Scholarships Available

The Daniel's Fund Scholarship                            $Full ride (unmet need)
Deadline:  Nov 30, 2017
www.danielsfund.org

Eligibility:
  -Must complete the FAFSA online asap.
-Must demonstrate financial need
-Minimum SAT score:  470 in Math, 450 in Reading/Writing or 17 composite on    ACT
-Can attend any non-profit accredited college or university in the country
-Be a citizen or permanent resident in the U.S.
-Be a graduating senior from a school in Colorado, New Mexico, Utah or Wyoming
-Strength of Character, Leadership, Commitment to serving their communities,  Acadmic perfomance/promise, Well-rounded personality




Latin American Educational  Foundation


 Deadline: Nov 20, 2017  
 http://www.laef.org/Scholarship  
 Eligibility:
  • All Colorado residents - regardless of legal residency status or citizenship
  • Hispanic origin or actively involved in Hispanic community
  • Cumulative high school or college GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • High school seniors, college undergraduate and graduate students


 

Horatio Alger Scholarship
$6,000 - $25,000
Deadline: Oct 2, 2017
Website: https://scholars.horatioalger.org

Eligibility:
  • Be enrolled s a high school senior in the United States with plans o enter a college in the U.S. in the fall
  • Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor's degree at a non-profit public or private institution in the U.S. (Can begin at a 2 yr institution and transfer)
  • Demonstrate financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income)
  • Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities.
  • Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity
  • Minimum 2.0 GPA
  • Be a U.S. citizen


Prudential Spirit of Community Awards
           $1,000 and a trip to Wash DC
Deadline: Nov 07, 2017
Website: www.spirit.prudential.co

Eligibility:

  • Has engaged in a volunteer activity that occurred at least in part after Sept 1, 2016
  • In grades 5-12 as of November 7, 2017 and is a legal resident of one of the 50 states

The Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship

The Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, as well as their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities. With the 29th class in 2017, the Foundation has provided over 5,850 Coca-Cola Scholars with more than $63 million in educational support. 150 Coca-Cola Scholars are selected each year to receive this $20,000 scholarship. 

Apply now!

 

http://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/apply/


Parentinn's Scholarship 2016
  $1,250 for High School students

Has achieved a major impact on raising awareness of Cyberbullying to all students
Deadline: Feb 28th, 2018
Eligibility:

All participants will have to research and submit a 600 – 1000 words regarding the following topic:

Why and How to Stop Cyberbullying”.

In the content, make sure to include the following ideas:

  • Why is it important to stop cyberbullying?

  • How has cyberbullying personally affected teens?

Link to our Scholarship pagehttp://www.parentinn.com/scholarship

 
Post-Secondary Planning
What's Next after Graduation?
If you have questions regarding your senior and applying to colleges, financial aid, vocational school or entering the workforce, please feel free to contact:
 Terri Clark at (970)252-7957 or email:  teresa.clark@mcsd.org.