Scholarships for Colorado Residents or Residents of the Rocky Mountain Region
The Alexander Foundation: (4/15) Applicants must be part of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual community and attending a school within the boundaries of the state of Colorado or have a permanent mailing address in Colorado.
The Alexander Foundation
PO Box 1995
Denver, CO 80201-1995
The American Council of the Blind of Colorado (3/2) ACBCO has created an annual scholarship program for students who are legally blind. ACBCO will present up to four scholarship awards to outstanding blind/visually impaired students in 2010. All legally blind, full or part-time students admitted to academic and vocational training programs at the post-secondary level for the 2010-11 school year are encouraged to apply for one of these scholarships. A cumulative grade point average of 3.3 is generally required, but extenuating circumstances may be considered for certain scholarships. Applicants must be legally blind in both eyes. Applications and supporting documentation must be submitted in hard copy print, post-marked by March 2, 2010 and sent to:
Barbara Boyer, Executive Director
American Council of the Blind of Colorado
1536 Wynkoop Street, Suite 201
Denver, CO 80202
Click here to access the application.
Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired: (4/1) Scholarship is available every two years. Applicants must be blind. Additionally, applicants must be studying at the post-secondary level for a career in the field of services to persons who are blind or visually impaired.
4600 Duke St., Ste. 430, P.O. Box 22397
Alexandria VA 22304
PHONE (877)-492-2708 or (703)-823-9690
Brayman-Beach Undergraduate Scholarship: Colorado Credit Union League Foundation: (3/31) Applicants must be a U.S. citizen, a member of a Colorado Credit Union affiliated with the Colorado Credit Union League Foundation, and be a high school graduate. Applications will be based on weighted, objective criteria such as academic performance, extracurricular activities, references, and personal goals.
Colorado Credit Union League
4905 W 60th Avenue, Box 1227
Arvada, CO. 80001
PHONE: (303) 427-4222
Cancer Student Fellowship: (2/11) Offers internships for students attending a Colorado college who are majoring in the fields of medicine or nursing to do an internship at a variety of hospitals working on cancer intervention.
University of Colorado Cancer Center
Cancer Education Office
4200 E. Ninth Ave., Box B-188
Denver, CO 80262
PHONE: (303) 270-3000
Chapter of the Society of Petrophysicists & Well Log Analysis - The Denver Well Logging Society (SPWLA-DWLS): (4/1) Scholarships are available to Junior and Senior full time undergraduate students in petroleum related majors (i.e. Petrophysics, Geomechanics, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Petroleum, or Geology). Applicants must attend a Rocky Mountain Region school to qualify for the DWLS scholarships and grants, but there are other Foundation scholarship/grants that do not have this restriction. It is recommended that applicants have a 3.0 or higher.
WEB: Please click on the Foundation tab at http://www.spwla.org for more information and printable application.
Colorado Association for the Education of Young Children: (11/18) Scholarship for students in the field of early childhood education who have a minimum of six hours of course work completed, a “B” cumulative GPA, attend a Colorado college or university and show a demonstrated commitment to early childhood education.
PO Box 261326
Highlands Ranch, CO 80163-1326
PHONE: (303) 791-2772
Colorado Business and Professional Women’s Foundation, Inc.: (5/31, 10/31) Offers a scholarship for a female Colorado resident who has lived in Colorado for 12 consecutive months proceeding application and is a U.S. citizen attending or planning to attend an institution of higher education. The applicant must demonstrate financial need, have career goals and show progress toward reaching academic goals, and be a student of non-traditional age (at least 25 yrs. old). GPA of 3.0 and examples of leadership skills required.
PO Box 1189
Boulder, CO 80306
PHONE: (303) 595-5405, ext. 2
Colorado Press Women: (4/15) Must be a female Colorado resident majoring in journalism, communications, or mass media.
PHONE: (303) 443-5370
E-MAIL: Barbara Gigone, firstname.lastname@example.org
Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants: (6/15, 11/15) Must be a Colorado resident majoring in accounting with a minimum GPA of 3.0.
7979 E. Tufts Ave., Ste. 500
PHONE: (303) 741-8613
Community Action Program-Multicultural Scholarship Funds: (4/15) Must be a low-income student living in Boulder County and enrolled full time at an accredited college or university. Students of Color encouraged to apply.
CADC, PO Box 47
Boulder, CO 80306
PHONE: (303) 441-3975
Credit Union of Denver : (varies) Must be a member of the Credit Union with an account in good standing and a minimum GPA of 3.0. It only takes $5 to start an account at the credit union. There is a branch of the Credit Union in the Tivoli Student Union. Application available at the Tivoli branch, room 263.
PHONE: (303) 239-1160
Dante Alighieri Society: (4/8) For students who wish to participate in an established study program in Italy in conjunction with an accredited college or university. The field of study must be related to Italian culture and language. Must be able to document acceptance in a program in Italy.
Ms. Alice Hinckley, Scholarship Committee Chairperson
PHONE: (303) 771-1636
Denver Archdiocese of Catholic Women: (12/1) Must be a Catholic laywoman who is 23 years old or older.
