Scholarships

Basic Scholarship Award:

• $1,000 (one time award per candidate in undergraduate status)

Competitive Merit Award:

• $2,000 (one award each year to top candidate / may compete each year in undergraduate status / retroactive for previous awardees of the General Scholarship or children/grandchildren who are now in undergraduate status)

ROTC Scholarship Award:

• $1,000 (each year in ROTC status)

Scholarship Documents

Scholarship Application
ROTC Scholarship Guidelines
MERIT Scholarship Guidelines
If you are applying for the Merit Scholarship Award, please state so via email or cover letter.
Scholarship Evaluation Worksheet

Send completed applications No Later Than April 30, 2018 to:

Kelly Snapp
707 Dickinson Street
Missoula, MT 59802
Phone: 910-263-4572
E-Mail: buckaroo.ridge@gmail.com

Current Student Awards:


SFA Chapter 28 Scholarship Recipients for 2017

Recipient of Competitive Merit Scholarship ($2000.00) and ROTC Scholarship Award ($1000.00)
Total $3000.00:

Cody Hambrick; Montana State University
Sponsor: Travis Hambrick
Cody entered his junior year at MSU in the fall of 2017. He applied for an ROTC scholarship and the Merit scholarship.
Total award to Cody: ROTC ($1,000) plus Merit ($2,000); Total: $3,000

Recipient(s) of ROTC Scholarship Award ($1000.00) and Basic Scholarship Award ($1000.00):
Total $2000.00:

Patrick Falk: Virginia Tech
Sponsor: Matt Falk
Matt entered his senior year at Virginia Tech in the fall of 2017. He applied for a Basic scholarship and an ROTC scholarship. Total award for Patrick: ROTC ($1000.00) plus Basic ($1000.00). Total: $2000.00

Samantha Hambrick: Carroll College
Sponsor: Travis Hambrick
Samantha entered Carroll College as a freshman in the fall of 2017. She initially applied for the Basic scholarship and added an application for the ROTC scholarship after she decided to enter ROTC
Total award for Samantha: ROTC ($1000.00) plus Basic ($1000.00). Total: $2000.00

Recipient(s) of a Basic Scholarship Award ($1000.00):
Total $1000.00:

Travis Catina: West Point
Sponsor: Rich Catina
Travis entered the U.S. Military Academy at West Point as a freshman in the fall of 2017. He applied for the Basic scholarship.
Total award to Travis: Basic – $1000.00

Joel Haas: South Dakota School of Mines
Sponsor: Doug Mason
Joel entered South Dakota School of Mines as a freshman in the fall 2017. He applied for the Basic scholarship.
Total award to Joel: Basic – $1000.00

Nick Turner: Montana State University
Sponsor: Scott Turner (SFA Member application pending)
Nick entered North Idaho College as a freshman the fall of 2017 and transferred to MSU where he entered ROTC. He applied for the Basic scholarship.
Total award to Nick: Basic – $1000.00

Total 2017 SFA 28 Scholarship awards: $10,000.00

REMINDER: 2018 Scholarship Applications are Due April 30, 2018..

Previous Student Awards:


Maria C. Bertha’s Thank You Note

Competitive Merit Scholarship Winner ($2000.00):

Holly J. Vader (Previous Basic Scholarship Award)
Linfield College
McMinnville, OR 97128

Basic Scholarship Award ($1000.00):

Darby E. O’Connor
Shippensburg University
Shippensburg, PA 17257

Joseph A. Bacon
University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR 72701

Ryan E. Brubaker
University of Montana
Missoula, MT 59812

Kyle Samperton: Winner of a 2009 Scholarship
University of North Caroline Chapel Hill
Kyle Samperton’s Thank You Note

Colin O’Connor: Winner of a 2009 Scholarship
University of North Carolina-Greensboro
Colin O’Connor’s Thank You Note

Kyle Payne: Winner of the 2009
MG Robert Frederick Leadership Award
Kyle Payne’s Bio

Luke Schiedermayer: Winner of the 2009
MG Robert Frederick Leadership Award
Green Beret Legacy Award:

• $1,000, a V-42 knife and a one year Chapter 28 membership awarded to the son of a chapter member (or honorary member) upon completion of Special Forces Qualification Course and earning the Green Beret.

All scholarships subject to availability of funds. Please thank all of our donors and sponsors for ensuring we have the funds available to help the next generation push the bar even higher.

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