Press Releases

2016

Date Name File
April 7, 2016 SAF Announces 77 Winners of 2016 Circle of Success Scholarships PDF
February 10, 2016 Montana Priority FAFSA Filing Dates Approaching: Feb. 15 at UM, March 1 at Most Montana Schools PDF
January 8, 2016 FAFSA Season is Here; Student Assistance Foundation (SAF) Can Help PDF

2015

Date Name File
December 22, 2015 Be Prepared for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) PDF
December 21, 2015 Montana Students: It's Time to Apply for SAF's Circle of Success Scholarships PDF
November 23, 2015 Student Assistance Foundation: It's time for students and parents to get FSA IDs PDF
August 5, 2015 SAF to Host Adventure-themed Golf Scramble on Aug. 6 to Raise Scholarship Funds PDF
July 31, 2015 SAF Welcomes Outreach Manager Jennifer Almli to Billings PDF
June 12, 2015 SAF/DPHHS to Host "A Step Ahead — Building a Path to Success" Summit for Youth in Foster Care at MSU June 15-19 PDF
June 5, 2015 Students: Put money from your summer job to work with Montana Money Magic PDF
April 6, 2015 Statewide Education Professionals to Gather at MCAN Conference April 8-10 PDF
March 31, 2015 SAF Announces 63 Winners of 2015 Circle of Succe$$ Scholarships PDF
March 17, 2015 SAF to Surprise Belgrade High School Student Winners March 17 PDF
February 17, 2015 Children’s Savings Account Bill a Positive Step for Montana Students PDF
February 11, 2015 Montana Priority FAFSA Deadlines Approaching: Feb. 15 at UM, March 1 at Most Montana Schools PDF
January 7, 2015 The FAFSA is Available; Student Assistance Foundation (SAF) Can Help PDF

2014

Date Name File
December 29, 2014 Montana Students: It’s Time to Apply for SAF’s Circle of Succe$$ Scholarships PDF
December 17, 2014 Be Prepared for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) PDF
November 14, 2014 It’s time for students and parents to get FAFSA PINs PDF
October 21, 2014 OPI and SAF Award 15 Grants to Support College-Going and College-Readiness PDF
October 8, 2014 SAF, Bozeman High School Announce Opening of College and Career Center PDF
September 16, 2014 Student Assistance Foundation Grants $75,000 to Graduation Matters Montana PDF
August 12, 2014 Play in the Mud in Butte Aug. 23 to Raise Scholarship Dollars PDF
August 6, 2014 SAF to Host Baseball-themed Golf Scramble on Aug. 7 to Raise Scholarship Funds PDF
June 13, 2014 SAF/DPHHS to Host "A Step Ahead - Building a Path to Success" Summit for Youth in Foster Care PDF
April 9, 2014 Montana Money Magic: Helping Montana Students Save for the Future PDF
March 31, 2014 First Interstate Bank Donates $10,000 to Summit for Youth in Foster Care PDF
March 24, 2014 SAF Distributes $75,000 in Circle of Succe$$ Scholarships to Montana Students PDF
February 24, 2014 SAF, Tru Student Implement Operations Improvement Strategy in Response to Changes Related To Federal Budget Deal PDF

