Deadline Name Amount Description
April 1 4-H Scholarships $1,000

For Colorado 4-H members

March 15
27J Education Foundation

$1,000 Must attend school in the 27J school district, have a 2.5 GPA, involved
in community and/or school activities. Must submit a resume to include awards,community service, accomplishments.Two references, one from a
member of the high school staff and one from a community member,
must be enrolled in a university, college, community college or
vocational school.
August 31
ABODO $500 High school senior (18 years old+) who will be attending an accredited college or university. Must write a 1000 word essay on what they will be bringing from home with them to college.
June 30
Action Behavior Center
Scholarship for undergraduate students pursuing a degree in some field relating to research on autism spectrum disorder or clinical therapy positions. Write a 250 word essay on your personal understanding of how applied behavior analysis works as a therapy for those with autism spectrum disorder.
 March 15
Adams County Opportunity Scholarship
$15,000 Must attend 27J school district, have a 2.5 GPA, must demonstrate and verify financial need as determined by FAFSA. Student must have been actively involved in community service and show a resume that includes such service, awards, accomplishment, work history. Must write an essay on what opportunity means to them, their family and community. Recipient must enroll in a Colorado public university, college, community college or vocational school. Contact 27J Education Foundation for application and
more information.
May 1

AEMP Foundation 


For vocational training as heavy equipment technician.

February 15

AFA Teens for
Alzheimer's Awareness


For college-bound seniors whose lives have been impacted
by Alzheimer's Disease.

March 13

AG Bell Association for the Deaf


For students who are deaf or hard of hearing.

May 1

AIGC (American Indian
Graduate Center) All Native American Academic High 
School Team

$250 Eligible Native American
Varies AIGC Accenture American Indian Scholarship Program Varies

Member of a U.S Federally Recognized American Indian Tribe pursuing
a master's or doctoral degree.

February 1 AXA Achievement Community Scholarship $2,500 For seniors who demonstrate outstanding achievement in 
school, community, or work
December 15 AXA Achievement Scholarship $25,000 For achievements which empower society
June 12 Abbot & Fenner Scholarship $1,000

Available to high school juniors and seniors. Must write an essay response to question on website. 

N/A Actuarial Scholarships Varies List of scholarships for actuarial students. 

March 1 Adams State University Scholarships Varies Merit based scholarships with many others open  
through the ASU Foundation
Affordable Colleges
  Extensive listing of affordable colleges for minority students, specifically Hispanic Americans, Asian Americans, African Americans and Native Americans. This funding is open to minorities at any level (high school through postdoctoral) for a variety of activities including study, research, travel, training, career development and creative projects.
February 28 Aims Community College Scholarships Varies Scholarships through Aims Community College

May 31 Al's Formal Wear $2,500 Application includes a 500 word essay.

N/A Alert Magazine Essay Scholarship $500 For high school seniors. Submit
an essay about a personal
experience you or someone you know
has had with drugs or alcohol. Include 
how the situation was handled.
April 14 Alexander Foundation Scholarship for LGBT Teens Varies The recipient must be a Colorado resident and must be LGBT.

November 13 Allegra Ford Scholarship $2,500 Scholarship available to a student with
demonstrated learning disabilities
who plans to attend a 2 year
community college. 
January 9 Alliance for Young Artists and Writers Scholastic: Art Award Scholarship Varies Works to provide scholarships for students
who are college-bound Scholastic Contest
Award recipients
December 16 Alliance for Young Artists and Writers: Scholastic Writing Awards Scholarship Varies Works to provide scholarships for students
who are college-bound Scholastic Contest
Award Recipients
March 20 Alpha Kappa Alpha Epsilon Nu Omega Senior Girls Award $2,000 Scholarships for senior, African American females,
who are high achieving, have leadership skills, 
service, and have outstanding recognition.
January 15 Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity-Delta Psi Lambda Chapter Scholarship Varies For African American Male Seniors who 
demonstrate excellence in scholarship and 
March 1 American Chemical Society (ACS) Scholars Program $2,500 Scholarships for underrepresented minority students wanting
to enter fields in the chemical sciences

May 1 American College Foundation Visionary Scholarship Program $5,000 For high school freshman, sophomores, and juniors

