BHA Scholarships available for Animal-Related Education

Thursday, January 9, 2020

Beartooth Humane Alliance (BHA) is offering a scholarship opportunity to Carbon County High School 2020 graduates or those already graduated and live in Carbon County AND who would like to work with companion or service animals.

The BHA Scholarship Fund will annually make an award of up to $1,000 to an individual pursuing a career that will better the lives of companion and/or service animals. Examples are veterinary medicine, working with animals in humanitarian efforts such as search and rescue, managing animal shelters and animal welfare programs, working with military or police dogs, and training service animals for people with disabilities.

 Those eligible to apply for a BHA scholarship (1) if graduating from a Carbon County high school in 2020 or have already graduated high school and live in Carbon County, and (2) attending a regionally or nationally accredited U.S. post-secondary educational institution, and (3) the study program will prepare for a career that promotes good lives for companion and/or service animals, like the career examples listed above. 

 To apply please visit the administrator or counselor who manages high school scholarships and ask for the BHA Scholarship Fund application package or visit to print an application. Complete the application, add the attachments requested, and either submit the completed package to the high school administrator or counselor if a 2020 graduate or mail the package to BHA, PO Box 2333, Red Lodge, MT 59068 no later than April 30, 2020.

 The BHA Scholarship is funded by donor-restricted contributions not available for any other BHA programs. Donations to BHA for its other programs will not be used for the scholarship. 

 “We’re dedicated to improving the quality of life for companion animals. We also see first-hand how animals can better the lives of people.” said Diane Zook, BHA Executive Director. “We’re pleased to invest in the education of individuals who want to pursue careers in these fields.”

 Questions about the BHA Scholarship may be directed to the high school counselor or administrator who manages scholarships or contact BHA at