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|The White Rose Scholarship: Eligibility: U.S. Citizen, demonstrate financial need, community service involvement, applying to an institution of higher learning, accredited technical or vocational school, GPA 3.0 or higher.||Varies based on membership drive and donations.||1/31/2016||www.whiterosescholar.org|
|Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) sponsors a scholarship contest for high school students entitled "Voice of Democracy." The theme for this year is "Why Veterans are Important to our Nation's History and Future." Visit our website for information and rules.||$1,000-$16,000 national first place winner receives $30,000 and a trip to Washington D.C.||11/1/2015||www.vfw.org|
|The Elks 2015 Most Valuable Student Scholarship. Eligibility: high school senior, planning to enroll in an accredited 4-year US American college/university||500 four-year awards varies from $4,000 to $50,000||December 4, 2015 FIRM||http://www.elks.org/enf/scholars/mvs.cfm|
|NFIB YEF Young Entrepreneur Scholarship, non-renewable scholarships created to recognize young people who have demonstrated entrepreneural spirit and initiative. Graduating Senior entering freshman year at an accredited two-or four-year university, college or vocational institute in the fall of 2016.||Valued between $2,000 and $15,000||12/18/2015||www.NFIB.com/YEA|
|2015 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. Eligibility: Student must be making a difference in their community through volunteer commitments.||$1,000 and a trip to Washington D.C. National winners can receive up to $5,000||11/10/2015||http://spirit.prudential.com|
|Daniel's Scholarship Program provides a four-year annually renewable college scholarship for graduating seniors who demonstrate exceptional character, leadership, and a commitment to serving their communities. Must be a U.S. Citizen, resident of CO, NM, UT, or WY. Earn ACT scores of at least 17 in each category or an SAT math score of at least 400/CR 440 (all scores from a single test), and demonstrate financial need.||Full tuition||11/13/2015||www.DanielsFund.org|
|WACE National CO-OP Scholarship Program. Qualifications: High School GPA 3.5 or higher, apply for the 2016, 2017 academic year aty one of the WACE partner schools: Wentworth Institute of Technology, Univ. of Massachusetts Lowell, The Univ. of Cincinnati, The Univ. of Toledo, State Univ. of New York Oswego, Rochester Institute of Technology, Meriimack College, Johnson & Wales Univ, Clarkson Univ.||175 Merit based scholarships totaling $4.5 million dollars||2/15/2016 (Deadline exceptions for Clarkson, Drexel, Johnson & Wales, Merrimack, SUNY Oswego and Univ. of Mass.)||Please pick up an application in the Counseling Center|
|JACK KENT COOKE FOUNDATION COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP: High School seniors with financial need who seek to attend and graduate from the nation's best four year colleges & universities. Criteria: On track to graduate in 2016, intending to enroll in an accrdited four-year college, cumulative GPA 3.5 or above, test schores in the top 15% SAT combined critical reading and math schore of 1200 or above and/or ACT composite of 26 or above, demonstrate significant financial need. :||Up to $40,000||11/3/2015||www.jkcf.org/scholarships/young-scholars-program/|
|COLORADO COUNCIL VOLUNTEERISM & COMMUNITY SERVICE SCHOLARSHIP: 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.Qualifications|
Applicant must be a graduating high school senior
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
Applicant must be enrolled as a full-time student at a Colorado Council Member Institutions within six months of graduating from high school
Applicant must demonstrate significant experience in volunteerism/community service
Applicant must have a minimum 2.5 cumulative grade point average on a 4.0 scale
| The 2016 Barbara Mandigo Kelly Peace Poetry Awards|
The Barbara Mandigo Kelly Peace Poetry Awards is an annual series of awards to encourage poets to explore and illuminate positive visions of peace and the human spirit. The Poetry Awards include three age categories: Adult, Youth 13-18, and Youth 12 & Under. The deadline for entries is April 30, 2016.The contest is open to people worldwide. Poems must be original, unpublished, and in English.
1. Send two copies of up to three typed unpublished poems. Maximum of 30 lines per poem.
2. Include name, address, email, telephone number, and age (if youth) in upper right-hand corner of one copy of each poem.
3. Title each poem.
4. Do not staple individual poems together.
5. Please keep copies of all entries as we will be unable to return them.
Any entry that does not adhere to ALL of the contest rules will not be considered for a prize.
