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Description of Scholarship
Hansen Injury Law Firm Matt Hansen and the other attorneys at the firm are proud to offer a generous $1,000.00 scholarship for individuals whose lives have been negatively impacted by a car crash, bicycle accident or other events leading to personal injuries. To qualify for this scholarship:
You must currently be enrolled in or have been accepted to (and planning to attend) a college or university in the United States.
You must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher cumulative GPA in the current or most recent secondary education program you have attended.
You must have been negatively impacted by a car crash, bicycle accident or other events leading to personal injuries.
The Gates Scholarship
- A high school senior
- From at least one of the following ethnicities: African American, American Indian/ Alaskan Native, Asian & Pacific Islander American, and/or Hispanic American
- A US citizen, national, or permanent resident
- A minimum cumulative weighted GPA of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale
- The student must plan to enroll full-time, in a four-year degree program, at a US accredited, not-for-profit, private or public university.
P.E.O. STAR Scholarship
This is a non-renewable $2,500 scholarship for graduating women in their final year of high school which must be used in the academic year following graduation or it will be forfeited.
County Sheriffs of Colorado Criteria: Permanent legal resident of Colorado enrolled in a vocational training program or institution of higher learning in the State of Colorado as a full or part-time student. No restrictions as to the course of study or training pursued, race, creed, color, age, sex or national origin. MORGAN COUNTY STUDENTS CAN APPLY IN 2018.
Colorado State PEO Scholarship
Preference for this scholarship may be for non-traditional fields of study such as vet tech, cosmetology, CNA, etc. Traditional applicants are also considered.
*Applicant time frame is November 1st through January 31st each year.
Morgan County Sheriff's Cadet Program - open to any student in grades 9-12. Turn in the completed application to the Sheriff's Department before the 12th of November. No late applications will be accepted. Once accepted, cadets may stay in the program until the age of employment. If you have questions, please see your counselor. Application and small essay required.
Wendy's High School Heisman - For high school seniors who excel in academics, athletics, and leadership. Must have min of 3.0 GPA, participate in at least one school-sponsored sport (see list on website), and serve as a leader in the school and/or wider community.
Colorado Moose Association - $30,000 in various scholarships available to college-bound students. To qualify, applicants must return the completed application, attend the Colorado Youth Congress, complete three MooseTalks, and attend the Williamsburg, VA Youth Awareness Congress (expenses will be paid by the Colorado Moose Association).
Horatio Alger Association Student Scholarship Scholarships are awarded to students with a strong commitment to pursuing and completing a bachelor's degree at an accredited public or private institution in the US. Family income of less than $55,000 is preferred. Involvement in co-curricular and community activities.
Boetccher Foundation Merit-based scholarships for Colorado high school seniors provide books, tuition and housing to any four-year institution in Colorado. Top high school students are encouraged to apply.
Coca-Cola Scholarship - Coca-Cola Scholarship Foundation is offering scholarships. If you demonstrate leadership, commitment to academic achievement and part-time employment.
P.E.O. – Star Scholarship – A non-renewable $2,500 scholarship for graduating high school senior women which must be used in the academic year following graduation. Students must exhibit excellence in academic, leadership, extracurricular activities, community service and have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
Colorado Farm Show - Students who apply should be high school graduates in the Winter 2017 or Spring 2019 and plan on pursuing a degree in an Agricultural field of study at the college or university of their choice. To date, the Colorado Farm Show has awarded $151,000 in scholarships to Colorado graduating High School Seniors pursuing careers in an Agricultural field of study.
The Prudential Spirit of Community Award is for US students who have engaged in volunteer activities that have occurred in the 12 months prior to the date of application.
Allegra Ford This is a one-time award for a student with demonstrated learning disabilities who is going to attend a 2-year community college or vocational or technical school. Students should participate in school and community activities and demonstrate financial need; need-based
Fisher & Talwar General $1,000 Scholarship To qualify for this scholarship:
1. Must be a U.S. citizen.
2. Must be a full-time student who is currently attending (or planning to attend full-time) an accredited institution of higher education.
