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Student Scholarships

The Education Foundation oversees and manages scholarships in partnership with families, foundations and business partners for seniors from St. Vrain Valley Schools. These scholarship are for secondary education bound students who will be continuing their education at a trade/vocational school, a 2 year college or university or a 4 year college or university. The scholarships are funded by the Education Foundation, families, foundations and business partners.

The Education Foundation awards over $110,000 of scholarships to St. Vrain Valley Schools high school graduates each spring.  Applications for scholarships for the Class of 2023 will be available December 1, 2022, and are due on March 1, 2023. If you have any questions, contact us at studentscholarships@stvrainfoundation.org or at 720-652-8208.

Below is a list of scholarships offered through St. Vrain Valley Schools Education Foundation. Each of the listings has a brief description and a link the guidelines. At the bottom is a list of scholarships that are offered by other organizations and are available to seniors from St. Vrain Valley Schools.


Scholarships for Students from All SVVSD High Schools

  • Art and Lucy Stromquist Memorial Scholarship

    The Art and Lucy Stromquist Memorial Scholarship is provided by their family and friends.  Art and Lucy grew up in the area and both graduated from Longmont High School.  Art, a dedicated farmer, was deeply involved in education and served for a decade on the Board of Education for St. Vrain Valley Schools.  Lifelong learning was an essential part of Lucy’s life as well.  Her college education was interrupted by WWII, raising a family and helping her husband on the farm.  Lucy, however, was persistent and completed her MA degree in her mid-40’s.  She then served as the coordinator for Adult Education in St. Vrain Valley Schools for over 30 years.  Art and Lucy believed that everyone has the ability to learn if given the proper tools and support.

    Award:  Two (2) awards of $1,000 each
    (payable to the recipient’s account at the educational institution of choice)

    Eligibility Requirements:

    • Be a high school senior at a St. Vrain Valley Schools high school.
    • Be planning to enroll as a full-time student at an accredited trade/vocational school, two-year or four-year college/university, beginning the fall of 2023.
    • Be planning to attend a trade/vocational school, two-year or four-year college/university located in Colorado.
    • Be a first-generation college student.

    Art and Lucy Stromquist Memorial Scholarship Guidelines 2023

  • American Legion Auxiliary Unit 1985 Scholarship

    American Legion Auxiliary Unit 1985 is based in the Carbon Valley area.  Their mission is to support veterans, active duty military and promote Americanism.  The funds for the scholarships are raised at the St. Patrick’s Day Dinner and a car show held in September.

    Award:  One (1) award of $1,000 and Two (2) awards of $500 each
    (payable to the recipient’s account at the educational institution of choice)

    Eligibility Requirements:

    • Be a high school senior at Frederick High School or Mead High School
    • Be planning to enroll as a full-time student at a trade/vocational institution, two-year or four-year college/university located in the United States beginning the fall of 2023.

    American Legion Auxiliary Unit 1985 Scholarship 2023

  • Brendan Dunigan Memorial Foundation Scholarship

    The Brendan Dunigan Memorial Foundation Scholarship honors Brendan Dunigan who passed from an accident on July 18, 2016.  The scholarship is awarded to a senior who plans to pursue a degree for trade or vocational occupations.  To learn more about Brendan and the memorial foundation visit https://brendanmemorial.org/.

    Award:  Two (2) awards of $1,000 each
    (payable to the recipient’s account at the educational institution of choice)

    Eligibility Requirements:

    • Be a high school senior at a St. Vrain Valley Schools high school
    • Have a 2.5 grade point average or higher
    • Be planning on completing a program or degree for trade or vocational occupations
    • Be planning to enroll as a full-time student at a trade/vocational institution and or two-year or four-year college or university located in the United States beginning the fall of 2023.

    Brendan Duningan Scholarship Guidelines 2023

  • Brett Meade Scholarship for Agricultural & Animal Husbandry Studies

    The Brett Meade Scholarship for Agricultural and Animal Husbandry Studies is provided by Pat Meade in honor of her son Brett who was very involved in agriculture in the local community.  She is honoring him by providing a scholarship to support a student interested in pursuing a degree in agriculture, animal husbandry or veterinary medicine.

    Award:  One (1) award of $1,000
    (payable to the recipient’s account at the educational institution of choice)

    Eligibility Requirements:

    • Be a high school senior at a St. Vrain Valley Schools high school
    • Be planning to enroll as a full-time student at an accredited trade/vocational school, two-year or four-year college/university located in the United States, beginning the fall of 2023.
    • Be planning to pursue a degree in agriculture, animal husbandry or veterinary medicine.

    Brett Meade Scholarship for Agricultural and Animal Husbandry Studies Scholarship Guidelines 2023

  • Bud & Ruth Johnson Memorial Scholarship

    Bud Johnson passed away in 2021 and Ruth Johnson passed away in 2017 leaving a legacy to the community.  Bud and Ruth met while attending University of Colorado, where they were both members of the university hiking, skiing, and outdoor adventure clubs.  They raised 4 children sharing a passion for learning and literature to their children.  Prior to raising a family Ruth was a teacher and one of their children followed in her footsteps.

