Scholarship Resources

Name: General/Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Organization: Colorado Holiday Commission
Address: 5900 E. 39th Ave Denver CO 80207

Phone: 303-388-5861 


Deadline: 3/14

Maximum award: $5,000

Description: Essay contest for freshman-seniors. Senior topic is: Nonviolence holds that suffering can educate and transform people and societies; Nonviolence means the entire universe embraces justice. 1 page Submit essay to

Name: Jaycees and JCI Senators of Colorado Inc.

Organization: 9 NewsJ aycees and JCI Senators of Colorado Inc.
Primary contact: Dale Hill

Address: 265 Marble #5 Broomfield CO 80020  


Application form: JCI Senators2007.pdf (download)

Deadline: 12/15

Maximum award: $250.00

Description: Three $250.00 scholarships are awarded in Colorado and several $1,000 scholarships are awarded nationally.

Name: General/Abbott & Fenner Scholarship

Organization: Abbott & Fenner
Primary contact: Grant Parker


Deadline: 6/20

Maximum award: $3,000

Description: Drawing

Name: Elks National Foundation Awards

Organization: Elks National Foundation/Boulder Elks Lodge #566
Primary contact: Ray Humble

Address: 2750 N. Lakeview Ave
Chicago Illinois 60614-2256

Other contact information: Ray Humble

Phone: 303-682-1752

Address: Boulder Elks Lodge #566 3975 28th Street Boulder, CO 80306-0978



Deadline: 1/9

Maximum award: 2500

Award basis: Merit based
Description: Various scholarships available at both the local and the national level. Begin the application process through the local lodge. Do not need to be a member to qualify for scholarships.

Scholarship Name: Frame My Future

Who's eligible: High School Students

Description: Use an 8.5" x 11" piece of paper to create and share with us what you want to achieve in your personal and professional life after college. You can use this space to create a photograph, essay, collage, drawing, painting, or any "creation". Use the space in any way you desire to communicate: This is how I "Frame My Future".


Each week we will post submissions on our Church Hill Classics page on Facebook, where the public can view entries and contestants can check out the competition.


Due: Enter between September 1, 2008 to March 31, 2009



Scholarship Name: Boulder Community Hospital Auxiliary

Who's Eligible: High school seniors, Must be accepted at a Colorado college/university

Description: BCH junior volunteer experience is preferred but not required.  Awarded for educational acievement, financial need, essay content, recommendations

Due: April 1

Award: $500-$2,750

Scholarship Name:  American Legion National High School Oratorical Contest

Who's Eligible: High school students

Description: Open to citizens or legal residents of the US, under the age of 20 years and enrolled in a high school or junior high.

Due: NA

Name: McKelvey Foundation Entrepreneurial

Primary contact: Christine McKelvey

Address: 200 Park Avenue, 44th Floor New York, NY 10166 Phone: 212-847-7236   


Deadline: 1/15

Maximum award: $10,000

Description: Senior who has demonstrated entrepreneurial spirit by owning and operating their own businesses while in high school. May attend college in the 50 states, non-profits are eligible, have at least one employee, participate in a telephone interview and must attend summer e-Ventue program 2008 in St. Louis Mo. 100 scholarships will be awarded.

Colorado Council Volunteerism and Community Service Scholarship

Description:   To encourage and reward college-bound youth who likewise are committed to volunteerism and community service, the Council awards $1,500 one-time scholarships to 16 deserving Colorado high school seniors each year to assist with defraying the cost of tuition and fees at one of the member institutions

  1. Applicant must be a graduating high school senior
  2. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident and a resident of Colorado for his or her final two years of high school
  3. Applicant must be enrolled as a full-time student at a Colorado Council member institution within six months of graduating from high school
  4. Applicant must demonstrate significant experience in volunteerism/community service
  5. Applicant must have a minimum 2.5 cumulative grade point average on a 4.0 scale
Award: $1,500

Due: Jan 31


Name: Colorado School of Mines- Cibrowski Schol.for Engineering and Chemistry
Organization: Cibrowski Family Foundation
Primary contact: Deon E. Fitch, Chairman

                           6059 S Quebec St., Ste 202
                            Englewood CO 80111

                           Phone: 303/740-9497 



Deadline: 4/15

Maximum award: $600

Description: High school students interested in pursuing a degree in engineering or                              chemistry at CO. School of Mines. 3.5 GPA for sophomore and junior years. SAT 500 Verbal            and 600 Math, ACT 25 Verbal and 29 Math.

