high school students

The Montana Advanced Opportunity Act: 
  • expands personalized career & technical education opportunities for middle and high school students;
  • reduces out-of-pocket costs for students and families in support of a students post secondary success;
  • empowers students to actively engage in forming post secondary success that aligns with their individual interests, passions, strengths, needs and culture; and
  • authorizes elected school boards to use advanced opportunity aid to invest in Montana students by supporting individualized pathways for career and post secondary. 

Application submission for FY 2022 will open on this page at 8am MST on December 7, 2020 and close Monday, January 11, 2021 at 5pm MST. 


  • Application Submission

  • NOTE: Application cannot be submitted for FY22 until 8am MST on December 7, 2020 and close Monday, January 11, 2021 at 5pm MST. 

    Quick Facts

    Directions for application submission*:

    • Enter your name and email and then select the "Add Files" button. 
    • Find and select your application and supporting documentation to attach your submission.
    • Next, click "Start Upload." Successfully uploaded files will be noted by a green checkmark.
    • Finish by completing the reCaptcha and selecting "Submit." You will see a confirmation page. 


    *Should you have issues with submission, it could be because you are submitting prior to the application window. Refresh your page in order for the application submission window to appear at 8am. If you still have difficulty submitting when the window opens, please email your application and supporting document to sharyl.allen@mt.gov

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