March 1 American Council of the Blind (ABC) $3,500 For students who have been accepted to an 
accredited college/university and are legally
blind in both eyes.
April 7
American Fire Sprinkler Association $2,000 For seniors. Applicants must read an essay 
and answer questions which follow regarding
automatic fire sprinklers.
February 6 American Foreign Service Association (AFSA) Scholarship Program Varies For dependents of US Foreign Service 
employees who are AFSA Members
May 31 American Foundation for the Blind Scholarships Varies See website for details
May 31 American Indian College Fund Scholarships $8,500 Several listed scholarships on website for
students who are American Indian or Alaska
March 1 American Legion Auxiliary Children Of Warriors National President's Scholarships $3,500 For seniors who are children, grandchildren, or
great-grandchildren of veterans who served in
the armed forces (during eligibility dates-see
March 1 American Legion Auxiliary Spirit of Youth Scholarship for Junior Members $5,000 For seniors who are Junior Members of the 
American Legion Auxiliary.
May 1 American Legion Colorado Boys State Varies For Junior boys who apply to attend Colorado 
Boys State, apply by April 30.
April 15 American Legion Legacy Scholarship Varies Must be the child of a fallen United States
Service Member. 
April 1 American Medical Technologists (AMT) Scholarship $500 Applicant must pursue a degree in one of the 
disciplines certified by the American Medical
February 11 American Society of Military Comptrollers (ASMC) Mile High Chapter John C. Scott Scholarships $1,500 For seniors preparing for career in accounting or 
financial management.
April 30
American Veterans (AMVETS) National Scholarship Program $1,000 Scholarships to veterans/active military, their 
sons, daughters, or grand-children.
April 19 Americas Childrens Education (ACE) Foundation Scholarship Varies Scholarship for any accredited institution of 
higher learning. Scholarships awarded on a 
basis of criteria. 
November 13 Anne Ford Scholarship Award $2,500 Awarded to a graduating high school senior 
with documented learning disabilities who is
going to be enrolled in a full time bachelor's 
degree program in the fall of 2016.
April 1 Arapahoe Community College Scholarships Varies Offers various scholarships through Arapahoe
Community College.
N/A Art Institutes National Competitions & Scholarships $25,000 Several different scholarships and competitions
that have specific requirements and deadlines.
May 3 Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) $5,000 For high school seniors interested in pursuing
journalism in college. 
March 31 Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Bob Piper Construction Education Scholarship $1,000 Seniors planning to pursue post-secondary
education in a construction-related field.
March 25 Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind $1,000 For students who are legally blind and will
study for a career in the field of services to the 
blind or visually impaired. 
June 1 Association on American Indian Affairs Scholarships $1,500 For students who are enrolled in a tribe from the 
continental US or Alaska.
April 28
Auto Loan
 $1,000 Scholarship available to graduating high school seniors, or current college, university or trade school studenst. Must create a 5 minute video explaining how new ideas will shape the world around us, and why education is the key to creating a brighter future. Explain what motivates you and what you have done already to help guide society in a positive direction.
June 30 Automotive Hall of Fame Scholarship Varies Must indicate a sincere interest in an automotive
career. Multiple scholarships are listed.
N/A BMI Foundation Music Scholarships Varies Several Scholarships listed on website. The BMI 
Foundation is a non-profit corporation who is dedicated to 
encouraging the creation, performance, and study of
March 1 Ball Corporation John W. Fisher Corporation Scholarship $3,000 Student must be a child of an active, regular, full-time
employee of the Ball Corporation.
December 31
Barbizon Modeling & Acting Centers Scholarship $100,000 One winner drawn every other year. 
May 19
Best Mattress Reviews
 $1,000 Looking for a creative video on the importance of sleep as a public heath issue. Must be a high school senior with a 3.0 GPA or a current college student. Go to
September 30
Better Business Bureau (BBB) Foundation Student of Integrity Scholarship $2,500 For economically disadvantaged students who have
demonstrated character, leadership, and ethical values.
June 19 Big Sun Athletic Scholarship $500 All student athletes eligible regardless of the sport
they participate in. 
November 1 Boettcher Scholarship Varies For seniors who have lived in Colorado throughout 
their junior and senior years.
September 30
Bluestack Download
$1,000 Open to incoming and current students enrolled in an undergraduate and/or graduate college program from the U.S., Canada and the UK. Student must write a 500 word essay on Crypto Currencies or Digital Marketing.
January 31
Brayman Beach Scholarship $5,000 Must be a U.S. Citizen at least 16 years old. Must be
a member of the Colorado credit union affiliated with
Credit Union Association of Colorado. Must be interested
in pursuing a business degree. 
May 8
Brighton Housing Authority
$1,000 Three scholarships available to high school juniors, seniors or non-traditional students. Terra Management Scholarship is awarded to an academically high performing student with plans to enter a trade school, college or university. Maria Alvarado Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a student who has displayed an upward trend in their academic performance during high school. Jessica Hara Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a student with a passion for animals and plans to carry this passion into a post-secondary program that will lead to a career in the care of animals.
 April 28
Brighton Legacy Foundation's Continuing Education Scholarship
 $1,000 Applicant must reside within School District 27J, have at least a 2.5 GPA, must be accepted at a college, university, technical or vocational school, and not be related to a member of the Legacy Foundation Board of Directors.
February 28
Buick Achievers Scholarship Program $25,000 For college bound seniors who plan on majoring in 
science, technology, engineering, math, business, 
administration, finance, marketing, or design AND 
are interested in a career in the automotive or related 
August 15
Budget Home Theater
$1,000 Are you an aspiring singer-songwriter? Here's your chance to use your talent to help pay for college. Post a video of yourself to YouTube performing an original song (5 minutes or less). You do not have to be majoring in music to be eligible. May not be a signed artist, must be enrolled in an accredited school by fall and must be be a U.S. citizen.
December 15

Burger King Scholars

$1,000 Offers general and employee scholarships.
June 1
CG Trader Scholarship
$3,000 Write and submit an original essay on the topic, "The future of technology in education." Best submission will be awarded $2,000, with two $500 awards for runner-ups. Must have a minimum 2.5 GPA, and be a high school senior.
March 1

CSSI and Generation Google Scholarship

$10,000 Established to help aspiring computer scientists excel in
technology and become leaders in the field. 
April 30

Catching the Dream

$5,000 Must be 1/4 or more degree American Indian. Must be 
an enrolled member in a U.S.Tribe.
July 3

