Montana State Financial Aid: Grants & Scholarships

First, File FAFSA®

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid, FAFSA®, is the first step to receiving financial aid to pay for college in Montana. This application determines student eligibility for federal loans, grants like the Pell grant, work-study programs and even some scholarships. 

Apply for Montana State Financial Aid 

The state of Montana offers a variety of grants and scholarships to help students within the state find the extra money they need to pay for their college education.

Best & Brightest Program

This financial aid program was created to help Montana college-bound students gain access to an affordable education. To qualify, students must maintain a GPA of 2.5 or higher and file their FAFSA® application. 

To apply, students only need to file the FAFSA® application on time. 

Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship Program

Did you File FAFSA® Yet

This scholarship program is for honors-level high school seniors who stand out amongst their peers. To be selected for this scholarship students must already be accepted into a four-year college and be maintaining Satisfactory Academic Progress. 

To learn more about available grants for college bound students, click the button below. 

Have more questions about Montana state financial aid or the FAFSA® process? The Frank Team is here to help! You can reach us via email at or text us at (347) 690-7886. 

Good luck!