Scholarship Information

Are you interested in information about Financial Aid?
FAFSA?
Scholarships?
Student Loans?

LendEDU has created a free course that will walk you through information and questions in these areas. The course consists of four main sections with 22 short lectures (that include many informative videos) and should take about 1.5 hours to complete. Click here for a link to the free course!

Click here for a link to LENDU calculators that will help you figure out financial aid calculations

Link for FAFSA- click here What do students really know about their student loans? Watch the video and see what you need to learn before taking a loan!

Looking for Scholarships? Click here for a link to Tuition Funding Sources.

First Generation College Student Guidebook
https://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/college-resource-center/first-generation-college-students/

Scholarship Opportunities

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

https://www.cappex.com/scholarships/ByState/Colorado/-s-s-CO/

http://www.collegescholarships.com/local/colorado-scholarships

http://www.guaranteed-scholarships.com/

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/



Boettcher Scholarship

To be considered for the Boettcher Scholarship, a student must meet these minimum requirements:

-Be a graduating Colorado high school senior who has lived in Colorado for his or her junior and senior years of high school

-Be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States

OR

Meet the requirements for Colorado ASSET AND one of (a) or (b) below:

a) Hold legal status in the United States; or

b) Meet the requirements and have applied or started the process of applying for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)**

You may visit our website to learn more about our scholarship


Women’s Energy Network of Colorado

The Kelly de la Torre Scholarship is now available for application. This opportunity is opened to Colorado female high school students that plan to major in one of the S.T.E.M. fields at a 4-year accredited university. For more details, please visit the website for more information.

Students may apply for the 2019 application by clicking here. If selected to receive an award, students may be eligible for up to $2,500 for the school year.

The Women’s Energy Network of Colorado invites you to share this information with your networks and encourage your students to apply for consideration. Scholarship applications will be accepted through June 1, 2019. If there are follow up questions regarding this opportunity, please feel free to connect directly with the program at scholarship@wencolorado.org.

Kiwanis Scholarship
Kiwanis Scholarship
For More information please contact Mrs. Bliek at jjbliek@dcsdk12.org

Denver Foundation


Excelsior Scholarship Available for High School and College Students
APPLY NOW

The Excelsior Scholarship was created to help bridge the financial gap for college-bound students who excel academically. This opportunity specifically looks to support students that are in one of the following categories:
  • High school students graduating from a public high school in Colorado; or
  • Students 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.
Scholarships of varying amounts will be awarded once each year through a competitive process. Awards amounts can be up to $5,000 per year for 2- and 4-year institutions and up to $4,500 per year for vocational/technical schools. Awards can be used for the following expenses depending on the selected institution of choice:
  • 2-year or 4-year Institutions: Tuition, fees, room, board, books, supplies, and health insurance
  • Vocational/Technical Schools: Tuition, fees, books, and supplies
Students who meet ALL of the following criteria in one of the qualifying categories are eligible to apply:
(HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS)
  • Must be a high school senior graduating from a public high school in Colorado (Students identified as emancipated and/or foster care youth are highly encouraged to apply)
  • Must be a resident of Colorado
  • Have a minimum 2.5 cumulative grade point average
  • Will be enrolling at an accredited vocational/technical school, community college, or college/university (public or private) in the upcoming academic year
(COLLEGE STUDENTS)
  • Must be currently enrolled at a 2-year community college or attending a vocational/technical school in Colorado (Students identified as emancipated and/or foster care youth are highly encouraged to apply)
  • Must be a resident of Colorado
  • Have a minimum 2.5 cumulative grade point average
  • Will be enrolling at an accredited 4-year college/university (public or private) in the upcoming academic year or continuing study in a technical skill training program at an accredited or recognized institution and earning a certificate/certification or a professional license.
To apply for this Excelsior Scholarship, please click on the applicable link:
Continuing COLLEGE STUDENTS

Deadline to apply is April 5, 2019
Thank you for your assistance in spreading the word and encouraging qualified students and teachers to apply!
Questions? Contact Charmaine Brown at cbrown@denverfoundation.org or 303.996.7328.


 

 




New Essay Scholarship for Students

The scholarship offers a cash award to the student who writes the best response to the following prompt: "
Write an essay explaining in detail how a serious accident involving you, a family member, or a close friend has impacted your life. This could have been a car crash, a slip-and-fall accident, a work-related injury, or any other serious accident." The deadline is July 20th, 2019.

You can view the link to the scholarship details and application here: www.rosenohrlaw.com/scholarship

2019 Student Scholar Award

This scholarship will award one outstanding student with $1,000.00 to be used towards educational expenses.

To apply, students must submit a 600-word essay describing the college major they are interested in and why. This essay should talk about how they plan to work in their chosen field to help their community.

View the link to the scholarship details and application here: 
wilshirelawfirm.com/scholarships/student-scholar-award

 

7Sisters Global Scholarship

7Sisters Global is excited to once again be providing a college-prep scholarship for economically challenged high school young women in Douglas, Jefferson and Arapahoe counties for 2019! 

The 2019 Scholarship application period is now OPEN!  We will be accepting applications from high school young women through March 31, 2019.

We will award four $1000.00 scholarships in 2019 to young women entering their senior or junior year of high school for the 2019-2020 school year.

www.7sistersglobal.org