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

College Prep Program

Scholars of Promise




Scholars of Promise is a new college preparation program that provides Montana's foster care teens, homeless teens,and teens in kinship care with training, mentoring, and support services to help them prepare to apply to the colleges of their choice.

A former foster care teen in college may also apply.

Benefits of being a Scholar of Promise:

  • Training and coaching meetings 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 Scholars of Promise program.


Upcoming Scholars of Promise Events

Current Scholars:
Sign up for our Summer College Preparation Retreat at MSU!

More information can be found on the event page. Send in your forms soon, participation is first come first serve.

Interested in a health career? Apply for our Health Leaders Summer Camp 2018!

This summer camp is for rural and tribal teens ages 14-17 interested in improving the health of their community or pursuing a health-related career. You do not need to be a Scholar with Hopa Mountain to participate. More information can be found on the program page.


Scholars of Promise a Hopa Mountain pilot initiative to support high school juniors or seniors who are in foster care and are planning to go to college. 

Please call (406) 586-2455 with any questions.