Ron & Becky Nelson CTE Scholarship

This scholarship was set up by Ron and Becky Nelson and the GFPS Foundation to increase enrollment within the CTE program. A $500 scholarship will be offered to graduating seniors from CM Russell High School (CMR), Great Falls High School (GFH), and Paris Gibson Education Center (PGEC). Recipients must demonstrate a commitment to community service and must describe their future plans after high school.

Scholarship Requirements:

  1. Student must be a graduating senior from CMR, GFH, or PGEC.
  2. Student must have taken a minimum of six CTE classes (or 3 full credits).
  3. Student must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher.
  4. Student must be involved in community service.
  5. Student must describe their future plans after high school.
  6. Must provide three letters of recommendation—one from a CTE instructor, one from an employer or volunteer supervisor, and one from a non-family member.

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 Stephanie Schnider at or call 406-268-6021.