Adult Winner - $1,000
Youth (13 to 18) Winner - $200
Youth (12 and under) Winner - $200
We may award Honorable Mentions in each category.
|COLLEGE IN COLORADO COLLEGE APPLICATION MONTH SCHOLARSHIP: About College Application Month|
October is College Application Month (CAM) and is sponsored by College In Colorado. The goal of College Application Month is to provide every graduating high school senior with the preparation and opportunity to apply to college, with the help of the resources available on CollegeInColorado.org.
• To increase the number of Colorado Seniors who apply to college.
• To encourage first generation and students who may not otherwise apply to college.
• To provide useful timelines and information that prepares students in the application process.
• To provide resources for schools to create a college-going culture.
|$200-$1,000 scholarships available or an IKEA $250 Dorm Improvements Gift Card by completing the events listed on the calendar each Friday there will be a chance for users to win these awards.||Ongoing||www.CICCollegeAppMonth.org|
|EDUCATIONAL TRAINING VOUCHER PROGRAMS FOR FOSTER YOUTH; The Colorado Education and Training Voucher Program is a federally-funded state-administered program designed to help youth who were in foster care. . Funding is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis to eligible students. Applicants must complete the ETV application which includes documentation each semester that is sent directly from the school to ETV confirming enrollment, the cost of attendance (COA) and unmet need.||Students may receive up to $5000 a year for qualified school related expenses||Applications are open January 1-March 31st.||http://www.fc2success.org/programs/scholarships-and-grants/|
|LAEF (Latin American Educational Foundation) SCHOLARSHIP: LAEF is dedicated to providing students and their families with the resources and services needed to make attending college a reality. Our goal is to reduce the barriers for Hispanic student in attaining their college degrees. Requirements: Colorado Resident, Hispanic Heritage and/or actively involved in the Hispanic community, Minimum 3.0 GPA. The scholarship can be used at any accredited public or private institution in the U.S. It can be used for tuition, books, room and board and other fees and will be mailed directly to your school.||LAEF scholarship amounts vary depending on the type of college you attend (For-profit and proprietary colleges are not eligible)||Available January 1 through February 16, 2016||www.LAEF.org/scholarships|
|The AXA ACHIEVEMENT SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to 52 students nationwide – one selected from each state, Washington, D.C. and Puerto Rico..Our scholarship winners are known as AXA Achievers. They are ethnically and economically diverse, but they share these qualities: Ambition and drive; Determination to set and reach goals; Respect for self, family and community; Ability to succeed in college. Applicants to the AXA Achievementsm Scholarship must:Be United States citizens or legal residents living or claiming residency in one of the 50 united states, Washington, D.C. or Puerto Rico - Be current high school seniors who plan to enroll full-time in an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the United States for the entire 2016-2017 academic year- Demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, community or work-related activities Because reducing risk is woven into the fabric of our company, special consideration is given to achievements that empower society to mitigate risk through education and/or action in areas such as financial, environmental, health, safety and/or emergency preparedness||Each state winner receives a scholarship award of $10,000. From that pool of 52 winners, ten are selected as national winners and receive an additional $15,000, bringing the national AXA Achievers’ total scholarship awards to $25,000 each||12/15/2015||www.axa-achievement.com|
|HORATIO ALGER SCHOLARSHIP: As one of the nation's largest need-based college scholarship programs in the country, the Horatio Alger Scholarship Programs specifically assist high school students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their young lives. While many programs are directed primarily to recognizing academic achievement or leadership potential, the Horatio Alger program seeks students who have exhibited determination, integrity, and perseverance in overcoming adversity, as well as critical financial need. Eligibility: On track to graduate in May 2016, strong commitment to earning a Bachelor's degree at an accredited institution in the U.S., critical financial need, ($50,000 or less adjusted gross income per family is preferred, if higher explanation must be provided), extra curricular involvement, community service, minimum GPA 2.0 and be a U.S. citizen||$20,000||10/25/2015||www.horatioalger.org|
|BAER REINTEGRATION SCHOLARSHIP: The goal of this scholarship is to help people with schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder or bipolar disorder acquire the educational and vocational skills necessary to reintegrate into society, secure jobs, and regain their lives. The Baer Reintegration Scholarship is funded by the Sidney R. Baer, Jr. Foundation, which supports the efforts of organizations working to stimulate education, research, and direct care in the mental health field. A business man and consultant, Mr. Baer personally faced mental health challenges during his life and sought to alleviate the suffering of those living with mental illness.||Awards are determined on a case-by-case basis||1/29/2016||http://reintegration.com/userimages/scholarship_application_2016-2017.pdf|
|GREENHOUSE SCHOLARS: This scholarship is for low-income seniors who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, served his or her community, shown accountability and overcome obstacles to relentlessly pursue higher education. Greenhouse Scholars is looking to uniquely support high achieving, under-resourced students who are catalysts for positive change with financial and personal support during their 4 years in college. To be eligible:
Students must be a high school senior with and un-weighted GPA of 3.5 or higher.
