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                         FEBRUARY 2010 SCHOLARSHIPS


Early February    Colorado Masons’ Benevolent Fund Scholarship – must be attending
                  college in Colorado; applications found in counseling office; must
                  participate in an interview with the local Masons in Rocky Ford before
                  application is official, then must be postmarked by March 7

Early February    Colorado Masons’ Benevolent Fund Vocational Grants – must be
                  attending an approved vocational training program in Colorado;
                  applications found in counseling office; must participate in an interview
                  with the local Masons in Rocky Ford before application is official, then
                  must be postmarked by March 15.

February 1        University of Northern Colorado On-Line Scholarship Deadline. By
                  filling out this on-line application, you are applying for numerous
                  scholarships. See counseling office for more info or go to
                  www.unco.edu/OFA/scholarships/undergrad/.

February 1        Burger King Scholars Program – $1000 scholarship. Must have 2.5
                  GPA, work part-time average of 10 hours/week, active in community
                  service activities, financial need; to apply, go to
                  www.haveityourwayfoundation.org/bkspl; access key: BKS.

February 1        CU-Boulder Presidents Leadership Class – application found at
                  www.presidentsleadershipclass.org; candidates must demonstrate
                  achievement in four areas: intellectual curiosity, leadership potential,
                  commitment outside of self, and community involvement.

February 1        Epsilon Sigma Alpha (ESA) Foundation Scholarships – numerous
                  scholarships – one scholarship application can be used to apply for up to
                  three different scholarships; app found in counseling office, or go to
                  http://www.esaintl.com/ESAF/scholarship_application2009.html.

February 1        Richie’s Spirit Foundation - $1,000 scholarship given to a student who
                  shows leadership, character and initiative in school and community affairs
                  and academic achievement. Must have a GPA of 3.2 or higher to apply.
                  Application in counseling office, or go to
                  http://www.richiesspirit.org/Scholarship.html.

February 3        Colorado Association of Career Colleges and Schools Scholarship -
                  $1,000 scholarship may be used at any post-secondary private technical
                  trade school or college that is a member of the Colorado Association of
                  Career Colleges and Schools (see list in counseling office). Must have a
                  minimum of “B” average, be planning to enroll full time, and be accepted
                  at the institution during the year for which the scholarship is to be
                  awarded. Application in counseling office.

February 10       KFC Colonel’s Scholars – GPA 2.75 or higher, pursuing a bachelor’s
                  degree, attend either a 2-year or 4-year public, in-state college or
                  university, US citizen; students must apply online at www.kfcscholars.org.
Updated 2/23/10
February 12       Southeast Colorado Power Association Scholarship – student’s
                  parents must be a member of Southeast Colorado Power Association,
                  plan to attend a two or four year college; application found in the
                  counseling office or online at www.secpa.com under the community tab.

February 12       Tri-State Generation and Transmission Scholarship – same
                  application and criteria as the Southeast Colorado Power Association
                  Scholarship listed above. Application found in counseling office, or at
                  www.secpa.com.

February 12       Basin Electric Power Cooperative Scholarship – GPA 3.8, student’s
                  parents must be a member of Southeast Colorado Power Association,
                  plan to attend a two or four year college; application found in the
                  counseling office, or at www.secpa.com.

February 15       Best Buy @15 Scholarship Program – One thousand $1,000
                  scholarships will be given. Scholarships are based on academic
                  achievement, volunteerism efforts and work experience. Go to
                  www.bestbuy.com/scholarships or www.at15.com.

February 15       AXA Achievement Community Scholarship - $2000 scholarship.
                  Qualifications include ambition, drive, determination to set and reach
                  goals and ability to succeed in college. Must describe an outstanding
                  accomplishment achieved in a non-academic activity. Download
                  application at www.axa-achievement.com. More information in
                  counseling office.

February 15       (DAR) Pittinger American History Scholarship - $2,000/year
                  scholarship for a student who will be focusing on American history or
                  American government while in college. Application in counseling office.

February 15       (DAR) Lillian and Arthur Dunn Scholarship - A $2,000 Scholarship
                  awarded to a student whose mother is a current, dues-paying member of
                  the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution. Application
                  in counseling office.

February 15       Colorado Society of CPA’s Accounting Scholarship – must major in
                  accounting in Colorado, 3.0 GPA; application available in counseling
                  office.

February 16       Ronald McDonald House Charities Scholarship – Minimum GPA of
                  2.7. Ideal applicant is an exemplary role model in his or her community,
                  has the initiative to fulfill educational goals, and has financial need.
                  Application found in counseling office, or go online to www.rmhc.org for
                  more information.

