Hopa Mountain
Hopa Mountain invests in rural and tribal citizen leaders who are improving education, ecological health, and economic development.

College Prep Program

Health Scholars of Promise


Are you a high school student interested in a health-related career?

High school juniors and seniors who have a cumulative 2.5 GPA or above and want to go to college to pursue a health related career are invited to apply to the Health Scholars of Promise program. This college preparation program will provide teens with general and health-specific resources, along with mentoring, and support services to help them prepare to apply to the schools of their choice. The program also provides support throughout students' college careers.

Benefits of being a Health Scholar of Promise:

  • Opportunities to visits college and university campuses, both in Montana and nationally, in conjunction with Hopa Mountain's other two Scholars of Promise programs

  • An option to participate in a summer College Preparation Retreat hosted at a Montana university campus with exposure to biomedical degree options, health science career choices, and time with current health professionals

  • Access to training and coaching meetings to help you prepare to apply to colleges/universities and succeed once you are there

  • Assistance with college and scholarship applications

  • Mentor and peer support from undergraduate and graduate students in the health sciences throughout college

  • Recognition through participation in the Health Scholars of Promise program

  • Continued support throughout college based on individual students' needs