Council of Catholic Women
1300 South Steele St.
Denver, CO 80210
PHONE: (303) 715-3187
Denver Area Labor Federation AFL-CIO: (1/31) Parent, guardian, or applicant must be a member in good standing of a local chapter. Students are evaluated on academic ability, social awareness, financial need and appreciation of labor.
360 Acoma St., Suite 202
Denver, CO 80223
ESA Foundation: (varies) Must be a woman resident of Colorado currently enrolled in Colorado college or university. 3.0 GPA. $5 processing fee. Several types of endowments available.
Melody White, PO Box 268
Severance, CO 80546
PHONE: (800) 227-4224 ext. 2318
Feldman Fellowship for Graduate Studies in Journalism: (5/1) The National Press Club offers a one-year stipend of $5,000 to defray post-graduate tuition costs for graduate students in journalism. Applicants must have applied to or be enrolled in an accredited graduate program in journalism.
General Manager's Office, National Press Club
529 14th Street
NW, Washington, DC 20045
Gay, Lesbian, Straight, Educators Network (GLSEN): (varies) Scholarship for a member of the LGB community or, if not, committed to the community, who is planning to attend an accredited college or university.
PO Box 280346
Lakewood, CO 80228-0346
PHONE: (303) 221-1827
Latin America Educational Foundation: (2/15) Must be a resident of Colorado who is of Hispanic descent and has been accepted at an accredited college or university. Must have at least a 3.0 GPA, be involved in the Hispanic community, and agree to fulfill ten hours of community service during the year of the award.
930 West 7th Ave.
Denver, CO 80204
PHONE: (303) 446-0541
Stephen T. Marchello Scholarship Foundation (3/15)
Must be a survivor of childhood cancer. Applicants must live in Colorado or were treated for cancer in Colorado or attended Camp Rainbow in Arizona.
1170 E. Long Place
Centennial, CO 80122
Martin Luther King Scholarship: (12/4) Must be a full-time student or a part-time returning adult student with verifiable employment attending a college within the state of Colorado. Must demonstrate financial need. Winner must attend the awards banquet in January. YOU DO NOT NEED TO BE A U.S. CITIZEN.
Mikoyan (Mike) L. Watson
P.O. Box 179
Denver, CO, 80201
Mensa Education and Research Foundation: (1/15) The national organization sponsors scholarships, but students must apply through the local branch. For further information on the local contact, stop by the Institute for Women's Studies and Services or contact: www.mensafoundation.org/AM/Template.cfm?Section=Scholarships1
National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences: (1/31) Must be attending a four year college or university and be a broadcast television major with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Must live in Colorado and apply to the Colorado chapter of NATAS.
1255 W. Virginia Ave
Denver, Co 80223-2027
PHONE: (303) 722-0916
National Association of Women in Construction: (3/1) To support growth in the construction industry, the Metropolitan Denver Chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) is offering tuition assistance awards in amounts up to $1,000.00. The award is available to all students, male or female, attending a school in Colorado. Awards are made annually in May. The awards constitute reimbursement of academic expenses for tuition, books and lab fees. Forward application with all necessary documentation to:
NAWIC Metro Denver Chapter #112
SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE CHAIR
P.O. Box 40208
Denver, Colorado 80204
National Service in Colorado (Americorps): (Ongoing) AmeriCorps provides the opportunity to spend a year serving in Colorado communities for an education award of up to $4,725 to help pay for college or pay back student loans.
1201 New York Ave
N.W., Washington, D.C. 20525
Pinnacol Foundation Scholarship: (3/31) Must be a Colorado resident of Hispanic heritage with a 2.5 cumulative GPA. Must be a junior or above if a student in a 4-year college program. Must be a declared major in a construction-related field.
1114 W. 7th Ave., Suite 210
Denver, CO 80204
PHONE: (303) 893-3893
Professional Engineers of Colorado: (1/26) Offers a variety of scholarships for students majoring in engineering who attend college in Colorado. Professional Engineers of Colorado
11166 Huron Street, Suite 27
Denver, CO 80234
PHONE: (303) 480-1160
Salvatore Taddonio Family Foundation: (varies) Must be a Colorado resident whose parents are also Colorado residents. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen and have a minimum 3.0 GPA.
5139 Arbutus Street
Arvada, CO 80002
Gordon Scheer Accounting Scholarship: (7/1) Must be a declared accounting major who has completed at least 8 semesters hours of accounting courses including one intermediate accounting course. Must be a Colorado college or university student with a GPA of 3.5 or better.
Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants Educational Foundation
7979 E. tufts Avenue, Ste. 500
PHONE: (303) 741-8613
U Of C Federal Credit Union: (varies-spring) MUST be a member of the U of C Federal Credit Union.Offering the Raymond Johnson scholarship to college students who demonstrate a “people helping people” philosophy through their beliefs and actions.
U of C Federal Credit Union
Attn: Kristin Williams
2960 Diagonal Highway
Boulder, CO 80301
PHONE: (303) 443-4672, ext. 155
White Rose Scholarship Foundation: (1/15) Must be a resident of Colorado with a 3.0 GPA. White Rose is a foundation that serves as an outreach to the GLBT community to assist in furthering their education.
White Rose Scholarship Foundation
Attn: Scholarship Selection Committee
P.O. Box 100811
Denver, CO 80250-0811