Scholarship Recipients

Hannah Halvorson - $2,000 Lorfing Family Memorial Scholarship and is attending Rocky Mountain College
Allison Shovar - $2,000 George and Virginia Ulschak Memorial Scholarship and is attending Rocky Mountain College
Colton Folts - $2,000 George and Virginia Ulschak Memorial Scholarship and is attending University of Montana Western
Morgan Maack - $1,500 Laurel Education Foundation's Scholarship and is attending Rocky Mountain College
Taryn Bauwens - $1,225 Rotary Scholarship and is attending MSU Great Falls College
Connor Ulschak - $1,000 George and Virginia Ulschak Memorial Scholarship and is attending Montana State University-Bozeman
Grace Timm - $1,000 Olson Family Memorial Scholarship and is attending Dickinson State University
Kade Ewalt - $1,000 Rutt Family Memorial Scholarship and is attending
Trynadee Goldsberry - $1,000 Laurel Montana Community Foundation Scholarship and is attending Miles Community College
Cassidy Hein - $500 Laurel Chamber of Commerce Scholarship and is attending Sheridan College.
Trinitee Powell - $500 Lorfing Family Memorial Scholarship and is attending MSU-Billings
Carson Hackmann - $500 Laurel Montana Community Foundation Scholarship
Sophia Timm - $500 Laurel Montana Community Foundation Scholarship and is attending Dickinson State University
Rylee Dennis - $500 Laurel Montana Community Foundation Scholarship

A total of $15,225.00 was awarded this year thanks to the generosity of the Lorfing Family Memorial, George and Virginia Ulschak Memorial, Laurel Education Foundation, Laurel Rotary Club, Olson Family Memorial, Rutt Family Memorial, Laurel Chamber of Commerce and the Laurel Montana Community Foundation.

The Laurel Montana Community Foundation
The Laurel Montana Community Foundation will award the following scholarships on behalf of these generous benefactors:
George and Virginia Ulshak Memorial Scholarship #1 is $2000
George and Virginia Ulshak Memorial Scholarship #2 is $2000
Larry and Nancy Lorfing Memorial Scholarship is $2000
George and Virginia Ulshak Memorial Scholarship #3 is $1000
Laurel Education Foundation Scholarship is $1500
Laurel Rotary Club Scholarship is $1225
Olson Family Scholarship is $1000
Don and Colleen Rutt Memorial Scholarship is $1000
Laurel Chamber of Commerce Scholarship  is $500
 
These families and organizations want this money used in a post-secondary extension of schooling.

 

Please respond to the contact form questions and then in a separate email send info@laurelcommunity.org the answers to the following questions.

  • Why do you want to go to College or Trade School?
  • What are your educational goals?
  • Where do you see yourself ten years from now?
  • Describe a time or experience in your life that shaped you as a person.
  • How do you define Success?  What traits do you possess that will enhance your ability to be successful?
  • How would your friends/teachers describe you?
  • We have only a limited number of scholarships to offer.  But there are many applicants.  Why should you receive the scholarship, instead of someone else?
  • What one volunteer project would you be excited to see done in Laurel for the greater good?  Would you lead this project or volunteer?
  • Explain a family, social or school situation, in which your leadership made a difference and what was accomplished?

Deadline

The application deadline for 2021 scholarships is February 28, 2021.

Eligibility
  • The eligible recipient of the scholarship needs to be a resident of the greater Laurel area (Using 59044 zip code as mailing address).
  • The recipient of the scholarship can be attending now or enrolling in the fall in a post-secondary education facility or vocational technology facility.
  • The recipient of the $500 Laurel Chamber of Commerce scholarship must be a graduate of Laurel High School (graduating seniors or past graduates).
Directions for Submission

Please complete the application online or print and mail to: PO Box 1138, Laurel, MT 59044. Please answer the questions and email the answers to info@laurelcommunity.org.

Finalists will be asked to an interview by the committee for a final decision.

Scholarship Award Details

The Laurel Montana Community Foundation Scholarship Committee will make the final decision on the recipient.

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