February 16       Ronald McDonald House Charities HACER Scholarship – must have
                  at least one parent of Hispanic heritage; a GPA of at least 2.7, leadership
                  qualities and financial need. Application found in counseling office, or go
                  online to www.rmhc.org for more information.
Updated 2/23/10
February 24         Ian James (Wally) Wallace Scholarship Fund – Student must be
                    committed to furthering his or her education in the field of arts and
                    sciences. Minimum GPA of 3.0. Scholarship is $1,500 to be used in the
                    first year of college. Application in counseling office or log onto
                    http://www.ianjameswallace.org/?p=application.


February 28         LEAD Foundation Scholarship - scholarship for students with
                    specific learning disabilities and AD/HD; must have a documented,
                    specific learning disability, 2.8 GPA; application found in counseling
                    office.

No particular deadline (the sooner, the better)
                      UNC BIOTA program – must be admitted to UNC and major in biological
                      science, program based on merit; for the application form go to
                      www.unco.edu/biology
Updated 2/23/10
                               March 2010 Scholarships


March 1           Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) – All colleges use
                  this to determine eligibility for federal financial aid such as Pell Grants,
                  other grants, loans and work-study. Must have 2009 tax returns
                  completed in order to fill form out. See counseling office ASAP for
                  information, or go to www.fafsa.edu.gov.

March 1           Mesa State Financial Aid and Scholarship Deadline – Online
                  application available at www.mesastate.edu/scholarships.

March 1           Colorado State University Pueblo Scholarship Deadline – Application
                  available at www.colostate-pueblo.edu/SFS/Pages/default.aspx.

March 1           Colorado State University Fort Collins Scholarships – Application at
                  http://sfs.colostate.edu/scholarships/csuscholarshipapplication.aspx.

March 1           Colorado State University Fort Collins First Generation Award – This
                  is a separate application from the regular on-line application. You are
                  eligible to apply if you are attending CSU Fort Collins in Fall 2010, have
                  financial need based on your FAFSA, have the potential for academic
                  success and neither of your parents has a bachelor’s or graduate degree.
                  Application in counseling office or go to www.fga.casa.colostate.edu.

March 1           Oklahoma Panhandle State University – Students with an ACT of 18 or
                  above are eligible to apply for these scholarships if they are accepted for
                  admission at OPSU. See the counselor’s office for application or go to:
                  www.opsu.edu.

March 1           University of Colorado at Colorado Springs – Application available at
                  http://finaidse.uccs.edu/. Must be accepted for admission before you can
                  start on the application.

March 1           Adams State College – Foundation Scholarships available by using the
                  Adams State Application. Go online to
                  http://www.adams.edu/finaid/foundation_schol_application.pdf or see
                  counseling office for more information.

March 1           CESDA Diversity Scholarship Program – Must be a first generation
                  college student, or member of an underrepresented ethnic or racial
                  minority, and/or show financial need. Must have a GPA of 2.8 to apply.
                  Other criteria include leadership, community service, academic goals and
                  financial need. Application in counseling office, or online at
                  http://www.cesda.org/documents/CESDA2010.doc.

March 1           Colorado County Clerks Association - $500 Scholarship with the
                   following requirements: 3.25 GPA, community involvement with an
                   interest in government, business or political science, financial need or
                   hardship. Three copies of application must be received by (not
                   postmarked by) March 1. Application in counseling office.

March 1           National Association of Women in Construction Scholarship – Up to
                  $1,000 given to help with tuition in a construction-related field. Male or
                  female students may apply! Application in counseling office.
Updated 2/23/10
March 1            Vision for Colorado Scholarship for Northeastern Junior College -
                   Must be accepted to Northeastern Junior College, have a 3.0 GPA, and
                   fill out the FAFSA. Details in counseling office, or go to www.njc.edu.

March 2            American Council of the Blind Scholarship – Must be legally blind with
                   a cumulative GPA of 3.3 or above. Must enroll full or part time in an
                   academic, vocational or certificate program after graduation. Application
                   in counselor’s office.

March 5           Scholar Athlete Milk Mustache of the Year Scholarship (SAMMY) –
                   recognizes students who excel in academics, athletics, leadership and
                   community service. See counseling office or look online for more
                   information. Apply online at: bodybymilk.com.

March 12           Robert H. Gerler Memorial Scholarship Application – This
                   scholarship may be used at the college of your choice. Application
                   in counseling office.

March 12           Colorado School of Mines E-days Scholarship – Provides full in-state
                   tuition for 4 years. Must be accepted for admission and planning to
                   attend Mines. Application in counselor’s office.