    Award:  One (1) awards of $2,500
    (payable to the recipient’s account at the educational institution of choice)

    Eligibility Requirements:

    • Be a high school senior at a St. Vrain Valley Schools high school
    • Have a 2.5 grade point average or higher
    • Be planning to major in Education/Teaching
    • Be planning to enroll as a full-time student at a trade/vocational institution, two-year or four-year college or university located in the United States beginning the fall of 2023.

    Bud & Ruth Johnson Memorial Scholarship Guidelines 2023

  • Carbon Valley Chamber of Commerce Scholarship

    The Carbon Valley Chamber of Commerce Scholarship was created to help Carbon Valley area high school seniors achieve their post-secondary education and career goals.  The Carbon Valley Chamber of Commerce brings together three unique communities under one unified chamber.  They serve the Colorado municipalities of Dacono, Firestone and Frederick, which makes up the area known as Carbon Valley. The organization’s mission is – Carbon Valley Chamber of Commerce strengthens businesses, enhances economic development and connects communities.

    Award:  Three (3) awards of $1,000 each
    (payable to the recipient’s account at the educational institution of choice)

    Eligibility Requirements:

    • Be a high school senior at a St. Vrain Valley Schools high school.
    • Be planning to enroll as a full-time student at an accredited trade/vocational school, a two-year or four-year college/university beginning the fall of 2023.
    • Be a resident of the Carbon Valley Communities of Dacono, Firestone or Frederick.

    Carbon Valley Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Guidelines 2023

  • Cundall Art Scholarship

    Please note this application is not part of the general application, see the guidelines below for how to apply.

    Award: $500 – $3,000 (The amount and number of awards varies depending on funds available in the account at the time of awards)
    (payable to the recipient’s account at the educational institution of choice)

    Eligibility Requirements:            

    • Graduating senior from a St. Vrain Valley Schools high school
    • Demonstrate a financial need
    • Submit a portfolio (See below for details)
    • Students must be planning on a major or minor in Art
      • (graphic design/photography/architecture, etc.)
    • Be planning to enroll as a full-time student at a trade/vocational institution, two-year or four-year college or university located in the United States beginning the fall of 2023.

    Important Application Information:

    The application materials can be found in the Schoology course “Cundall Art Scholarship.” Students can join by going to schoology.svvsd.org > courses > add course > enter access code JZWR-GG59-PDVZ2

    Please see the scholarship guidelines for more information.

    Cundall Art Scholarship Guidelines 2023

  • Donna Bower Memorial Scholarship

    Donna Bower was a long time employee of the St. Vrain Valley School District at Rocky Mountain Elementary, her family is honoring her dedication to students with this scholarship.

    Award: One (1) awards of $1,000
    (payable to the recipient’s account at the educational institution of choice)

    Eligibility Requirements:

    • Be a high school senior at a St. Vrain Valley Schools high school
    • Be planning to enroll as a full-time student at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university or trade school located in the United States, beginning the fall of 2023.
    • Be a child of a single parent

    Qualification Preferences:
    (Not required to apply, but the selection committee will take into consideration when they make the scholarship award selection.)

    • Be a student who attended Rocky Mountain Elementary

    Donna Bower Memorial Scholarship Guidelines 2023

  • Evelyn C. Elder Memorial Scholarship

    The Evelyn C. Elder Memorial Scholarship is provided by the Elder family and their friends to honor Evelyn C. Elder who passed from Sudden Unexplained Infant Death in August of 2014.  The scholarship recipient should possess qualities such as:  love of learning, authenticity, community stewardship, leadership in the community and resiliency.

    Award:  One (1) award of $2,000
    (payable to the recipient’s account at the 4-year educational institution of choice)

    Eligibility Requirements:

    • Be a high school senior at a St. Vrain Valley Schools high school
    • Be planning to enroll as a full-time student at an accredited four-year college or university located in the United States, beginning the fall of 2023.
    • Have a 3.0 grade point average or higher

    Evelyn C. Elder Memorial Scholarship Guidelines 2023

  • Gladys Hubbard Scholarship

    Award:  Three (3) awards of $1,000 each
    (payable to the recipient’s account at the educational institution of choice)

    Eligibility Requirements:

    • Be a high school senior at a St. Vrain Valley Schools high school
    • Be planning to enroll as a full-time student at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university located in the United States, beginning the fall of 2023
    • Have a 3.0 grade point average or higher

    Gladys Hubbard Scholarship Guidelines 2023

  • Henry Braly Football Lineman Scholarship

    Please note this application is not part of the general application, see the guidelines below for how to apply.

    The Braly Family Foundation was established in 2006 in honor or Guy and Laura Braly.  This scholarship is in honor of the foundations founder Henry Braly.  Henry was a lineman at Longmont High in the 1950’s and continued to play in college.

    Award:  One (1) award of $10,000 to be paid over two years

    • $5,000 for first year or first half of trade school program and $5,000 for second year or second half of trade school program
    • For the second year of scholarship funding you will be required to provide:
      • Proof of continued enrollment
      • Proof of maintaining a 2.5 GPA or higher

    Eligibility Requirements:

    • Be a high school senior at a St. Vrain Valley Schools high school
    • Be planning to enroll as a full-time student at an accredited trade school, two-year or four-year college or university located in the United States, beginning the fall of 2023.
    • Have a history of excellence as a Football Lineman
    • Have a 2.5 grade point average or higher
    • In an effort to be fair and to assist as many students as possible, students can only receive one of all available scholarships the Braly Family Foundation presents.