3. Must provide proof of current enrollment or plans to enroll in an accredited institution of higher education. If you have not received acceptance, you may still apply, but be sure to provide proof of acceptance and enrollment for the scholarship to be released.
4. Must have a minimum of 3.0 GPA.
National Rifle Association - Parents must be active or retired law enforcement officers and members of the NRA. Jeanne E. Bray Memorial Scholarship.
Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student The Elks National Foundation awards $2.44 million in college scholarships to a total of 500 high school seniors nationwide through its Most Valuable Student contest.
Colby Community College Presidential Scholarship - Two-year Scholarship worth $1,500 per year. To qualify, you must have a GPA of 3.25 or greater, demonstrate leadership qualities and have a composite ACT score of 21 or greater. counselor must be recommended by your counselor. Possible leadership scholarships are available as well.
Latin American Educational Foundation (LAEF) LAEF is dedicated to providing students and their families with the resources and services needed to make attending college a reality. Scholarships can be used at any accredited public or private institution in the US. Students must be a Colorado resident, of Hispanic heritage and/or actively involved in the Hispanic community. Minimum 3.0 GPA. Award amounts vary.
The Daniels Scholarship Program provides the opportunity for highly motivated students to earn a bachelor’s degree that helps them build a successful career and rewarding life. Daniels Scholars demonstrate exceptional character, leadership, and a commitment to serving their communities. Bill Daniels would also want his scholars to be proud Americans who value our free enterprise system and are prepared to give the world their very best shot. The Daniels Scholarship Program provides a four-year, annually renewable college scholarship that is unique to each student and varies depending on their Expected Family Contribution (EFC) and their choice of school and degree program. The scholarship pays up to $25,000 per year toward the student’s unmet needs, after applying for their EFC, other scholarships, and financial aid. Daniels Scholars may attend any accredited college or university in the United States. Apply online from October 1-Sunday, November 15, 2020 by 4:00 pm MST.
The Hagan Scholarship will provide recipients with the opportunity to graduate from college debt-free. To learn more,
visit the HSF website. Our goal is to award over 600 new scholarships in April 2022.
• Up to $6,000 each semester to help pay COA, for up to 8 consecutive semesters
• NO ACT or SAT Requirements
• HSF Workshops to learn important life skills not typically covered in the school curriculum
• $15,000 investment account to manage, to learn “first-hand” how to invest to attain financial
• $8,000 to Travel/Study Abroad
• $2,000 Personal Brokerage Account
Recipients are selected based upon academic ability, achievement in and out of school, personal goals,
and future promise.
May 31 PRIORITY DEADLINE DEC 31
PB & J Scholarship
The PB&J Scholarship is for students who have experienced personal challenges that may not have allowed them to perform well academically, but who still have the drive to succeed.
Examples of personal challenges include, but are not limited to:
- Medical issues
- peer issues: bullying, change of school, minority status, etc.
- family issues: divorce, death, lack of income, homelessness, foster care, abuse, etc.
- Amount to be awarded $500.00-$1,000.00
White Rose Scholarship Foundation White Rose is a program of the Imperial Court of the Rocky Mountain Empire (ICRME). Since 1993, we have awarded academic scholarships to students based on academic achievement, community involvement and financial need without regard for the applicant's gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, race, or religion. To date, the White Rose Scholarship Foundation has awarded more than $285,000. Scholarships are funded through donations from private donors, community-driven events, and with help from partners like the Imperial Court of the Rocky Mountain Empire.
The Goldwater Scholarship supports outstanding students interested in research careers.
in the natural sciences, mathematics, and engineering. The scholarship covers
undergraduate eligible expenses for tuition, fees, books, and room and board up to
$7,500 per academic year for up to 2 years.
The Dream.US National Scholarship The nation’s largest scholarship for undocumented/DACA students. This scholarship, which is funded by private donors, helps by providing DREAMer students with up to $33,000 to pursue a bachelor’s degree at MSU Denver ($16,500 to pursue an associate’s degree at Community College of Denver).
