Scholarship Application

The Stock Farm Greater Ravalli Foundation Scholarship is for students who demonstrate an exceptional desire and commitment to further their education and training. The Stock Farm Greater Ravalli Foundation was started in 2002 and has given 280 scholarships to high school seniors attending public schools in Ravalli County totaling over $3 million since 2004.

This year we are awarding 40 scholarships!

It is a two-year $12,000 ($6,000/year) scholarship. Good for use at ANY accredited post-secondary school.

For students that stay in Montana and attend Carroll College, Montana State University, Montana Tech, The University of Montana, The University of Montana Western will match this scholarship for use in your junior and senior years provided you meet the criteria, making it a four-year scholarship.

We have put a cap on the EFC (Estimated Family Contribution) Please do not apply if your EFC exceeds $20,000, taken directly from your FAFSA*.

Eligible applicants must:

  • Have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or greater
  • Be graduating from a Ravalli County high school during the current school year
  • Attended at least two years of high school in Ravalli County
  • Plan to attend an accredited post-secondary school full-time (in-state or out of state)
  • Have an EFC (Estimated Family Contribution) less than $20,000 according to your FAFSA
  • Submit ENTIRE SAR (Student Aid Report) from FAFSA
  • Complete an application and submit all requested materials by 2/15/2021

Special consideration will be given to financial need.
SFGRF reserves the right to request FAFSA annually.

If you have questions, please talk to your school counselor or Deb Gabelhausen debg@sfgrf.org.

*If your EFC (Estimated Family Contribution) is above $20,000 and there are extenuating circumstances that will create a hardship or prevent you from being able to attend college, please provide a description of the situation in the box at the end of the financial statement section and we will take that into consideration.

Our 2021 Scholarship application has closed.

Our 2022 scholarship application will open in December 2021.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I know if I'm eligible to apply for a SFGRF scholarship?

2.0 cumulative GPA, 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 $20,000 according to your FAFSA®, submit entire SAR, complete and submit all requested items by February 15

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.

How do I convert a word.doc to a PDF?

Visit this link

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 debg@sfgrf.org with any questions