Celebration for Young Entrepreneurs Scholarship

$1,000 For students age 6-21 who have started their own business.
September 15

Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Undergraduate Scholar Program

$18,000 For college-bound high school seniors with financial need 
and an interest in working for the CIA. Requires relocating to Washington, DC
January 1
and June 30
 $10,000 Offering two $2500 scholarships for students majoring in a design-related field (architecture, interior design, landscape design, furniture making, etc.) that are enrolled at an accredited two-year, four-year or technical/vocational college or university. Must write a 500 word essay describing their career goals and future aspirations.
March 16

Children's Hospital Cardiac Kids Scholarship

$1,000 For graduating seniors who have received treatment for
congenital heart defects/disease or an acquired heart-related
condition OR the sibling of someone who has received 

Christian College Scholarship Drawing

$2,500 Provides free Christian College information.When viewing
part of the website you are entered into the drawing.
 March 10
City of Brighton Employee Charities Scholarship
 $500 Must attend 27J School District, have a 2,5 GPA, letter of acceptance from a college, university, technical or vocational school. Documentation of community service, letter of recommendation, 500 word essay on positive community service. Must not be related to a BEC Committee Member. Contact Gail Ashley at for application.
October 31 Coca-Cola Scholars Program $20,000 Seniors with a 3.0 GPA or better. Show leadership,
academic achievement, and motivation to succeed.
April 30 Colorado 99s Future Woman Pilot Scholarship $2,000 Colorado Resident. Scholarship to assist female pilots in
completing their Private Pilot Certificate.
February 1 Colorado Association of Career Colleges (CACCS) Scholarship $1,000 Scholarship for vocational, technical, art institutes, and 
business colleges that are members of the Colorado
Association of Career Colleges and Schools.
January 15 Colorado College Scholarships Varies Financial aid website for Colorado College, lists many
scholarships and grants.
January 29 Colorado Council Volunteerism & Community Service Scholarship $1,500 For high school seniors. To encourage and reward college-bound youth who likewise are committed to volunteerism and community service. 
March 10 Colorado County Clerks Association (CCCA) Scholarships $1,000 For seniors with community involvement with an 
interest in government, business, or political science.
March 31 Colorado Education Association Ethnic Minority Scholarship $1,000 Ethnic minority senior whose parent or guardian is a 
member of Colorado Education Association who are 
planning to pursue a career in education.
January 1
Colorado Educational 
Services & Development 
Association (CESDA)

$1,000 High school senior of color, first generation to attend college 
with a financial need, GPA of at least 2.8.
March 31
Colorado Education and Training Voucher Program $5,000 The Colorado ETV Program is federally funded, to help
youth who are current or former foster students.
March 31
$1,000 To be eligible, the student must be a first generation 
student or a member of an underrepresented ethnic or 
racial minority.
March 15 Colorado Garden Foundation (AKA The Colorado Garden Show) Varies Four year scholarship for Colorado residents including
tuition, fees, room and board, and all required books for
four years at a public Colorado college or university. 
Student must major in the field of horticulture.
March 7 Colorado High School Press Association (CHSPA) Scholarship $1,500

Two scholarships offered to any Colorado high school student who will graduate from a Colorado high school in the spring of 2016 Have held at least one leadership position (e.g. editor, president, treasurer, etc.) in a student media organization like the high school newspaper, yearbook or media club during their senior year. Will attend an accredited four-year college or university in Colorado in the fall of 2016

March 23 Colorado Lions Foundation Educational Scholarship Endowment $2,500 For seniors who are accepted to an accredited institution
of high education. Need to be sponsored by a Lion, 
Lioness, or Lions Club.
February 14 Colorado Mesa University Varies Website has links to all scholarships offered through 
Colorado Mesa University
March 1 Colorado Mountain College Scholarships Varies Website lists scholarships offered through Colorado
Mountain College.
March 1 Colorado Northwestern Community College Scholarships Varies Website lists scholarships offered through Colorado 
Northwestern Community College.
April 4 Colorado Restaurant Association Undergraduate Scholarship $2,000 Scholarships awarded to students in the 
foodservice/hospitality management programs.
March 1 Colorado School of Mines Scholarships Varies Any prospective freshman who is a US citizen or 
permanent resident and is admitted by March 1
will be considered.
May 1 Colorado State Fair Fiesta Queen Pageant $2,500 Student must be of Hispanic descent between the ages
of 18 and 22. Must also be a US Citizen and Colorado
resident with a minimum GPA of 3.0.
March 1 Colorado State University ECE Scholarships Varies CSU Department of Electrical and Computer
Engineering offers several merit based scholarships
to engineering and computer science students.
March 1 Colorado State University at Fort Collins Scholarships Varies This website lists the scholarships offered by
Colorado State University at Fort Collins.
March 1 Colorado State University at Pueblo Scholarships Varies This website lists the scholarships offered by 
Colorado State University, Pueblo campus.
June 15 Colorado Swimming Hale Adams Memorial Scholarship $1,000 One female and one male senior in high school who is 
registered with Colorado Swimming.
December 3 Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program $1,000
Scholarship for high school seniors from Comcast
communities for their commitment to community service,
academics and demonstrated leadership.
March 1
Varies  This website lists the scholarships which are offered
by the Community College of Aurora.
April 15 Community College of Denver Scholarships Varies This website lists the scholarships which are offered
by the Community College of Denver.
January 8 Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange Program Scholarships Varies For US Citizens aged 15-18 who are currently in 
high school. Will live with a German Host family for 10
months and attend high school in Germany.
April 16 Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) Scholarships $5,000 Scholarship for students who are Latino with a history 
of community-service activities with strong leadership
March 2 Create-A-Greeting Card Scholarship $10,000 Greeting Card competition/contest. Must be 14 years
of age or older to enter contest.
May 31 Crown & Caliber Entrepreneur's Scholarship $1,000 The student is given $1,000 to initiate an online startup
for a business which includes a business plan.
December 1
DLL Files Fixer
$1,500  Available to all current college or university students. Must write an original and well-researched article on How to Fix DLL Errors. Verification documents issued by your college/university must accompany your article.
April 1 Dan Libera Memorial High School Student Athletic Trainer Scholarship $750 For seniors who are planning to major in athletic training.
Must have a 3.0 GPA or higher.
N/A Danan Schufman Scholarship Fund for Culinary & Oenological Education Varies  See website for detailed information on scholarship.
November 30
Daniels Fund Scholarship Varies For current high school seniors, must demonstrate 
financial need.
February 10 Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) National Scholarships Varies Website lists several scholarships for both male and female.
March 31 David and Dovetta Wilson Scholarship $1,000 Offers nine scholarships to high school seniors who 
actively participate in community or religious activities
and who demonstrate financial need.

