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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 $150,000 of scholarships to St. Vrain Valley Schools high school graduates each spring.  Applications for scholarships for the Class of 2024 will be available December 1, 2023, and are due on March 5, 2024. 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

  • Agriscience Mentorship Scholarship

    The Agriscience Mentorship Scholarship was created to recognize students who have participated in the St. Vrain Valley Schools Career Elevation and Technology Center’s Agricultural Sciences pathway. These students have analyzed the concepts and principles of agriculture in society, revised their career and educational goals, enhanced personal, leadership, and career skills, and evaluated their progress and plans for future achievement. This scholarship opportunity is in partnership with Stapp Inspires at Stapp Interstate Toyota.

    Award:  Two (2) awards of $2,000 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 or university located in the United States, beginning the fall of 2024
    • Be a student who has participated in the Agriscience Mentorship Program

    Agriscience Mentorship Scholarship Guidelines 2024

  • American Legion Auxiliary Unit 32 Scholarship

    American Legion Auxiliary Unit 32 is based in Longmont, Colorado.  They serve the St. Vrain School District and local Home Schools. Unit 32 is a community of volunteers serving veterans, military, and their families. They advocate for veterans, educate our citizens, mentor youth, and promote patriotism, good citizenship, peace, and security.

    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 or home 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 2024.
    • Demonstrate a financial need.
    • Demonstrate service to your community through volunteer hours.

    American Legion Auxiliary Unit 32 Scholarship Guidelines 2024

  • 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 2024.

    American Legion Auxiliary Unit 1985 Scholarship Guidelines 2024

  • 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 2024.
    • 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 2024

  • 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:  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
    • 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 2024.

    Brendan Duningan Scholarship Guidelines 2024

  • Brett & Scott Meade Scholarship for Agricultural and Animal Husbandry Studies

    The Brett & Scott Meade Scholarship for Agricultural and Animal Husbandry Studies is provided by Patricia Widger Meade in honor of her son’s Brett and Scott.  She is honoring them 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 2024.
    • Be planning to pursue a degree in agriculture, animal husbandry or veterinary medicine.

    Brett & Scott Meade Scholarship for Agricultural and Animal Husbandry Studies Guidelines 2024

  • 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 2024.

    Bud & Ruth Johnson Memorial Scholarship Guidelines 2024

  • 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 2024.
    • Be a resident of the Carbon Valley Communities of Dacono, Firestone or Frederick.

    Carbon Valley Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Guidelines 2024

  • Cemex Trade Scholarship

    Cemex is a global building materials company providing high-quality products and reliable service, with a rich history of improving the wellbeing of those it serves through innovative building solutions, efficiency advancements and sustainability efforts. At Cemex Lyons, we currently manufacture a lower-carbon product called Portland-limestone cement, with 10 percent lower carbon intensity than conventional Portland cement.  The Lyons Cement Plant plays a key role in the state’s economy, helping to meet growing demand for affordable infrastructure. We’re proud to collaborate with our local community by working closely with local nonprofits and community organizations to help make Lyons, the St. Vrain Valley and Boulder County a better place to live, work and build.

    Awards:  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
    • Have a 2.5 grade point average or higher
    • Be planning on completing a degree for trade or vocational occupations that include Advanced Manufacturing, Construction Manager, Electrician, Engineering, Journeyman, Mechanics, Plumbing or Technical Studies
    • Be planning to enroll as a full-time student at an accredited trade/vocational institution, two-year or four-year college or university located in the United States beginning the fall of 2024
    • Demonstrate academic achievement and a commitment to excelling in your chosen vocational field
    • Demonstrate a genuine passion for your chosen trade and have a clear vision of how your vocational skills will contribute to your future and society as a whole
    • Demonstrate involvement in extracurricular activities, leadership roles, or community service related to your chosen field of study

    Cemex Trade Scholarship Guidelines 2024

  • Cemex Trade Scholarship for Lyons

    Cemex is a global building materials company providing high-quality products and reliable service, with a rich history of improving the wellbeing of those it serves through innovative building solutions, efficiency advancements and sustainability efforts. At Cemex Lyons, we currently manufacture a lower-carbon product called Portland-limestone cement, with 10 percent lower carbon intensity than conventional Portland cement.  The Lyons Cement Plant plays a key role in the state’s economy, helping to meet growing demand for affordable infrastructure. We’re proud to collaborate with our local community by working closely with local nonprofits and community organizations to help make Lyons, the St. Vrain Valley and Boulder County a better place to live, work and build.

