The Boettcher Scholarship application is now open! Daniels Fund Scholarship opens soon!
These two scholarship opportunities are highly selective, full-ride scholarships with lengthy applications that are due in October/November.
Boettcher Foundation Scholarship: The Boettcher Foundation scholarship deadline is October 25th. Students can get on the Boettcher website to take a "Senior Competitiveness Quiz" to see if they may be good candidates for the application process. For more information, go to the website at www.boettcherscholarshiponline.org/eligibility/ to take the eligibility quiz. See Mrs. Neumann in Counseling if you have questions about the scholarship.
Daniels Fund: The Daniels Fund Scholarship opens September 29th and the deadline is November 30th. This scholarship pays for 100% of your college expenses; however, families must first show economic need before the application process can begin and all applicants must complete the 2018/19 FAFSA prior to applying. For more information, go to the Daniels Fund website at www.DanielsFund.org . Please inform Mrs. Neumann if you are applying for the Daniels Fund scholarship.
Career and Post-secondary Scholarships
The websites in this section will help families access entire lists of scholarships and/or give other pertinent career and post-secondary information.
- Scholarships and Financial Aid for Minorities
- www.CollegeInColorado.org ALL STUDENTS SIGN UP HERE FOR AUTOMATIC $2,000+ "COLLEGE OPPORTUNITY FUND" ! most popular database & search site for colleges, scholarships, career info, interest inventories, etc.
- www.college-scholarships.com/colorado.htm links to more than 50 other scholarship search sites
- www . careers.org
Ethnically Diverse Scholarships
The websites in this section list scholarships and other resources especially helpful for ethnically diverse students and their families.
- www.baeo.org/programs?program_id=2 Black Alliance for Educational Options: opportunities for African American youth
- www.blackexcel.org 100 minority scholarships, 200 free scholarship gateways (The United Negro College Fund)
- www.littleafrica.com/scholarship events, scholarships, publications and other resources for African American students and families
- www.asianpacificfund.org manages numerous scholarships for Asian Americans
- www.asianamericanalliance.com info for Asian Americans re: college, careers, community, scholarships, etc.
- www.asianamericangiving.com philanthropic group providing numerous resources, including scholarship info, for Asian students
- www.hispanicfund.org Hispanic students: college, career, community resource for business, science, technology, engineering & math
- www.hsf.net events, publications, workshops, resources, scholarships for Latino youth and families
- www.latinocollegedollars.org scholarships for Latino students compiled by the Tomas Rivera Policy Institute
Frequently Asked Questions for FAFSA, financial aid, student loans, government programs
The websites in this section may answer some of the most Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) re: FAFSA, financial aid, student loans, government programs, etc.
- www.finaid.org the most popular source for FAQs re: how to calculate EFC [Estimated Family Contribution], links to college financial aid pages, student loan info, other basics about financial aid plus a scholarship search
- www.college-assist.com info on how to get started with finding financial assistance for post-secondary education
- www.collegeinvest.org info on how to fund your post-secondary education
- www.ed.gov/finaid info from Dept. of Education on government financial aid
- www.fafsa.edu.gov info on Free Application for Federal Student Aid
- www.fedmoney.org federal scholarships and aid gateways
- www.salliemae.com general info on student loans plus step-by-step info on financial aid process
- www.studentaid.edu U.S. Department of Education site info on Federal Student Aid programs
Frequently Asked Questions for ACT / SAT
The websites in this section may answer some of the most Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) re: ACT / SAT registration & practice, NCAA, culinary schools, study tips, career searches, etc.
- www.actstudent.org info from ACT re: ACT exam, test dates, registration, practice tests and financial aid
- www.birkman.com Birkman, Intl, Inc. is well-known for personality assessments and finding the "right fit" career
- www.culinaryschools.com check into a variety of culinary arts schools
- www.collegeboard.com info from College Board re: SAT exam, test dates, registration, etc.
- www.kiersey.com interesting website for finding personality / career matches and other fun information
- www.ncaa.org info on qualifications and process for playing sports at Division I and II colleges
- www.studyworld.com get great study tips
- www.wetfeet.com great internship ideas and informatin
Colorado Leadership Alliance
The websites in this section will give you information and links for applying to Colorado's nationally-recognized Leadership Development Programs at Colorado 4-year universities.
- www.slice.colostate.edu/plp.aspx Colorado State University at Fort Collins – Presidents Leadership Program (PLP)
- www.colostate-pueblo.edu/plp Colorado State University at Pueblo -- Presidents Leadership Progra m (PLP)
- www.jwu.edu/denver/cli Johnson & Wales University -- Community Leadership Institute (CLI)
- www.regis.edu/leadership Regis University -- Leadership Development Program
- www.presidentsleadershipclass.org University of Colorado at Boulder -- Presidents Leadership Class (PLC)
- www.uccs.edu/clc University of Colorado at Colorado Springs -- Chancellor’s Leadership Class (CLC)
- www.cudenver.edu/csl University of Colorado at Denver -- Chancellor’s Scholars & Leaders (CSL)
- www.du.edu/plp University of Denver -- Pioneer Leadership Program (PLP)
- www.unco.edu/leadership University of Northern Colorado -- President’s Leadership Program (PLP)
- www.usafa.af.mil United States Air Force Academy -- Center for Character Development