Christensen Law Distracted
Driving Awareness Scholarship

$2,500 1,800-2,000 word essay on how distracted driving has 
impacted your life or the life of someone you know. More 
information at
February 10 Davidson Fellows Scholarship $50,000 For students who are under 18 as of October 1. For
a significant achievement (college graduate level)
in science, technology, math, literature, music or 
March 24
Denver Foundation Helen McLoraine Scholarship Program for Foster Care and Emancipating Youth $10,000 Educational scholarships for foster care youth who are
emancipated or are in the process of preparing to be 
emancipated from the foster care system in Colorado.
February 23 Denver Foundation RBC Wealth Management Scholarship $3,000 Mainly awarded for academic achievement but is 
also awarded based on financial need or challenges
that have been faced.
October 1 Denver Museum of Nature and Science (DMNS) Native American Science Scholarship Varies Scholarship preference given to Native American
college-bound high school seniors who are planning
to attend a Colorado college or university.
March 1 Denver University Scholarships Varies The website lists scholarships offered through Denver
April 1 Diane Dawson Memorial Scholarship Family Cancer $1,500 For students who have a parent who has terminal 
cancer or illness or has lost a parent to terminal cancer
or illness during their tenure in high school.
March 1 Distinguished Young Women Varies Scholarship which promotes and rewards scholarship,
leadership, and talent in young women.
March 31
Dr. Felix Scholarship
$1,000 Open to U.S. students currently enrolled at a U.S. university. 
Write a 500 word essay on how to improve student health.
December 1
Drones Inspector
 Open to all students currently enrolled in high school, a university or college that are interested in drones. Must research and write a unique essay on the history of drones.
May 1 DutchCrafters Amish Furniture Heritage Scholarship $500 For seniors who draw upon cultural heritage to 
shape vocational aspirations.
February 1 Educational Theatre Association Scholarships $2,500 Listed are a variety of scholarships for juniors
and seniors who are active in theater.
August 31 $2,400  To be eligible for this scholarship your educational institution needs to be a partner. Please refer university staff or administrators to the following pages: general scholarship information and information for university staff.
July 31
Elastic Band Co.
 $1,000  U.S. or legal resident, must have been accepted and be attending a
two or four year  college or university in the fall of 2017, must be a
member of a minority group underrepresented  in the fields of fashion
and/or entrepreneurship, and must plan to pursue a career in fashion
and/or entrepreneurship.
March 15 Elevations Credit Union M.R. Hellie Scholarship $5,000 Students must be members of the Elevation Credit
November 30
Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Scholarship $50,000 Scholarship awards based on leadership and financial need. 
February 3
Elks National Foundation
Legacy Award

