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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 FY19

    $1000

  • Foundation support to UMW in FY19

    $846827

  • Dollars raised in FY19

    $626140

  • Total scholarship support in FY19

    $397298


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

Throwback Thursday, Athletic Trainers

The University of Montana Western Fine Arts Gallery held several events that took place over the 2019 fall semester including a collection from the Missoula Art Museum featuring contemporary American Indian artists and a Dillon community art exhibition. The gallery will continue artist talks and receptions during the spring semester of 2020, starting in January with a show titled “Recurrence” featuring artists Amanda Thatch and Kim Weiss.

Students from the University of Montana Western’s Environmental Sciences Department spent a week exploring Yellowstone National Park as part of an environmental interpretation course taught by Assistant Professor of Environmental Sustainability, Dr. Arica Crootof.

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