March 12            **FOR SOPHOMORES AND JUNIORS ONLY** Frontiers of Science
                   Institute - A summer science program at the University of Northern
                   Colorado in Greeley, CO. Dates are June 13 – July 23, 2010. Extended
                   deadline is April 16, 2010, but get application in by March 12 for first
                   round consideration. Information in counseling office.

March 15           Colorado Society of Mayflower Descendants Scholarship – having a
                   Mayflower ancestor is NOT a requirement; must write a 750 word essay
                   on topic provided in application; application found in the counseling office.

March 15           Colorado Young Farmers Educational Association Scholarship –
                   Two $500 awards to students majoring in agriculture at a 2 –year or 4-
                   year college in the 2010-2011 year. Selection is based on scholarship,
                   activities and interest in agriculture. Application is in counseling office.

March 15           Kohl’s Kids Who Care Scholarship Program – Recognizes and
                   rewards young volunteers (ages 6-18) who help make their communities
                   a better place. Must be nominated online by anyone over 18 at:
                   www.kohlskids.com. See counselor’s office for more information.

March 15           **Sophomore girls only**: 2010 Dottie Lamm Award – Must have
                   volunteer experience in your community and a strong academic record.
                   More information in counseling office, or go to www.wfco.org.

March 15           Regis University Collins Stewart Scholarship Opportunity – For
                   students who live within eastern Colorado. Must be accepted at Regis
                   University, and must demonstrate ability, academic achievement,
                   character and the desire to use their education for the service of others.
                   Application in counseling office.
Updated 2/23/10
March 19          IBC Education Foundation Scholarship – must be planning to attend a
                  Colorado college, junior college or vocational school. Minimum GPA of
                  3.0. Student or parents must have an account already established at an
                  IBC member bank. See counseling office for questions and application.

March 26          Bob Piper Construction Education Scholarship - $1,000 scholarship to
                  encourage further education in the construction industry. Includes, but is
                  not limited to the following fields: electrical, plumbing, HVAC, masonry,
                  painting, carpentry, architecture, construction management, etc.
                  Minimum GPA of 2.0. Application in counseling office.

March 31          Pinnacol Foundation Scholarship – must have a parent who was killed
                  or permanently disabled through a work-related accident or by
                  occupational disease during the course of employment with a Colorado-
                  based employer. Must demonstrate financial need. Come to the
                  counseling office for more information, or go to
                  www.pinnacol.com/foundation.

March 31           Pike’s Peak Section: Society of Women Engineers Scholarship For
                  female Colorado High School seniors who intend to enroll in engineering
                  or computer science in college. Must have high academic ability, show
                  an interest in math and science and be involved in school and community
                  activities. Application in counselor’s office.

March 31          Pike’s Peak Section of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics
                  Engineers – $500 scholarship for students who are going to major in
                  Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Computer Engineering or
                  Computer Sciences at a four–year college. Application in counseling
                  office or go to: www.ieee.org/pikespeak.

March 31          Colorado Education Association Ethnic Minority Scholarship – Four
                  $1,000 scholarships will be offered to ethnic minority high school seniors
                  whose parents are CEA members. May obtain application at
                  www.coloradoea.org. More information in counseling office.

March 31          US Bank Internet Scholarship Program – Random drawing, open to all
                  graduating students. Apply online at
                  www.usbank.com/cgi_w/cfm/studentloans/marketing.cfm.

March 31          Anycollege.com – random scholarship drawing; go to
                  www.anycollege.com and click on the “Win a Scholarship” link
Updated 2/23/10
                               April 2010 Scholarships


April 1           Ted Jung Memorial Scholarship Application – To be used at OJC
                  only. Ted Jung was a graduate of both Swink High School and OJC. He
                  passed away in 2009. Must have a minimum G.P.A. of 2.0 to apply.
                  Application is in counseling office.

April 1           Otero County 4-H Foundation Scholarship –$500 Scholarship will be
                  provided to an outstanding 4-H youth. Must be planning to enroll full-time
                  at a vocational, junior, community college or university in Colorado.
                  Selection based on academics, 4-H accomplishments and community
                  involvement. Must have been in 4-H in Otero County for at least 5 years,
                  with 2 of those years being after your 14th birthday. Application in
                  counseling office.

April 1           Arkansas Valley Cattlewomen – Agricultural scholarship. Application in
                  counseling office.

