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Colorado Scholarships

Governor's Opportunity Scholarship This program provides more than 250 need-based scholarships to Colorado students, which can be used at any of 30 Colorado 2 and 4 year schools. The scholarship can be up to $10,800 per year and is renewable for up to 10 semesters. The FAFSA is the required application and must be filed by May 1 for priority consideration. Students will be notified of the award through their school's financial aid letter. There may be other requirements.

United Power Scholarships United Power of Colorado funds several scholarships each year totalling $8,500 for it's customers and their dependents. Included are $1,000 Basin Electric Power Cooperative Scholarship, two $1,000 United Power Colorado College Scholarships, two $500 Tri-State Generation & Transmission Association Scholarships, seven $500 United Power Book Scholarships and two $500 United Power Non-Traditional Student Awards. For more information and an application, go to

Denver Foundation Scholarships There are many available scholarships for Colorado high school students through the Foundation, including the following:

  • Big Jon Platt Scholarship
  • Colorado Press Association - High School Student Internship Program
  • Columbine Memorial Scholarship
  • Dave Sanders Memorial Scholarship
  • Denver Country Club Scholarship
  • Desert Storm Memorial Scholarship
  • Giving Generations AVID Graduate with Distinction Scholarship
  • Helen M. McLoraine Scholarship for Foster Care & Emancipating Youth
  • Helen M. McLoraine Opportunity Scholarship
  • Janus Next Generation Scholarship
  • Jim and Peggy Curtis Scholarship
  • John W. and Edna Wilson Mosley Scholarship
  • King Soopers "Hope" Scholarship
  • Longmont Community Foundation Scholarships
  • Never Forgotten Scholarship
  • Raymond and Velma Merkle Scholarship
  • RBC Wealth Management Colorado Scholarship
Get more information about these and other scholarships by visiting the Denver Foundation Scholarships page.

Denver Scholarship Foundation The DSF Scholarships are need based and are renewable for up to five years as long as requirements are met. Students must have graduated from a participating high school and attend an eligible college or university. Currently the maximum award is $2,800 but that can change yearly. For more information on the requirements and application procedures, visit the Denver Scholarship Foundation website.

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