Local & Private Scholarships in Colorado Open to Dreamers

Scholarships

Local & Private Scholarships in Colorado Open to Dreamers

  • CESDA Diversity Scholarship: The Colorado Educational Services & Development Association (CESDA) awards scholarships to applicants who must be a Colorado high school graduating senior, and meet one of the following requirements: identify as a student of color, be the first generation (neither parent/guardian received a bachelor’s degree) to attend college, and/or be a student with financial need. Applicant must enroll at a 2 or 4-year Colorado college or university. For more information, visit: http://www.cesda.org/scholarships
  • Denver Scholarship Foundation: The Denver Scholarship Foundation (DSF) inspires and empowers Denver Public Schools’ students to enroll in and graduate from postsecondary institutions of higher education, by providing the tools, knowledge, and financial resources essential for success. Undocumented students are eligible for DSF scholarships as long as they meet their other requirements. To learn more, visit: https://denverscholarship.org/about/
  • El Cinco de Mayo Scholarship: This scholarship is for students currently living or attending (or wanting to attend) an institution of higher education in Colorado Springs that fall within the definition of “underserved” (someone who does not have the financial resources and/or has inadequate support, guidance, assistance and/or would be the first in their family to and they are attend/graduate from college; and/or who is facing adversity in life due to their socio-economic situation). For more information, visit http://elcincodemayo.org/
  • Esperanza Education Foundation Scholarship: "Esperanza means hope in Spanish, which is what our scholarships provide to students in El Paso and Teller Counties in Colorado." To apply visit: http://www.eefscholarships.org/
  • Juntos for Education Scholarship: Juntos for Education offers a scholarship for undocumented and underserved students in El Paso County high schools. This scholarship is geared towards students who are often overlooked, do not qualify for merit-based scholarships, or federal financial aid because of their immigration status. The scholarship is aimed at students with a GPA ranging from 3.3 and below. Scholarships of $250 will be awarded to 4 High School seniors each year. For more information, visit https://www.juntosforeducation.org/ or email juntos4education@gmail.com
  • Latin American Educational Fund (LAEF): This scholarship is available for high school seniors, college undergraduate, and graduate students of Hispanic origin (or actively involved in Hispanic community) in Colorado. Students must have a 3.0 GPA and above. There is no legal residency status or citizenship. For more information, visit: http://www.laef.org/Scholarship
  • MyRights Immigration Law Firm Scholarships: MyRights Immigration Law Firm offers scholarships specifically to DACA recipients in Colorado. For more information, visit:  https://myrightsimmigration.com/scholarships/
  • Pueblo Hispanic Education Foundation: PHEF helps students turn their educational dreams into goals and those goals into reality by providing scholarships for higher education to students in need from all backgrounds from Pueblo and Southern CO to assist them in achieving lifelong success. For more information, visit: https://www.phef.net/