$4,000 Awarded to a high school senior who is the child or 
grandchild of an Elks member
March 1 Emmett J. Doerr Memorial Scout Scholarship $2,000 Awarded to outstanding, practicing Catholic high school seniors
who hold a leadership role in Scouts and will be continuing their 
education in college.
September 30 Evans Scholars Foundation Chick Evans Caddie Scholarship Varies For caddies with a minimum two years experience and 
a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
April 1 FCCLA Scholarships $2,000 FCCLA members. Various scholarships are listed on
the website.
March 31 Federal Employee Education and Assistance Fund $2,000 For federal employee or dependent family member
of a current civilian federal employee with at least
three years of federal service.
December 31
FitnessCaw $1,000 Offered to high school, undergraduate or postgraduate students with the passion for "Internet Marketing." A 1500 word essay is required on this subject. Must be 18 years old, a U.S. or Canadian citizen  and be enrolled in an academic program.
December 15
FormSwift $1,000 Available to high school seniors, or students already enrolled in a community college, professional college or a graduate student. Must create a business plan infographic about one of the following: startup, restaurant, non-profit, clothing.
March 31 Foster Care to Success $5,000 Foundation offers a variety of scholarships to students
who have met certain criteria listed on the website.
March 31 Four Chaplains Memorial Scholarship $1,000 Applicants must use their creativity through art, 
photography an essay or You Tube to describe the 
meaning of American Pride.
April 30
Francis and Earl Perry Memorial Veterans Scholarship
 $5,000 U.S. veteran having served honorably, unmarried child (under 24 years of age) who is a dependent and is accepted to an institution of higher education (two or four year undergraduate program), or a current student, are eligible to apply. Must write a 700 word essay on why you are a good candidate to receive this award. More information is available on the website.
February 20 Front Range Community College Foundation Scholarships Varies The website lists scholarships offered by Front Range
Community College.
December 31
Game Designing
$1,000 Scholarship awarded to a driven, passionate individual in order to better help them cultivate their vision in the world of gaming and technological advancement.Open to prospective and currently enrolled undergraduate students. Must write an 800-1000 word essay on what you perceive to be the most revolutionary development in the gaming industry since the turn of the century.
March 1 Glenn Miller Birthplace Society Scholarship Competition $3,000 For high school seniors and college freshman who 
are interested in any field of applied music.
November 6 Global Citizen Scholarship Program Varies For high school students aged 13 or older who are 
"devoted to promoting global awareness."
April 15 Gloria Barron Young Heroes Prize $5,000 Scholarship celebrates inspiring, public-spirited, diverse
young people from across America.
June 1
HDDmag Scholarship
 $1,500 1500-2000 word essay on storage devices, how data is stored, backup solutions, etc. Contact organization before submitting essay.
May 21 HRSA Nursing Scholarship Varies Student must be enrolled or accepted as a full-time
student in an accredited school of nursing.
February 8 Herff Jones Believe In You Scholarship & Principles Award $12,000 For high school seniors who demonstrate exemplary
academic success, community service, and leadership
November 1
Healthgrad $1,000 Merit-based scholarship awarded to any student that is currently enrolled in undergraduate, graduate or doctorate level programs. Must submit an original 800-1000 word essay on the following: If you could change one thing about our health care system, what would it be and why? Must have a minimum 3.2 GPA, a completed registration form with work history and activities.
August 20
Headphones Unboxed
$1,300 For high school seniors, full time student at a college or university. Must be a U.S citizen. A 1,000 word essay on how much of an impact does sound have on learning and education is required. also, must submit an one sentence explanation of why you deserve this scholarship.
March 16 Hispanic Advisory Committee $1,500

For graduating seniors in need of assistance financing their educational goals and who show promise of making contributions to the Hispanic community of School District 27J. The Selection Committee may interview finalists. Ten scholarships available. Please contact Valerie Escatel: 720.685.1690 or

