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College Scholarship Service

Complete Your Dreams Scholarship Program

The Earl and Linda Bates Complete Your Dreams Scholarship is available to Intermountain alumni pursuing higher education. Funds granted through the scholarship program can be used for a variety of costs related to higher education, including child care, housing, books, materials, and more. It was founded by Earl and Linda Bates who recognized the barriers and costs associated with college and trade school. Through Complete Your Dreams, the Bates have helped countless students who received Intermountain services pursue their dreams of higher education.

Eligibility Checklist

  • Must be an alumni of an Intermountain Program
  • High School Degree or GED
  • Acceptance to an accredited university, community or technical college on either a full or part time basis
  • Completed and signed application for the Complete Your Dreams Scholarship and return with required attachments to the scholarship coordinator

Complete Your Dreams Scholarship Process

Application:  An applicant must be a graduate of an Intermountain program, have completed high school or received a GED, received acceptance to an accredited university, or technical college on either a full time or part time basis, and provide information regarding other forms of financial aid received. Scholarship recipients must re-apply each year through the application process.

Review and Vetting:  A Scholarship Review Committee will determine what applications will be accepted and discuss the academic, emotional needs and financial needs of the applicant.

Academic Achievement:  The scholarship recipient must:
-Maintain a 2.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale for duration of the scholarship
-Provide the Scholarship Coordinator with quarterly or semester class schedule
-Communicate with Scholarship Coordinator successes and difficulties
-Provide Scholarship Coordinator with official grades at the conclusion of each quarter or semester
-Provide the Scholarship Coordinator with quarterly or semester tuition balances, financial aid or other scholarship monies
-Reply to communication from Scholarship Coordinator


Complete Your Dreams Scholarship
3240 Dredge Dr
Helena, MT 59602

Contact: Melissa Wilson, LCSW
Phone: (406) 459-3699



3240 Dredge Drive
Helena, MT 59602
Ph: (406) 442-7920
Fax: (406) 442-7949
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