    Click Here to Apply

    Henry Braly Football Lineman Scholarship Guidelines 2023

  • JBSK CPAs Accounting Scholarship

    JBSK is one of the leading CPA firms in and throughout the Longmont area.  The firm’s partners are very community oriented and interested in providing support to students who are pursuing a degree in accounting.  Visit www.jbskcpas.com for more information in the firm.

    Award:  Two (2) awards of $500 each OR one (1) award of $1,000
    (payable to the recipient’s account at the educational institution of choice)

    Eligibility Requirements:

    • Be a high school senior at a St. Vrain Valley Schools high school
    • Be planning to enroll as a full-time student at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university or trade school located in the United States, beginning the fall of 2023.
    • Be planning to pursue a degree in accounting

    JBSK Accounting Scholarship Guidelines 2023

  • Julia Sage Stolte Memorial Scholarship

    Julia’s mother Laurel taught ESL and social studies at Sunset Middle School for 4 years. Julia’s parents Laurel and Christopher would like to provide a scholarship that support a student who embodies their hope for their daughter.

    Award:  One (1) award of $1,000
    (payable to the recipient’s account at the educational institution of choice)

    Eligibility Requirements:

    • Be a high school senior at a St. Vrain Valley Schools high school
    • Be planning to enroll as a full-time student at an accredited trade/vocational institution, two-year or four-year college/university located in the United States, beginning the fall of 2023.
    • Demonstrate a commitment to serving your community through documented hours of community service.
    • Be bilingual and demonstrate how you have used your language skills to bring people together.
    • Be a student with financial need.

    Julia Sage Stolte Memorial Scholarship Guidelines 2023

  • Kathy Hall Future Impact Scholarship

    The Kathy Hall Future Impact Scholarship was developed to demonstrate the Education Foundation Board of Directors’ appreciation for our past Executive Director, Kathy Hall.  Kathy volunteered 9 years of service to the Education Foundation.  Her passion for enhancing student success and teacher excellence helped the foundation to have significant growth during her tenure.

    Award:  One (1) award of $2,000
    (payable to the recipient’s account at the educational institution of choice)

    Eligibility Requirements:

    • Be a high school senior at a St. Vrain Valley Schools high school.
    • Be planning to enroll as a full-time student at an accredited trade/vocational institution, two-year or four-year college/university located in the United States, beginning the fall of 2023.
    • Have a 2.5 grade point average or higher.
    • Be a student who is well-rounded.
    • Be a student with financial need.

    Kathy Hall Future Impact Scholarship Guidelines 2023

  • Larry Sieckmann Memorial Scholarship

    Larry Sieckmann was a long-time community resident proudly involved in community banking and local civic organizations.  He was vitally interested in making the Longmont and Mead area a great place to work and raise children.  Larry’s family and friends are honoring his memory with the scholarship.

    Award:  One (1) award of $1,000
    (payable to the recipient’s account at the educational institution of choice)

    Eligibility Requirements:

    • Be a high school senior at Longmont High School or Mead High School.
    • Be planning to enroll as a full-time student at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university located in the United States, beginning the fall of 2023.

    Larry Sieckmann Memorial Scholarship Guidelines 2023

  • Longmont Latinx Voices Scholarship

    The Longmont Latinx Voices (LLV) group was created in 2019 to help raise funds for local students to help elevate them to a better place through the power of knowledge. They focus on increasing access to education, extracurricular activities and participation in the civic process.  Their mission is to provide scholarships through cultural community fundraisers to increase educational and extracurricular opportunities for Latinx youth in the St Vrain Valley School District.

    Award:  Six (6) awards of $1,000 each
    (payable to the recipient’s account at the educational institution of choice)

    Eligibility Requirements:

    • Be a high school senior at a St. Vrain Valley Schools high school.
    • Be planning to enroll as a full-time student at an accredited trade school, two-year or four-year college or university located in the United States, beginning the fall of 2023.
    • Be a Latinx, Latina or Latino student with at least one parent of Latinx Heritage.
    • Have a 2.0 grade point average or higher.
    • Be a student with financial need.

    Longmont Latinx Voices Scholarship Guidelines 2023

  • Marsha Nixon Soukup Memorial Scholarship

    Award:  One (1) award of $1,000
    (payable to the recipient’s account at the educational institution of choice)

    Eligibility Requirements:

    • Be a high school senior at a St. Vrain Valley Schools high school
    • Be planning to enroll as a full-time student at an accredited four-year college or university located in the United States, beginning the fall of 2023.
    • Be a member of the high school band and/or orchestra
    • Have a written recommendation from band/orchestra teacher

    Marsha Nixon Soukup Memorial Scholarship Guidelines 2023

  • Pearl – Above All Scholarship

    Pearl is a local organization that focuses on providing single parent families the hope and skills necessary to build an economically and emotionally stable home environment through sustainable programs. This scholarship is expected to provide children of single parents the opportunity to obtain a college education and understanding of sustainable life skills that will provide long-term stability.  To learn more about Pearl please visit www.pearlpromise.org.

