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. 




Submission for FY 2023 begins on this page at 8am MST the first Monday in December (December 6th) and closes the 2nd Monday in January (January 10th) at 5pm MST.


If you do not see the submission area at 8am on Dec 6, refresh the site. If you're still having issues with submission, email your application to krystal.smith@mt.gov

Technical Support & Questions

Email: Krystal Smith


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