Colorado Scholarships

It’s true. Listed tuition rates can’t always be taken literally. Colorado scholarships are available and we'll show you a few here, more when you conduct a free scholarship search. Some students can and do receive financial aid from the government. Unfortunately, government aid is frequently not enough. This is why students often look to scholarships for further funding. And just about everyone can find an award they’re eligible to receive. In fact, just living or attending school in Colorado can make you eligible for a scholarship. It’s true. By using your state as a search criterion, Scholarships.com can help you find awards only made available to Colorado students. Below are a few examples of Colorado scholarships that may be found at our site. For additional awards based on state or other criteria, try conducting a free college scholarship search at Scholarships.com.

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BRAF Cheryl D. Conkling Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 6/7/2023
  • Amount: $12,000
  • Ms. Cheryl Conkling loved education and music. She excelled in them despite the physical hardships she suffered from gamma globulin anemia and hearing loss. Ms. Conkling was a brilliant student and graduated Summa Cum Laude from college. This scholarship fund supports students with hearing or other physical hardships who have demonstrated a love for education.

    This scholarship is only open to [...] More

Celebrate The West High School Art Competition

  • Application Deadline: 4/30/2023
  • Amount: $1,500
  • The Western Governors' Association is proud to announce "Celebrate the West", a regional art competition that challenges high school students to create works inspired by their state. The competition is open exclusively to high school students. Home-schooled students in that age group also may enter.

    Students must be in a school in Alaska, American Samoa, Arizona, California, Colorado, Guam, [...] More

Coloradans for Nebraska Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/24/2023
  • Amount: $2,000
  • Coloradans for Nebraska is offering Scholarships to Colorado high school graduates that will be or are attending the University of Nebraska at Lincoln, the University of Nebraska at Kearney, or the University of Nebraska at Omaha.

    Scholarships are awarded to Colorado high school graduates based on scholastic achievement, school activities, extracurricular activities, career goals, letters of [...] More

CSF Fiesta Queen Scholarship and Pageant

  • Application Deadline: 4/30/2023
  • Amount: $3,000
  • The Annual Colorado State Fair Fiesta Queen Pageant selects an ambassador to represent the diverse Hispanic community and culture for the Colorado State Fair and provides scholarships to select highly qualified young women who will act as the Colorado State Fair Fiesta Queen and her Court.

    The Fiesta Committee will award a grand prize scholarship in the amount of $3,000 to the Fiesta Queen, [...] More

Daniels Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: 11/13/2022
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Daniels Scholarship Program provides a four-year annually-renewable college scholarship for graduating high school seniors who demonstrate exceptional character, leadership, and a commitment to serving their communities. Eligible applicants must: be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States; be a resident of Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, or Wyoming and a high school senior; earn a [...] More

Greenhouse Scholars Program

  • Application Deadline: 11/5/2022
  • Amount: $20,000
  • Greenhouse Scholars provides a four-year renewable, need-based college scholarship of up to $5,000 per year. Qualified applicants must have an unweighted GPA of 3.5 or higher, demonstrate financial need, be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident as well as a high school senior in Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, North Carolina, or New York planning to attend a four-year accredited institution. [...] More

Korean American Scholarship Foundation - Western Regional Chapter

  • Application Deadline: 6/30/2022
  • Amount: $5,000
  • KASF scholarships (which range from $500 to $5,000) are offered to the qualified Korean American students (including foreign students from Korea). All applicants must be enrolled in a full time program in the U.S during the scholarship application year. If extra funds are available, other students (non Koreans) may qualify for scholarships. Specifically, descendants of American veterans served [...] More

NIADA Foundation Regional Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/9/2023
  • Amount: $3,500
  • The NIADA Foundation promotes the academic growth of youth throughout the United States and awards scholarships annually at the National Independent Automobile Dealers Association Convention. The Foundation proudly sponsors four young men or women each year who have displayed outstanding abilities in education. Applicants must be high school seniors who have demonstrated outstanding academic [...] More

Partner Colorado Foundation Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/31/2023
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Partner Colorado Foundation's scholarship program offers grant money to individuals to enable them to pursue a degree in the field of their choice at an accredited educational institution. Applicants may be high school seniors or current undergraduate students who are U.S. citizens residing principally in the State of Colorado. Applicants continuing college must have maintained a minimum 2.0 [...] More

Rocky Mountain Coal Mining Engineering/Geology Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2023
  • Amount: $5,500
  • The Rocky Mountain Coal Mining Engineering/Geology Scholarship is offered to students at a four-year school entering their junior or senior year. Students must be a U.S. citizen and a resident of one of the eight RMCMI member states (see website for details) and looking for a career in the coal industry. The scholarships may be given for up to two years.

    For more information or to apply, [...] More

Tall Clubs International Student Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2023
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Tall Clubs International annually awards student scholarship(s) of up to $1,000 each to tall students who are under 21 years of age and attending their first year of college in the following fall. To enter, applicants must be under 21, entering college in the upcoming fall and meet the TCI height requirement minimums: 5'10" for women and 6'2" for men, barefoot. You must also find a local Tall [...] More

The Pinnacol Foundation College Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: 2/15/2023
  • Amount: $4,700
  • The Pinnacol Foundation College Scholarship Program ensures that the children of seriously injured and killed Colorado workers have the opportunity to pursue their dreams by continuing their education. Applicants must be the natural child, adopted child, stepchild or full dependent of a worker who was injured or killed in a compensable work-related accident during the course and scope of [...] More

U.S. Army Loan Repayment Program

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $20,000
  • The Loan Repayment Program (LRP) is a special incentive that the Army offers to highly qualified applicants entering the Army. Under the LRP, the Army will repay part of a Soldier's qualifying student loans. Only specified Military Occupational Specialties (MOSs) qualify for the LRP. The Army will repay 15 percent of the outstanding principal balance, less taxes of the Soldier's student loans [...] More

University of Colorado-Boulder First Generation Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/25/2023
  • Amount: $32,000
  • The University of Colorado-Boulder First Generation Scholarship is awarded to undergraduate residents and nonresidents who have financial need and whose parents or legal guardians do not have a bachelor's degree.

    This award may be renewed up to 10 semesters or 150 credit hours. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] More

Western Colorado Horticultural Society Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/29/2023
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Western Colorado Horticultural Society (WCHS) funds up to a $1,000 scholarship to a deserving student from Western Colorado who is interested in pursuing a career in a horticulture related industry. A single scholarship may be awarded annually to assist a student who the WCHS board feels will stay within the industry and be a contributor and/or leader of the farming future.

    The candidate [...] More

William J. Blair Scholarship Fund

  • Application Deadline: 2/28/2023
  • Amount: $2,500
  • This fund was created through an estate gift from William J. Blair. Scholarships provide assistance to graduating seniors and families from any Fort Collins high school who are unable to pay for a college or vocational school education. Applicant must be a graduating senior, attending a post-secondary college or vocational school, and have at least a 3.5 cumulative GPA. An essay discussing [...] More
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Last Reviewed: June 2022