    Award:  Two (2) awards of $500 each
    (payable to the recipient’s account at the educational institution of choice)

    Eligibility Requirements:

    • Be a high school senior at a St. Vrain Valley Schools high school
    • Be planning to enroll as a full-time student at an accredited trade/vocational institution, two-year or four-year college/university located in the United States, beginning the fall of 2023.
    • Be the child of a single parent

    Pearl Group Above All Scholarship Guidelines 2023

  • Rhonda Herrman Community Involvement Scholarship

    This scholarship was established in honor of Rhonda Herrman, former staff member of the St. Vrain Valley Credit Union.  Rhonda was influential in establishing the SVVCU Community Involvement Committee as a way to give back to the community the credit union serves.  Elevations Credit Union, which purchased St. Vrain Valley Credit Union in 2012, is happy to continue Rhonda’s vision through this scholarship.  This scholarship is funded through Elevations Foundation.  To learn more about Elevations Foundation visit https://www.elevationscu.com/foundation.

    Award:  Two (2) awards of $1,000 each
    (payable to the recipient’s account at the educational institution of choice)

    Eligibility Requirements:

    • Be a high school senior at a St. Vrain Valley Schools high school.
    • Be planning to enroll as a full-time student at an accredited trade/vocational institution, two-year or four-year college/university located in the United States, beginning the fall of 2023.
    • Have a 2.5 grade point average or higher.
    • Have completed a minimum of 75 hours of qualified community service over the past 12 months (documentation is required).
    • Be a member in good standing or a child/relative of a current member at Elevations Credit Union.

    Rhonda Herrman Community Involvement Scholarship Guidelines 2023

  • SVVSEF & FRCC Partnership Scholarship

    The St. Vrain Valley Schools Education Foundation and the Front Range Community College Foundation have joined in partnership to offer scholarships to students from St. Vrain Valley Schools who plan to attend Front Range Community College.

    Award: Up to ten (10) scholarships annually for $1,000 each
    (payable to the recipient’s account at Front Range Community College.)

    Eligibility Requirements:

    • Be a high school senior at a St. Vrain Valley Schools high school
    • Be planning to enroll and attend courses as a full-time student at Front Range Community College, beginning the fall of 2023.
    • Have a 2.5 grade point average or higher
    • Applicant must be 250% Pell eligible
    • Applicant must meet Colorado resident eligibility criteria

    SVVSEF-FRCC Partnership Scholarship Guidelines 2023

  • Tom Nelson Memorial Golf Scholarship

    Award:  One (1) award of $1,000
    (payable to the recipient’s account at the educational institution of choice)

    Eligibility Requirements:

    • Be a high school senior at a St. Vrain Valley Schools high school
    • Student must have been involved in Golf for at least two-years at the high school level, with one-year at the varsity level.
    • Have a 3.0 grade point average or higher
    • Be planning to enroll as a full-time student at an accredited four-year college or university located in the United States, beginning the fall of 2023.

    Tom Nelson Scholarship Guidelines 2023

  • Welker Scholarship (Edith Welker Myers Educational Scholarship)

    Award:  $500 to $1,000 – scholarships, amount and number varies
    (payable to the recipient’s account at the educational institution of choice)

    Eligibility Requirements:

    • Be a high school senior at a St. Vrain Valley Schools high school
    • Be planning to enroll as a full-time student at an accredited trade/vocational institution, two-year or four-year college/university beginning the fall of 2023.
    • Be planning to attend a non-sectarian Colorado institution
    • Be a student with financial need
    • Must complete FAFSA by February 15, 2023

    Welker Scholarship Guidelines 2023

  • Willis “Bud” Johnson Memorial Scholarship

    Bud (Willis Blair) Johnson passed away in 2021.  Bud served in the US Army during World War II, and founded a successful consulting engineering firm in 1956 that still bears his name, and thrives, after 65 years in business.  Bud will be remembered for his kindness and generosity, his great love of the outdoors, his personal embodiment of integrity, his high level of craftsmanship, the strong, vital ways in which he engaged this life, his unwavering love for, and devotion to his family.

    Award:  One (1) awards of $2,500
    (payable to the recipient’s account at the educational institution of choice)

    Eligibility Requirements:

    • Be a high school senior at a St. Vrain Valley Schools high school
    • Have a 2.5 grade point average or higher
    • Be planning to major in Engineering
    • Be planning to enroll as a full-time student at a trade/vocational institution, two-year or four-year college or university located in the United States beginning the fall of 2023.

    Willis “Bud” Johnson Memorial Scholarship Guidelines 2023


Scholarships for Frederick High School Students

  • American Legion Auxiliary Unit 1985 Scholarship

    American Legion Auxiliary Unit 1985 is based in the Carbon Valley area.  Their mission is to support veterans, active duty military and promote Americanism.  The funds for the scholarships are raised at the St. Patrick’s Day Dinner and a car show held in September.

    Award:  One (1) award of $1,000 and Two (2) awards of $500 each
    (payable to the recipient’s account at the educational institution of choice)

    Eligibility Requirements:

    • Be a high school senior at Frederick High School or Mead High School
    • Be planning to enroll as a full-time student at a trade/vocational institution, two-year or four-year college/university located in the United States beginning the fall of 2023.

