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Scholarships for Colorado Residents or Residents of the Rocky Mountain Region

The Alexander Foundation: Applicants must be part of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual community and attending a school within the boundaries of the state of Colorado or have a permanent mailing address in Colorado.

WEB: www.thealexanderfoundation.org

Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired: Scholarship is available every two years. Applicants must be blind. Additionally, applicants must be studying at the post-secondary level for a career in the field of services to persons who are blind or visually impaired.

Brayman-Beach Undergraduate Scholarship: Colorado Credit Union League Foundation: Applicants must be a U.S. citizen, a member of a Colorado Credit Union affiliated with the Colorado Credit Union League Foundation, and be a high school graduate. Applications will be based on weighted, objective criteria such as 
WEB: http://www.soopercu.org/education/member-resources/scholarships.html 

Chapter of the Society of Petrophysicists & Well Log Analysis - The Denver Well Logging Society (SPWLA-DWLS): Scholarships are available to Junior and Senior full time undergraduate students in petroleum related majors (i.e. Petrophysics, Geomechanics, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Petroleum, or Geology). Applicants must attend a Rocky Mountain Region school to qualify for the DWLS scholarships and grants, but there are other Foundation scholarship/grants that do not have this restriction. It is recommended that applicants have a 3.0 or higher.
WEB: Please click on the Foundation tab at http://www.spwla.org for more information and printable application.

Colorado Association for the Education of Young Children: Scholarship for students in the field of early childhood education who have a minimum of six hours of course work completed, a “B” cumulative GPA, attend a Colorado college or university and show a demonstrated commitment to early childhood education.
WEB: www.coloradoaeyc.org/awards/

Colorado Business and Professional Women’s Foundation, Inc.: Offers a scholarship for a female Colorado resident who has lived in Colorado for 12 consecutive months proceeding application and is a U.S. citizen attending or planning to attend an institution of higher education. The applicant must demonstrate financial need, have career goals and show progress toward reaching academic goals, and be a student of non-traditional age (at least 25 yrs. old). GPA of 3.0 and examples of leadership skills required.
WEB: www.cbpwef.org

Colorado Women's Education Foundation: Eligible applicants must demonstrate financial need, academic ability, leadership skills, career goals, and community involvement. To be eligible you must be: A woman at least 25 years of age, a U.S. citizen, a resident of Colorado for at least 12 months prior to the application deadline of May 31, and be enrolled in or attending an accredited educational institution of higher learning or vocational training.

WEB: cwef.org/scholarships/how-to-apply

Community Action Program-Multicultural Scholarship Funds: Must be a low-income student living in Boulder County and enrolled full time at an accredited college or university. Students of Color encouraged to apply.

WEB: http://www.bouldercounty.org/dept/communityservices/pages/multiculturalawards.aspx

Dante Alighieri Society: For students who wish to participate in an established study program in Italy in conjunction with an accredited college or university. The field of study must be related to Italian culture and language. Must be able to document acceptance in a program in Italy.
Ms. Alice Hinckley, Scholarship Committee Chairperson

WEB: www.dantealighieriofdenver.org/scholarships.html

Denver Area Labor Federation AFL-CIO: Parent, guardian, or applicant must be a member in good standing of a local chapter. Students are evaluated on academic ability, social awareness, financial need and appreciation of labor.
WEB: www.unionplus.org/college-education-financing/union-plus-scholarship

ESA Foundation: Must be a woman resident of Colorado currently enrolled in Colorado college or university. 3.0 GPA. $5 processing fee. Several types of endowments available.
WEB: www.epsilonsigmaalpha.org/scholarships-and-grants

Feldman Fellowship for Graduate Studies in Journalism: The National Press Club offers a one-year stipend of $5,000 to defray post-graduate tuition costs for graduate students in journalism. Applicants must have applied to or be enrolled in an accredited graduate program in journalism.
WEB: http://press.org/about/scholarships/feldman

Gay, Lesbian, Straight, Educators Network (GLSEN): Scholarship for a member of the LGB community or, if not, committed to the community, who is planning to attend an accredited college or university.
WEB: http://www.glsen.org/cgi-bin/iowa/all/home/index.html

Latin America Educational Foundation: Must be a resident of Colorado who is of Hispanic descent and has been accepted at an accredited college or university. Must have at least a 3.0 GPA, be involved in the Hispanic community, and agree to fulfill ten hours of community service during the year of the award.
WEB: http://www.laef.org/

Stephen T. Marchello Scholarship Foundation: Must be a survivor of childhood cancer. Applicants must live in Colorado or were treated for cancer in Colorado or attended Camp Rainbow in Arizona.
WEB: http://www.stmfoundation.org/

National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences: Must be attending a four year college or university and be a broadcast television major with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Must live in Colorado and apply to the Colorado chapter of NATAS.
WEB: http://www.emmyonline.tv/scholarship/

National Association of Women in Construction: To support growth in the construction industry, the Metropolitan Denver Chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) is offering tuition assistance awards in amounts up to $1,000.00. The award is available to all students, male or female, attending a school in Colorado. Awards are made annually in May. The awards constitute reimbursement of academic expenses for tuition, books and lab fees. 
WEB: http://www.nawic.org/nawic/NFSF.asp

National Service in Colorado (Americorps): AmeriCorps provides the opportunity to spend a year serving in Colorado communities for an education award of up to $4,725 to help pay for college or pay back student loans.
WEB: www.nationalservice.org

Pinnacol Foundation Scholarship: Must be a Colorado resident of Hispanic heritage with a 2.5 cumulative GPA. Must be a junior or above if a student in a 4-year college program. Must be a declared major in a construction-related field.
WEB: http://www.pinnacol.com/foundation/apply-for-a-scholarship/

Professional Engineers of Colorado: Offers a variety of scholarships for students majoring in engineering who attend college in Colorado. 
WEB: www.acec-co.org/education/index.html

Salvatore Taddonio Family Foundation: Must be a Colorado resident whose parents are also Colorado residents. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen and have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

Gordon Scheer Accounting Scholarship: Must be a declared accounting major who has completed at least 8 semesters hours of accounting courses including one intermediate accounting course. Must be a Colorado college or university student with a GPA of 3.5 or better.
WEB: www.cocpa.org/student-center/scholarships.html

U Of C Federal Credit Union: MUST be a member of the U of C Federal Credit Union. Offering the Raymond Johnson scholarship to college students who demonstrate a “people helping people” philosophy through their beliefs and actions.
WEB: www.elevationscu.com/life_stages/scholarships/

White Rose Scholarship Foundation: Must be a resident of Colorado with a 3.0 GPA. White Rose is a foundation that serves as an outreach to the GLBT community to assist in furthering their education.
WEB: http://www.icrmedenver.org/about-us/white-rose-scholarship/

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https://secure.collegeincolorado.org/Home/What_s_New/Scholarships_.aspx 

 


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