    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 Lyons Middle Senior High
    • Have a 2.5 grade point average or higher
    • Be planning on completing a degree for trade or vocational occupations that include Advanced Manufacturing, Construction Manager, Electrician, Engineering, Journeyman, Mechanics, Plumbing or Technical Studies
    • Be planning to enroll as a full-time student at an accredited trade/vocational institution, two-year or four-year college or university located in the United States beginning the fall of 2024
    • Demonstrate academic achievement and a commitment to excelling in your chosen vocational field
    • Demonstrate a genuine passion for your chosen trade and have a clear vision of how your vocational skills will contribute to your future and society as a whole
    • Demonstrate involvement in extracurricular activities, leadership roles, or community service related to your chosen field of study

    Cemex Trade Scholarship for Lyons Guidelines 2024

  • 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 2024.

    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 2024

  • 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 2024.
    • 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 2024

  • Edna Layton Scholarship

    The Edna Layton Scholarship Fund was established by Edna Layton, a teacher at Central Elementary.  The fund provides scholarships for students who are planning to pursue an education in the field of teaching.

    Award:  $1,500 – $7,000 – the amount and number of scholarships varies each year
    (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 two-year or four-year college or university located in the United States beginning the fall of 2024.

    Edna Layton Scholarship 2024


    Edna Layton Scholarship Renewal

    Award:  $1,500 – $7,000 – the amount and number of scholarships varies each year
    (payable to the recipient’s account at the educational institution of choice)

    Eligibility Requirements:

    • Be a former recipient of the Edna Layton Scholarship
    • Demonstrate proven academic success
    • Be pursuing a degree in the field of Education/Teaching
    • Be planning to continue enrolment as a full-time student at a two-year or four-year college or university located in the United States beginning the fall of 2024.

    Application Process:

    Complete the online scholarship application on the St. Vrain Valley Schools Education Foundation website (https://stvrainfoundation.org/programs/student-scholarships/edna-layton-scholarship-fund-renewal-application/).

    Edna Layton Scholarship Renewal Guidelines 2024

  • 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 2024.
    • Have a 3.0 grade point average or higher

    Evelyn C. Elder Memorial Scholarship Guidelines 2024

  • 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 2024
    • Have a 4.0 grade point average or higher

    Gladys Hubbard Scholarship Guidelines 2024

  • 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 2024.
    • 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 2024

  • 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 2024.
    • Be planning to pursue a degree in accounting

    JBSK Accounting Scholarship Guidelines 2024

  • 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 2024.
    • 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 2024

  • 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 2024.
    • 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 2024

  • 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 2024.

    Larry Sieckmann Memorial Scholarship Guidelines 2024

  • 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:  Eight (8) 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 2024.
    • 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 2024

  • Marsha Nixon Soukup Memorial Scholarship

    This scholarship was established in memory of Marsh Nixon Soukup, a 1977 graduate of Longmont High School who passed away in 2000.  Marsha had a life-long passion for music and played the flute.  She graduated from the University of Colorado in 1981 with a degree in accounting.  It is not required for the recipient of this scholarship to pursue a degree in music, but a love and passion for music is desired.

    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 or university located in the United States, beginning the fall of 2024
    • Be a member of the high school band, orchestra and/or choir
    • Have a written recommendation from band, orchestra and/or choir teacher

    Marsha Nixon Soukup Memorial Scholarship Guidelines 2024

  • 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 2024.
    • Be the child of a single parent

    Pearl Group Above All Scholarship Guidelines 2024

  • Rebel Rodders Car Club Scholarship

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

    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, Erie High School or Mead 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 2024.

    Rebel Rodders Car Club Scholarship Guidelines 2024

  • 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 2024.
    • 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 2024

  • Russell and Katie Robison Scholarship

    Russell and Katie Robison are local residents who are involved in education and helping students achieve their highest potential.

    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
    • Have a 3.5 grade point average or higher
    • Demonstrate a financial need
    • Have been active in at least 1 extra-curricular activity or part-time job
    • Be planning to enroll as a full-time student at an accredited trade/vocational school, two-year or four-year college or university located in the United States, beginning the fall of 2024

    Russell and Katie Robison Scholarship Guidelines 2024

  • 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 2024.
    • 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 2024

  • 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 2024.