    American Legion Auxiliary Unit 1985 Scholarship 2023

  • Frederick High School Alumni Association Scholarship

    The Frederick Alumni Association was incorporated in 2010. The primary purpose of the organization is to raise funds for scholarships to be awarded to graduating seniors from Frederick High School. The secondary purpose is to coordinate and schedule annual events for the alumni of Frederick High School.

    Award:  Three (3) awards of $1,500 each
    (payable to the recipient’s account at the educational institution of choice)

    Eligibility Requirements:

    • Be a high school senior at Frederick High School
    • Have a 2.5 grade point average or higher
    • Be planning to enroll as a full-time student at a trade/vocational institution, two-year or four-year college/university located in the United States beginning the fall of 2023.

    Frederick High School Alumni Association Scholarship Guidelines 2023

  • Frederick High School Booster Club Scholarship

    The Frederick High School Booster Club is a parent run volunteer group, dedicated to the support of the student body, organizations, clubs, arts and athletic clubs at Frederick High School.  Through volunteerism and fundraising, the Booster Club is able to provide these scholarships.

    Award:  Three (3) awards of $1,000 each
    (payable to the recipient’s account at the educational institution of choice)

    Eligibility Requirements:

    • Be a high school senior at Frederick High School
    • Have a 2.5 grade point average or higher
    • Be planning to enroll as a full-time student at a trade/vocational institution, two-year or four-year college/university located in the United States beginning the fall of 2023.
    • Have been active in at least 1 extra-curricular activity

    Frederick High School Booster Club Scholarship Guidelines 2023

  • Frederick High School Education Foundation Scholarship

    The Frederick High School Education Foundation was formed in 2012 to support academic pursuits for students, alumni, and staff.  The foundation raises funds through community programs, fundraisers, and events by volunteers.  Part of these funds are used to fund scholarship each year.

    Award:  Two (2) awards of $1,000 each
    (payable to the recipient’s account at the educational institution of choice)

    Eligibility Requirements:

    • Be a high school senior at Frederick High School
    • Have a 2.5 grade point average or higher
    • Have 8 hours of volunteer service in the last 12 months
    • Be planning to enroll as a full-time student at a trade/vocational institution, two-year or four-year college/university located in the United States beginning the fall of 2023.

    Frederick High School Education Foundation Scholarship Guidelines 2023

  • Frederick High School Staff Scholarship

    The staff at Frederick High School created this scholarship to award scholarships to students that are involved in the school and local community.  The staff fund this scholarship through fundraisers held throughout the school year.

    Award:  One (1) award of $500
    (payable to the recipient’s account at the educational institution of choice)

    Eligibility Requirements:

    • Be a high school senior at Frederick High School
    • Have a 2.5 grade point average or higher
    • Be planning to enroll as a full-time student at a trade/vocational institution, two-year or four-year college/university located in the United States beginning the fall of 2023.

    Frederick High School Staff Scholarship Guidelines 2023

  • Frederick High School Succeeds Scholarship

    Frederick High School wants to support students as they continue onto post-secondary education.  This scholarship is meant to honor acknowledgments of students who have shown steady improvement of their grades over four year.

    Award:  One (1) award of $500
    (payable to the recipient’s account at the educational institution of choice)

    Eligibility Requirements:

    • Be a high school senior at Frederick High School
    • Demonstrate positive forward progression on transcript, meaning grades have stayed the same or improved over 4 years
    • Be planning to enroll as a full-time student at a trade/vocational institution, two-year or four-year college/university located in the United States beginning the fall of 2023.
    • Have a 2.5 grade point average or higher

    Frederick High School Succeeds Scholarship Guidelines 2023

  • Friends of Mario Portillo Memorial Scholarship

    This scholarship is a memorial scholarship to honor Mario Portillo who passed away in an accident in 1989.  The scholarship is funded by family, friends and alumni of Frederick High School.  Mario was a student at Frederick High School and would have graduated in 1991.

    Award:  One (1) award of $1,000
    (payable to the recipient’s account at the educational institution of choice)

    Eligibility Requirements:

    • Be a high school senior at Frederick High School
    • Must have attended Frederick High School for Junior and Senior Year
    • Have a 2.5 grade point average or higher
    • Be planning to enroll as a full-time student at a trade/vocational institution, two-year or four-year college/university located in the United States beginning the fall of 2023.
    • Have participated in at least 2 high school activities

    Friends of Mario Portillo Memorial Scholarship Guidelines 2023

  • Rebel Rodders Car Club Scholarship

    Rebel Rodders, a local area club of car enthusiasts.  They host car shows and events to raise fund to support scholarships for student in the Carbon Valley Area.

    Award:  Three (3) awards of $1,000 each
    (payable to the recipient’s account at the educational institution of choice)

    Eligibility Requirements:

    • Be a high school senior at Frederick High School
    • Have a 2.0 grade point average or higher
    • Be planning to enroll as a full-time student at a trade/vocational institution or two-year or college/university located in the United States beginning the fall of 2023.

    Rebel Rodders Car Club Scholarship Guidelines 2023

  • Zadel Realty Scholarship

    Zadel Realty was founded in 1980 by Greg Zadel and is based in Carbon Valley.  Since 2000, Zadel Realty has provided scholarships to graduating seniors going into the field of business.

