Scholarship Information

  • April Scholarship Deadlines

    • John Campbell Scholarship - The Jon Campbell Scholarship is given in remembrance of Jan Campbell who graduated from Sentinel in 1985 and died tragically in 1993.  Each year Jon’s dear friend, Dr. Joseph Bennet, awards $1,000 to the student who reads a book from a list of Jon’s favorites and writes an essay about how the book influenced them.  This scholarship has two deadlines:
      1.  December 15 – sign up for your book in the Sentinel library.
      2.  April 1– two printed copies of the essay are due in the Sentinel Library by 3:00.  (If April 1 falls on spring break, the essay is due on the Friday before spring break.
    • Missoula Community Foundation Scholarships:  The Missoula Community Foundation Scholarship Program is designed to provide assistance to students from Missoula-area high schools to attend post-secondary schools in Montana. One student from Sentinel High School will be awarded a $1,000 scholarship. Winners will be selected based on Community Involvement, Aptitude, Character, Academic Interest and Financial Need. Applications will be reviewed by our Board of Directors for final approval. Scholarship funds will be disbursed directly to the post-secondary institution. Students will be required to submit proof of registration.
    • Muralt Family Foundation:  One $1,000 scholarship is available to a Sentinel H.S. graduating senior with at least a 2.5 gpa who plans to attend a post-secondary school in Montana. Applicants must pursue a course of study in business, engineering, education or health services. Activities, leadership, and community involvement are considered. Completed applications must be turned in to the Senior Counselor.

    May Scholarship Deadlines

    • Candace Jonae Keddy Scholarship:  This award will be given to an outstanding Exceptionalities senior from Sentinel High School who plans a post high school course study in Special Education. The award is a memorial to Candace Keddy, a Sentinel peer tutor who passed away in 2003.
    • John Pohl Scholarship: The purpose of the John Pohl Scholarship is to provide educational funds to a Sentinel High School senior planning to attend a college, vocational school or university. The scholarship is in memory of John Pohl, a talented musician and avid skier. The committee will award a $1,000 scholarship for tuition. Scholarship Criteria:
      Sentinel High School Senior (2018 Graduate)
      Applicant must type a short essay (approximately 300 words) responding to the following prompt: What does music mean to you? Creativity encouraged.
      Applicant must submit a video of themselves playing a musical instrument or singing.
      Complete the John Pohl scholarship application.
      Turn in the application, essay and video via email to slpohl@mcps.k12.mt.us on or before 5:00 p.m. on May 1, 2018.
      Incomplete submittals will not be considered for an award.
    • Sentinel Booster Club:  The Sentinel Booster Club will once again offer 2 $250.00 scholarships to a graduating senior. This can help your college freshman pay for some books! Every little bit helps.
      • Student must meet the following requirements:
        • Senior Student at Sentinel High School
        • Parent must be an individual member of the Sentinel Booster Club 2016-2017 school year.
      • The Application:
        • First Page: Name, School, Parent names, Name of furthering education establishment.
        • Second Page: One page or less essay on "What does it mean to be a Spartan."
        • These 2 pages are to be emailed to Mr. Dane Oliver. droliver@mcps.k12.mt.us by May 8th at 5pm. Subject line: Sentinel Booster Club Scholarship
        • The panel that will pick the 2 recipients will not be associated with the Booster Club. The essays will also be given to them without names on them. Please email sentinelhighboosterclub@gmail.com with any questions.
    • Sentinel Steamer Scholarship:  This $500 scholarship is for seniors only and is due May 10th to the coffee cart (place in an envelope). Please write an essay in 250 words or less answering the question, "Do you feel there is a benefit to having a coffee cart in your high school? Why or why not." Students whose parents work at the coffee cart are not eligible for the scholarship.
    • The Chase Trade Profession Scholarship:  This $1,000 scholarship recognizes academic, aptitude, skill, and interest in the professional trades. It is open to a graduating Sentinel senior with at least a 2.5 GPA who has been accepted into a technical school. All materials must be submitted to the senior counselor.

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