Name: Community Service/Dollars for Scholars/Best Buy

Address: 1505 Riverview Rd., PO Box 297
            St. Peter MN 56082

Phone: 800-537-4180 



Deadline: 2/15

Maximum award: 1500

Description: be a graduating high school senior living in the United States or Puerto Rico. live within 75 miles of a Best Buy Store in the United States or Puerto Rico. Have a minimum cumulative high school grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale (or an equivalent). Demonstrate commitment to and involvement in volunteer community service or work experience. Plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school in the United States or Puerto Rico no later than fall 2009.

Name:County Sheriffs of Colorado
Primary contact: Valorie Hipsher  CSOC Scholarship Coordinator

Address: 9008 N US Hwy. 85 Unit C Littleton CO 80125



Deadline: 2/27

Maximum award: 500-1000

Description:Any permanent resident of a Colorado county who enrolls in a vocational program or an instituition of higher learning in the state of Colorado full or part time is eligble.

Name: CU Parent's Asociation Scholarhip

Organization: CU Parent's Ass.
Primary contact: University Club, suite A4, CU boulder

Address: 120 UCB Boulder CO 80309-0120

Phone: 303-492-1380 


Maximum award: $1,000

Award basis: Merit based
Description: Based on academic excellence, extracurricular activities and personal essay. Advanced or challenging high school courses desirable. Recipients expected to attend at least one CU Parents Ass. function during freshman year.

Name: Golden Eagle Scholarship

Organization: Larimie County Community College
Primary contact: Bradley Barker
Address: 1400 E. College Drive
Cheyenne WY 82007
Phone: 307-778-1297 
Fax: 307-778-1350 

Deadline: 4/1
Maximum award: Full Tuition

Award basis: Merit based
Description: Several scholarship opportunities according to GPA and test scores. April 1 priority application deadline,

Name: Greenhouse Partners Scholars

Organization: Greenhouse Partners
Primary contact: Amy Vreeland
Address: 1101 Walnut Street
3rd Floor
Boulder CO 80302
Phone: 303.460.1735 
Fax: 303.464.7796 

Deadline: 1/20
Maximum award: $4000-$20,000(1000-5000 per year)
Renewable: Yes
Award basis: Merit based
Need based
Description: Financial grants as well as mentor program, internship opportunities and annual summer symposium. Applicants must be a US citizen, a legal resident of Co, a high-school senior in Colorado, unweighted GPA of 3.5 or above, demonstrate a strong interest and commitment to the community, have an ability to persevere through difficult circumstances, possess excellent leadership skills and demonstrate fincial need (annual household income no greater than $70,000)

Name: St. Michael's Society
Organization: Society of Mutual Benefit of St. Michael the Archa
Primary contact: Mike Paulino
Address: PO Box 21126
Denver Colorado 80221-0126
Other contact information: Frank Yantorno 303-288-1209
Phone: 303-888-2108 
Deadline: 2/28
Maximum award: $1500 (3)
Award basis: Merit based
Description: Must be a high school graduate as of 2009, for use at any accredited school in fall of 09, submit your transcript, a one page essay on your cancerns that you will have in your transition into college life, attach a resume. Finalists will be contacted for an interview.

Name: Front Range Community College Foundation Scholarships

Organization: FRCC
Primary contact: Cori Kelly

Phone: 303-404-5463 



Deadline: 3/21

Maximum award: varies

Description: This is a multiple scholarship site. You will need to go online to the website and click on foundation. To set up your account go to You may preview scholarships and applications. To register, you will need a FRCC ID. You will also need to submit transcripts and an essay.

Scholarship Name: American Legion Department President's Scholarships

Who's Eligible: High School Seniors

Description: Must be a member of CO Junior Auxiliary member of the American Legion, a CO resident and planning to attend a CO college.

Due: March 12, 2009

Scholarship Name: Burger King Scholars Program

Who's Eligible: Nominee must work an average of at least 15 hours per week/40 weeks per year. Cumaltive GPA of 2.5 or higher, participate in community service and /or co-curricular activities and demonstrate financial need.

