FCCS graduates pursue a variety of paths after graduation. Most of our students enroll in colleges and universities to continue their studies while others choose to serve in ministry, go directly into the work force or serve in the military. Foothills is pleased to provide information to our high school students to assist them in decision making for their future including opportunities for career counseling and information on scholarship opportunities.
The resources found here are for our students to utilize in seeking and planning their next steps after completing their education at Foothills.
Montana College Information
For students looking to compare Montana colleges, you can use this tool put together by Intelligent which compares and ranks several of our state's public and private schools.
Additional Scholarship Opportunities
From time to time, we receive information regarding opportunities for our students to apply for college scholarships. Links for scholarship information are below. Students are encouraged to visit pages for updated application and deadline information as it varies from year to year.
Black Mountain Software is offering scholarships to Montana students. Graduating Montana high school seniors who will be attending an accredited institution of higher education, regardless of their field of study, are eligible. These accredited institutions include trades schools, technical schools, colleges or universities. Two Scholarships will be awarded in the amount of $1,000.00 each. Scholarship payment will be made directly to the school that the applicant will be attending. Application deadline is usually mid-April of each year.
The Ag Committee of the Great Falls Chamber of Commerce awards four $1,000 scholarships on an annual basis to individuals in the Great Falls and Golden Triangle counties seeking a career in the agriculture industry. Scholarships are for school year 2023-24: two to students attending an accredited college, university or technical school and two to graduating high school seniors planning to attend college full time next year.
There are a variety of college scholarships available for children of active, reserve, and retired service members. Interested families can learn more at the Fisher House page.
The following are recommended resources for our students to assist them in career planning and guidance.
Career Direct is an assessment tool that approaches career guidance from a biblical perspective while focusing on four key dimensions of a person's design--Personality, Interests, Skills, and Values. This is tool students can use to determine next steps after graduation and we are pleased to partner with a local consultant to provide this assessment locally for our students (consulting and assessment fees do apply).