    Award:  One (1) award of $500
    (payable to the recipient’s account at the educational institution of choice)

    Eligibility Requirements:

    • Be a high school senior at Frederick High School
    • Have a 3.0 grade point average or higher
    • Be planning to enroll as a full-time student at a trade/vocational institution, two-year or four-year college/university located in the United States beginning the fall of 2023.
    • Be planning to major in Business
    • Prefer FBLA Involvement, but not mandatory

    Zadel Realty Scholarship Guidelines 2023


Scholarships for Longmont High School Students

  • Larry Sieckmann Memorial Scholarship

    Larry Sieckmann was a long-time community resident proudly involved in community banking and local civic organizations.  He was vitally interested in making the Longmont and Mead area a great place to work and raise children.  Larry’s family and friends are honoring his memory with the scholarship.

    Award:  One (1) award of $1,000
    (payable to the recipient’s account at the educational institution of choice)

    Eligibility Requirements:

    • Be a high school senior at Longmont High School or Mead High School.
    • Be planning to enroll as a full-time student at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university located in the United States, beginning the fall of 2023.

    Larry Sieckmann Memorial Scholarship Guidelines 2023

  • Michael Thomas Hoge Scholarship for Mathematics

    Please note this application is not part of the general application, see the guidelines below for how to apply.

    Michael’s family and friends fund this scholarship to honor Michael’s thirst for knowledge, adventure, travel, and his love of playing Monopoly.  This scholarship is intended to go to a driven, well rounded student, with a love of learning, math, and adventure.

    Award:  One (1) award of $1,000 and Two (2) awards of $500 each
    (payable to the recipient’s account at the educational institution of choice)

    To Be Eligible for Nomination, Students Must:

    • Be a high school senior at Longmont High school
    • Be planning to enroll as a full-time student at an accredited trade/vocational institution, two-year or four-year college/university located in the United States, beginning the fall of 2023.
    • Have a history of hard work and determination as identified by the faculty at Longmont High School.

    Nomination Process:  The Longmont High School counselors and faculty of the math department are asked to identify candidates for this scholarship.

    Contact the Longmont High School Counseling Office for more information.

    Michael Thomas Hoge Scholarship for Mathematics Guidelines 2023

  • Prism Scholarship

    The Longmont High School (LHS) Prism scholarship is to be awarded annually to a college-bound, academically accomplished, student who self-identifies as LGBTQ.  This scholarship is funded by LHS LGBTQ alumni aiming to empower students to continue personal growth and academic success.  The founders empathize with the opportunities and challenges of growing up LGBTQ in Longmont. Having defined and achieved success through a diverse and meaningful set of experiences, the funders are excited to assist LHS graduates as they continue their academic careers and develop into leaders in their communities.  While there are no requirements for volunteerism or extracurricular involvement, applicants are encouraged to note any meaningful community service/organizational involvement that the committee should consider when deciding on a scholarship recipient.

    Award:  One (1) award of $1,500
    (payable to the recipient’s account at the educational institution of choice)

    Eligibility Requirements:

    • Be a high school senior at Longmont High School.
    • Be a student who self identifies as a LGBTQ.
    • Be planning to enroll as a full-time student at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university, located in the United States beginning the fall of 2023.
    • Have a 3.25 grade point average or higher.

    Prism Scholarship Guidelines 2023

  • Ray Hickman Memorial Scholarship

    Ray Hickman was a long-time employee of the St. Vrain Valley School District at Longmont High School, serving as Principal from 1948 until the mid-60’s when he became the Business Superintendent until his retirement. The Ray Hickman Memorial Scholarship, was established in his honor by his family and classmates of the family.

    Award:  One (1) award of $500
    (payable to the recipient’s account at the educational institution of choice)

    Eligibility Requirements:

    • Be a high school senior at Longmont High School.
    • Be planning to enroll as a full-time student at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university, beginning the fall of 2023.
    • Be planning to attend a college or university located in Colorado.
    • Be majoring in Education/Teaching

    Ray Hickman Memorial Scholarship Guidelines 2023

  • Scott Meade Art Scholarship

    Please note this application is not part of the general application, see the guidelines below for how to apply.

    Scott’s mother, Patricia Meade, honors her son by providing this scholarship to a Longmont High School senior who has demonstrated excellence in art and is planning to pursue are in college.

    Award:  One (1) award of $1,000
    (payable to the recipient’s account at the educational institution of choice)

    To Be Eligible for Nomination, Students Must:

    • Be a high school senior at Longmont High school
    • Be planning to enroll as a full-time student at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university or trade school located in the United States, beginning the fall of 2023.
    • Have a history of excellence in art, as determined by Longmont High School faculty

    Nomination Process:  The Longmont High School counselors and faculty of the art department are asked to identify candidates for this scholarship.

    Contact the Longmont High School Counseling Office for more information.

    Scott Meade Art Scholarship Guidelines 2023

  • Sommervold Memorial Scholarship

    Please note this application is not part of the general application, contact the Longmont High School Counseling Office for more information.

    This is a college scholarship awarded annually by the Sommervold Family in partnership with St. Vrain Valley Schools Education Foundation to several Longmont High School graduating seniors that have expressed in a 500 word essay, how they handled a challenging class and pushed through setbacks. The scholarship amount ranges between $500-$1,000 and the number of the scholarships available varies each year. The Longmont High principal, faculty, and members of the Sommervold family will identify candidates for this scholarship.