Award: $1,000

Due: February 2

Scholarship Name: Ashley Marie Easterbrock Scholarship

Who's eligible: High school students who are going to attend a 4-year accredited college in the fall and receive a GPA between 3.50-3.74

Description: Each applicant must submit an application. Application includes a document providing background information, a 500 word essay and one letter of recommendation from a teacher, counselor or administrator. This recommendation letter is to focus on two subjects: 1) how the student is viewed by other students and 2) how the student is viewed by the teaching staff.

Due: Between January 1 and March 30 of each year


Name: National Council of Jewish Women Colorado Section College Scholarship for Jewish Women
Organization: National Council of Jewish Women Colorado Section
Primary contact: Flo Dubowitz
Address: PO Box 371647
Denver CO 80237
Phone: 303-696-8086 
Deadline: 3/16
Maximum award: $2,000 (3)
Award basis: Merit based
Description: Applicants must be a Jewish woman at least 16 yrs old, a Colorado resident, must attend or have been applied to an accredited college, technical school or university/graduate school. Scholarships are for tuition and fees only.

Name: Independent Bankers of Colorado Education Foundation
Category: Academic
Organization: IBC Education Foundation
Primary contact: Maelynn Lewis Lee (President)
Address: 1580 Logan Street
Suite 510
Denver CO 80203
Phone: 303-832-2000 
Deadline: 3/13
Maximum award: 1000
Award basis: Merit based
Description: Applicants must be a full time high school senior attending high school in Colorado, have applied to a Colorado institute of higher learning, have a GPA of 3.0, have an account or their parents have an accoount with an IBC member bank for at least 6 months(list of banks available online or in CCC), complete application and essay by deadline.

Scholarship Name: Boulder Valley Credit Union

Who's Eligible: Spring 2008 High School Graduate, 2.5 GPA

Description: Must be a member of Boulder Valley Credit Union in good standing (may join if not a member).  One award of $1,500 and two of $1,000

Due: April 11

Name: CSU Scholarships

Organization: Colorado State University
Primary contact: Jim Zimmer

Address: Office of Admissions
            1062 Campus Delivery
            Ft. Colllins, CO 80523-1062

 Phone: 970/491-7023 

Fax: 970/491-7799 


Deadline: 3/3

Renewable: Yes

Award basis: Merit based/Need based
Description: This site has numerous listings for scholarships, grants, loans etc. for CSU. Requirements vary

Name: Health Care/Boulder Community Hospital Auxiliary Human Health Care Scholarship
Organization: Boulder Community Hospital Auxilary
Primary contact: BCH Volunteer Services Office
Address: 1155 Alpine
PO Box 9019 Ste 295
Boulder CO 80301
Application form: BCH Auxilary Scholarship Application.pdf (download)
Deadline: 4/7
Maximum award: 500-3000
Renewable: Yes
Award basis: Merit based
Need based
Description: Scholarship available to students graduating from BVSD who plan to pursue a health related career at a Colorado institution of higher learning. Also available to children of employees ( regardless of what school district they attend) for use at a college in the state of Colorado. Please visit their website to obtain the application.


Colorado Garden Show


Colorado Garden Show, Inc.

Primary contact:

Jim Fricke


959 S. Kipling Parkway, Suite 100 Lakewood Colordo 80226


303 932-8100 


303 932-8101 




Maximum award:

4-year full ride

Award basis:

Need based


A four-year scholarship which includes tuition, fees, room & board, and all required bookds for the four years. In addition, the student will be given a laptop computer and printer at the start of their freshman year. This scholarship is for an incoming freshman in the field of horticulture, agriculture education, Landscape Architecture or Design, Botany, Plant Pathology/Science, Forestry, etc. See application for complete list. Applications available in the Counseling Office.

Name: Colorado Society of Mayflower Descendants Scholarships

Primary contact: Allan Lewis Chairman

            The Colorado Scoiety of Mayflower Descendants
            7563 East Jefferson Drive
            Denver CO 80237-1313



Deadline: 5/15

Maximum award: $1000 (2)

Description: Having a Mayflower ancestor is NOT a requirement. Applicants must be residents of Colorado and US citizens. Selection criteria include essay, leadership, honors, GPA, class rank, recommendations. The essay is the most important part of the application