Colorado Scholarships

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

Alpine Recovery Lodge Bi-Annual Scholarship Essay Contest
Sponsor: Alpine Recovery Lodge
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: November 1, 2017
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.

Daniels Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Daniels Fund
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: November 30, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors from schools in Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, or Wyoming. Applicant must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States and demonstrate financial need. Applicant must demonstrate exceptional character, leadership, and a commitment to serving their communities.

Greenhouse Scholars Scholarship
Sponsor: Greenhouse Scholars
Amount: Up to $5,000 per year for four years
Closing Date: December 1, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors planning to attend a four-year accredited academic institution. Applicant must demonstrate financial need (annual household income no greater than $70,000) and have a cumulative, unweighted GPA of 3.5 or above. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident and a legal resident of Colorado, Georgia, Illinois or North Carolina.

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.

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.

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