Please share the information below with students who meet the criteria.


Thank you,


Frank Podobnik

Administrator, Special Education


Good news,


Hamilton Relay is once again offering a $500 scholarship to graduating high school seniors in Montana who are deaf, hard of hearing, deaf-blind or have difficulty speaking to assist in their goals of continuing their education.


We would appreciate your assistance in sharing the scholarship application and information with your eligible students. The application and information are found at the following links:


Hamilton Relay selects one candidate from each of the states where Hamilton is the contracted service provider. All candidates are required to submit an application, write an essay under the topic of communication technology and provide a letter of recommendation in order to qualify. The application documents can also be found online at


The scholarship deadline is March 1, 2018 and applications must be received or postmarked by this date. The scholarship is in the amount of $500 and the winner will be determined on or before April 30, 2018.


If you have any questions about Hamilton Relay or the Hamilton Relay Scholarship Program, please contact me directly at this email address or at (208)643-2633.



Emilie Banasiak

Hamilton Relay