Demonstrate financial need (annual household income no greater than $70,000).
Planning to attend a 4-year accredited institution.
||Four-year need based scholarhips of $5,000 for a total of $20,000||1/4/2016||www.greenhousescholars.fluidreview.com|
|American Foundation for the Blind Scholarships. See the weblink to the right for scholarship criteria||Award varies from $1,000-$2,500||Window is open 2/1/2016-5/31/2016||https://www.afb.org/info/afb-2015-scholarship-application/5|
|Peace ScholarshipsAwards for high school seniors and college freshmen with|
demonstrated leadership and personal initiative in activities involving:
Peace and Social Justice, Nuclear Disarmament, and/or Conflict Resolution
|Colorado Masons Benevolent Fund Scholarship. The scholarships are awarded primarily for leadership, maturity, need, and scholastic ability without reference to race, creed, color, sex, or Masonic relationship. The requirements again are applicant must be US citizen, graduating public high school senior and plan on attending an institution of higher learning within the State of Colorado.||up to $10,000 per year, renewable for four years for a total of $40,000||3/15/2016||http://www.cmbfa.org/scholarships/forms/|
|Jiffy Lube What Drives You? Scholarship. Colorado Springs Jiffy Lube owners are offering an educational scholarship opportunity for teen drivers. The unique "What Drives You" scholarship program allows students to express their "inner drive" and personal ambitions with a simple 500 word essay-NO OTHER REQUIREMENT.||$3,000||3/26/2016||www.yourturn2apply.com|
|The Academy Spouses's Club offers merit-based scholarships to eligible USAF dependent children who are graduating high school seniors and will begin undergraduate studies at an accredited college or university during the 2016-2017 academic school year. Last year, $13,000 was awarded to five students in merit based scholarships.Applicants must have minimum GPA 3.0 and be a legal military dependent child of an active duty, reserve, guard, retire, MIA/POW, deceased officer or enlisted member of the US Air Force, residing in the Pikes Peak Region.||Varies||3/5/2016||http://www.usafasc.org|
|Colorado Association of Legal Support Staff Gwendolyn S. Duran Memorial Scholarship was established in 1999 to support students in need who are pursuing courses of study in the area of law: legal secretary, court reporter, paralegal or pre-law concentration. Applicant must be a full-time student, and demonstrate financial need by completing the FAFSA (Free Application for Student Aide www.fafsa.ed.gov)||$1,000||4/30/2016||Applications can be picked up in the Counseling Center or through your D11 email.|
|2016 From Failure to Promise Scholarship Essay Contest In 2014, Dr. C. Moorer published his 2nd ground breaking work, From Failure to Promise: 360 Degrees. (You will need to purchase this book in order to answer the prompts for the essay). It is an inspirational autobiography in which Moorer shares his 20-year journey, espousing how God transformed his life and took him from college flunk-out to engineer and, ultimately, to university professor and dean. From Failure to Promise: - "360 Degrees" - $13.70 on Amazon Dr. C. Moorer has humbly told his story to inspire and motivate youth to reach great promise. Many students face challenges and circumstances that cascade the reality of reaching their academic hopes and dreams. We invite you to write an original essay - of at least 1500 words-long addressing all (3) prompts. 1. Which track(s): (On Track, Off Track, New Track, Fast Track, Tenure Track, or Backtrack) of the book, From Failure to Promise – “360 Degrees”, presented or reiterated the most important life lessons for you and why? (Cite at least 3-5 key examples from the book) 2. The author reiterates the importance of (Faith, Education, Experience, and Effort) throughout the book, From Failure to Promise – “360 Degrees”. Which factor(s) was/were most vital to his evolution in going from a “flunk-out” to a “professor” at the very same university and beyond? (Cite at least 3-5 key examples from the book) 3. How does the “Dr. C. Moorer's - 7 Spheres of Influence and Integration Model “ from the book, From Failure to Promise – “360 Degrees” affect your world-view as related to civic responsibility and global citizenship? Explain. Work will be judged on the basis of originality, quality of research, and effectiveness of presentation Contestants must be high school seniors, undergraduate, and graduate-level college students with at least a 2.5 cumulative GPA, pursuing or planning to pursue a degree at an accredited college or university in the United States or Canada. Please email us at email@example.com for additional questions or concerns.|
