Frequently Asked Questions
How do I know if I'm eligible to apply for a SFGRF scholarship?
2.0 cumulative GPA or greater, graduating from a Ravalli County high school during the current school year, attend the last two years in a Ravalli County high school, plan to attend an accredited post-secondary school full-time(in or out of state), have EFC less than $30,000 according to your FAFSA®, submit entire SAR, complete and submit all requested items by February 15.*
*This includes technical schools plus two-year or four-year programs. If $30,000 in EFC is exceeded due to extenuating circumstances, you can still apply.
Do I have to attend a Montana college in order to receive a scholarship?
You DO NOT have to attend a Montana college.
When do I need to have all my information uploaded and turned in?
The deadline is February 15, but we highly encourage you to turn it in as soon as possible. That way if there is any missing information, we can get it taken care of before the deadline.
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How do I know if I submitted my application correctly?
You will receive a confirmation e-mail saying you have submitted.
What is SAR, and how do I get this information?
Your Student Aid Report (SAR) is a paper or electronic document that gives you some basic information about your eligibility for Federal student aid as well as listing your answers to the FAFSA questions.
To obtain your SAR you must complete and submit a FAFSA application. Once it has been processed, you can obtain a copy by logging in to fafsa.gov using your FSA ID and selecting the “View or Print your Student Aid Report (SAR)” option near the middle of the “My FAFSA” page.
For other common SAR questions, visit https://studentaid.gov/apply-for-aid/fafsa/review-and-correct/review.
How do I get back to the Submittable link to continue working on my application?
Visit https://manager.submittable.com/login and use the e-mail and password you used to create your account. If you cannot remember your password, click the Forgot? link to reset.
What is this scholarship applied to?
Room and Board, books, classes
What do I have to do after receiving this scholarship?
Submit your official transcript after each semester for the first four semesters and a recap after each year of school. You may also be asked to keep in touch and provide current contact information after graduation in order to update our records
I have a question that is not on this list, how can I get help?
Feel free to e-mail Deb Gabelhausen at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions