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HELENA– Applications are now open for the 2018 Kuntz Memorial Scholarship and will be accepted through the close of business on May 11. Applicants can apply online at
A key objective of Envision 2026, the Montana Chamber’s ten-year strategic plan, is entrepreneurship. Applicants must write a brief essay on what they view is the biggest obstacle to entrepreneurship in Montana.
This scholarship is given to continuing college students, with preference being given to former High School Business Challenge students, as well as someone pursuing a business degree.
The Kelly Kuntz Memorial Scholarship Fund was created in 2014 in memory of Kelly Kuntz, a former Montana Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors member. Kuntz was the senior vice president, financial consultant with D.A. Davidson & Company when he passed away. He was a strong advocate for the Chamber Foundation’s educational business simulation, the High School Business Challenge.
For more information or questions about the scholarship, email Stacye Dorrington at [email protected].
If you are interested in donating to the Kelly Kuntz Memorial Scholarship, please click here.
Previous Winners:
  • 2017: Jace Holyoak, Montana State University
  • 2016: Molly Whitewater-Stroupe, Flathead Valley Community College
Our mission is to educate Montanans about the fundamentals of business operations, business needs and responsibilities and contributions of business to society.
The Foundation promotes and improves the economic development opportunities of the state and its communities by participating in educational projects and research.
If you are interested in donating to the Chamber Foundation, click here .
For Immediate Release
April 17, 2018
Media Contact: Communications Director Alexandria Klapmeier
(C) 406-437-4634 or [email protected]

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