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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. The 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.
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Brighton Elks Lodge #1586 Scholarship $1,000 Two 4 year scholarships awarded per year. Must be a high school senior due to be enrolled in an accredited U.S. college, university, trade or technical school and have a GPA between 2.0 and 3.4. Only students that attend the following schools may apply: Brighton High School, Bolt Academy, Innovations and Options, Goal high School, Eagle Ridge Academy, Prairie View High School, Brighton Leadership Academy, Riverdale Ridge High School, Fort Lupton High School, Weld Central High School, Horizon High School, Ridge View Academy Charter School, Our Lady Help of Christians, Home School (in Lodge jurisdiction). For more information please contact Katie Acklam at or visit
Brighton Housing Authority $8,000 Four $2,000 scholarships are available to high school juniors, seniors or non-traditional students. Link to BHA scholarship page:
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 Sheryl Johnson at for the application.
Quality Community Foundation Scholarship Opportunity $4,000 Applicant must be a Commerce City resident, be enrolled or due to be enrolled in an accredited college, university, or vocational school in Colorado and have a 2.0 GPA. For more information and to apply, visit
United Power Scholarship $20,500 Total of 18 scholarships available. For students whose families are served by United Power or dependents of members.