1st place: $10,000.00
(3) $500.00 honorable mentions
|Deadline - July 31, 2016||http://www.fromfailuretopromise.com/#!essay-scholarship-contest--html/cfvg|
|2016 Bobbie Anderson Scholarship: Dependent on attending an accredited College/University in Colorado ONLY|
Current high school senior
At least a B average
Full time student
Pikes Peak area resident
Two recommendations from teachers or counselors
Certification that all information is true and complete
|Two $2,680 scholarships||3/15/2016||http://www.ppcf.org/BobbieAnderson|
|The Jackie Robinson Foundation provides a multi-faceted experience designed to not only address the financial needs of minority students who aspire to attend college but also to guide them through the process of higher education.To be eligible for a Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship, an applicant must:|
• Be a graduating high school senior;
• Plan to attend an accredited and approved four-year institution within the United States;
• Show leadership potential;
• Demonstrate a dedication to community service;
• Present evidence of financial need;
• Be a United States citizen;
• Have a minimum SAT score of 1,000 combined on the math and critical reading sections or a composite ACT score of 21;
• Not possess a degree from a 2 or 4–year College when applying for the scholarship.
The required components of the Jackie Robinson Foundation application are:
• The online application, which includes four essay questions;
• A professional, hi-resolution digital photo (headshots only, in a JPEG format) – you may submit a high school senior graduation photo;
• One letter of recommendation (e.g. a teacher, a mentor, a guidance counselor, an employer);
• SAT or ACT scores: If you have taken the SAT or ACT more than once, please enter your best scores from each test. NOTE: JRF does not consider the writing scores as part of your examination.
|$28,000/four years to minority high school students showing leadership potential and demonstrating financial need to attend an accredited 4-year college or university of their choice.||2/15/2016||http://www.jackierobinson.org/apply/applicants/|
|Sachs Foundation scholarship programs. It is an exceptional opportunity for Black/African-American students! The Sachs Foundation was created and incorporated as a Colorado non-profit corporation in 1931 by Mr. Henry Sachs.|
In a time when social and racial boundaries were clearly defined, his vision could be described as before it’s time. Mr. Sachs clearly understood the difficulties of racial diversity and the importance that education plays in overcoming those difficulties.
Since its inception, the Sachs Foundation has endeavored to fulfill the vision of Mr. Sachs. In its 85 year history, the Sachs Foundation has helped over 8,000 Black/African-American Colorado residents obtain a college education.
The requirements to be eligible for an undergraduate scholarship are as follows:
The applicant must be of the Black/African-American race
Applicants must be a full-time Colorado resident for a minimum of five years
Residence due to military orders to Colorado may be accepted on a case by case basis
Cumulative high school GPA must be 3.0 or higher
Demonstrate financial need
|OMEGA PSI PHI FRATERNITY SCHOLARSHIP. The Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Incorporated Scholarship Program is funded by the Xi Pi (pronounced zye pie) Chapter’s Uplift Foundation to assist young people with securing a portion of the funds needed to enter an institution of higher learning.|
The submission process requires the successful applicant to present:
Completed scholarship application (Neatly handwritten applications are acceptable);
Transcript of high school grades (2.5 average or higher on a 4.0 scale);
Three letters: one should be from school counselors stating the degree of ‘financial need’, and two of recommendation (one from a faculty member and one from a member of your community);
Copy of your letter of acceptance from an accredited 4-year college or university.
