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SCHOLARSHIPS FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS

Adams Rickenbaugh Caddie Scholarship
This scholarship program was established to provide educational scholarships to young men and women who have served or who are serving as golf caddies and are in pursuit of an undergraduate, graduate, or post-graduate degree.

The 2018 application has now closed. The new application will be available in spring 2019.


Colorado Press Association College Journalism Scholarship
Up to four $2,500 scholarship awards will be awarded to undergraduate  journalism and media 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. 

The new application will be available in spring 2019.

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 graduating from public  high school in Colorado.  Applicants must have at least a 2.5 G.P.A., be planning to attend an accredited college, university, or trade school.  The 2018 application has closed.

The new application will be available in spring 2019.

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, sharper@denverfoundation.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 application is now closed.  The new application will be available in spring 2019.

Helen M. McLoraine Foster Care & Emancipating Youth Scholarship
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 application has closed.  The new application will be available in spring 2019.

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 application has closed.  The new application will be available in spring 2019.

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 application has now closed.  The new application will be available in spring 2019.

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.  The new application will be available in fall 2018.

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 application is now closed.  The new application will be available in spring 2019.

 

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