Lowell Hults Scholarship

Lowell Hults was born on December 12, 1910 in Indiana. Lowell was the youngest of eight children and five of his sisters trained to become educators. After receiving his BA from the University of Wyoming and his MA from Indiana State University, Hults taught English and history in Indiana and Colorado before moving to Great Falls in 1944. He served as the guidance counselor at GFHS from 1951 until 1976, during which time he obtained over $10 million in scholarships and financial aid for GFHS graduating seniors according to reports from the school paper.

While in Great Falls, Hults also served as a delegate to National Educator’s Association conventions and attended many State Assemblies. He was also Chairman of Trustees of the Teachers’ Federal Credit Union and in 1976 was presented with the inaugural Montana Personnel and Guidance Associations Award for “Counselor of the Year.”

The Hults Scholarship was established to reward successful GFHS graduates who can demonstrate some level of participation in extra-curricular activities, involvement with local church ministries, and an acceptable academic record.

Scholarship Requirements:
1. Must exhibit reasonable citizenship, diligence, and hard work.
2. Must be a GFH graduate.
3. Must participate in extra-curricular activities.
4. Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher.
5. Must provide a current transcript posting seventh semester grades. 6. Must submit two letters of recommendation:
a. One from either a teacher or counselor
b. One from a minister/youth leader of local church affiliation
6. Must attend a Montana college or university.

Additional Information:
Preference will be given to applicants who major in education or nursing.

Donate A One Time Or Ongoing Scholarship For High School Graduates

Setting up an educational scholarship fund can be a meaningful way to give back to your community or to honor a loved one. There are a number of things to consider when planning a scholarship. Please contact the Foundation for assistance, we are happy to help you. Contact Dave Crum at (406) 268-7340 or Dave_Crum@gfps.k12.mt.us.