Whitefish Community Foundation offers five scholarship opportunities for Flathead Valley high school seniors and graduates who intend to enroll in a post-secondary educational institution this fall. Applications must be completed online between March 1 and April 7 at 4 p.m. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.

The Jean Atkinson Driggers Scholarship Fund awards one $2,500 scholarship annually to a student who attended Olney-Bissell School. The scholarship was created in memory of Jean Atkinson Driggers, who taught at Olney-Bissell for 25 years and was passionate about helping children achieve their highest potential. There is no minimum G.P.A. required to apply.

The Montana Coffee Traders Scholarship Fund awards two $1,000 scholarships annually. One scholarship is awarded to an eligible Montana Coffee Traders employee or child or legal dependent of an eligible employee. The second scholarship is awarded to a Flathead Valley resident. A high school or current college G.P.A. of 3.0 or higher is required to apply.

The Glacier Restaurant Group – R.I.S.E. Scholarship Fund awards two $2,500 scholarships annually. Applicants must be an eligible employee of Glacier Restaurant Group or the child or legal dependent of an eligible Glacier Restaurant Group employee. A high school or current college G.P.A. of 3.5 or higher is required to apply.

Applicants may access the online application and review the eligibility requirements at whitefishcommunityfoundation.org/scholarships. For assistance, call Whitefish Community Foundation at (406) 863-1781 or email contact@whitefishcommunityfoundation.org.

Whitefish Community Foundation helps businesses and individuals establish scholarship programs as part of the organization’s work to provide effective ways for donors to make charitable contributions that improve the quality of life in the Flathead Valley. For more information about establishing a scholarship fund, call (406) 863-1781 or email contact@whitefishcommunityfoundation.org.