    Tom Nelson Scholarship Guidelines 2024

  • Twin Peaks Rotary Club Scholarship

    The Longmont Twin Peaks Rotary Club was chartered by Rotary International on May 18, 1985. The club is an enthusiastic and dedicated group, and they are proud to be a vital part of the largest and oldest service organization in the world.  Rotary has an engaging principal of “Service Above Self.”  Scholarships are funded through event held by the club throughout the year.

    Award:  Amount and number of scholarships varies each year
    (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 3.5 grade point average or higher
    • Be planning to enroll as a full-time student at an accredited trade/vocational school, two-year or four-year college/university, located in Colorado beginning the fall of 2024.
    • Demonstrate achievement in activities both in and out of school.
    • Demonstrate a financial need.

    Twin Peaks Rotary Club Scholarship Guidelines 2024

  • Welker Scholarship (Edith Welker Myers Educational Scholarship)

    The deadline had been extended for this scholarship only due to the delay in FAFSA sending SAR reports.  Students must enter their SAI score from the SAR or the FAFSA estimator tool on the general application by May 10, 2024 to be considered for this award. 

    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 2024.
    • Be planning to attend a non-sectarian Colorado institution
    • Be a student with financial need
    • Must complete FAFSA by February 15, 2024

    Welker Scholarship Guidelines 2024

  • 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 2024.

    Willis “Bud” Johnson Memorial Scholarship Guidelines 2024


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 2024.

    American Legion Auxiliary Unit 1985 Scholarship 2024

  • Emma Gallegos Women in STEM Scholarship

    Emma Gallegos a graduate of Frederick High School wants to provide a scholarship for a female student who will be majoring in STEM.  Emma has a degree from Iowa State in industrial technology and manufacturing (engineering).  She is a Project Engineer at ASTRO America.

    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
    • Have a 2.5 grade point average or higher
    • Be a female student planning to pursue a STEM career
    • 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 2024.

    Emma Gallegos Women in STEM Scholarship Guidelines 2024

  • 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:  One (1) awards of $1,500
    (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 2024.

    Frederick High School Alumni Association Scholarship Guidelines 2024

  • 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 2024.
    • Have been active in at least 1 extra-curricular activity

    Frederick High School Booster Club Scholarship Guidelines 2024

  • 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 2024.

    Frederick High School Education Foundation Scholarship Guidelines 2024

  • 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 2024.

    Frederick High School Staff Scholarship Guidelines 2024

  • 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 2024.
    • Have a 2.5 grade point average or higher

    Frederick High School Succeeds Scholarship Guidelines 2024

  • 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 2024.
    • Have participated in at least 2 high school activities

    Friends of Mario Portillo Memorial Scholarship Guidelines 2024

  • Rebel Rodders Car Club Scholarship

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

    Award:  One (1) award 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, Erie High School or Mead 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 2024.

    Rebel Rodders Car Club Scholarship Guidelines 2024

  • 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 2024.
    • Be planning to major in Business
    • Prefer FBLA Involvement, but not mandatory

    Zadel Realty Scholarship Guidelines 2024


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 2024.

    Larry Sieckmann Memorial Scholarship Guidelines 2024

  • 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 2024.
    • 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 2024

  • 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 2024.
    • Have a 3.25 grade point average or higher.

    Prism Scholarship Guidelines 2024

  • 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 2024.
    • Be planning to attend a college or university located in Colorado.
    • Be majoring in Education/Teaching

    Ray Hickman Memorial Scholarship Guidelines 2024

  • 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 2024.

    American Legion Auxiliary Unit 1985 Scholarship 2024

  • 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 2024.

    Larry Sieckmann Memorial Scholarship Guidelines 2024

  • 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 2024.
    • 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 2024

  • Rebel Rodders Car Club Scholarship

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

    Award:  One (1) award 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, Erie High School or Mead 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 2024.

    Rebel Rodders Car Club Scholarship Guidelines 2024


Scholarships for Skyline High School Students

  • Skyline High School Booster Club Scholarship

    The Skyline High School Booster Club is a parent-run volunteer group dedicated to supporting the student body, athletics, arts and clubs at Skyline High School. From concessions profits at athletic events and other fundraising, the Booster Club is happy to provide this 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 Skyline 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 2024.
    • Have been active in at least 1 extra-curricular activity or part-time job.