March 30 Hispanic College Fund $5,000 Various scholarships offered, check out website to view
all that are offered.
April 30 Hispanic Engineers National Achievement Awards Scholarship Program $10,000 Open to engineering, applied science, computer science,
and math students.
April 26
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Merit based scholarships available to assist Hispanic heritage students obtain a college degree. Available to high school seniors, undergraduate students (all years), community college students transferring to 4 year universities, and graduate students. Minimum 3.0 GPA for high school senior, minimum 2.5 GPA for college and graduate student, plan to enroll full-time in an accredited, not-for-profit 4-year university or graduate school. Must be a U.S. citizen, permanent legal resident, DACA or eligible non-citizen (as defined by FAFSA). Must have a completed FAFSA application.
March 31 Hoe and Hope Garden Club Horticulture Scholarship $1,000 For Colorado residents who plan to study horticulture,
environmental horticulture, or landscape architecture.
October 30
Hotstar App Scholarship
$3,000  Open to any student who is over 18 years of age that is pursuing higher education in a foreign country like UK, US, Australia, Canada, France, Brazil and India. Must write a 1000 word essay about the impact of the internet on local businesses. 
October 25
Horatio Alger Association Scholarship Programs $2,500 For students who have strong commitment to pursuing
and completing a bachelors degree at an accredited
April 30 Housing Authority Insurance Group (HAI) Resident Scholarship Program $2,500 For a public housing resident or Section 8 
participant for at least 6 months.
March 17
IBC Scholarship
$1,000  Scholarship sponsored by Colorado's Independent Community Banks and the Independent Bankers of Colorado. Two scholarships will be awarded. Student must have a 3.0 GPA, must attend a Colorado or contiguous state, public or private university or college, junior or community college or vocational/trade school. Either the student of parents must have a banking relationship at an IBC member bank for at least six months. Student must write an essay on an article from your local news that pertains to your community. And, application must be signed by a bank representative. Contact Maggie McEntire for application at
February 18 Ian James Wallace Scholarship Fund $1,500 Ian James Wallace loved life and positively impacted
others with his humble, unassuming nature. This
scholarship is for seniors who intend on pursuing 
a major in Arts and Humanities.
December 31
Iflexion Scholarship
 $1,000 Must be at least 18 years old, be enrolled full-time as a college senior, undergraduate or postgraduate student at an accredited college or university in the U.S., Canada, Australia, New Zealand or EU countries.Must submit an essay on "How mobile technology will change retail in 5 years."
April 1 Impact on Education Independent Order of Odd Fellows $1,000 For high school seniors who have demonstrated
strong commitment to their community and personal
March 6 Independent Bankers of Colorado (IBC) Education Foundation Scholarship $1,000 For Colorado high school seniors who are planning
on attending a Colorado institution of education. Must
have an account or be a member of an IBC Bank.
Varies Intel Science Talent Search  Varies For high school seniors. Applicants must complete college 
entrance exams and individual research projects and provide
a report on the research.
July 1
International Women in Media Scholarship
 $500 Scholarship aimed to increase awareness of women in journalism and the media, along with the challenges they face around the world. Open to high school seniors or one already enrolled in a college/university. Must be fluent in English. Applicants must create a Wikipedia-style biography page for a woman of their choice.
November 3 Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship $40,000 For high school seniors intending to enroll in an
accredited 4 year college. Support for students with
significant financial need.
February 15 Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship $24,000 Assistance to minority high school seniors that have a 
financial need and plan on attending a four year college
or university.
May 15 James Beard Foundation Scholarship Program in Culinary Arts Varies For high school seniors or graduates who enroll at 
least part time in a licensed or accredited culinary 
March 31 Janice M. Scott Memorial Scholarship $2,500 Essay required explaining what student plans to 
study and how they will apply it to life after graduation.
April 1 Japanese American Community Scholarship $5,000 For high school seniors residing in Denver Metro area. 
American citizen or permanent registry of Japanese
ancestry or whose parents are active in a Japanese
American Association.
March 1 Johnson and Wales University Scholarships Varies Website contains several scholarships for Johnson and 
Wales University. There is a Denver campus.
February 15 Journalism Education Association (JEA) Journalist of the Year Sister Rita Jeanne Scholarships $3,000 For students who are active in journalism and are 
planning on pursuing a journalism or mass 
communications career.
February 26
Junior Achievement (JA) Inspiration Scholarship $2,500 For graduating seniors who have participated in JA 
during high school and who will be attending an 
accredited two or four year college or university.
February 1 Junior Achievement USA Joe Francomano Scholarship $5,000 For graduating seniors who have participated in JA
during high school and who will be attending an 
accredited four year college or university.
March 20 Kaiser Permanente Diversity Scholarship Program $2,600 Scholarship offered to students who are pursuing a 
career in health care or public health.
February 5 Kappa Alpha Psi Denver Alumni Chapter Scholarship Varies For African-American male students who demonstrate 
strong leadership and commitment to community
May 22 Kit Faragher Memorial Scholarship $6,000 Kit Faragher lost her life during 9/11, this scholarship
is in memory of her. It is for students showing
dedication to a positive attitude and drive toward
March 31 LULAC National Scholarship Fund (LNSF) $2,000 LULAC Councils will award scholarships to qualified
Hispanic students who are planning to enroll in 
an accredited college or university in the US.
February 28 La Raza Nuestra Gente Scholarship $1,000 For high school seniors who are accepted to any two 
or four year college with North Central Accreditation. 
January 15 Lamar Community College Scholarship Varies Website contains several scholarships that are offered
by Lamar Community College.
February 15 Latin American Educational Foundation (LAEF) Scholarships $3,000 For a Colorado resident with Hispanic heritage and/or
is actively involved in the Hispanic community.
N/A Latinos In College: Scholarships for Latino Students Varies Website dedicated to listing scholarships for
Hispanic/Latino students.
May 31
Law Offices of Dianne Sawaya Denver Safe Driver Scholarship
 $1,000 Available to high school seniors or current college students enrolled in a two to five-year institution. You must create a short video or submit a 1,000 word essay on one of the following: Explain why you do not support or promote distracted driving, or explain how you prevent distracted driving and promote safe driving practices for yourself, friend or family by providing specific examples.
March 4
Learning & Education About Disabilities (LEAD) Foundation Scholarships $1,000 Colorado resident with a documented learning
disability or ADHD pursuing a post-secondary
N/A  MACH25 Scholarship Website Varies General scholarship search site with no spam.
December 31
Manager Skills
$1,000 Available to high school seniors and currently enrolled undergraduates. Must submit an 800-1500 word essay on what you perceive to be the most revolutionary development in the management industry since the turn of the century.
March 1
Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation Varies For the son or daughter or an active duty or reserve
US Marine or US Navy Corpsman attached to a 
Marine unit.
March 1 Mayflower Scholarship $1,000 For high school seniors who are Colorado and US 
April 13 McDivitt Makes a Difference Video PSA Contest $1,500 For students who are attending school in the 
Denver Metro Area, Colorado Springs or Pueblo.
June 1 Med Pro RX "Education is Power" Scholarship $2,500 For students who live with Hemophilia or Von
Willebrand disease.Scholarship for college, university,
or vocational training.
January 15 Mensa-Scholarship Essay $1,000 Contestants need not be members of Mensa but 
must reside in an area with a local Mensa group.
N/A MeritAid Scholarship Website Varies Website lists merit scholarships available throughout
