Hopa Mountain
About Hopa|Upcoming Workshops|Volunteer|Donate|Board & Staff|News Blog|Contact Us|Home

Program Overview


Youth Leadership Programs

Strengthening the Circle

Native Science Field Centers

Native Science Fellows

Indigenous Scholars of Promise

Community Leadership Programs

Imagine Montana

The Together Campaign

donate online email signup send site to friend

facebook twitter

Indigenous Scholars of Promise

Indigenous Scholars of Promise is a college preparation program that provides 30 Native American high school juniors and seniors in Montana with training, mentoring, and support services to help them prepare to apply to the top tier colleges/universities of their choice. These scholars are in the top 20% of their class, have a 3.5 GPA or above, and are considering applying to highly competitive colleges and universities.

Indigenous Scholars Indigenous Scholars Indigenous Scholars Indigenous Scholars Indigenous Scholars Indigenous Scholars Indigenous Scholars Indigenous Scholars

Benefits of being an Indigenous Scholar of Promise:

  • Visits to college and university campuses.
  • Monthly training and coaching meetings for one year to help prepare you to apply to colleges/universities and succeed once you are there.
  • Assistance with university essays, application/testing fees, and scholarship applications.
  • Mentor and peer support throughout the college preparation process.
  • Recognition through participation in the Indigenous Scholars of Promise program.

Indigenous Scholars of Promise is made possible with generous support from the O.P. and W.E. Edwards Foundation, the Steele-Reese Foundation, the Treacy Foundation and the Sample Foundation.


Bonnie Sachatello-Sawyer
Executive Director
(406) 586–2455
Contact Bonnie

The Indigenous Scholars of Promise Application for current high school sophomores and juniors - due September 12, 2014

Hopa Mountain