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Applications for the 2022 HAC Scholarship Awards

are now being accepted!!!

Hispanic Advisory Council members are again sponsoring college and post-secondary training scholarships for Adams 12 graduating seniors.  Eligibility for scholarships will be determined by the HAC Scholarship Committee based upon service and commitment to the Hispanic Community now and in the future.  All seniors graduating in the 2021-2022 school year from Adams 12 Five Star Schools are welcome to apply.  The number of scholarships that will be awarded has not been finalized but we expect there will be a minimum of seven $500 awards.Applications can be submitted via this Google Fill in Form or by mailing, emailing or ponying the attached application in Word to Frances Mullins at the Educational Support Center (ESC).  Applications must be received by midnight on Monday, April 18.  Scholarship recipients will be notified the end of April and recognized at the May 23, 2022 HAC Meeting, 6 - 7:30 p.m., at the ESC.

Colorado Council Black Nurses Inc.

  • Colorado Council of Black Nurses (CCBN) scholarship applications are now open!  Scholarships are one way that the CCBN fulfills its mission of increasing college entry and graduation rates among Black and other underrepresented students.  All nursing students, nurse pathway students, and high school students interested in nursing are encouraged to apply - just click here to get started.  Be sure to spread the word to anyone you know who could benefit from this resource. Application deadline is July 1st, 2022.

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Link to scholarship page:

https://www.womenintruckingfoundation.org/scholarships/

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ComputerScience.org compiled a list of scholarship resources geared towards women in computer science!

Read more here:
https://www.computerscience.org/scholarships-women/

AFP Colorado Chapter

  • National Philanthropy Day
    • Join Us to Honor Youth in Our Community- NPD Nominations Due June 13, 2022

    • Do you know a student or student group who has demonstrated an outstanding commitment to the promotion of philanthropy and volunteerism through work in the community? No matter how the student or youth group shows philanthropy, now is the time to nominate for the Colorado National Philanthropy Day awards campaign. There is no cost to be nominated, the forms are on-line, and the Outstanding Youth and Youth Group each receive a $3,000 award sponsored by the Daniels Fund. Nominations forms and full details.

The Women’s Energy Network of Colorado (WENCO) Kelly de la Torre Scholarship Fund was established in memory of a former founding member of Women In Energy friend Kelly de la Torre. The scholarships are awarded to local, female high school students to help them achieve their undergraduate degrees. The Colorado Chapter is not just giving students a financial means to pay for school but cultivating and developing the future energy workforce.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be female, attend high school and in senior year and reside in Colorado.
  • Must be a S.T.E.M. major with an intent to focus studies or pursue a career in energy.
  • Must have an average 3.5 GPA (unweighted) with proof from high school transcript and high school administrator’s contact information.
  • Must plan to attend an accredited 4-year university.
  • Must have two (2) letters of recommendation that include contact information for them and are not relatives. References must be 21 or older.


If you meet the above requirements, please complete the application no later than April 24, 2022, by clicking HERE. If you have any questions, email scholarship@wencolorado.org.

The Asian American Leaders in Mental Health Scholarship is open to Asian American and Pacific Islander students who will be pursuing a career in clinical mental health practice.

Eligibility:
 

  • U.S. applicants of Asian, Pacific Islander, or Asian Multiracial ethnicity as defined by the U.S. Census
  • Preference is given to applicants who are the first generation in their family to attend college or graduate school
  • Preference is given to applicants who are currently enrolled in a counseling psychology master's degree program with a pathway to clinical licensure
  • Have indicated a commitment to counseling communities of color and utilizing a social justice lens.


Selection: Scholarships will be awarded once each year through a competitive process based on a commitment to the field/passion for work, the potential for leadership or making a strong contribution to the field, letter of recommendation, academic achievement, and service to the community and social justice.

Award: Scholarship awards are one-time awards with the opportunity to apply for subsequent years for consideration. The amount awarded to a selected recipient may be used for tuition, fees, books, supplies, room, board, and any additional cost of attendance expenses.  All scholarships will be paid directly to a recipient's school and must be used for the upcoming academic year.  Award disbursement is contingent upon the outside scholarship policies of a recipient's college or university.  Awards must be used during the upcoming academic year.

Questions? Charmaine Brown at cbrown@denverfoundation.org.

The Emerald Education Scholarship provides undergraduate scholarships to participants of the Hands to the Future Leadership Program.  This scholarship is in support of immigrant, refugee, and multicultural/BIPOC students in their pursuit of higher education.

Eligibility:
 

  • Must be participating in the Hands to the Future Leadership Program
  • Be eligible to pay Colorado in-state tuition rate
  • Planning to attend an accredited public two-year or four-year Colorado technical/vocational school, college, or university
  • Must attend full-time during fall and spring semesters according to your school's policy; funding is available for summer semester at less than full-time status provided you meet the scholarship eligibility and receive approval for funding. 
  • Meet school's Satisfactory Academic Progress policy
  • Demonstrate financial need


Selection: Scholarships will be awarded once each year through a competitive process based on engagement in the community, resilience and persistence, positive leadership abilities, vision for the future, and academic proficiency.

