Scholarships

Grade Potential Tutoring Scholarship
Grade Potential Tutoring is proud to provide Denver students with the opportunity to win an annual college scholarship of $1,000!  The Spring deadline to apply is May 15th. The Spring winner will be announced to all applicants on June 10th.  For more information or to apply go to http://www.gradepotentialtutoring.com/denver-co-tutoring

Colorado Lions Foundation Scholarship
Find information about the scholarship here and the application here.

AIM High Scholarship
The Asfaw Family Foundation International (AFFI) designed the “Aim High” scholarship program to increase the number of African-American males enrolled in colleges and universities. Ten young men will be chosen for the 2016 scholarship.  Winners receive a scholarship as well as a new laptop.  Applications are due October 31st, 2016.  CLICK HERE for the requirements and CLICK HERE  for the 2016 Aim High scholarship application.

Varsity Tutors MONTHLY Scholarships
Juniors and Seniors are encouraged to apply for these monthly $1,000 scholarships by submitting an essay about the month’s prompt.  Find out more information about this scholarship program here.

Summer 2016 Scholarships
Check out these four scholarships: 201710 BOSECE Scholarship app 201710Summer Scholarships flyer.

Denver Scholarship Fund
The Denver Scholarship Fund helps connect students with multiple different scholarships.  See their list of current scholarships.

QuestBridge Scholarship for Academically Talented Low Income Students
Recipients of the QuestBridge College Match Scholarship are granted a four year scholarship to one of the partner schools, worth over $200,000 each.  This scholarship is designed specifically for high achieving, low income students.  Students should apply their junior year of high school. Find more information here.

Auraria Campus DREAMer Resource Days
These resource days help students who were brought to the United States after birth and who may be connected to the DREAM act.  The fairs help these students navigate admissions, enrollment, and financial aid for college.  See a list of all of the resource days here.

The Dream U.S. Scholarship
TheDream.US, the nation’s largest scholarship program for DREAMers, is offering scholarships of up to $25,000 for first time college students and community college graduates.  Please apply and find more information here.

Simon Youth Foundation Scholarship
This scholarship is specifically for students who live within fifty miles of Colorado Mills and is graduating this year.  Find more information about the scholarship here. 

QuitDay Scholarship
The QuitDay scholarship is awarded to students each year who share their vision for a smoke-free world. Help make higher education smoke-free! Submit your free application online at https://quitday.org/. The scholarship award is $3,000 total and awarded to three students.

Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps Scholarship
The NROTC Program offers students the opportunity to receive their college degree while also starting a valuable career.  Selected applicants receive full tuition and other financial benefits up to $180,000.  Learn more about the selection criteria, military service requirements, and benefits of the program here. 

National Honor Society Scholarship Program
This scholarship is specifically for National Honor Society members.  Applications are due February 16th, 2016.  Find scholarship facts here and the application here. 

Volunteerism/Community Service Scholarship
This scholarship is for students who are committed to volunteerism/community service.  There will be sixteen $1,500 scholarships given out to Colorado students.  Find more information about the scholarship on our website or on the Colorado Council website.

Boettcher Scholarship
Boettcher Scholarship is awarded to 40 of Colorado’s top high school seniors each year and includes full tuition and fees at any accredited, four-year Colorado undergraduate institution, as well as living and book stipends, campus enrichment programming, and annual events.  Eligibility Requirements for Applicants include the following: 1) Must be graduating Colorado high school seniors who have lived in Colorado for their junior and senior years of high school, 2) Must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States OR hold legal status or be eligible for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals and Colorado ASSET.  Boettcher Scholars will be selected based on four criteria: 1) Superior Scholastic Ability, 2) Evidence of Leadership and Involvement, 3) Service to Community and School, 4) Outstanding Character.  To find out more information and to apply, see the Boettcher Scholarship website.

Arapahoe Community College Scholarships
There is a President’s Scholarship, a First-Generation Scholarship, a STEM scholarship (worth $3,500/semester), the Connect Scholarship, and many others. See the whole list of ACC scholarship here. 

Daniel’s Scholarship Program
Please see the following information from the Daniels Scholarship Program, and check out their website for more information: http://www.danielsfund.org/Scholarships/Scholars/Index.asp  The Daniels Scholarship Program provides a four-year annually-renewable college scholarship for graduating high school seniors who demonstrate exceptional character, leadership, and a commitment to serving their communities.

Denver Public Schools Commit to Your Future Facebook Page
This DPS Facebook page helps students plan for success after high school. “Like” DPS Commit to Your Future on Facebook to receive information on college, major, and career spotlights; college visits and summer opportunities; application tips and deadlines; scholarships and financial aid; and much more. Follow them at www.facebook.com/dpscommit.