The Challenge Foundation

The Challenge FoundationĀ helps smart, ambitious, and hard-working students break the cycle of poverty through education opportunities. Challenge takes a whole-student approach, awarding tuition scholarships and individualized support services to low-income students. From middle school, at a college preparatory school, and continuing through college, we see the big picture: the potential in our scholars and their… Read more »

Gates Millennium Scholars

The goal of GMS is to promote academic excellence and to provide an opportunity for outstanding minority students with significant financial need to reach their highest potential by: Reducing financial barriers for African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American and Hispanic American students with high academic and leadership promise who have significant financial… Read more »

Denver Scholarship Foundation

The Denver Scholarship Foundation 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. The Denver Scholarship Foundation was founded in 2006 based on wide recognition that Denver Public Schools students face multiple barriers to completing… Read more »

Daniels Fund

The Daniels Fund was founded through the generous legacy of Bill Daniels whose vision was: “to make the world a better place, one individual at a time”. Daniels Fund scholarships are dispersed after other federal, state, institutional, and private financial aid and scholarships have been applied. Students must submit a FAFSA and specific documents to… Read more »

Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative

The mission of the Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative (COSI) is to create a network of student support and scholarship programs throughout the state. We believe that by increasing student success and financial resources, Colorado youth will experience greater rates of postsecondary access, persistence, and retention. To achieve these goals, the Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative identifies… Read more »

Boys and Girls Club

Colorado Boys & Girls Clubs, located in communities statewide, enable young people, especially those who need Clubs most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. Being selected Youth of the Year is the highest honor a Boys & Girls Club member can receive. The title recognizes outstanding contributions to a member’s family,… Read more »