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COLORADO HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

The Alexander Brown Memorial Scholarship

The Alexander Brown Memorial Scholarship  is open to organ transplant recipients who aspire to better themselves through higher education.  High school seniors who will be graduating from high school in the upcoming spring term and who plan to attend an accredited technical, 2-year, or 4-year institutions of higher education are eligible to apply. The deadline for submission of your application is due March 31, 2020. 

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The Ambassador Scholarship

The Ambassador Scholarship provides scholarships to refugees participating in the African Community Center's Refugee Leaders Program. This is an unmet need scholarship program, which covers tuition, fees, room, board and books after all other aid has been applied to the student’s Cost of Attendance. It is renewable for up to four consecutive years. The 2019 application has closed 

Please check back for the new application in spring 2020.

APS Golden Eagle Scholarship

The APS Golden Eagle Scholarship is a four-year scholarship exclusively for Aurora Public Schools students who attend Colorado State University – Global Campus (CSU-Global), a 100% online college that is part of the Colorado State University system. The scholarship will be administered by The Denver Foundation in partnership with Aurora Public Schools and CSU-Global.

The 2020 APS Golden Eagle Scholarship application deadline is  March 5, 2020.  For more information about this scholarship, please visit this link.

Big Jon Platt Scholarship

Up to three graduating seniors from the Montbello community in Denver, CO will be selected to receive a scholarship for college. Applicants must attend either Denver Center for International Studies at Montbello or Noel Community Arts School, have at least 2.5 G.P.A., financial need, and be planning to attend an accredited community college or four-year institution.

For more information, please visit this link.

Cameron Holland Scholarship Fund

The Cameron Holland Scholarship is established to remember Cameron and recognize a Ralston Valley senior student that has established academic, athletic and character traits that are complementary to Cameron’s memory. Cameron was dedicated to academic achievement, participated in football and track, and had a kind and generous personality.

CEC Early College Scholarship Fund

To provide students from CEC Early College unimpeded opportunity to pursue their chosen career through a source of funding that meets the unique and sometimes overlooked needs that often become apparent when students pursue non-traditional paths.

Columbine Memorial Scholarship (for High School Students)

Twelve $2,200 scholarships are awarded annually to students graduating from a Jefferson County high school.  Applicants must have at least a 2.5 G.P.A., financial need, and be planning to attend an accredited college, university, or trade school. The deadline for submission of your application is due March 9, 2020. 

For more information, please visit this link.

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. If you received an award through this program and would like to claim your scholarship, contact Sharon Harper at 303.996.7348 or sharper@denverfoundation.org.

Diane Hoppe Memorial Scholarship

Diane Hoppe served in the Colorado House of Representatives from 1999-2006 and was the chairwoman of the House Agriculture, Livestock & Natural Resources Committee, the Water Interim Committee, and the Water Resources Review Committee. She also served as the minority whip. Diane was a founding member of the Colorado Foundation for Water Education and served as president from 2002-07. Governor Hickenlooper appointed Diane to the Colorado Water Conservation Board as the South Platte Basin representative in 2012, and she was elected chairwoman of the board in 2015. Diane passed away on February 27, 2016. Her family worked with the Colorado Water Conservation Board to establish this scholarship in her honor. 

The Colorado Water Conservation Board is pleased to administer a $2000 one-year scholarship for a Colorado high school student interested in western water issues planning to attend a public institution of higher education in Colorado. To apply for this opportunity, please visit the 
Colorado Water Conservation Board website for more details. 

Please check back for the new application in spring 2020. 

 

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.

Please check back for the new application in spring 2020.

 

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.  

Please check back for the new application in spring 2020.

Helen M. McLoraine Opportunity Scholarship

The Helen M. McLoraine Opportunity Scholarship is a program created to provide education 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. Please click here for a list of eligible organizations. 

For more information please visit this link.

The Jim and Peggy Curtis Scholarship
This scholarship awards up to three students annually to those graduating from Moffat Senior High School or Mountain Valley Senior High School. Awards can be used for full-time or part-time study at a trade school, a technical school, a community college, or a four-year college. Students do not need to have applied to or been accepted into a school at the time that they apply for this scholarship.


Please check back for the new application in spring 2020.

This scholarship program will award up to two scholarships of $2,000 to African-American students from East High School. Recipients are selected based on financial need, academic achievement, character, and school and community involvement. 

For more information, please visit this link. 

 

MCA Denver Failure Fair Scholarship

The Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) Denver is awarding over $20,000 in college scholarships to the next generation of creative, innovative, and fearless graduating high school seniors who demonstrate a willingness to risk failure in the pursuit of something new. The Failure Awards scholarships reward Colorado students who embrace the spirit of creative risk-taking with scholarship monies that can be used at any accredited four-year institution towards educational expenses. While so much of student life is focused on achievement, MCA Denver believes that in order to create something original and authentic, it is necessary to risk failure. The Failure Awards are given not on the basis of academic merit or athletic prowess, but rather on a student’s demonstration of a willingness to take these risks. 

The 2019 scholarship opportunity is now closed.

Raymond and Velma Merkle Scholarship
Scholarships of varying amounts are awarded annually to high school seniors from both Littleton High School and Manual High School.  Applicants must be a first generation college student, have a 2.75 cumulative GPA, be active in their school or community and be planning to attend a trade school, technical school, a community college, or a 4-year college. 

Please check back for the new application in spring 2020.

RBC Wealth Management Colorado Scholarship
The RBC Wealth Management Colorado Scholarship was founded in 2003 through the initiative of RBC Wealth Management. This highly competitive scholarship is intended to reward students for exceptional achievement, above and beyond their peers. Five $3,000 scholarships are awarded each year to students intending to pursue a degree in science, mathematics, or engineering. 

The 2020 RBC Wealth Management Colorado Scholarship application deadline is  March 1, 2020.  For more information, please click here. 

 

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