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APS Students Earn Daniels Fund Scholarships
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Thirteen Aurora Public Schools seniors recently learned that they are members of the 2014 Class of Daniels Scholars. The scholarship committee chose students based on an evaluation of their character,…

APS Students Earn Daniels Fund Scholarships
Q&A Session with Boettcher AND Daniels Fund Scholar, Brandon Thomas, at Gateway High School
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Q: First off, Congratulations! How and when did you find out you got BOTH the Boettcher and Daniels Fund Scholarships?
A: I got the Boettcher letter on my birthday. I just…

Q&A Session with Boettcher AND Daniels Fund S…
APS Education Foundation Scholarships Now Available!
Posted 3 months ago

APSEF Scholarships

The presence or absence of a scholarship is proven to be a factor in high school graduation rates.

2014 Complete Scholarship Information Packet
2014 Aurora Public Schools Foundation Scholarship Application.

This year…

APSEF Scholarships Now Available!
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Looking for scholarships?

Below you will find a list of Web resources that may help you find ways to fund your college education.

TitleContactComments
Scholarship Information Listed Alphabetically
100-Plus Summer Enrichment Programs http://www.blackexcel.org/
summer-progs.htm
 
ACT http://www.act.org college entrance exam
All-Ink.com Scholarship http://www.all-ink.com/scholarship.html min. 2.5GPA, essays $1000+
Alpha Kappa Alpha Scholarships http://www.akaeaf.org/
undergraduate_scholarships.htm
merit and financial need
Ambassadorial Scholarships http://www.rotary.org/en/studentsandyouth/
educationalprograms/ambassadorialscholarships/
Pages/ridefault.aspx
for students with least 2 years of college who can speak another language, study abroad
American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants Scholarships http://www.aicpa.org/members/
div/career/mini/smas.htm
for undergraduates studying accounting at a U.S. college with at least 30 credits completed
American Universities http://www.clas.ufl.edu/au/ links to university Web sites
Anthem Essay http://aynrand.org/contests freshmen and sophomores 800-1200 word essay on Ayn Rand's Novel $30-2,000
APS Scholarship Fund http://educateaurora.com/how-we-help/scholarships/ $4,000 scholarship awards (1 per APS High School- $1,000 each year if the student attends a 4 year institution and $2,000 each year if the student attends a 2 year institution)
Arts Recognition And Talent Search Awards http://www.youngarts.org/ for high school or college students who show talent in creative areas, must audition or submit a portfolio or tape
ASALT / Kiwanis Club of Aurora Grants Please contact your school counselor for more information. The number of these grants depends upon funds available. They are one-time grants of $1,500.

BETA SIGMA PHI SCHOLARSHIP FOR HIGHER EDUCATION

Download more information and an application.

- Any senior from an Aurora high school or graduate who is a resident of Aurora or a member of Beta Sigma Phi Aurora City Council or family member pursuing higher education in her/his chosen field.  This will include college, technical, business, or vocational schools.
- Need will be weighed over G.P.A.
- Scholarship
Amount: $1000.00

Brower Youth Award, Earth Island Institute http://www.earthisland.org/
BYA2011/invite/
environmental leadership awards $3000+
Call Me MISTER http://www.callmemister.clemson.edu/
index.htm

Do You know any African-American males who are seniors who want to go to college out of state for free?
Call me MISTER is a coalition of black colleges who are looking for future black male teachers and will send them to a university or college for 4 years FREE. This is for African-American MALES ONLY.

Chase Education Loans http://www.chasestudentloans.com/ federal education loans made by JPMorgan Chase Bank
Coca-Cola Scholars http://www.thecoca-colacompany.com/
citizenship/education.html
academic, leadership, and talent qualities
Colorado Association of Black Journalists Scholarship http://www.cabj-denver.org/
#!scholarships
Scholarships range from $1,000-2,500. Scholarship dollars may be applied toward expenses at an accredited institution of higher learning.
College Connection Scholarships http://www.collegescholarships.com free college scholarship information
College Xpress Scholarship Search http://www.absolutelyscholarships.com help students and parents find a college and fund education
Colorado Municipal Bond Dealers Association

•Info: http://casb.org/publications/News/
statewide_news
•Application: http://casb.org/
LiteratureRetrieve.aspx?ID=102400
  

The Colorado Municipal Bond Dealers Association (CMBDA) is currently offering a scholarship program designed to reward high school graduates with $1,000 scholarships to an accredited Colorado college or university. Up to 12 scholarships will be awarded. Recipients will not be eligible to renew the scholarship.

STUDENT DEADLINE: Submit application to guidance counselor by Monday, April 16, 2012.

COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF AURORA FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP http://www.ccaurora.edu/students/paying-college/scholarships - This scholarship will be awarded to a high school senior attending classes within the CCA service area.
- The scholarship will cover tuition up to a maximum of $1,250 per semester.
COMTO Colorado Scholarships http://comtocolorado.org/scholarship-program/ COMTO Colorado awards up to 5 scholarships to minority and women students who express an interest in pursuing college studies in a transportation-related field. Each scholarship award is offered for tuition, books, and/or room and board expenses.
Daniels Fund Scholarships http://www.danielsfund.org/ Applications due Nov. 15. Each year, approximately 250 new Daniels Scholars are selected from among thousands who apply. They go through a rigorous application, interview, and selection process. The reward of being selected for the program is the opportunity to obtain a four-year college education at any nonprofit accredited college or university in the United States, complete with financial and personal support throughout the college journey.
Davidson Fellows Scholarships http://www.davidsongifted.org/ "significant piece of work" aimed at helping others $10,000-50,000
Developmental Fund for Black Students in Science and Technology Scholarships http://dfbsst.dlhjr.com/ for science or engineering students at HBCUs
Discover Card Tribute Scholarship http://www.discovercard.com/tribute.htm juniors, academic and community service $2500-25,000
Dorothy Vandercook Peace Scholarship http://www.peacescholarships.org/ seniors, biography of activities dedicated to nucleur disarmament, conflict resolution or community service
DuPont Challenge Science Essay Competition http://thechallenge.dupont.com/ 700-1000 word scientific essay $50-1500
e Student Loans http://www.estudentloan.com compare student loans and apply online
Eco-Hero Award http://www.actionfornature.org 14-16 years old who exhibit environmental initiative
Educaid Gimme Five Sweepstakes http://www.educaid.com/index.htm student loan specialist
EF Global Citizen Awards http://www.eftours.com/globalcitizen 10-day expense tour to Europe
Fast Web http://www.fastweb.com scholarship search
Financial Aid & Scholarship Help http://www.blackexcel.org/fin-sch.htm resident and fee reductions, "incentive awards," grants, scholarships, loans
Free Application to Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) http://www.fafsa.ed.gov federal student aid process
Fresch! http://www.freschinfo.com free scholarship search
Gates Millennium Scholarships http://www.gmsp.org academic excellence, significant financial need
Go College http://www.gocollege.com match test results, desired majors, geographic location, & tuition dollars available to appropriate schools
Harry S. Truman Scholarship http://www.truman.gov for students pursuing careers in public service or government, at least college juniors, college must nominate
Harvest Foundation Scholarships http://www.michhome.org/harvestapp.html affordable housing-related scholarships
Hispanic College Fund Scholarships http://www.hispanicfund.org for Hispanic students majoring in business-related areas
Hispanicissues Book Scholarship http://www.hispanicissues.com/scholarship.html essay
Holocaust Rememberance Project http://holocaust.hklaw.com/2011/index.asp essay contest $100-5,000
Imagine Scholarships http://www.ffa.org agricultural-related scholarships
Intel Science Talent Search http://www.societyforscience.org/
Page.aspx?pid=262
must present a scientific research project
Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship http://www.JackieRobinson.org academic merit, leadership, community service, allfields
John S. Martinez Leadership Scholarship http://nhcsl.org/closing-the-achievement-gap.php The NHCSL Scholarship program is targeted to college-bound Hispanic high school students. The scholarships are awarded based on a selection criteria and are selected by an independent review committee.
Kaplan, Inc. http://www.kaplan.com test prep, admissions, state testing, school and career information
Kodak Scholarships http://motion.kodak.com/motion/
Education/Scholarships/index.htm
for those studying in film/cinematography at U.S. colleges
L.C. "Dick" Richards Memorial Scholarship Please contact your school counselor for more information. This is a one-time grant of $1,500 for any student.
Learning for Life/BSA Scholarships Contact Boy Scouts of America
1325 W. Walnut Hill Ln, Box 152079
Irving, TX 75-015-2079
community service
Mach 25 http://www.collegenet.com/mach25 database contains over 600,000 awards
Mapping your future! http://www.mapping-your-future.org help with Federal Family Education Loan Program
Marine Corps Scholarships http://www.marine-scholars.org/ for children of United States Marines and former Marines
Marion Hutchison Memorial Scholarship Please contact your school counselor for more information. This scholarship is awarded to an Aurora graduate who exemplifies superior citizenship through leadership skills, academic achievement anc community service. This is a $500 scholarship, renewable each year for four years as long as the student maintains a 3.00 GPA. The award is given at the discretion of the Hutchison family; a special preference may be shown to an accounting major.
May Family National Arts and Writing Contest http://www.ushmm.org/education/
forstudents/awcontest/organizations/
thoughts or feelings about the holocaust in writing or art