    Skyline High School Booster Club Scholarship Guidelines 2024


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.

    • HM3 Christopher “Doc” Anderson Memorial Scholarship
    • James B. Clayton Memorial Scholarship
    • Kiwanis Club Of Longmont Foundation Scholarship
    • Nancy L. Nixon Memorial Scholarship
    • Phil Hart Memorial Scholarship
    • The Fred Elhart World War II Memorial Scholarship
    • The Paul David Rodriguez Vietnam Memorial Scholarship
    • Third Avenue Eyecare Scholarship

    Click Here for the Scholarship Descriptions

    Please note the SVVSD General Scholarship application is available in Naviance.  Reach out to your counselor if you need help finding it.

  • American Legion Oratorical Scholarship Contest

    The American Legion Oratorical Contest exists to develop deeper knowledge and appreciation for the U.S. Constitution among high school students. Since 1938, the program has presented participants with an academic speaking challenge that teaches important leadership qualities, the history of our nation’s laws, the ability to think and speak clearly, and an understanding of the duties, responsibilities, rights and privileges of American citizenship.

    The deadline to submit an application is November 1, 2023.

    Click Here for a flyer.

    Click Here for more information.

  • Bright Futures Scholarships for Weld County

    Bright Futures was founded in 2015 as a Weld County workforce initiative designed to strengthen the vitality of the Weld County community. A Bright Futures award can be used toward tuition, fees, books transportation and/or a computer for school.

    Award:

    • $1,750 per semester/$3,500 per year/$14,000 over eight semesters to attend a two-year college, a four-year university or an industry-recognized training program in Weld County.
    • $1,000 per semester/$2,000 per year/$8,000 over eight semesters to attend a school or qualified training program in Colorado outside of Weld County or in any of Colorado’s seven bordering states (Wyoming, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Arizona or Utah).

    Eligibility Requirements:

    • A Weld County resident who is a resident of Weld County for two of their four years of high school. One of those two years must be their senior year of high school.
    • There is no academic requirement to apply the first year.
    • Applicants must complete the following requirements by May 15 at 5:00 pm.
      • Bright Futures application
      • FAFSA/CASFA application
      • 12 hours of community service and the log uploaded with the application

    The deadline to submit an application is May 15, 2024 at 5:00 pm

    Click Here for information flyer

    Click Here to apply

  • Centennial Lending A Hand Foundation Community Scholarship

    This scholarship is available to residents of Northern Colorado and Wyoming. Applicants must be entering an institution of higher learning (junior college, college, university, or technical or trade school) in the fall of 2024 or spring of 2025, or a current student at an institution of higher learning.

    THE DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS IS TBD.

    CLICK HERE for more information and to apply.

  • Centennial Lending The Mark F. Bostock Scholarship

    This exclusive $1500 scholarship is available to employees of our credit union partners, as well as their spouses, children*, and grandchildren. Applicants must be entering an institution of higher learning (junior college, college, university, or technical or trade school) in the fall of 2024 or spring of 2025, or a current student at an institution of higher learning.

    THE DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS IS TBD.

    CLICK HERE for more information and to apply.

  • 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 2023/2024 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

  • Elevations Foundation Scholarships

    Elevations Foundation proudly supports scholarship initiatives for local graduating high school seniors in their pursuit of higher education. All Elevations Foundation scholarship recipients have a proven track record in academics and community engagement, but most importantly they have a financial need. This is a primary focus area of the Foundation that will continue in perpetuity.  Available scholarships are:

    • M.R. Hellie Memorial Scholarship
    • Wm. C. “Bill” Sterner Memorial Scholarship
    • Elevations Foundation Trade School Scholarship
    • The Bennett Family Trade School Scholarship
    • The Buffs4Life 2nd Gen Scholarship

    Application open January 1 to March 1, 2024

    Click Here for more information and to apply.

  • Erie Chamber of Commerce – Dave Stone Scholarship

    Each year the Erie Chamber of Commerce presents two – $2,000 scholarships for graduating seniors who are either Erie Residents or attending an Erie School.

