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2021 MACD Scholarship Application

Two $750 Scholarships and one $500 Scholarship are available for Montana students—high school seniors or students who are attending an accredited post-secondary institution in Montana may apply.


Eligibility requirements:

  • Must be a US citizen with Montana residency
  • Minimum grade point average of 3.0
  • Enrollment or plans to enroll in a course of study that allows students to explore natural resource issues. Appropriate courses of study include agriculture, agribusiness, animal science, range science, forestry, environmental science, land resource science, plant science, etc.
  • Students may receive a scholarship both as a high school senior and once during post-secondary career.

The application must include the following:

  • A letter of recommendation from an instructor familiar with your work
  • Your unofficial transcript listing courses taken and grades received
  • Résumé
  • An original 500-750 word essay describing how your education and experiences have given you the opportunity to explore natural resource conservation, and how you plan to impact natural resource conservation in the future. List how your leadership, school and community activities will influence your career goals.
  • Acceptance letter to an accredited college (if appropriate)

Deadline: February 19, 2021.

Should you have any questions, please contact Melissa Downing at or 406-443-5711.

Read the full scholarship details here: MACD 2021 Scholarship Announcement.docx

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