Morgan County REA
Morgan County Rural Electric Association:
Five $1,000 scholarships to graduating seniors attending college or trade school the following fall
One $1,000 scholarship to a current college student that will be returning to college or trade school
Basin Electric Power Cooperative:
One $1,000 scholarship to a graduating senior attending college or trade school the following fall
Tri-State Generation & Transmission:
Two $500 scholarships to graduating seniors attending college or trade school the following fall
P.E.O. Colorado State
The Colorado State Scholarship Fund was established in 2007 for Colorado women who are currently a High School graduate or have a GED equivalency or are no longer than two years past their high school graduation or GED date, with preference given to non–traditional or vocational areas of study.
Pinnacol Foundation ScholarshipIt's not a lack of good grades that stops them from going to college or into vocational training — it's a parent's workplace injury.That's where the Pinnacol Foundation comes in. We created our scholarship program to ensure that the children of people seriously injured or killed on the job have the opportunity to pursue their education dreams. Since the foundation's launch in 2000, we've awarded $6 million in scholarships to nearly 650 students across Colorado.Scholarships average $4,700 per student per year and may only be used for the costs of attending school at accredited colleges, universities, community colleges and vocational schools.
The Colorado Society of Mayflower Descendants
Applicants must be residents of the State of Colorado and a US citizen. The most important part of the scholarship will be the essay. Scholarship award amounts will vary.
American Legion Auxiliary Unit 19
The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 19 will be awarding four $500 scholarships.
This scholarship will be awarded to a student who has taken an active role in their community and their school. A student who has a family member who served in the military.
*Mail completed applications to Po Box 1131, Fort Morgan, Co 80701
CSU Morgan County Alumni Association
The Morgan County Alumni Association Scholarship consists of three $1,500.00 scholarships awarded to students from Morgan County attending CSU full-time.
Fort Morgan Does Scholarship
Two Scholarships of $500 will be awarded. They will apply to any post-secondary education or vocational training.
Morgan Community College will match any scholarship awarded to a student attending MCC
James Farley Memorial Scholarship
The James Farley Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to two outstanding seniors from the Fort Morgan school district who have a 3.0 GPA or higher and have been involved in FMHS sports, music or drama programs throughout high school. The recipients will receive a one-time award for $1,000 to pursue post-secondary education.
Centennial Mental Health Scholarship
In an effort to raise awareness in the mental health field to members of our communities, CMHC is pleased to offer this scholarship. This program consists of $500-$2,000 per year awards.
Anna C. Petteys Memorial Scholarship
The Anna C. Petteys Scholarships are awarded to three outstanding senior girls from the following counties: Logan, Morgan, Phillips, Sedgwick, Washington and Yuma. The scholarships may be used at any two or four-year accredited college or university in the United States towards a bachelor's degree. The amount of the scholarship is $6,000 per year renewable.
Colorado Garden Foundation
This scholarship offered by Colorado Garden Foundation is a four-year-full-ride scholarship available to an incoming freshman resident from Colorado college or university. This scholarship includes tuition, fees, room & board, and all required books for the four years. In addition, the student will be given a laptop computer and printer at the start of their freshman year.
Colorado Masons' Benevolent Fund Scholarship
The scholarships and grants are awarded primarily for leadership, maturity, need, and scholastic ability. The only requirements are that the applicant must be a graduating senior from an accredited Colorado high school, a US Citizen, and must be attending an accredited university, college or Vocational School within the State of Colorado.
*Drop off the completed application package in the mailbox at 405 Main Street (this is the Mason lodge location) and a Mason member will sign and contact you for an interview.
*The local lodge has a $1,500 scholarship available and the state “Grand Lodge” has about half a dozen $7,000 scholarships to award. The Grand Lodge scholarships are eligible for annual renewal.
Ray Sietsema Trust Scholarship
The Sietsema scholarship is awarded every year to a FMHS graduate. The amount is not to exceed $2,500 and no less than $500.00, it is non-renewable. The winner shall be a deserving student with financial needs. The scholarship is not limited to Colorado and may be used at any accredited school.
The Bloedorn Foundation
The Bloedorn Foundation is limited to Fort Morgan High School graduating seniors. This Scholarship program is for scholastically able students in need of financial assistance to attend a Colorado institution ONLY. Amount to be rewarded will be no less than $1,000 nor more than $3,500, Non-renewable.
