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The University of Montana Western Foundation exists to inspire generosity and connect donors with their passions in order to promote access and excellence in higher education at the University of Montana Western.

  • Avg. scholarship awarded FY18

    $1111

  • Foundation support to UMW in FY18

    $788003

  • Dollars raised in FY18

    $670080

  • Total scholarship support in FY18

    $352056


The University of Montana Western is always looking for nominations for the following recognition events in order to acknowledge our outstanding alumni and friends. If you know an outstanding individual who meets the criteria of the following categories, please share your nomination with us today. Jane Helm Maddock Service Award, Education Hall of Fame, Distinguished Alumni Service Award and Athletic Hall of Fame. See criteria and nominate here.

News & Notes

Chamique Holdsclaw, mental health activist, WNBA vet, NCAA Player of the Year, and Olympic Gold Medalist spoke at the Big Sky Behavioral Health Summit on Sept. 13, 2018 at the University of Montana Western.

The University of Montana Western was recently ranked among the “Best Colleges” by U.S. News & World Report and was also ranked in the top five “Best Colleges in Montana for 2018” by Best Colleges.

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