The Gender Institute for Teaching and Advocacy - GWS Department
Scholarships for Colorado Residents or Residents of the Rocky Mountain Region
The Alexander Foundation: Selection for awards are based on merit, need, and service to the LGBTQ+ community. Annual scholarship award amounts range from $300 to $3,000. Applicants must be a Colorado Resident and must be attending an accredited institution of higher education in the state of Colorado.
Brayman-Beach Undergraduate Scholarship: Colorado Credit Union League Foundation: The Mountain West Credit Union Foundation will award one $5,000 scholarship to a student who is a member of a Colorado-based credit union seeking a business degree from a four-year accredited institution. DUE: Friday March 29th @ 1pm
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Professional Engineers of Colorado: Offers a variety of scholarships for students majoring in engineering who attend college in Colorado.
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.
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.
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.
Additional scholarships are often updated through ColoradoInCollege. Follow the link below to see if you meet the requirements!