|between $1,000 and $5,000||Friday, April 15th, 2016||www.coloradospringsques.org|
|The Rocky Mountain Chapter of the Armed Forces Communications & Electronics Association (AFCEA) awards scholarships each year to outstanding high school seniors. The criterion for these scholarships is the intent to pursue a degree in one of the following areas: computer science, electrical engineering, software engineering, information technology, math, physics, or a related field of study. These scholarships provide financial assistance to individuals who will become our nation’s future scientists, engineers and technicians. |
• Nomination Form (2 pages)
• Grade Transcripts
• Essay (200-250 Words)
• Financial Need Form
|$2,000||4/6/2016||Applications can be picked up in the Counseling Center or through your D11 email.|
|THE URBANITES LEADING the PIKES PEAK REGION (ULPPR) and its partnering organizations are pleased to invite you to participate in the ULPPR Scholarship Program. In the past, the ULPPR has experienced great success with our Scholarship Program, and we hope to build upon that success with deserving students who will commence their collegiate study in the fall of 2016.|
The ULPPR is committed to identifying and awarding scholarships to outstanding students who have demonstrated an interest in attending college after high school.Successful Applicants will:
Be a 2016 graduating high school senior
Have a minimum 2.75 GPA on a 4.0 scale
Demonstrate leadership in school and community
Applicants must meet the following requirements:
Submit a complete application signed by parents
Write an essay on “Why I think a non-profit organization such as the Urbanites Leading
the Pikes Peak Region (ULPPR) is relevant today?” (Please include specific examples of how you have been affected on a local, statewide or national basis by such an organization.)
Submit three Letters of Recommendation
Provide an official transcript
|$500-$1250||5:00 p.m., Friday, February 19, 2016||Applications can be picked up in the Counseling Center or through your D11 email.|
|Phi Delta Kappa Scholarship for Aspiring Teachers.The application packet is for high school seniors who intend to major in education. You must submit the completed application a goals statment, reference letter and official transcript.||Varies||3/1/2016||Applications can be picked up in the Counseling Center or through your D11 email.|
|EL PASO COUNTY PTA SCHOLARSHIP FOR FUTURE EDUCATORS. Requirements: official transcript, 2 letters of recommendation from teachers, 1-2 page essay. If you are not affiliated with a local PTA (Parent teacher association) you may join for $10 and still apply for the scholarship.||$500||4/1/2016||Applications can be picked up in the Counseling Center or through your D11 email.|
|EL PASO COUNTY SEAN BUCKLEY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP for the Arts. Requirements: official transcript, 2 letters of recommendation from teachers, 1-2 page essay. If you are not affiliated with a local PTA (Parent teacher association) you may join for $10 and still apply for the scholarship.||$500||4/1/2016||Applications can be picked up in the Counseling Center or through your D11 email.|
|The PATRICIA CLAPP SCHOLARSHIP was begun in 1997 by the Palmer Staff to recognize outstanding senior students who plan to pursue a career in education (preschool – high school). It is named in honor of Patricia Clapp, a former assistant principal at Palmer. The scholarship is funded by staff donations and the scholarship winner is selected by Palmer Staff members.|
Each applicant must be a graduating senior at Palmer High School with a minimum 2.5 GPA (C+), who has applied to a college or university with the intention of entering an educational field. Applications are available in the Palmer High School Counseling Office.
The award recipient will be announced at the Academic Awards Ceremony for Graduating Seniors on Tuesday, May 17th.
