Volunteer-based scholarship now open for applications
HELENA, MT- The Governor’s Office of Community Service, Reach Higher Montana, and Montana Campus Compact are pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the 2024 Youth Serve Montana Scholarship. This year’s scholarship is being offered in two awards, $1,000 for 50 hours of service and $1,500 for 100 hours of service. The scholarships will be offered to 100 Montana seniors attending Montana Campus Compact member institutions next fall.
“We are honored to partner with Reach Higher Montana and Montana Campus Compact to provide scholarships to high school seniors” said Sarah Sadowski, Director of the Governor’s Office of Community Service. “Their commitment to service is a positive indication these young adults will continually grow to be civically engaged college students, and valuable members of our communities.”
The Youth Serve Montana Scholarship was created to promote volunteerism among high school students. Funds are available through support from Montana Campus Compact, a network of Montana campuses committed to community service; Reach Higher Montana, a nonprofit dedicated to helping students pursue and fund post-secondary education; and the Governor’s Office of Community Service, a state agency tasked with expanding and promoting community volunteerism in Montana. The Governor’s Office of Community Service administers the scholarship funds.
The Youth Serve Montana scholarship application and FAQs can be found online at serve.mt.gov.
The Governor’s Office of Community Service expands and promotes national service and community volunteerism in Montana and engages citizens in service. For more information, please visit serve.mt.gov.