfield Scholarship

The Crutchfield Scholarship was formed as a bequest from the Crutchfield estate. “Miss Jack” Crutchfield was a Bitterroot native who graduated from Hamilton High School in 1920. This scholarship is earmarked for a deserving young woman who plans on attending a college or university within the Montana University System.
Successful student recipients may reapply for this scholarship on an annual basis up to three consecutive years while pursuing their education degree if a 3.20 G.P.A. is maintained and student’s financial need remains. Their application will be considered in those subsequent years along with the applications of the current year’s HHS graduating class applicants.

Moriah Hughes Memorial Scholarship

The Stoenner Leadership Scholarship

Candidates for this scholarship shall be considered on leadership principally, and next on academic performance and need in equal considerations. To be eligible, an applicant must be a senior (in attendance 7th and 8th semester) at Hamilton High school), and must graduate. You must enroll in a post-secondary school.

Roy Morris Memorial Scholarship

Virginia and Dean Vinal Music Scholarship

Must be a high school senior in the upper third of your class. Must be planning to major in music performance or music education.

Dale Berry

Ravalli Sports Club Scholarship

To be eligible, an applicant must be a senior at Hamilton High School.
You must have a 2.5 G.P.A. or better. Priority will be given to students who have financial need. You must have played on or managed a high school soccer team, played soccer for Ravalli Sports Club or Ravalli United and show a strong commitment to soccer.

Hamilton Garden Club Scholarship

To be eligible, an applicant must be a senior (in attendance 7th and 8th semesters) at Hamilton High School. You must have a 2.5 G.P.A. or better. Priority will be given to students entering into the fields of Agriculture, Forestry and Conservation, or into a Vocational Trade.

First Security Bank Scholarship

To be eligible, an applicant must be a senior (in attendance 7th and 8th semesters) at Hamilton High School. You must have a 2.5 G.P.A. or higher. Priority will be given to students majoring in post-secondary classes of Business, Finance, or Information Technology. Student should show proven leadership and service skills in the community.

Alma Hays Art Scholarship

To be eligible, applicant must be a Hamilton High School senior, in attendance for both 7th and 8th semesters at Hamilton High School.

HHS Alumni

To be eligible, a student who is Hamilton High School Alumnus must be pursuing post-secondary education in academic, vocational or technical course work at an accredited college, vocational/technical school, or other accredited training institution, entering the third semester of course work or beyond. An applicant must also be a former recipient of a scholarship from the Friends of Hamilton Schools Foundation.

Michael Gary Belville Memorial Scholarship

To be eligible, an applicant must be a senior (in attendance 7th and 8th semester) at Hamilton High School and must enroll in a postsecondary school. The applicant must have a GPA of 2.0 or higher and demonstrate service to the community. In addition, include an essay that explains the applicant’s financial need, include any demonstrated improvement over time or extenuating circumstances they dealt with during high school that would suggest they will be successful at the next level.

Class of 1970 Scholarship

Class of 1970 Scholarships (Two will be awarded) One Academic, One Vocational/Technical To be eligible, a student must be pursuing post-secondary education in academic, vocational or technical course work at an accredited college, vocational/technical school, or other accredited training institution, enrolled both 7th and 8th semester in Hamilton High School, with a graduation date during the 2019-2020 academic year.  You will be asked to describe your plans for the future by writing an essay describing your education and career goals.

Endowed Grant Funds

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Robert Howe

Rob and Terry Ryan