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    Description of Scholarship

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    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.
     Hansen Law

    Sept. 18

    The Gates Scholarship

    • A high school senior
    • From at least one of the following ethnicities:  African American, American Indian/AlaskaNative, Asian & Pacific Islander American, and/or Hispanic American
    • Pell-eligible
    • 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 the US accredited, not-for-profit, private or Public College or University.

    Oct. 1

    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.



    Oct. 9

    Morgan County Sheriff's Cadet Program - open to any student in grades 9-12.  Turn in completed application to 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.


    Morgan County Cadet


    Oct. 17

    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 school and/or wider community.



     Oct. 25

    Colorado Moose Association -  $30,000 in various scholarships available to college bound students. To qualify, applicants must return completed application, attend the Colorado Yough Congress, complete three MooseTalks, and attend the Williamsburg, VA Youth Awareness Congress (expenses will be paid by Colorado Moose Association).

    Colorado Moose Association

     Oct. 25

    Horatio Alger Association Student Scholarship Scholarship awarded to  students with 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.




    Horatio Alger


    Oct. 25

    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.


    Oct. 31


    Coca-Cola Scholarship -  Coca-Cola Scholarship Foundation is offering   scholarships.  If you demonstrate:  Leadership, commitment to   community, Academic Achievement and part-time employment.


    Nov. 1

    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.  Student must exhibit excellence in   academics, leadership, extracurricular activities, community service and has   a cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.


    PEO Star

    Nov. 1

    Colorado Farm Show - Students who apply should be High School graduates in the Winter 2017 or Spring 2019 and planning 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.

    Colorado Farm Show

    Nov. 6

    The Prudential Spirit of Community Award is for US students in who have engaged in volunteer activities that have occurred in the 12 months prior to the date of application. 


    Nov. 12

    Allegra FordThis 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.  Student should participate in school and community   activities and demonstrate financial need;  Need-based

    Allegra Ford

    Nov. 15

    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.






    Nov. 15

    National Rifle AssociationParent must be active or retired law enforcement officer and   member of the NRA. Jeanne E. Bray Memorial Scholarship.



    Nov. 15

    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.


    Elks National Foundation

    Nov. 15

    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.  Must be recommended by your Counselor.  Possible leadership scholarships available as well.


    Nov. 20

    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.  Student must be a Colorado resident, Hispanic heritage and/or actively involved in the Hispanic community.  Minimum 3.0 GPA.  Award amounts vary.


    Nov. 15

    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 need, after applying their EFC, other scholarships, and financial aid. Daniels Scholars may attend any accredited college or university in the United States. Apply online October 1-Sunday, November 15, 2020 by 4:00 pm MST. 



    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




    PB&J Application and guidelines

    January 15

    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, 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. 


    January 28

    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 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).  


    January 29

    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




    2021 MCREA Application and guidelines

    January 31

    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.



    PEO Guidelines and application

    February 15

    Pinnacol Foundation Scholarship  
    It'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.



    February 28

    Ruth Henderson Memorial


    • Need based, available only to graduates of schools in the Eastern Plains area.

    The Ruth Henderson Memorial Scholarship Fund was established to honor Mrs. Henderson’s life-long dedication to teaching and community service.

    One or more awards are made each year. Awards are equal to one year’s worth of base tuition and university-wide fees, for up to 15-credit hours per semester (Fall and Spring) at the accredited, publicly funded Colorado college or university of the student’s choice. The award amount will be increased by $1,000 per academic year to assist scholarship recipients with the purchase of required learning materials.




    Fund Your Future Scholarship link


    *Students will need to complete just one application and they will be

    automatically matched to the scholarships for which they may qualify

    March 1

    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. 


    2021 MC Alumni Association Guidleines

    March 5

    Fort Morgasn Does Scholarship

    Two Scholarships of $500 will be awarded.  They will apply to any post secondary education or vocational training.  


    2021 Does application and guidelines

    March 12

    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. 

    CMHC Guidelines and application

    March 15

    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.  The amount of the scholarship is $4,000 per year renewable.



    Anna C Petteys Guidelines and Application

    March 15

    Colorado Garden Foundation

    This scholarship offered by Coloardo 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 booksfor the four years.  In addition, the student will be given a laptop computer and printerat the start of their freshman year.