William C Herold
To create a post-secondary scholarship to be named William C. Herold. It should be awarded to a graduating senior of Fort Morgan High School who has participated in varsity wrestling during his senior year of high school. The amount will vary each year and will be announced by the committee upon selection.
Dahms-Talton Foundation Scholarship
This scholarship was adopted on December 13, 2021. It's purpose is to support students who have graduated from FMHS and have demonstrated good citizenship and a desire to pursue further education. Amounts range from $5,000 for community college to $10,000 for university. This is also renewable for up to four years.
Marjorie C Keever
One time award of $3,500.00 to a graduating senior of FMHS. Every senior is eligible regardless of race, creed, color, or religious preference.
Ann Smith Memorial
The Ann Smith Scholarship is awarded annually to one outstanding senior graduating from Fort Morgan School District. Applicants must have attended Pioneer Elementary School for at least one year. The recipient may utilize the one-time award of $500 to pursue post-secondary education.
Colorado County Clerks Association
CCCA will grant two regional one-time awards in the amounts of $1,000
and $500 each to seniors graduating from Colorado High Schools.
Applications MUST be returned to the County Clerk’s office no later than March 31, 2023 to
be considered. Each district will select a finalist and forward their selection to the Executive Board by April 28, 2023 and scholarship awards will be announced by May 1, 2023.
Cody Dobbins Memorial
The Cody Dobbins Memorial Scholarship is dedicated to
supporting the youth of Morgan County in achieving their goals of attaining a higher education. The amount of scholarships will range from $500-$1,000
McKay Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship shall be awarded to any graduate of Fort Morgan High School who intends on pursuing a degree in teaching. This is a one-time award that is non-renewable.
Submit Personal essay and transcript to
Dencia in the counseling office.
Farm Bureau Academic Scholarship
$750.00 scholarship to a qualified family member of the Morgan County Farm Bureau. Students who will be attending any 2 or 4 -year college or university. All areas of study are accepted, although preference would go to those pursuing a career in Agriculture.
Fort Morgan Education Association Scholarship
The Fort Morgan Education Association Scholarship was established to promote excellence in education. One scholarship will be awarded for $1000 to the recipient who is planning to major in the education field from the FMEA.
FMHS Athletic Booster Club Hope and Swede Reyman
On behalf of Hope and Swede Reyman, the Fort Morgan Mustang Athletic Booster Club will offer four $750 scholarships and two $1,500 scholarships, which represents the Club’s highest award. Six of our male and/or female student athletes will be rewarded with this prestigious honor prior to the conclusion of the 2020/2021 school year.
2023 Booster Club/Hope and Swede Reyman application and guidelines
Fort Morgan Elks Lodge
The Fort Morgan Elks Lodge invites and encourages all Morgan County Highschool Seniors to apply for an academic or vocational scholarship provided by our Lodge #1143.
Fort Morgan Rotary Club/Foundation Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded annually to a FMHS graduate(s). The amount to be awarded is $1,000.00. The scholarship is not limited to Colorado and may be used at any college, university, junior or community college , technical or business school. The scholarship is payable to the specific institution and is one time only.
Golden Belt Bank
At Golden Belt Bank, we are committed to making the one story you’re writing–the one life you’re living–better. Helping fund your post-secondary education is a page of that effort. If you are planning on attending an accredited post-secondary school (college, university, area vocational technical college, technical school, community college or proprietary school) full-time in the fall of 2021, review the qualifications listed below and consider applying. Ten non-renewable $1,000 scholarships will be awarded. Applications must be submitted by March 31, 2023.
Fort Morgan Rotary Club/Foundation MCC Healthcare Career Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded annually to a FMHS graduate(s). The amount to be awarded is $500 with an equal amount of $500 being matched by MCC. *See link for more information
Fort Morgan Rotary Club/Foundation MCC Healthcare guidelines and application
Independant Community Bankers of Colorado
ICBC is excited to offer at least five (5) $1,000, one-time, one-year scholarships to eligible high school seniors. The scholarship can be used to cover the cost of tuition, fees, and books at a public or private university, college, junior or community college, or vocation/trade school. The student must have applied to, and will attend, a public or private university, college, junior or community college, or vocation/trade school after high school graduation.
