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

College Prep Program

Indigenous Scholars of Promise



For Native American or Latino High School Sophomores, Juniors or Seniors

High school sophomores, juniors or seniors who are currently have a 3.0 GPA or above and are considering applying to colleges and universities are invited to apply to the Indigenous Scholars of Promise program. This college preparation program provides students with training, mentoring, and support services to help them prepare to apply to the schools of their choice. 



Benefits of being an Indigenous Scholar of Promise:

  • Visits to college and university campuses.

  • Training and coaching meetings to help you prepare 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 Harvest Foundation, the Women’s Foundation of Montana and an Anonymous Donor.


Upcoming Scholars of Promise Events

Fall College Prep Retreat October 17 - 19 at the C’Mon Inn in Bozeman

Current High School Scholars:
Do you need help with college or scholarship applications?

Email info@hopamountain.org or call us anytime at (406) 586-2455.


(Current Scholars Only Please)