Colorado Scholarships

Scholarships for students Colorado. Some scholarships specifically open to Colorado students, and others give preference to students in Colorado.

CESDA Scholarships
Sponsor: Colorado Educational Services & Development Association
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 19, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to Colorado graduating high school seniors who identify as a student of color, first generation college student, and/or a student with financial need. Applicant must enroll at a two or four-year Colorado college or university in the Fall and applicant must have a cumulative high school GPA of at least 2.8.

AIAA Scholarships
Sponsor: American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 31, 2018
Description: Scholarships are open to current AIAA student members who have completed at least one academic semester and are studying science or engineering encompassed by the technical activities of AIAA. In addition to the general scholarships, there are scholarships open specifically to students studying Astronautics or Aeronautics, female students, and students who attend a college within the Rocky Mountain Section (Colorado, Wyoming or Montana).

Princeton Prize in Race Relations
Sponsor: Alumni Association of Princeton
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2018
Description: Award is for students currently enrolled in ninth through twelfth grades in a participating region (Alabama, Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Cleveland, Connecticut, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Memphis, Miami, Nashville, New Jersey, NYC, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Rochester, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, St Louis, or Washington, DC) who have been actively involved in a volunteer activity that has had a significant, positive impact on race relations in their school or community.

Northrop Grumman Engineering Scholars Program
Sponsor: Northrop Grumman
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: February 5, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors with at least a 3.5 GPA who are from specific counties in the states of Alabama, California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Maryland, New York, Ohio, Utah, or Virginia (see website for specific locations). Applicant must plan to attend an accredited four-year college or university as a full-time student in an approved engineering, computer science, mathematics or physics program.

NEWH | Rocky Mountain Scholarship
Sponsor: NEWH Rocky Mountain
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 9, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to currently enrolled students attending an accredited college in Colorado, Wyoming, or Nebraska. Applicant must have a career objective in one of the areas of the Hospitality Industry (i.e., Hotel/Restaurant Management, Culinary/Foodservice, Architecture, Interior Design, etc.)

Dottie R. Walker LEAD Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: LEAD Foundation
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 9, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to Colorado residents with an identified learning disability or AD/HD, who are pursuing a post-secondary degree.

Education First Scholarships
Sponsor: Education First
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: March 16, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors from select high schools in the following U.S. cities: Austin, Boston, Denver, Los Angeles, Portland (OR), San Diego, San Francisco, and Seattle.

Burlington North Santa Fe (BNSF) Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: American Indian Science and Engineering Society | Burlington North Santa Fe Foundation
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: March 31, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to Native American, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians who are graduating high school seniors and live in a state serviced by BNSF (Arizona, California, Colorado, Kansas, Minnesota, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, and Washington). Applicant must be planning to study Business, Finance, Mathematics, Natural/Physical Sciences, Technology, Engineering, Education, Medicine, or Health Administration.

Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest
Sponsor: Ayn Rand Institute
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: May 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors, college undergraduates, and graduate students worldwide. Applicant must submit an essay on a topic related to Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shurgged. In addition to the general contest, there is special regional contests for students in California, Chicagoland (Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin), and Colorado.

Fountainhead Essay Contest
Sponsor: Ayn Rand Institute
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: May 15, 2018
Description: Contest is open to students who are in 11th or 12th grade who have read Ayn Rand’s “Fountainhead.” Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to “Fountainhead.” There is no citizenship requirement to participate. In addition to the general contest, there are special regional contests for students in Chicagoland (Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin) and Colorado.

Alpine Recovery Lodge Bi-Annual Scholarship Essay Contest
Sponsor: Alpine Recovery Lodge
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: July 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and current undergraduate and graduate students who are residents of Utah, Colorado, Idaho, Wyoming, New Mexico, Arizona, or Nevada. Applicant must submit an essay detailing how addiction has directly affected them.

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