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SAS Clean Air Scholarship

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Winner Selection

1 Annual Scholarship winner of $2500

Submission Deadline: August 5, 2022

Award Date: August 26, 2022


The following eligibility requirements must be met in order to be considered for the scholarship:

  • Must be a citizen or legal resident of the United States of America or have a valid student visa.
  • Must be registered as a student at an accredited high school, college, or university within the United States ONLY.
  • Must have:
    • High School (Junior & Senior)- at least a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale.
    • College (Freshman)- at least a 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale.

Applying for the 2022 Annual Scholarship award requires three things:

  1. Air Quality Importance Story - Using any format or tools (video, infographics, words, photos, modeling, original art, and imagery) tell us what air quality means to you. Creativity counts!
  2. About Me Essay - Eligible candidates must also submit a 500-1000 word essay to help us get to know a little more about you and why you'd be a good candidate for this scholarship. In addition, answer just one (1) of the following questions:
    • What should we do to increase awareness about environmental pollution?
    • What can cities, states, or the nation do to improve air quality?
    • Who do you think is more responsible for pollution, individual people or the government? Explain.
    • How can poor air quality affect one's way of life?
  3. Release Form – Fill out the attached form with your information and release permission to Sentry Air Systems to share your entry and personal picture. Make sure to include:
    • Current official (or unofficial) school transcript
    • Current Photo

Submission Instructions

Please email all application materials by 11:59 PM central time on the deadline to:

Application Process

When you apply, please include the following information in your email, along with the submission requirements:

  • Legal first and last name
  • Mailing address
  • Phone number
  • Email address
  • Name of school/college/university and proposed year of college graduation
  • The course of study/declared major
  • Current official (or unofficial) school transcript
  • Current Photo

* Include: Copy and Paste with your information filled in the blanks:

I, ___________________________, with a mailing address of ________________________________ City of ________________, State of ____________________ ( the "Releasor") grant permission and consent to Sentry Air Systems and Sentry Air Systems, Inc. affiliates (the "Releasee") to use the following photograph(s), text, and/or other media as identified below for presentation under any legal condition, including but not limited to: publicly, copyright purposes, illustration, advertising, and web content: _________________________________________________________ (Description of Photo and Entry Media)

Terms and Conditions

Scholarship recipients are required to submit a current photo and a publicity release granting Sentry Air Systems permission to use their photo online at and in other marketing materials and communications. The winner will be contacted by phone or email. If we don't hear back from the winner in a specified time frame, we reserve the right to cancel the scholarship offer and award it to another applicant.

Application Deadlines and Winners

August 6, 2021
Announcing: August 20,2021
First Place Winner: Erica Larsen ($2,500 Scholarship Winner)
Second Place Winner: John Illuno ($1,000 Scholarship Winner)
August 5, 2022
Announcing: August 26,2022
First Place Winner: Brandon Bishop ($2,500 Scholarship Winner)
Second Place Winner: Anna Galeano ($1,000 Scholarship Winner)
2023 TBD
2024 TBD
2025 TBD

We at Sentry Air Systems care about providing students the resources they need to finance and continue their education. We understand that college is a huge step in bettering their future, and by providing students with the SAS Clean Air Scholarship, we hope to grant opportunities that will allow them peace-of-mind as they focus on achieving the highest peaks of their long-term goals.