the university and college system.
December 1
Mesothelioma Guide Scholarship
$2,000-$3,000 Scholarship intended to help students affected by mesothelioma. Applicant must have seen a loved one fight mesothelioma, lost a loved one to mesothelioma, battle mesothelioma themselves or otherwise been affected by it. Available to high school senior accepted to an accredited college or university or a full time undergraduate student at a 2-4 year college or university. Must write a 1,000-2,000 word essay on your personal experience with mesothelioma.
March 1 Metropolitan State College of Denver Scholarships Varies Website contains several scholarships offered through
Metropolitan State College of Denver.
N/A Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund Scholarship List Varies This website has several scholarships listed for
students regardless of immigration status.
April 11 Mikkelson Foundation Student Scholarship $3,000 High school seniors who will major in engineering, physical 
or biological sciences or mathematics.
October 12 Miss Colorado & Miss Colorado Teen Pageants Vaires Applicants accepted year round.
October 31 Moose Youth Awareness Scholarship $12,000 Several requirements for scholarship listed on the
April 1 Morgan Community College Scholarships Varies Website lists several scholarships offered by Morgan
Community College.
August 1
My Stock Market Basics
 $1,000 Available to new and current college students. Applicant must write a 500 word essay on one of the following topics: what you've learned about investing, why investing is important or the most important thing to remember when investing.
January 1 NACE Foundation Scholarships $7,550 Four scholarships offered for students pursuing an
education in the fields of corrosion science, material 
science, and engineering.
December 18 NFIB Young Entrepreneur Foundation Varies High school seniors, based on demonstrated 
entrepreneurial spirit and initiative.
August 1
Naked Nutrition
 $1,500  Must be accepted or enrolled at a college or university, exhibit notable achievements, and at least have one year of academic excellence. Must write a 500 word essay on your plans for pursuing a career. Must also supply one letter of recommendation from a professor, manager or coach covering your personal character.
April 1 Naropa University Scholarships Varies Scholarships and financial aid website for
scholarships listed by Naropa University.
April 25 National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) Scholarship Awards Program $1,000 High school seniors, who are dependents, grandchildren, or
great-grandchildren of a current federal employee who is
a member of NARFE.
March 25 National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice (NABCJ) Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Award $2,000 Senior accepted to program of study in Criminal
March 15 National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) Scholarships $5,000 Seniors who plan to major in print or broadcast
April 1 National Business Association (NBA) Scholarships $1,000 For high school seniors, college freshman, sophomores, 
and juniors, whose parents are NBA dues-paying
October 26 National Center for Women (NCWIT) Award for Aspirations in Computing Varies Award honoring high school women for their computing
related achievements.
February 15 National Co-op Scholarship Program $6,000 For high school seniors or transfers accepted to a 
WACE partner school.
N/A National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Varies Website provides description and requirements of 
March 20 National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) Colorado Section $2,000 For Jewish women at least 16 years of age and 
Colorado residents.
October 31 National Eagle Scout Association Scholarships Varies For registered scouts who have achieved the rank
of Eagle.
March 31 National Federation of the Blind (NFB) Scholarship Program $12,000 Must be legally blind in both eyes.
March 2 National Institutes of Health (NIH) Undergraduate Scholarship Program $20,000 Awards are for those committed to careers in 
biomedical, behavioral and social science health related 
research and who have financial need.
March 1
National Italian American Foundation Scholarship (NIAF) $12,000 Student of Italian American Descent OR plans
to study Italian language, Italian studies, Italian
American studies, or related fields.
May 1 National Junior Classical League Scholarship $2,500 Mus be a member of NJCL. Several scholarships are listed 
on the website.
September 26 National Merit Scholarship Program Varies Steps to be taken for scholarship are listed on the 
March 15 National Peace Essay Contest: Partnership of United States Institute of Peace (USIP) and American Foreign Service Association (AFSA) $2,500 Open to any student grades 9-12.
January 25 National Precast Concrete Scholarship $2,500 For seniors who intend to study a field related to 
building, construction, or precast concrete industry.
March 1 National Presbyterian College Scholarship $1,500 For an active member of the Presbyterian Church
planning to enroll in a college/university affiliated
with the Presbyterian Church.
March 30 National Restaurant Assoc. Educational Foundation (NRAEF) $3,000 Must enroll in a food service related program.
December 1 National Rifle Association (NRA) Civil Rights Defense Fund Essay Contest $1,000 Fund sponsors a youth essay contest celebrating 
the Second Amendment.
November 15 National Rifle Association (NRA)- Jeanne E. Bray Law Enforcement Dependents Scholarship $2,500 Parent must be active or retired law enforcement
officer and a member of NRA.
November 15 National Security Agency (NSA) Stokes Educational Scholarship Program $30,000 For seniors. They must work for NSA upon graduation.
January 1 National Wild Turkey Federation $10,000 For seniors who support hunting conservation and
actively participate in hunting sports.
October 16 National Young Arts Foundation Awards $10,000 For students ages 15-18.
May 30 Navy Wives Club of America Scholarships Varies Sons or daughters of enlisted members of the navy,
marine corps, and coast guard on active duty, retired 
with pay, or deceased.
February 10 Nellie Love Butcher 
Music Scholarship
$5,000 One-time scholarship for students pursuing an
education in piano or voice.
July 28
Net Geek Pro
$1,000 Open to US citizens or permanent residents currently enrolled in an accredited college or university, or if you will be a freshman or a returning sophomore or junior that's majoring in computer science, computer engineering, software engineering, computer information systems, or information technology. Must write a 500 word essay explaining how you want to use your area of study to impact the world.
March 14 Never Forgotten Fund Scholarship $5,000 For seniors from participating high schools listed on
January 1
June 1
Nogre $1,00  Two scholarships awarded every year, in the spring and fall. Must submit an 800-1000 word essay on why your graduate degree is important to you.Must be enrolled full or part-time in a graduate or doctoral program.
March 31 Non Commissioned Officers Association Scholarship $900 Scholarship for children and spouses of NCOA 
April 30
North Coast Financial $500 Scholarship
$500 Awarded to students with a 3.2 GPA, must be an American citizen, must complete and submit a response to an essay prompt, must be a full-time student pursuing a degree in real estate, finance or other business related degree.
March 1 Northeastern Junior College Scholarships Varies Website lists scholarships offered through Northeastern
Junior College.
February 28 Optimist International Essay Contest $2,500 High school student under the age of 18. Contact Club in 
area for further information.
March 30
Optimist International Oratorical (Speech) Contest $2,500 High school student under the age of 18. Contact Club in
area for further information.
April 15 Otero Junior College Scholarships Varies Website lists scholarships offered through Otero
Junior College.
April 1
P.E.O.Chapter BN Brighton
 $1,000 Local chapter offering several $1,000 scholarships to Brighton area senior high school girls. Applicants must exhibit a potential for future success, plan to attend a trade/technical school or accredited institute of higher education.Applicant must be prepared for a 15-30 minute interview with the scholarship committee and must also answer 3 out of 5 questions that are listed in the application form. To request a form, contact Katherine Feis at
January 31 P.E.O Colorado State Scholarship $1,000 Scholarship for women to be used for any advanced
April 1  PDK (Phi Delta Kappa) Prospective Educator Scholarship Program Varies For high school senior interested in going into education
with a connection to PDK.
August 15 Peerfinance 101 Personal Finance Scholarship