|$300||4/8/2016 to Mrs. Thomasson in the Counseling Center||Applications can be picked up in the Counseling Center or through your D11 email.|
|The AIR FORCE ASSOCIATION LANCE SIJAN CHAPTER SCHOLARSHIP annually sponsors scholarships awarded to outstanding high school seniors who have been accepted for enrollment at a college or university and are family members of active duty and retired Air Force, Air Force Reserve and Air National Guard.|
High school applicants must be:
Seniors on track to graduate May 2016 and have applied to a college or university (If you have been accepted to a military service academy you are not eligible to apply)
You must submit
• Completed application (attached)
• Official transcript
• Copy of SAT/ACT scores
• One letter of recommendation from a teacher (current or past)
• An essay
|Cardiac Kids Scholarship: This scholarship is for a senior from a Colorado high school who has received treatment for congenital Heart Defects/Disease or Acquired Heart-related condition at Children’s Hospital Colorado or other hospital or you are a graduating senior who is the sibling of someone who has received treatment for congenital Heart Defects/Disease or Acquired Heart-related condition at Children’s Hospital Colorado or other hospital.||$1,000||3/21/2016||Application available in the Counseling Center or on your D11 email.|
|MOUNTAIN VIEW MEDICAL GROUP PHYSICIAN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP. This scholarship is in memory of our colleagues Dr. Timothy Hoke, Dr. Kenneth Rafal, Dr. Herbert Thomson, Dr. Kathy O’Neal and Dr. Gene Miller. |
High school senior in the Pike’s Peak region on track to graduate in 2016
Student planning to enter a medically related field of study
GPA of 2.75 or higher (on standard 4.0 scale).
1. Complete application form
2. ESSAY: “I have received much; why should I give back”
3. Official transcript.
|2- $1,000 scholarships||3/1/2016||Application available in the Counseling Center or on your D11 email.|
|COLORADO LIONS FOUNDATION ENDOWMENT FUND SCHOLARSHIP open to all Colorado residents who are High School graduating seniors are eligible to apply. The requirements for this scholarship are listed on the application. It is not required that the applicant be associated with a Lions Club member, but it is required that the applicant be sponsored by a Lions Club, Lioness Club or one of its members.|
To locate a Lions Club in your area go to www.COLions.org under Colorado Lions Foundation—subtitle scholarship see Scholarship Trustees listed on the web site or email Lion Barbara Anderson at firstname.lastname@example.org The representative can provide you with more information along with names and telephone numbers of those Lions who can assist you.
|$25,000.00||3/23/2016||Paper applications available in the Counseling Center")|
|BOB BEATY FOUNDATION ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIP will be awarded to a graduating student-athlete from any Colorado high school. The scholarship will be awarded in the memory of Bob Beaty, who was the head coach at Evergreen High School from 1976-84 and Chatfield High School from 1985-95. The scholarship is funded by the Bob Beaty Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Our foundation website is www.bobbeatyfoundation.org. Student must have a GPA of 3.5 or above and have lettered in any sport.||$1,000.0||4/10/2016||Application criteria must be picked up in the Counseling Center|
|The Board of Directors of Mountain West Credit Union Foundation is pleased to announce the 2016 Brayman-Beach Scholarship. This scholarship opportunity provides one $5,000 scholarship award to a student seeking a business degree from a four-year accredited institution, accredited by nationally recognized accrediting agencies, and who is a member of a Colorado-based credit union.||$5,000||March 25, 2015 at 1:00 p.m.||www.mwcua.com/brayman-beach|
|LEAD FOUNDATION, DOROTHY WALKER SCHOLARSHIP, is a one time scholarship offered to a Colorado student with a documented learning disability and/or ADHD.||$1,000||3/5/2016||www.leadcolorado.org|
|The CIBROWSKI FAMIL FOUNDATION is proud to announce the availability of two non-discriminatory scholarships for high school seniors who intend to pursue careers in engineering or chemistry at the Colorado School of Mines or the University of Denver in the fall of 2016.|
The Foundation was formed in early 1994 and has issued approximately $280,000 in engineering and chemistry scholarships over the years to students attending these two schools. Although the scholarships are awarded on an annual basis, continuing scholarship recipients who maintain academic, community and work standards will receive preferential consideration for their sophomore, junior and senior years.