If an applicant is selected to move on to the final round, finalists will be expected to provide a final presentation on a topic of their choice in front of the selection meeting.

Award: One student per year will be selected to receive a scholarship covering the student's unmet need within their cost of attendance after all other financial aid and scholarships have been applied. Award amounts will vary based on a student's need, other aid, and the cost of their school. The Emerald Education Scholarship is renewable for up to four consecutive years provided that the student completes at least full-time status during fall and spring semesters, as defined by your school's policy, maintains a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5, demonstrates financial need, continues to have unmet financial need in their cost of attendance, and submits a renewal application each year.

Scholarship awards will be paid directly to the recipient's school and can be used toward tuition, fees, required books and supplies, room and board, and other qualified educational expenses. Recipients may also request a one-time reimbursement for a computer and/or other supplies required by their school. Award disbursement is contingent upon the financial aid and scholarship acceptance policies of a recipient's school.

Runner Up Scholarship: Two additional students will be eligible for a finalist scholarship of $2,500 for one year of college.

Questions? Contact Charmaine Brown at cbrown@denverfoundation.org.

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These scholarships have a deadline of May 1, 2022. View all opportunities here

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  • CO School Safety Resource Center (CSSRC) Youth Engaged in School Safety (YES2)
    • CSSCR is accepting applications for the 2022-2023 school year for the Youth Engaged in School Safety Council (YES2). Current 8th-11th graders can apply to serve on the Council for the 22-23 school year.  View the application here to view the pdf and download for completion.

    • Applicants should have passion and energy for contributing to safe and positive school environments for all students, leadership potential and developed/developing peer social skills. Students will be compensated with a stipend for attending meetings and their involvement. 

Link to application: https://www.hncu.org/Portals/0/PDFs/Scholarship%20App%202022-Final.pdf?v...

    • The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) provides more than 1,000 merit-based fully funded opportunities for HS students to study abroad for a summer or an academic year in more than 25 countries. These scholarships cover international airfare, tuition, program costs, meals, and living accommodations (often with a host family). Applicants must be between the ages of 15 and 18.5 when the program starts. The program is specifically targeting young people who would not otherwise have the opportunity to participate in a study abroad experience. Learn more here.

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The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) is now open for seniors, and the College Board Opportunity Scholarships program is here to support your school's efforts with free FAFSA assistance and scholarships for completing the FAFSA.

Wyatt, FAFSA Assistance Chatbot
College Board has partnered with Benefits Data Trust—a national nonprofit—to connect Opportunity Scholarship participants with Wyatt, a free FAFSA-assistance chatbot that answers questions via text message. Your students can receive around-the-clock help from Wyatt to ensure that frequently asked questions get answered quickly. All seniors can now sign up for Wyatt using the link at the top of the Opportunity Scholarships homepage.

Watch the video below to get help completing the FAFSA.

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Scholarships for FAFSA Completion
By confirming completion of the FAFSA, your students can qualify for drawings for $500 College Board Opportunity Scholarships. Here's how students qualify:

1.

They sign up for College Board Opportunity Scholarships if they haven't yet joined.

2.

They fill out the FAFSA.

3.

Once they've submitted the FAFSA, they visit the My Action Plan page and confirm their submission.

4.

If they're legally ineligible to complete the FAFSA, they can still qualify for this scholarship on their My Action Plan page.

Winners are selected monthly and are notified via the email in their College Board accounts. For questions about Opportunity Scholarships, email opportunityscholarships@collegeboard.org or call 844-298-3554.

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If you are headed to college, you need to complete the FAFSA. Click on the link to get more information.

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.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.ed.gov info on Free Application for Federal Student Aid
  • www.fsaid.ed.gov site to create your fafsa id
  • www.salliemae.com general info on student loans plus step-by-step info on financial aid process

https://opportunity.collegeboard.org/

JUNIORS and SENIORS: SIGN UP TODAY!!!

 


Scholarships for African-American and Black Students

Check out this list for some new opportunities:

https://www.bestcolleges.com/financial-aid/african-american-scholarships/


Please see attachments below for Scholarship details and application.


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http://www.ecampustours.com/

   
     
www.collegeincolorado.org www.fastweb.com www.unigo.com/scholarships
www.collegeinvest.org www.goingmerry.com www.collegebasics.com/scholarships/
www.collegeboard.org https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/scholarship-search www.cappex.com/scholarships
www.collegenet.com www.denverfoundation.org/grants/page/scholarships connection.naviance.com/family-connection/auth/login
www.studentscholarships.org Tips for Finding College Scholarships https://www.careeronestop.org/Toolkit/Training/find-scholarships.aspx
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PDF icon Colorado Crisis Walk In Centers.pdf83.8 KB10/01/2020
PDF icon PLC Tips on How to Apply.pdf78.22 KB11/05/2020