Painter Service for Others Scholarship Fund

This scholarship program was created to provide scholarships for full-time, undergraduate students in their junior or senior years pursuing college degrees in teaching or social work at one of the following schools: Metropolitan State University of Denver, University of Denver, or Colorado State University. Eligible candidates will be working toward a K-12 teaching certificate or will be following a course of study in social work with a special emphasis on assisting children and young adults.

Students who meet ALL of the following criteria are encouraged to apply:
- Will be a full-time junior or senior (minimum 12 credits/semester) at Metropolitan State University of Denver, University of Denver, or Colorado State University in the upcoming fall semester;
- Intend to pursue a career as a K-12 teacher or a social worker focusing on assisting children and/or young adults;
- Hold a 2.5 or higher cumulative G.P.A. or a minimum 3.0 G.P.A. in their major;
- Demonstrate financial need through completion of the FAFSA with an EFC of $12,000 or below;
- Have participated in significant volunteer/community service work in high school and in college;
- Have a high level of social concern and demonstrated leadership skills.

Selection: Recipients will be selected to receive a scholarship through a competitive process based on academic achievement, the quality of writing, and the applicant’s commitment, motivation, and potential for success in the field.

Award: Scholarship awards will be paid directly to a recipient’s college or university and can be applied toward tuition and fees only. Please note that award disbursement is contingent upon the outside scholarship acceptance policies of a recipient’s school. Automatic renewals for this scholarship do not take place, nor is awarding guaranteed simply because a recipient received the award previously. A student may re-apply for the opportunity if they have previously received the award,and if they have been, there is the opportunity to be awarded more than one time. The scholarship is to apply toward tuition and fees only. Awards must be used for the 2020-2021 academic year.

Questions? Contact Charmaine Brown at 303.996.7328 or cbrown@denverfoundation.org

Award
$1,500 - $5,000
Deadline
05/31/2020
Supplemental Questions
  1. Will you be working toward a K-12 teaching certificate or following a course of study in social work with an emphasis on assisting children and young adults?
  2. Have you received funding from this scholarship program before?
  3. Please provide the following information for your college/university:
    • 1. What is your anticipated major or program of study?
    • 2. What is the anticipated degree you plan to earn at the completion of your degree program?
    • 3. What is your anticipated enrollment status for the upcoming academic year?
    • 4. What is your anticipated graduation date? (ex. MM/YYYY)
  4. What is your current cumulative college gpa?
  5. Please provide your major/program of study specific cumulative gpa
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