|Univ. of Denver - $3000 School of Mines $1,000||4/20/2016||Paper applications available in the Counseling Center or on your D11 email.|
|BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU OF SOUTHERN COLORADO FOUNDATION will be awarding two scholarship to two students who: will graduate from high school in 2016, will start college in the fall of 2016 and meet the following criteria: Must live in one of the counties covered by the BBB of SC and attend a college in Colorado (El Paso County qualifies) and Must have a GPA of 3.5 or higher.||two $2500||5/20/2016||Paper applications available in the Counseling Center or on your D11 email.|
|PALMER HIGH SCHOOL ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP: Six scholarships for graduating seniors who attended PHS for both their junior and senior years. Students must submit a one-sided typed page statement along with their transcript. Submit a compelling agrument that addresses the reason you deserve this scholarship. You may submit it in either in resume or essay format.||Six scholarships ranging in amount from $1000-$3000||3/15/2016||Paper applications available in the Counseling Center or on your D11 email.|
|NICOLE LYNE FIELDS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP: Nicole Lyne Fields, born in Colorado Springs in 1980, grew up in Falcon, CO. She was very active in her school and community and served as the 2000 Girl of the West for the Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo. Nicole lost her life in a car accident at the young age of 20. This scholarship was created in her memory. Eligibility: graduating high school senior. Requirements: 3.0 GPA, high school transcript, standardized test scores.||Varies on number of applicants||4/30/2016||Paper applications available in the Counseling Center or on your D11 email.|
|EL CINCO DE MAYO SCHOLARSHIP: This scholarship is for students who fall under the definition of “underserved” (someone who does not have the financial resources and/or has inadequate support, guidance, assistance and/or would be the first in their family to attend/graduate from college; and/or who is facing adversity in life due to their socio-economic situation).|
• Must be planning to attend college in El Paso County (UCCS, Colorado College, PPCC)
• 3.0 or higher GPA
• Must agree to a personal interview
• Must supply a photo for journal and website
• Must be willing to volunteer with El Cinco de Mayo Inc., for a minimum of 10 hours for the academic year.
|Varies on number of applicants||3/1/2016||Paper applications available in the Counseling Center or on your D11 email.|
|ESPERANZA SCHOLARSHIP: Esperanza Scholarship is for students who fall under the definition of "underserved" (someone who does not have the financial resources and/or has inadequate support, guidance, assistance and/or would be the first in their family to attend/graduate from college; and/or who is facing adversity in life due to their socio-economic situation).||4/1/2016||Paper applications available in the Counseling Center or on your D11 email.|
|KEVIN G. and SUSAN L. FINK SCHOLARSHIP, Availabe for any senior planning to attend either BYU Provo, BYU Idaho, BYU Hawaii, or LDS Business College. You will be required to provide a personal statement, academic inforamation, 2 letters of recomendation, high school transcript (including ACT, SAT scores), and Educational Goals.||Multiple scholarships available to cover up to half the total cost of attendance||4/7/2016||Paper applications available in the Counseling Center or on your D11 email.|
|COLORADO EDUCATION ASSOCIATION (CEA) ETHNIC MINORITY SCHOLARSHIP: •Be a dependent child of an Active, Retired, or deceased CEA member;|
•Be a graduating high school senior in Spring 2015;
•Be a member of one of the following ethnic minority groups: American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, African American, Hispanic, Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, or Multi-Ethnic
•Plan to pursue a college degree at an accredited higher education institution and have been accepted by this institution;
•Submit confirmation of acceptance from the higher education institution;
•Include two (2) letters of recommendation:
•One from his or her high school regarding professional or student academic performance and ethnicity (written within the last year) and
•One personal reference from a non-family individual who is familiar with the applicant's aspirations, education goals, ethnicity, personal responsibility and integrity, social and civic contributions, and personal achievements (also written within the last year).
|The ANDREW KOCK SCHOLARHIP is intended for those Palmer students who have an interest in engineering, math, trade or vocational schools and who do not have the means to fund their education or the grades to qualify for other scholarships. Palmer students must have a desire and will to continue their education. Candidates will be selected based on the following criteria:|
1. On track to graduate from Palmer High School – May 2016
2. Other scholarship awards (preferably none)
3. GPA (preferred range 2.5-3.5)
4. College or university to attend (preferred PPCC, UCCS or other trade/vocational school)
5. Program desired
Candidates shall submit a one-page only essay on their post-high school dreams and ambitions with an emphasis on their program desired and their life goals.
|$1,000||5/1/2016||Applications can be picked up in the Counseling Center or through your D11 email and completed packets must be returned to Mrs. Thomasson in the Counseling Center by May 1, 2016 at 3:00 p.m.|
|Fort Carson's Iron Horse ROCKS Scholarship. For a senior who has been involved in JROTC, demonstrates a high degree of scholarship, leadership and community service. Applicants must have a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale and be a resident of El Paso County, CO.||Varies||5/6/2016||Applications can be picked up in the Counseling Center or through your D11 email.|