Jack Petteys Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded annually to one male student-athlete from Brush, Fort Morgan and Sterling High Schools. The scholarship may be used at any two or four-year accredited college or university, and is renewable for a total of four years if a minimum of a 2.5 GPA is maintained. The amount of the scholarship is $6,000 per year renewable.
Morgan County Golden Stars
The purpose of this scholarship is to recognize students who care about our community and choose to make a difference. Each year, students are encouraged to become active in their communities, and many volunteer through their respective club and volunteer activities. Often, there are some who go far beyond the basic expectations. We want to encourage and recognize those students, the ones who are truly giving of themselves and want to make Morgan County a better place by contributing to the general welfare of our society.
For those efforts, we would like to recognize one outstanding student with a $1000 scholarship to the school of their choice from each Morgan County high school. There may be additional funding for $500 scholarships as well.
Must be turned in to the Sheriff's office at 801 East Beaver or returned to Dencia in the counseling office.
Fort Morgan Young Farmers Educational Scholarship
$1,500 renewable scholarship for 4 years; $6,000 total. The Foundation has been generous in years past in also awarding one-time scholarships based on the applicant's qualifications, as well as availability of funds. See link for more information.
Dorn Ready Mix
Dorn Ready MIx Corp. is sponsoring a college scholarship for 2021 High School graduates in the Morgan County area. $500.00 will be awarded to the recipient. Candidates must be attending a state-supported college within the state of Colorado.
Williams Family Foundation This renewable scholarship program provides assistance to students planning to major in a medical career or allied health patient care career, such as physician, dentist, RN, lab tech, OT/PT/ST/RT, physician’s assistant, radiology technician, dental hygienist, pharmacist and almost any other therapy field, Colorado institutions only. Amounts range from $6,500.00 per year or $2,700 per year.
Williams Family Scholarship application form
East Morgan County Hospital Foundation Medical Staff Scholarship
The EMCH Foundation Medical Staff Scholarship was established in the winter of 2009. The scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior from an area high school who will be attending college in Colorado with plans to become a physician or advanced practice provider (PA or NP). The amount of the scholarship will be dependent upon funding, but has traditionally been $1,000.
Livestock Exchange LLC
This scholarship amount is $2500.00. It will be dispersed over the total enrollment period by semesters if the recipient is continuously enrolled in the Ag field they have chosen, beginning with the school year of 2021-2022, whether it is for a college or a trade/vocational school.
Lions Club Scholarship
The Fort Morgan Lions Club Scholarship competition will provide up to two scholarships for $1,500.00 each and one scholarship for $2,000.00 for students attending Morgan Community College.
The scholarship winners must be 2023 graduates of the Morgan Re-3 School.
District and planning to attend Morgan Community College for at least two semesters.
Fort Morgan Elks Lodge
Applications will be considered based on the core values of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks including: scholarship, community service, leadership and financial need. Membership of parents in the Elks Lodge is not a requirement for any Elk's scholarship, but membership of parents in the Elks Lodge or participation of the students in Elk-sponsored projects may be a discretionary factor considered by the selection committee.
Elks guidelines and application
P.E.O. Chapter EG Scholarship
This $1,000.00 Scholarship Was Established to Provide Additional Educational Opportunities for a 2023 Fort Morgan High School Graduating Woman.
Colorado Lions Foundation Scholarship
The purpose of the Colorado Lions Foundation's Educational Scholarship Endowment Fund is to provide undergraduate educational scholarship funds to legal citizens within the State of Colorado and MD-6 who may or may not be associated with a Lion, Lioness or Leo. A Lioness or Lions Club is required to sponsor any applicant for this Scholarship. Four $2,500.00 scholarships shall be awarded.
Ken Amen Memorial Scholarship
The Ken Amen Memorial Scholarship recognizes confident young people who excel in core leader areas of agriculture, community involvement and faithful servant leadership. The scholarship amount will be given as follows: $1000 to current college students (increments of $500 with a maximum of 2 recipients) and $1500 to current high school seniors (increments of $500 with a maximum of 3 recipients).
MCC Promise Award ALL 2023 SENIORS NEED TO FILL THIS OUT!!!
