SCHOLARSHIPS FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS
Colorado Press Association College Journalism Scholarship
Up to three $2,500 scholarship awards will be awarded to undergraduate journalism students who have declared their major in a related field who are attending a college or university in the state of Colorado. The 2018 application is closed. Please check back for the 2019 application which will be available in January.
Denver Country Club Scholarship
Scholarship application is now available to employees of the Denver Country Club who are pursuing undergraduate or graduate degrees. Employees are encouraged to re-apply each year. The 2017 application deadline was June 2017.
The 2018 scholarship application will be available in April 2018.
Desert Storm Memorial Scholarship
Scholarships for the children of Colorado armed forces personnel who were killed or permanently disabled during Operation Desert Storm. Eligible students were confirmed through a qualification process completed in 1991: Daniel Dillon, Jessica Dillon, David J. Hook, Aimie L. Hook, and Kasey P. Scott.
If you received an award through this program and would like to claim your scholarship, contact Charmaine Brown at 303.300.1790.
Excelsior Scholarship Fund
The Excelsior Scholarship Fund helps to bridge the financial gap for college-bound students. This opportunity specifically looks to support students that come from economically disadvantaged backgrounds who excel academically. Scholarships are awarded annually to students that are currently enrolled at a 2-year community college looking to transfer to a 4-year institution (public or private) or those that will be studying at a vocational/technical school in fall. Applicants must have at least a 2.5 G.P.A., be planning to attend an accredited college, university, or trade school. The deadline for application is April 2, 2018.
For more information, please visit: https://denverfoundation.academicworks.com/opportunities/435.
George Delos Gardner/Eugene Delos Gardner Scholarship Fund
Scholarships for undergraduate students enrolled in the University of Arizona’s School of Mining and Geological Engineering. Applicants must have a cumulative G.P.A. of at least 2.75 (or 3.0 in their major) and have unmet financial need. For more information, contact Sharon Harper, firstname.lastname@example.org or 303-996-7348.
Helen M. McLoraine Nonprofit Employee Scholarship
The Helen M. McLoraine Nonprofit Employee Scholarship program is for employees at selected metro Denver area human services agencies who are pursuing undergraduate and graduate coursework related to their career. Please click here for a list of eligible organizations.
The 2018 Helen M. McLoraine Nonprofit Employee Scholarship application is now available. For more information, please visit: https://denverfoundation.academicworks.com/opportunities/383.
Helen M. McLoraine Opportunity Scholarship
Scholarships for individuals who have had to face extraordinary or challenging circumstances, have actively taken steps to improve their lives, and are committed to advancing their education. This program is open to clients and former clients of the Challenged Athletes Foundation, the Emily K Foundation, Escuela de Guadalupe, Excelsior Youth Center, Figure Skating in Harlem, Mount St. Vincent Home, On Our Own, PHAMALY, Urban Peak, Warren Village, the WINGS Foundation, and selected Boys and Girls Clubs. Please click here for a list of specific eligibility criteria.
The 2018 Helen M. McLoraine Opportunity Scholarship is now available. For more information, please visit: https://denverfoundation.academicworks.com/opportunities/387.
Helen M. McLoraine Scholarship for Foster Care & Emancipating Youth
Scholarships for individuals who have been in the Colorado foster care system for a minimum of 24 months between the ages of 13 and 18 who are planning to attend or are attending a career or technical school, community college, or four-year institution. This program is for youth in the Colorado foster care system or youth that have emancipated. Scholars may receive funding for up to four years.
The 2018 Helen M. McLoraine Scholarship for Foster Care & Emancipating Youth is now available. For more information, please visit: https://denverfoundation.academicworks.com/opportunities/381.
Reapplications should apply here: https://denverfoundation.academicworks.com/opportunities/368.
Please contact Charmaine Brown at email@example.com with questions.
King Soopers "Hope" Scholarship
Students at Fairview and Rosedale Elementary Schools were selected to receive awards of $450 or $500 each semester for academic achievement. The funds are held in trust by The Denver Foundation until the student graduates from high school and enrolls in a college, technical school, or other program. The last scholarships were awarded in the Spring of 2001. If you received an award through this program and would like to claim your scholarship please complete the disbursement form found here [PDF], or you can contact Sharon Harper at 303.996.7348 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Painter Service for Others Scholarship
Scholarships for full-time, undergraduate students in their junior or senior years pursuing college degrees in teaching or social work at one of the following schools: Metropolitan State University of Denver, University of Denver, or Colorado State University. Eligible candidates will be working toward a K-12 teaching certificate or will be following a course of study in social work with a special emphasis on assisting children and young adults.
The 2018 Painter Service for Others Scholarship application deadline is Friday, March 23, 2018. For more information, please visit: https://denverfoundation.academicworks.com/opportunities/380
Reisher Scholars Program
The Reisher Scholars Program awards scholarships to Colorado students based upon demonstrated financial need and academic merit. The program seeks to help promising Colorado students earn their undergraduate degrees without incurring additional educational debt. The Reisher Scholars Program is unique in that it focuses on rising college sophomores and transfer students from community colleges who have already demonstrated academic and leadership potential as undergraduates.
To apply, reach out to the scholarship or financial aid office at participating schools. Click here for more information: www.reisherscholars.com.
Terry L. Priest Scholarship
Scholarships for undergraduate students who plan to pursue a career in the field of transportation, logistics, or supply chain management.
The 2018 application is now closed. Please check back at a later date for more information regarding the next application cycle.
Winifred R. Reynolds Educational Scholarship
Scholarships of varying amounts are awarded to students pursuing a graduate degree in Early Childhood Education (ECE), Child Development, or an equivalent field with coursework focused specifically on ECE. Applicants must have financial need, be a resident of Colorado and have earned at least a 3.5 G.P.A. for graduate level work they have completed (students who are just starting their graduate work should have a strong undergraduate academic record).
The 2018 Winifred R. Reynolds Educational Scholarship application deadline is Friday, March 23, 2018.
For more information, please visit: https://denverfoundation.academicworks.com/opportunities/366.
Other Types of Scholarships