2013

Date Name File
December 30, 2013 Montana Students: It's Time to Apply for SAF's Circle of Succe$$ Scholarships PDF
December 4, 2013 College Goal Montana: SAF offers free FAFSA help PDF
November 15, 2013 College Goal Montana: Completing the FAFSA: What's in it for you? PDF
September 27, 2013 SAF Grants $50,000 to Graduation Matters Montana PDF
August 7, 2013 SAF to Host "Wild West" Golf Scramble on Aug. 8 to Raise Scholarship Funds PDF
July 17, 2013 Get Dirty/Raise Money at Running Amuck for Scholarship Bucks this September PDF
June 14, 2013 SAF/DPHHS to Host "A Step Ahead" - Career and Life Readiness Summit for Youth in Foster Care at Carroll College June 17-21 PDF
May 1, 2013 Two Montana Youths Selected for Role Model Positions in National FosterClub All-Star Program PDF
April 24, 2013 Plum Creek Foundation Awards SAF $2,000 for "A Step Ahead" College Prep Camp PDF
April 4, 2013 Vote Now, Vote Often! Help SAF Be a Winner in the State Farm Neighborhood Assist Program PDF
April 1, 2013 Raise Money for Scholarships at SAF's Out of the Blue Bash April 20 PDF
March 21, 2013 Camp and Summit Applications Available for Youth in Foster Care PDF
March 18, 2013 SAF Distributes $1.25 Million in Acce$$ Grant Funds to Help Montana Students PDF
February 27, 2013 Montana Priority FAFSA Deadline is March 1: Get Help Today at SmartAboutCollege.org PDF
January 14, 2013 Don't Miss Out on Financial Aid for School! Get FAFSA Help at SmartAboutCollege.org! PDF

2012

Date Name File
December 28, 2012 Montana Students: It's Time to Apply for SAF's Circle of Succe$$ Scholarships PDF
November 21, 2012 College Goal Montana: New, Online Format More Accessible to Montanans, Still Free PDF
November 14, 2012 SAF Subsidiary Announces Staffing Changes PDF
October 26, 2012 SAF Subsidiary Announces Partnership with Rural Dynamics, Inc. PDF
September 13, 2012 SAF Grants $50,000 to Support Local Graduation Matters Initiatives PDF
August 8, 2012 SAF to Host "Lucky" Seventh Annual Golf Scramble to Raise Scholarship Funds PDF
August 1, 2012 Matched Education Savings Accounts (MESA) Now Available to Qualifying Montana Tech Students PDF
July 5, 2012 SAF to Host College Prep Camp for Foster Youths at Carroll College July 10-13 PDF
June 22, 2012 Student Assistance Foundation: Contract to Service Federally Owned Student Loans Delayed PDF
June 8, 2012 SAF Donates $5,000 to Promote Financial Literacy Efforts at The University of Montana PDF
April 25, 2012 SAF Awards $63,000 in Circle of Succe$$ Scholarships to Montana Students PDF
April 3, 2012 Student Assistance Foundation: Reaching Out to Displaced Workers from AmeriGas PDF
March 26, 2012 SAF Accepting Applications for Free Foster Youth College Prep Camp PDF
March 12, 2012 Student Assistance Foundation: Developing New Business Lines, Looking to Hire Staff PDF
February 24, 2012 FVCC to Receive $60,126 in Acce$$ Grant Funds from SAF PDF
February 14, 2012 College Goal Montana: More than 12,000 Families Served Since 2005! PDF
February 9, 2012 Dawson Community College to Receive $11,274 in Acce$$ Grant Funds from SAF PDF
February 7, 2012 Miles Community College to Receive $13,779 in Acce$$ Grant Funds from SAF PDF
February 3, 2012 Salish Kootenai College to Receive $25,053 in Acce$$ Grant Funds from SAF PDF
February 2, 2012 College Goal Montana 2012: Free FAFSA Help Coming to a Community Near You! PDF
January 20, 2012 College Goal Montana: Don't Miss Out on Essential Financial Aid for School PDF
January 20, 2012 The University of Montana-Helena to Receive $23,825 in Acce$$ Grant Funds from SAF PDF
January 6, 2012 Fort Peck Community College to Receive $11,274 in Acce$$ Grant Funds from SAF PDF