    Colorado Garden Guidelines

    Colorado Garden Application

    March 15

    Colorado Masons' Benevolent  Fund Scholarship 

    The scholarships and grants are awarded primarily for leadership, maturity, need, and scholastic ability. The only requirements are 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.

    *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. 



    Colorado Masons' Benevolent Application

    March 17

    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 inthe Elks Lodge or participation of the student in Elk sponsored projects may be a discretionary factor considered by the selection committee.




    Elks Lodge guidelines and application

    March 19

    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. 


    FMEA Guidelines and application

    March 19

    Ann Smith Memorial Scholarship

    The Ann Smith Scholarship is awarded annually to two outstanding seniors 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.


    Ann Smith Memorial Scholarship

    March 19

    Marjorie C. Keever Scholarship

    The Marjorie Keever Scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior at Fort Morgan High School. Every graduating senior will be eligible for consideration regardless of race, creed, color, or religious preference. The scholarship is in the amount of $3,500.00 for one year only and is NOT renewable.


     Marjorie Keever guidelines and appliation


    March 19

    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 need. The scholarship is not limited to Colorado and may be used at any accredited school.



    Sietsema Guidelines and application

    March 19

    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.


    Bloedorn scholarship guidelines

    March 19

    William C Herold 

    To create a post-secondary scholarship to be named the William C. Herold.  Shall be awarded to a graduating senior of Fort Morgan High School who has participated in varsity wrestling during his senior year of high school.  Amount will vary each year and will be announced by the committee upon selection.


    William Herold Guidelines and instructions

    March 26

    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 26, 2021 to
    be considered. Each district will select a finalist and forward their selection to the Executive
    Board by April 30, 2021 and scholarship awards will be announced by May 1, 2021.



    2021 Application and guidelines

    March 29

    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.


    March 29

    Cody Dobbins Memorial Scholarship

    The Cody Dobbins Memorial Scholarship is dedicated to
    supporting the youth of Morgan County in achieving their goals of
    attaining a higher education.  Amount of scholarship shall range from $500-$1,000


    Cody Dobbins memorial guidelines and application

    March 31

    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 $500 scholarships and two $1,000 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. 



    Hope and Swede Reyman Guidelines and Application

    March 31

    Fort Morgan Rotary Club/Foundation Scholarship

    This scholarship is awarded annualy 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.


    Rotary Club guidelines and application

    March 31

    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, 2021.



    Golden Belt Guidelines and application

    March 31

    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

    April 1

    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 $4,000 per year renewable.

    Jack Petteys Guidelines and Application

    April 1

    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 above 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



    Morgan County Golden Stars Guidelines and application

    April 1

    Dorn Ready Mix

    Dorn Ready MIx Corp. is sponsering a college scholarship for 2021 High School graduates in the Morgan County area.  $500.00 shall be awarded to the recipient.  Canidate must be attending a state supported college within the state of Colorado.


    Dorn Ready Mix Guidelines and application

    April 2

    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 $5,500 per year or $2,200 per year


    Williams Family Scholarship application form


    April 5

    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 had chosen; beginning the school year of 2021-2022, whether it is for a college or a trade/vocational school.




    Livestock Exchange LLC guidelines and application

    April 7

    Lions Club Scholoarship

    The Fort Morgan Lions Club Scholarship competition for 2020-21 will provide up to
    two scholarships for $1,500.00 each to students attending Morgan Community College.
    The scholarship winners must be 2020/2021 graduates of the Morgan Re-3 School
    District and planning to attend Morgan Community College for at least two semesters.


    Lions Club Scholarship application

    Lions Club Guidelines

    April 9

    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.


    2021 MC Conservation Guidelines and application


    April 9

    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.



    EMCH Application

    April 15

    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. 


    Lions guidelines and application

    April 15

    The Luann Anderson P.E.O. Scholarship

    The Luann Anderson P.E.O. Scholarship was established to promote excellence in education and give opportunity to young women pursuing careers in non-traditional areas such as: cosmetology and interior design. Award anount for 2021 will be $3,000.00.


    Luann Anderson Guidelines and application

    April 16

    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.  Amount to be awarded will range from $500.00-$1,000.00


    Fm Credit Union Guidelines and application

    April 30

    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.


    FMRSEA "Pass the Torch" application and guidelines

    May 15

    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.



    Senior Care guidelines and application

    May 15

    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.



    CCWCD Guidelines and application

    May 17

    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.


    Rodeo Guidelines

    Rodeo Application