     


Scholarships for Mead High School Students

  • American Legion Auxiliary Unit 1985 Scholarship

    American Legion Auxiliary Unit 1985 is based in the Carbon Valley area.  Their mission is to support veterans, active duty military and promote Americanism.  The funds for the scholarships are raised at the St. Patrick’s Day Dinner and a car show held in September.

    Award:  One (1) award of $1,000 and Two (2) awards of $500 each
    (payable to the recipient’s account at the educational institution of choice)

    Eligibility Requirements:

    • Be a high school senior at Frederick High School or Mead High School
    • Be planning to enroll as a full-time student at a trade/vocational institution, two-year or four-year college/university located in the United States beginning the fall of 2023.

    American Legion Auxiliary Unit 1985 Scholarship 2023

  • Larry Sieckmann Memorial Scholarship

    Larry Sieckmann was a long-time community resident proudly involved in community banking and local civic organizations.  He was vitally interested in making the Longmont and Mead area a great place to work and raise children.  Larry’s family and friends are honoring his memory with the scholarship.

    Award:  One (1) award of $1,000
    (payable to the recipient’s account at the educational institution of choice)

    Eligibility Requirements:

    • Be a high school senior at Longmont High School or Mead High School.
    • Be planning to enroll as a full-time student at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university located in the United States, beginning the fall of 2023.

    Larry Sieckmann Memorial Scholarship Guidelines 2023

  • Margaret Olson Memorial Scholarship

    Margaret Olson was a dignified, well-educated and gracious lady in her demeanor and background.  A Mead High School valedictorian and graduate of the class of 1935, she was awarded a scholarship to the University of Colorado in Boulder.  Margaret was well liked by all who knew her.  She found many outlets for her creativity which included painting, knitting and writing poetry.  Her involvement in numerous organizations and activities in our area was the result of her generous nature.  Her family is honored to present this scholarship opportunity to a young woman in her memory.

    Award:  One (1) award of $500
    (payable to the recipient’s account at the educational institution of choice)

    Eligibility Requirements:

    • Be a high school senior at Mead High School.
    • Be planning to enroll as a full-time student at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university or trade school beginning the fall of 2023.
    • Be planning to attend a college, university or trade school located in Colorado.
    • Have a 2.5 grade point average or higher.
    • Be a female student.

    Margaret Olson Memorial Scholarship Guidelines 2023


Local Scholarships Opportunities

These are local scholarship opportunities that have been sent to St. Vrain Valley Schools Education Foundation. The Education Foundation is not part of the funding, application or decision process for these scholarships. We are listing them as an opportunity for students.

  • SVVSD General Scholarship Application

    The following scholarships use the SVVSD General Application.  All scholarships can be accessed via a student’s Naviance/Family Connection account.  Below is also a link to the general application and scholarship descriptions.

    • Twin Peaks Rotary Club Scholarship
    • Kiwanis Club Of Longmont Foundation Scholarship
    • American Legion Auxiliary Scholarship, Unit 32
    • SAL Squad #32 Scholarship (Sons of the American Legion Squad #32)
    • The Fred Elhart World War II Memorial Scholarship
    • Phil Hart Memorial Scholarship
    • James B. Clayton Memorial Scholarship
    • HM3 Christopher “Doc” Anderson Memorial Scholarship
    • Paul David Rodriguez Vietnam Memorial Scholarship
    • Third Avenue Eyecare Scholarship
    • Nancy L. Nixon Memorial Scholarship
    • Edna Layton Scholarship Fund

    Click Here for the Scholarship Descriptions
    Click Here for a link to download the General Application

  • CollegeInvest 529 Scholarship Program

    This program is designed to award scholarships to Colorado residents of middle income families who have planned for a higher education by saving over the years with a CollegeInvest 529 College Savings Plan.

    Click Here for more information and to apply

  • DAR Carbon Valley Chapter Scholarships

    The Carbon Valley Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR or DAR). DAR is a non-profit, non-political volunteer women’s service organization dedicated to promoting patriotism, historic preservation, and education.  Below are available scholarship opportunities for the 2022/2023 school year.

    DAR Good Citizens Program and Scholarship ContestClick Here for information.

    DAR State ScholarshipsClick Here for Information

    DAR National ScholarshipsClick Here for Information

  • DAR Longs Peak Chapter Scholarships

    The Longs Peak Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR or DAR). DAR is a non-profit, non-political volunteer women’s service organization dedicated to promoting patriotism, historic preservation, and education.  Below are available scholarship opportunities for the 2022/2023 school year.

    Wilma Dunn Student ScholarshipClick Here for guidelines and application.

    DAR Good Citizens Program and Scholarship ContestClick Here for information.

    DAR National ScholarshipsClick Here for Information

  • Hispanic Education Foundation Scholarship

    The Hispanic Education Foundation Scholarship is not based solely on a student’s grade point average (GPA) or their community service. All students are encouraged to apply. Applicants are not limited by race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or disability.

    Click Here for more information and to apply

  • Longmont Community Foundation Scholarships

    The Longmont Community Foundation offers many scholarships for students in St. Vrain Valley. We encourage you to visit the foundation’s website for more information.

