RMC Scholarships

Rocky Mountain College offers a variety of scholarships to students who have demonstrated academic excellence or talent in a specific area. To be considered for RMC scholarships, a student must complete the Rocky Mountain College application for admission and financial aid. Scholarships are renewable for four years, based on full time attendance and satisfactory academic progress. The average financial aid award package is $24,000 (this average includes scholarships, grants, work study, and student loans).

2017-2018 First-Year Merit Scholarships

First-year students who have applied and been accepted to RMC are automatically considered for one of the following scholarships based on official high school transcripts and test scores.

First-Year Merit Scholarship Levels

Trustee Scholarship: $15,000/year
Presidential Scholarship:   $13,000/year
Dean's Award: $11,000/year

Calculate your estimated merit scholarship here.

2017-2018 Transfer Merit Scholarships

Transfers who have applied and been accepted to RMC are automatically considered for one of the following scholarships based on grade point average of previous college work. Scholarships apply to those students working toward their first bachelor's degree.

Transfer Merit Scholarship Levels

Trustee Scholarship:   3.50 to 4.00 GPA   $12,000/year
Presidential Scholarship:      3.00 to 3.49 GPA   $11,000/year
Dean's Award:   2.50 to 2.99 GPA   $ 8,000/year
RMC Grant:   2.00 to 2.49 GPA   $ 5,000/year

Montana Valedictorian Scholarship

$3,000 Haynes Foundation scholarship plus $15,000 Trustee scholarship.

To be eligible, students must submit the following items by February 15:

  • Personal essay on leadership and contributions they have made to their high school and/or community;
  • Two letters of recommendation from high school instructors or activities advisors;
  • Interview with the vice president for enrollment services; and
  • Must maintain a 3.40 cumulative GPA to continue Haynes Foundation portion.

In addition to merit scholarships, financial need is considered for students who submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). For more scholarships please see the other scholarships page.

Music Scholarships audition

Rocky Mountain College offers Music Scholarships ranging from $500 - $2,500. Music Scholarships are awarded in addition to any merit scholarships you may receive, increasing your total assistance package.

Application Guidelines:

Notifications about Music Scholarships are made soon after your audition or materials have been reviewed. We encourage you to complete the process listed above as early as possible, keeping the February 1 deadline in mind.

Music Scholarships are renewable annually if you make satisfactory academic progress with a cumulative GPA of at least a 2.0.

Eligibility for renewal: Students earning a Rocky Mountain College Music Scholarship are required to participate in at least one major ensemble. Music scholarships are available to qualified students, regardless of major.