    GENERAL INFORMATION:

    • Award money can be used at any university, college, or post-secondary institution. It will be sent directly to the school once the student is enrolled and provides their student ID to the Chamber office.
    • To qualify for the scholarship, you must be an Erie High School graduating senior or an Erie resident graduating senior attending any high school.
    • You must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative unweighted high school GPA, verified by an attached official transcript.
    • The scholarship committee members place an emphasis on community service. While we understand students participate in service-related high school activities, we only consider community activities that are not related to high school clubs, events, or group functions.
    • Follow all application instructions. Only complete applications that follow all instructions will be considered.

    Application deadline is March 20, 2024 at 5:00 pm

    Click Here for the application.

    Click Here for more 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 Braly Family Foundation Scholarship
    • American Association of University Women – Longmont Branch Scholarship
    • Arapahoe Pass Scholarship
    • Braly Geneva UNC Teaching Scholarship
    • Catherine C. Owen Scholarship
    • David and Rose Macy Scholarship – Colorado State University
    • Dr. Jack and Margaret Beyon Memorial Scholarship (FHS Only)
    • GP Memorial Lyons Athlete Scholarship (Lyons Middle/Senior High Only)
    • HB 49 Longmont 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 Vocational Scholarship (MHS or Mead Resident Only)
    • Stewart Golden Music Scholarship
    • St. Vrain Nursing Scholarship
    • St. Vrain Habitat for Humanity Scholarship

    Click Here for more information and to apply.

  • Longmont Symphony Orchestra Scholarships

    The Longmont Symphony Orchestra offers high school seniors the opportunity to receive Music Scholarships for their college pursuits.

    Click Here to visit the Longmont Symphony Orchestra website for more information.


    Gary L. Dicks Memorial Scholarship

    The Longmont Symphony Orchestra—alongside the Nancy L. Nixon Foundation—has established a Memorial Fund honoring the late Gary Dicks, who was a long time member of LSO’s trombone section. Each spring, a $1,000 scholarship is presented to a graduating senior who is pursuing a college education in music.  Deadline is TBD.

    Click Here for the application.


    Ray Parnaby Memorial Scholarship

    The Longmont Symphony Orchestra—alongside the Nancy L. Nixon Foundation—has established a Memorial Fund honoring the late Ray Parnaby, who was a long time member of LSO’s trumpet section.  Each spring, a $1,000 scholarship is presented to a graduating senior who is pursuing a college education in music.  Deadline is TBD.

    Click Here for the application.

  • P.E.O Chapter II Gold Star Award
    Philanthropic Educational Organization (P.E.O.) Chapter II in Longmont, Colorado, represents a women’s organization that is dedicated to educational opportunities for women.  P.E.O. was founded in 1859 at Iowa Wesleyan University.  You may learn more at our international website:  www.peointernational.org.

    The Gold Star Award is a financial award presented to the selected female graduating senior(s) in SVVSD.  The funds are presented directly to the student(s) and may be used for any college related expenses.  P.E.O. Chapter II in Longmont, CO, is offering $1000 Gold Star Award(s) to select female graduating seniors attending a public, private, or home school in the St. Vrain Valley District who will be going to college or an accredited training/professional school in the fall of 2024 and must show proof of applying or acceptance at the time of the application submission. The Award Recipient(s) will be notified directly by the Committee during April/May 2024.

    The Gold Star Application form is available for Senior female students seeking funding for post-high school education and can be provided by school counselors and administrators. The applications must be received by March 1, 2024 at 5pm.


    Click Here
    for more information.
  • 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
  • Premier Members Credit Union Scholarship

    Every year, Premier Members Credit Union recognizes high school seniors with academic, community involvement, and extracurricular activities, by providing higher-education scholarships. The credit union will award $25,000 in scholarships annually, directly to individuals, and through local school foundations and nonprofits within our communities.

    Through its Premier Members scholarships, the credit union awards five, $5,000 scholarships to graduating high school seniors who are continuing to technical school university or college. Applicants are selected based on proven excellence in academics, personal and career goals, community involvement, extracurricular activities. Financial need is considered, but not a determination of award.

    Selection Criteria:

    • Spring 2024 high school graduate, with a minimum 2.5 cumulative grade point average (GPA)
    • Show acceptance to a higher-education institution within the United States, and begin school as a full-time freshman in the fall 2024
    • Become a credit union member, if awarded a Premier Members scholarship

    Application open from January 15 – March 15, 2024

    Click Here for more information and to apply.