MENTOR website http://www.hbcumentor.org/ for all students considering Historically Black Colleges and Universities
Most Valuable Student Competition http://www.elks.org/enf/scholars/mvs.cfm college-bound seniors, essay, etc. $1000-15,000
National Association of Black Journalists http://www.nabj.org/?page=SEEDScholarships eligible students must be majoring in journalism-print, photography, radio or television
National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators http://www.nasfaa.org/ information about applying for grants and loans
National Honor Society Awards http://www.nhs.us/ScholarshipsandAwards/
NHSScholarshipProgram.aspx
for National Honor Society members in their senior year. Your chapter/school nominates you.
National Peace Essay Contest http://www.usip.org/ed/npec/index.html essay topic
NCAA Scholarships--(National Collegiate Athletic Association) http://www.ncaa.org/wps/
wcm/connect/public/ncaa/
academics/undergraduate+scholarships
all sports categories
NCJW Jewish Business Women of Colorado Award http://www.ncjwcolorado.org/ National Council of Jewish Women, Colorado Section, is offering scholarships to young Jewish women who are planning to continue their education.
NFIB Free Enterprise Scholars Award http://www.nfib.com/education essay about free enterprise $ 1,000
NSBE Scholarships---(National Society of Black Engineers) http://www.nsbe.org/programs/
scholarships.aspx
for engineering students and related disciplines
OnlineColleges.org Student Scholarship for Single Parents http://www.onlinecolleges.org/scholarship for single parents who have students applying for college
$10,000 scholarship 
P.L.A.T.O. ® Loan Program https://www.wellsfargo.com/student funding assistance to students attending public or private colleges, career or IT training
PeprallyUSA National Essay Contest http://peprallyusa.com/contest.html 500-1250 word essay, topic see website
Peterson's http://www.petersons.com college search and selection, test preparation, and financial aid
Project EASI http://www.ed.gov/fund/grants-college.html locate federal, state, and private sources of grants
Project PAVE Transformations Scholarship jnathanson@projectpave.org
http://www.projectpave.org/transformations-scholarship
This scholarship is awarded on the basis of an applicants struggle with, and triumph over, personal experiences with relationship violence
Raytheon American Indian Network Scholarship http://www.collegefund.org/
students_and_alumni/
content/scholarships
American Indian ethnicity, academic merit, leadership, community service, $1500
Ron Brown Scholarships http://www.RonBrown.org academic merit, leadership,community service, all fields
Ronald McDonald House Charities and the United Negro College Fund http://rmhc.org/what-we-do/
rmhc-u-s-scholarships/
students must be sophomores studying at a HBCU which is a member of the UNCF and have at least a B average
SallieMae http://www.salliemae.com federally guaranteed student loans originated under the Federal Family Education Loan Program
Scholarship Coach http://www.scholarshipcoach.com/ scholarship search
Scholarship Gateway eight scholarship gateways
scholarshiphelp.org http://www.scholarshiphelp.org/ general information about the scholarship process
Shakespeare Fellowship Eassay Competition http://www.shakespearefellowship.org/
essaycontest/contest2012.htm
essays graded for 9-10, 11-12th graders
Society of Women Engineer Scholarships http://www.societyofwomenengineers.org for women who are majoring in engineering or computer science
SportsToSchool.com Scholarships http://www.athleticaid.com/ 9-12 athletes who wish to pursue sports in college $1,000
Student Guide http://studentaid.ed.gov/students/ financial aid from the U.S. Department of Education
T.H. Pickens Memorial Scholarship Please contact your school counselor for more information. This is a one-time grant of $1,000 for student pursuing a degree in education.
The College Board http://www.collegeboard.org college admissions, guidance, assessment, financial aid, enrollment, SAT, PSAT entrance exams
The Princeton Review http://www.princetonreview.com/college/finance/ tuition cost calculator, scholarship search
The US Foreign Service Essay Contest http://www.afsa.org/scholarships.aspx essay on the Foreign Service $700-2,500
The SmartStudent Guide to Financial Aid http://www.finaid.org/ Aid estimator and scholarship search
Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund http://www.thurgoodmarshallfund.net/
scholarship/about-scholarships-program
financial need at Historically Black Public Colleges
United College Fund Scholarships http://www.uncf.org major scholarship gateway
United College Fund Scholarships http://www.uncf.org major scholarship gateway

US Department of Education site

http://www.students.gov answers to questions on education, career, government
USNews.com http://www.usnews.com/education/best-colleges/paying-for-college information on financial aid
Wired Scholar http://www.wiredscholar.com planning for college
Xerox Technology Minority Scholarship http://www.xeroxstudentcareers.com/why-xerox/scholarship.aspx minority students studying in chemistry, engineering, physics, and "tech"
Yahoo! Education http://www.yahoo.com/education/financial_aid/ advice about financial aid
Young Epidemiology Scholars Competition http://yes.collegeboard.org/ juniors, seniors, research on health-related issue $1,00-50,000
Young Naturalist Award http://www.amnh.org/
nationalcenter/youngnaturalistawards/
plan and execute scientific expedition $500-2,500