- Be a 2023 high school graduate from an MCC service area high school or another high school where MCC provides approved concurrent enrollment courses. Recent graduates (within the last 3 years) are also eligible to apply.
- Meet Colorado residency requirements or qualify as an ASSET student for tuition purposes.
- There is no minimum GPA requirement.
VALUE OF AWARD:
- Guarantee of $2,000 grant and /or scholarship: $1,000 Fall 2021/ $1,000 Spring 2022 for students enrolled full-time (12 credits or more).
- Guarantee of $1,000 grant and /or scholarship: $500 Fall 2021/ $500 Spring 2022 for students enrolled at least half-time (6-11 credits).
- Recipients are limited to one MCC funded award (whichever is highest in value), not to exceed tuition and fees. Funded award can include one MCC award and unlimited private awards (including awards from the MCC Foundation).
Fort Morgan Credit Union
Graduating High School Senior, Sterling/Fort Morgan Federal Credit Union Member. Resident of Logan or Morgan County, Colorado and a U.S. Citizen. The amount to be awarded will range from $500.00-$1,000.00
Logan County Cattle Women Scholarship
Logan County Cattle Women (LCCW) is offering a $2,000 scholarship to a graduating senior in northeastern Colorado. Priority will be given to students continuing their education in a career-technical/trade program and/or majoring in agriculture or ag areas. While GPA will be considered, emphasis will be placed on leadership abilities and extra-curricular activities, with special importance on involvement in 4-H and/or FFA.
Fort Morgan Retired School Employees Association "Pass The Torch" Scholarship
The Fort Morgan Retired School Employees Association Scholarship was established to promote excellence in education. The scholarship is designed for students planning to attend an institution of higher learning, which may be a 2 or 4 year college or vocational school. $1,000.00 shall be awarded.
The Luann Anderson P.E.O. Scholarship
The Luann Anderson P.E.O. Scholarship was established to promote excellence in education and give opportunities to young women pursuing careers in non-traditional areas such as cosmetology and interior design. The award amount will be determined when a winner is chosen.
Elmer Bernanth Memorial Scholarship
The Elemer Bernath Memorial Scholarship was established in his honor as a
long-time Science Teacher and Science Fair Director at the Fort Morgan RE-3 School District. Elemer and his children wish to give two $500.00 awards this year.
to two students interested in pursuing further education in the areas of science,
math or agriculture. Every graduating senior at Fort Morgan High School will
be eligible for consideration upon receipt of a formal application, regardless of
race, ethnicity, religious affiliation, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, and socioeconomic status.
Fort Morgan Optimist Scholarship
All Morgan County high school seniors who are in the top one-third of their class and planning on attending a college or trade school may apply. Scholarships range in amount between $500-$1,000
Morgan Conservation District
The Morgan Conservation District is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a local high school senior or college freshman pursuing an agricultural degree or certificate. This can include an agricultural or natural resources-based field of study.
SeniorCare.com Aging Matters Scholarship
SeniorCare.com continues to bring more awareness to the key issues we face as an aging population. For the 6th consecutive year, we will be awarding an annual college scholarship to an individual that best demonstrates to us why "Aging Matters" to them. A $1500 scholarship will be given annually to a selected college student that currently cares for an aging loved one, works within the senior community, or intends to pursue a career that will have an impact on the elder population. Any existing student (or incoming freshman), in good academic standing, at a 2 or 4 year accredited college can apply for this scholarship. The recipient will demonstrate a unique and admirable understanding and desire to show us that "Aging Matters" to them.
Central Colorado Water Conservancy Dist. Board Of Directors Scholarship
Central Colorado Water Conservancy District funds a $1,000 scholarship to a deserving student
who is interested in pursuing a career in natural resources, agriculture, water resources, and
related areas of study. The chosen student must be a high school senior, who is currently
enrolled in a high school within the District boundaries.
Brush Rodeo Association
Your hard work and dedication to the sport of RODEO may have a reward! The Brush, CO Rodeo Association and Foundation have established a $1,000.00 scholarship to be awarded to a high school senior from Northeast Colorado who will participate in an intercollegiate rodeo sports program.