  • Sara Thompson Magical Mermaid Scholarship

    The Sara Thompson Magical Mermaid Scholarship is given in honor of Sara Thompson, a fabulous high femme, warrior for the community and fierce friend.  Sara believed in the power of all people to create opportunities from difficulties and often lent her strength to those who needed it most.  To continue her legacy, this scholarship  is intended to lend strength through monetary support to LGBTQ+ community members of all ages, whether in school or not, to support their ongoing efforts to create positive change in their own lives or the lives of others.

    Applicants must Self identify with the LGBTQ+ Community
    Currently attend a Colorado High School OR be enrolled or admitted to a Colorado Institution of higher education OR lived in Colorado for at least two years

    Please note: Funds must be used for personal growth / development OR higher education purposes. Please note if for personal development or personal growth the grant’s purpose MUST be to achieve a specific objective, produce a report or similar product, or improve or enhance a literary, artistic, musical, scientific, teaching, or similar capacity, skill or talent.

    Questions can be directed to the Longmont Community
    Foundation at 303-678-6555 ext. 102.

    Application deadline is April 3, 2024

    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.

  • TBK Bank Scholars Program 2023

    At TBK Bank, we know the value of education. We also know the value in helping train future leaders in the communities we serve. That’s why we’ve created the TBK Scholars Program: a $1,000 scholarship for fifteen hardworking students who qualify as low to moderate income, in keeping with standards set forth by the Community Reinvestment Act. We encourage any student living in a community served by TBK Bank and demonstrating financial need to apply.

    Eligible students have the opportunity to complete and submit their applications beginning Wednesday, February 1st, 2024, and ending at the close of business on Friday, March 31st, 2024. Applications must be submitted in their entirety by either emailing it to scholarship@tbkbank.com or bringing it at any TBK Bank branch before the March 31st deadline. Program applicants do not need to be registered account holders with TBK Bank, SSB.

    Click Here for more information and to apply.

  • Town of Frederick High School Scholarship

    The Town of Frederick has established a program that provides four-year scholarships for graduating high school seniors who are Frederick residents. This scholarship grants each recipient $2,000 per year for four years for post-secondary educational expenses, provided that the recipient is able to meet the on-going eligibility requirements.

    To be eligible for consideration, students must meet the following four requirements:

    • The applicant must be a graduating senior from an accredited high school or home school program
    • The applicant must be a resident of the Town of Frederick
    • The applicant must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher and must have taken a college preparatory curriculum (the commission has the latitude to consider a candidate who, due to exceptional circumstances, merits consideration from the Commission and may not have the requisite grade point average)
    • The applicant must have demonstrated excellence in extra-curricular activities such as drama, music, art, student government, athletics, science, leadership or service organizations, or other relevant activities

    Click Here to apply and for more information

  • United Power Scholarship Program

    United Power awards scholarships worth more than $20,000 each year. The cooperative awards scholarships each year to outstanding students served by the cooperative. Eligibility varies for each scholarship, but in general overall academic achievement (such as GPA and ACT/SAT scores), extracurricular activities, and community involvement rank high in the evaluation process. A brief written essay is required, and the applicant’s primary residence must be in United Power’s service territory. This year, the cooperative will be introducing a new scholarship opportunity for non-traditional students pursuing a technical or vocational education. Awards range between $1,000 and $2,000.

    Application Deadline is February 10, 2024.

    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. Dhaval Shah Scholarship for Future Doctors

    The Dr. DHAVAL SHAH Scholarship for Future Doctors provides an annual $1,000 award to help support a promising pre-med or medical student pursuing their academic and career goals. Established to honor the legacy of infectious disease specialist Dr. DHAVAL SHAH, this scholarship aims to inspire future physicians who share Dr. SHAH’s commitment to compassionate, innovative healthcare.

    • This is a one-time award of $1,000
    • Deadline for this scholarship is June 15, 2024
    • A winner will be announced by July 15, 2024

    Click Here for more information and to apply.


Scholarship Review Volunteers

For 2024 we will be awarding over $150,000 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 AwardSpring, 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 AwardSpring 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 AwardSpring 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 2024 Scholarship
  • Click here for the Scholarship Payment Information Form
  • Click here for Scholarship Award Ceremony Photos