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                    Scholarship Opportunities


Interested in Scholarships Specific to Colorado? Check out these websites!








College Scholarships - The Ultimate Guide for 2017 

By Sean Jackson, Money Saving Pro

There are four steps entailing how to apply for scholarships. They are:

Preparation, Researching, Organizing and Applying

Gaining a better understanding of each step makes it easier to develop........

Read the full exclusive article here: http://www.linkforcounselors.com/college-scholarships-ultimate-guide-2017/



RBC Wealth Management Colorado Scholarship 


**Attention High School Guidance Counselors

and Eligible Students.**

Applications for the RBC Wealth Management Colorado Scholarship are now available. This is a highly selective scholarship opportunity for exceptional Colorado students planning to pursue a college degree in science, mathematics, or engineering.
Five $3,000 scholarships will be awarded in 2017. Students will be selected based on academic excellence, leadership ability, community engagement, and a strong aptitude for science, math, or engineering. We typically receive up to 100 applications for this competitive opportunity so please ensure you meet the eligibility criteria before applying. Please see The Denver Foundation's website for further information and eligibility requirements.
Applications are DUE Friday, March 17th, 2017 
To apply online, please click here. 



Payne Family Scholarship Application


General Guidelines


The goal is to award two $500 scholarships to eDCSD Seniors who demonstrate academic merit, outstanding character, and financial need.


The primary purpose of these scholarships is to assist students who might not otherwise be able to continue their education.  Financial need, academic merit, and outstanding character are key criteria used in selecting the scholarship recipients. These scholarships are for one year only (non-renewable) and may be used for any college or vocational program.


Please submit this completed application to Jennifer Payne by April 17, 2017 by 11:59 pm



Again…the deadline for applications is April 17, 2017

Applications must be complete and submitted to Jennifer Payne  by 11:59 pm


Recipients and their parents will be invited to attend a Senior Awards Ceremony in May.  


Please refer questions to Jennifer Payne  jennifer.payne[at]dcsdk12[dot]org


Criteria for Selection


Application Due Date: April 17, 2017 by 11:59 pm


Scholastic Record:  Current transcript


School/Community work experience should be included in the space provided.


Applicant's responses to short essay questions.


Two references - one must be from a teacher, counselor, or administrator at school.  The other can be from an employer, a community service organization, a youth group leader, etc...


Financial Need:  The need for financial assistance is a major factor of consideration.  A parent  (or guardian) must sign in the space designated.  Your application will not be considered if information for this section is missing or incomplete.

Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program
Abbott & Fenner Business Consultants are pleased to be able to continue with our scholarship program for the 10th year.
We will be awarding up to $1,000 to the winner(s) each year.
Scholarship Deadline   -  June 12, 2017.
Application Process
Students will submit an essay on the topic that appears on the scholarship page of our web site:  http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm

The online application for the MCA Denver Failure Award Scholarship is now open!

The Museum of Contemporary Art Denver (MCA Denver) Failure Award Scholarship provides scholarships to deserving Colorado high school seniors who have embraced the spirit of creative risk-taking and innovation. Finalists will be presenting their projects to the public at the MCA Denver on Friday, April 28th and Saturday, April 29th, 2017. 
Students who meet ALL of the following criteria are eligible to apply:
  • Are a resident of and attend high school in Colorado
  • Will graduate from high school in the spring of 2017
  • Will attend an accredited four-year college or university in the fall of 2017
  • Are able to attend the Failure Fair on April 28–29, 2017
Note: Projects of all types will be considered, including, but not limited to visual arts, performing arts, fashion, technology, design, and others.
Applications are DUE Monday, February 13, 2017.  

To carry out our commitment to the Honorary Members of the association, County Sheriffs of Colorado (CSOC) established a scholarship program in 1978. Since then, this effort has continued as a meaningful expression of the sheriffs’ confidence in and respect for education and training. CSOC considers this an investment in the future and believes that our membership is helping to provide deserving students with an opportunity to make a positive contribution to society as a whole.

County Sheriffs of Colorado, through its honorary membership program, awards approximately thirty $500 scholarships every academic school year.

Click HERE for more info

Goodwill Industries of Denver’s Youth Career Development Services is hosting a Mock Scholarship Interview Event to provide major scholarship applicants with the opportunity to polish their interview skills and gain valuable feedback from a panel of professionals. Attendees will also have an opportunity to ask questions and get advice, meet other like-minded students, hear about alternate scholarship options, and learn tips to make a good impression. A light dinner will be provided.


Attached are specific instructions for students to register for the event (registration is REQUIRED and space is limited) in a flyer that you may distribute to students and post in your school.


The event is Wednesday, February 8th, 2017, from 5:30-8:00 pm (doors open at 5:00) at:

Mile High United Way

711 Park Avenue West

Denver, CO 80205


Students must RSVP by February 3rd at: www.goodwillmockscholarshipinterviews2017.eventbrite.com


STEM scholarship program for students interested in STEM fields (Biology, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, and Physics). STEM Scholars will have their full demonstrated financial need met for all four years with no loans, and have the opportunity to:

  • Attend a STEM-focused pre-orientation workshop with other STEM Scholars.
  • Enroll in an exclusive First-Year Seminar taught by STEM faculty.
  • Participate in bi-monthly luncheons with STEM faculty and a variety of learning activities on and off campus.
  • Take advantage of various STEM offerings, including faculty-student research, peer-mentoring, preferential residence in Gettysburg College's Science House, and internship opportunities with industrial partners.

Our deadline for Regular Decision admission (using the Common Application) is January 15, and students should file both the CSS Financial Aid Profile and FAFSA by January 15.

Please visit our website, which also has a link to the application, and feel free to contact me with any questions you may have.

Latin American Educational Foundation Scholarship Application
BigSun Scholarship
The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to continue to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. We are offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in. Their participation may be in any capacity, whether as a player, coach or official.
Deadline        -  June 19, 2017  
Amount of Award  -        $500.00
The successful applicant will be a high school senior or be attending a post secondary institute and currently involved in some sport at that institution or in the community..
Please visit our website at http://www.bigsunathletics.comto learn how to apply.

online application for the Daniels Scholarship Program will be open from September 30, 2016 to November 30, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. MST! 

Click HERE for more info! 


Boettcher Scholarship

Did you know that every year there are approximately 1,500 applicants, 100 finalists and 42 selected scholars. 

Click above for information to see if this might be for you!


GE-REAGAN Foundation Scholarship

High school seniors who demonstrate exceptional leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship are invited to apply for the 2017 GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program. This program annually provides college-bound students with $10,000 renewable scholarships-up to $40,000 total per recipient–and supports them as they lead and serve in college and beyond. Deadline is January 5, 2017. Click above for more info. 



AES Engineering Scholarship

*Scholarships are intended for our future leaders across a wide spectrum of fields of study. This award is available to high school seniors and all students attending a post secondary educational facility.

*You are not required to be taking Engineering courses to be eligible.

Amount of award: $500.00

Deadline for entry: October 6, 2016



Are you a High School Student Making a Difference through Volunteering?

Apply for a 2017 Prudential Spirit of Community Award and you could win $1,000 and a trip to Washington D.C. next May!

Deadline= November 8, 2016

More info: http://spirit.prudential.com/view/page/soc