2011

Date Name File
December 30, 2011 SAF Offers Circle of Succe$$ Grants to Students in Montana Counties PDF
December 30, 2011 College Goal Montana: Providing Free Help Completing the FAFSA Virtually Everywhere! PDF
December 29, 2011 It's Time to Apply for SAF's Circle of Succe$$ Scholarships PDF
December 8, 2011 MSU-Northern Receives $37,579 in Acce$$ Grant Funds from SAF PDF
November 18, 2011 MSU-Billings, Rocky Mountain College and Little Big Horn College to Receive Acce$$ Grant Funds from SAF PDF
November 4, 2011 The University of Montana Western to Receive $30,064 in Acce$$ Grant Funds from SAF PDF
November 3, 2011 High School Seniors: Map your route, be prepared for college PDF
October 13, 2011 Montana State University to Receive $289,378 in Acce$$ Grant Funds from SAF PDF
October 5, 2011 Redesigned SmartAboutCollege.org Gives Students and Parents a Roadmap to College PDF
September 30, 2011 The University of Montana to Receive $373,411 in Acce$$ Grant Funds from SAF PDF
September 19, 2011 University of Great Falls to Receive $20,042 in Acce$$ Grant Funds from SAF PDF
September 14, 2011 MSU Great Falls COT to Receive $35,900 in Acce$$ Grant Funds from SAF PDF
September 8, 2011 Carroll College to Receive $37,579 in Acce$$ Grant Funds from SAF PDF
August 25, 2011 Montana Tech to Receive $65,764 in Acce$$ Grant Funds from SAF PDF
August 19, 2011 SAF Distributes $1.25 Million in Grant Funds to Montana Schools PDF
August 9, 2011 SAF to Host Golf Tournament to Raise Funds for Student Scholarships PDF
July 7, 2011 SAF to Host College Prep Camp for Foster Youths at Carroll College July 12-15 PDF
April 26, 2011 SAF Awards $56,000 in Circle of Succe$$ Grants to Montana Students PDF
April 15, 2011 Salish Kootenai College to Receive $25,053 in Acce$$ Grant Funds PDF
March 30, 2011 SAF Donates $1,000 to Ronan Team Headed to World Robotics Competition PDF
March 30, 2011 Picture of the Ronan Robotics Team PDF
March 16, 2011 SAF Accepting Applications for Free Foster Youth College Prep Camp PDF
February 28, 2011 FVCC to Receive $60,126 in Acce$$ Grant Funds PDF
February 22, 2011 SAF: Resources and Programs Available to Improve Financial Literacy and Save forHigher Education PDF
February 17, 2011 College Goal Montana: 10,342 Families Served Since 2005! PDF
February 10, 2011 Miles Community College to Receive $13,779 in Acce$$ Grant Funds PDF
February 4, 2011 Chief Dull Knife College to Receive $7,516 in Acce$$ Grant Funds PDF
February 4, 2011 Fort Peck Community College to Receive $11,274 in Acce$$ Grant Funds PDF
February 2, 2011 The University of Montana Western to Receive $30,064 in Acce$$ Grant Funds PDF
February 2, 2011 College Goal Montana Provides Free Help Completing the FAFSA PDF

2010

Date Name File
December 16, 2010 FVCC to Receive $60,126 in Acce$$ Grant Funds PDF
December 7, 2010 MSU-Northern Receives $37,579 in Acce$$ Grant Funds PDF
November 30, 2010 UM-Helena to Receive $23,852 in Acce$$ Grant Funds PDF
November 17, 2010 Montana Tech to Receive $65,764 in Acce$$ Grant Funds PDF
November 8, 2010 Fort Belknap College to Receive $6,263 in Acce$$ Grant Funds PDF
November 5, 2010 Montana State University to Receive $289,378 in Acce$$ Grant Funds PDF
October 22, 2010 Carroll College to Receive $37,579 in Acce$$ Grant Funds PDF
October 22, 2010 MSU Great Falls COT Receives $35,900 in Acce$$ Grant Funds PDF
September 23, 2010 The University of Montana to Receive $373,411 in Acce$$ Grant Funds PDF
September 10, 2010 SAF Distributes $1.25 Million in Grant Funds to Montana Schools PDF
September 3, 2010 SAF Welcomes New Campus Outreach Manager to Montana Tech PDF