    • Ascend St. Vrain Scholarship
    • Ascend St. Vrain Xilinx Scholarship
    • Ascend St. Vrain Braly Family Foundation Scholarship
    • American Association of University Women – Longmont Branch Scholarship
    • Arapahoe Pass Scholarship
    • Braly Lyons Football Scholarship (Lyons Middle/Senior High Only)
    • Catherine C. Owen Scholarship
    • Dr. Jack and Margaret Beyon Memorial Scholarship (FHS Only)
    • Henry Braly LHS Football Scholarship (LHS Only)
    • Jared Sekich Scholarship (MHS Only)
    • Joey Irwin Scholarship (FHS Only)
    • Madeline Marie Molzahn Sherrod Memorial Scholarship
    • Mark Martinez Scholarship (FHS Only)
    • Mead Area Trades and Vocaltional Scholarship (MHS or Mead Resident Only)
    • Stewart Golden Music Scholarship
    • St. Vrain Nursing Scholarship

    Click Here for more information and to apply.

  • P.E.O Chapter JH in Longmont Scholarships

    P.E.O. is a philanthropic educational organization for women built upon service and philanthropy as an outgrowth of its social bonds of love and friendship. Friendship is the cornerstone of P.E.O. It is the legacy left by our Founders and it thrives in our unique Sisterhood. P.E.O. exists to be a source of encouragement and support for women to realize their potential in whatever worthwhile endeavor they choose.

    The following scholarship is available:

    • Colorado State Scholarship Fund
      • 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.
      • The application deadline is January 31.
      • Click Here for More Information
      • Click Here to Apply
  • Sunshine Club of Longmont Scholarship

    The Sunshine Club of Longmont is a philanthropic organization supporting the St. Vrain Valley.  Visit the Sunshine Club website for more information.

    The Sunshine Club Dental Career Scholarship is available to any person who meets the following criteria: 

    • Intends to pursue or further a dental related career
    • Resides in the St. Vrain Valley School District attendance area
    • Has received a high school diploma or its equivalent
    • Has been accepted into an institution of post-secondary education (college/ university or trade)
    • Enrolled as at least a half-time student (6 hours or more)

    Click Here for More information and to apply.


National Scholarships Opportunities

These are national scholarship opportunities that have been sent to St. Vrain Valley Schools Education Foundation. The Education Foundation is not part of the application or decision process for these scholarships. We are listing them as an opportunity for students.

  • Dr. Eugene Kramer Scholarship For Future Doctors of America

    Future doctors of America can apply to the Dr. Eugene Kramer Scholarship for $1,000 which will be awarded to a single university or high school student who plans to embark on the journey to medical school to become a doctor.

    In order to apply, be a current undergraduate student at a university in the United States or a High School student that plans to attend university. The scholarship is geared towards students who plan to attend medical school in the future.

    The winner of the scholarship will be selected by an essay competition. A single winner will be chosen based on a creative essay of less than 1000 words answering the following:

    “Being a doctor comes with great responsibility. When you become a doctor, name something that you will you do that goes over and above the call of duty to give back to the world.”

    Click Here for more information and to apply.

  • Dr. Philip Sobash – Scholarship for Future Medical Doctors

    This scholarship is available for students who are currently enrolled in a University or High School, and have plans to attend medical school.

    Here is some brief information about our scholarship:

    • This is a one-time award of $1,000
    • Deadline for this scholarship is December 16, 2021
    • A winner will be announced by January 16, 2022

    Click Here for more details and to apply.

  • Jeremy Schulman Scholarship for First Generation Americans

    The Jeremy Schulman Scholarship for First Generation Americans is available to any current college student or high school student who plans to attend a university. The purpose of this scholarship is to generate awareness for the issues that children of immigrants are faced with in regards to the education system here in the United States.

    Click Here for more details and to apply.


Scholarship Review Volunteers

For 2023 we will be awarding over $110,000 in scholarship to graduating St. Vrain Valley Seniors!!

Scholarship application are submitted using an online platform.  The students completed their applications and uploaded all their documents digitally.  The application review process will be completed using the online platform as well.  Here is a highlight of the review steps:

  1. Reviewers will be set up with a log on for Kaleidoscope, the online scholarship platform using your email address.
  2. Each reviewer will be assigned scholarship applications to review and score using a rubric that is hosted in the Kaleidoscope platform.
  3. After reviews are completed, we will have a Zoom meeting to discuss the applications and award the scholarships.  

Here is the timeline for the review process:

  • TBD – Reviewers will receive their access to log into Kaleidoscope and access the applications they will be reviewing.
  • TBD – Deadline for reviewers to complete the application scoring.
  • TBD – Zoom meetings to discuss the applications and award the scholarships.  I will work with each group to schedule the Zoom meeting.

The Education Foundation will also hold two trainings via Zoom for volunteers.  These training sessions are not required, but we want to show you the online platform and be available to answer any question you have about the virtual review process.

If you have any questions or would like to volunteer please email studentscholarships@stvrainfoundation.org or click below to sign up.


Quick Links

  • Click here to view Recent Student Scholarship Recipients
  • Click here to apply for a 2023 Scholarship (Opens 12.1.2022)
  • Click here for the Scholarship Payment Information Form