$500 Open to new and current college students who have a strong foundation in personal finance taught by their parents. 
April 30 Pikes Peak Community College Scholarships Varies This is the website lists the scholarships which are
offered through Pikes Peak Community College.
April 15 Pinnacol Foundation Scholarship Program Varies Scholarship for a dependent of a worker killed or 
seriously injured in a work related incident.
January 22 $20,000 Poetry contest at school, state, and national levels.
January 31 Princeton Prize in Race Relations $1,000 For students in 9-12 grades who have been actively
involved in volunteering for a significant activity over the 
past 12 months that have a positive impact on
race relations in his or her school or community.
November 27 Princeton University Poetry Contest For High School Students $500 For 11th grade students, submit up to three 
March 31 Princeton University Ten Minute Play Contest $500 Awarded to the junior with the best ten minute
March 1 Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation (PGSF) $2,000 For students who want to pursue a career in 
printing technology, printing management, or 
graphic communication
February 28 Professional Engineers of Colorado High School Bridge Building Contest Varies Open to all high school students across
Colorado. Specific requirements listed on 
January 6 Profile in Courage Essay Contest $10,000 Students in grades 9-12. Submit an essay
up to 1,000 words.
March 2 Project PAVE Transformation Scholarships $4,000 Any high school senior who has experienced
and overcome some form of relationship
November 8 Prudential Spirit of Community Award N/A For students grades 5-12 who have made 
an impact by volunteering in their community.
N/A Pueblo Community College Scholarships Varies This website lists the scholarships listed 
through Pueblo Community College.
March 25 QuestBridge College Prep Scholarship Program for Juniors Varies Opportunities for outstanding low income 
high school students who are applying to top 
September 28 QuestBridge National College Match Program $50,000 The program offers full 4 year scholarships that
cover tuition, room, and board for low income
April 1 Quota of Metro Denver Mary Scofield Scholarship for the Advancement of Single Mothers $1,000 Single mothers attending college or vocational school.
July 31
Redfin $2,500
 Redfin is the next generation real estate brokerage, combining its own full-service agents with modern technology to redefine real estate in the customer's favor. This scholarship is available to graduating high school seniors or current freshmen, sophomores or juniors that are attending an accredited university or college, be a legal U.S. resident and have a 3.5, or above, GPA. Must write a 300-500 word essay in respond to: "The place(s) where we were raised often have a profound effect on who we become as adults. What effect has the community that you were raised in had on who you are today?"
December 1 ROTC Air Force Scholarships Varies Full scholarship can pay for several schooling expenses. See website for more information. 
December 1 ROTC Army Scholarships Varies Full tuition and book stipend. Requirements
for candidates listed on website.
September 15 ROTC Navy/Marine Scholarships Varies See the website for the scholarships offered. 
March 1 Red Rocks Community College Scholarships Varies Visit website to see listed scholarships through
Red Rocks Community College.
March 1 Regis University Scholarships Varies Scholarships offered through Regis University.
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September 15
Review Experto
 $1,500 Write a 1000 word article on any product you have experienced. Email to Make sure to include first name, last name, phone number, address, college or university name, major area of study and proof that you are or will be a student in the upcoming semester.
April 15 Rocky Mountain College of Art & Design Scholarships Varies Several scholarships listed on website.
April 1 Rocky Mountain Relocation Council Scholarship $1,000 Eligible to applicants who have relocated at 
least 50 miles between grades 9-12.
November 1 Ron Brown Scholar Program $10,000 For academically talented African-American 
seniors who show leadership potential, participate in community service, and demonstrate financial need.
January 20 Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) Scholarship Program Varies Four different scholarships available, seniors may apply for one.
January 15 SAE Engineering Scholarship Program Varies Several scholarships for future engineers listed on this website.
April 1 SIT Study Abroad Scholarships $5,000 Scholarships awarded to several students. See website for more information about the scholarship program.
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If you would like to submit a scholarship or have questions, please contact Community Resources Liaison Melinda Weatherholt