April 1           CollegeInvest Service Scholarship – a $6,000 random scholarship
                  drawing; must attend a Colorado 2 or 4-year college or vocational school,
                  complete the FAFSA with an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of
                  $15,000 or less, and commit to 40 hours of the designated service-to-
                  children community organizations; apply online at
                  www.collegeinvest.org/Scholarships

April 1           CollegeInvest Opportunity Scholarship – a $1,000 random scholarship
                  drawing; must attend a Colorado 2 or 4-year college or vocational school,
                  complete the FAFSA with an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of
                  $15,000 or less; apply online at www.collegeinvest.org/Scholarships. .

April 2           Tri-County Housing Scholarship for OJC Students – Two $1000
                  scholarships will be awarded. Minimum GPA of 2.5. Essay and letters of
                  recommendation required. Mail by March 29 so application is there by
                  April 2. Application in counseling office.

April 2           East Otero Conservation District Scholarship – $500 Scholarship.
                  Preference given (but not limited to) students majoring in agriculture
                  related fields. Application in counseling office.

April 2           American Public Health Association “Get Ready” Scholarship – Must
                  write an essay on preparing for an emergency. More information in
                  counseling office, or go to www.getreadyforflu.org.

April 15          Earl “E.J.” Conley Memorial Scholarship Application – Must be a full
                  time OJC student pursuing a major in history or political science, OR
                  participating in athletics at OJC, OR participating as a member of
                  Associated Student Government. Application in counseling office.

April 15          Otero Junior College Academic Scholarship– Qualifying students must
                  have a 3.0 cumulative GPA after 7 semesters of high school. The
                  scholarship covers $1,000 per semester. Application in counseling office.
Updated 2/23/10
April 15             OJC Math, Science and Technology Scholarship – For students who
                     will be attending OJC for the fall 2010 semester and majoring in math or
                     science. This scholarship will pay $1,000 towards tuition and $150.00
                     towards college related expenses per semester. Application in
                     counseling office.

April 15             OJC “The Arts” Scholarship - For graduating seniors who plan to
                     attend OJC full time and major in an area of the arts (graphic, theatre,
                     dance, history, political science, speech, literature or foreign language.)
                     Must have GPA of at least 3.0. Application in counseling office.

April 15             Jose “Chinky Gonzales Memorial Scholarship – Scholarship will be
                     awarded to an Arkansas Valley High School graduate who is of Hispanic
                     origin and will be attending OJC on a full-time basis. Application in
                     counseling office.

April 15             OJC Cecil Colley Scholarship - $2,500 scholarship. First priority will be
                     given to students who are majoring in engineering or physical science
                     with the intent of obtaining an Associate of Science degree at OJC.
                     Students in other areas may apply. Application in counseling office.

April 15             Cibrowski Family Foundation Scholarships – Eligible students must
                     be majoring in engineering or chemistry at The University of Denver or
                     Colorado School of Mines. Based on academic achievement, community
                     service & work ethic. Minimum ACT scores of 25 on English/ 29 on Math
                     required, along with a GPA of 3.5. Application is in counseling office.

April 15             Jo Lynn Dutton Peters Memorial Scholarship - Applicant must be a
                     full-time female student planning to attend OJC. Must be a graduate of
                     La Junta, Swink or Cheraw High Schools. Application in counseling
                     office.

April 16             SSG Justin Vasquez Memorial Scholarship – Three $500 scholarships
                     will be awarded. Given to a resident of Otero or Crowley County.
                     Minimum GPA of 2.5. Must write an essay on the subject, “This is Me:
                     Past, Present, Future.” Application in counseling office.

April 16             Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Scholarship- Eligibility
                     criteria include Latino student with consistent, active participation in
                     community service activities, strong writing skills and financial need as
                     demonstrated by the FAFSA. Information available in counseling office or
                     go online to www.chci.org/scholarships.

April 22, by 10 am   Adams State College Judith Richardson Visual Art Scholarship –
                      Must have at least 2 of the following: minimum GPA of 2.5, ACT Score of
                      19 or higher, rank in upper 2/3 of class. Must submit a portfolio of six
                      pieces of artwork. See application in counseling office for details.

April 26             Essay Contest on Ayn Rand’s Novel The Fountainhead – Open to 11th
                     and 12th graders. Write an essay from one of the suggested topics;
                     details are located in the counseling office; submit your essay online at:
                     www.aynrand.org/contests.
Updated 2/23/10
April 30          Dallas Smith Chapter of the National Honor Society Scholarship –
                  Applicant must have at least a 3.5 GPA and have financial need. Any
                  senior who will be attending college in Fall 2010 and meets these two
                  qualifications can apply. Application is in the counseling office.

April 30          Better Business Bureau of Southern Colorado Scholarship - $2,500
                  Scholarship to a senior who will be attending college in Colorado in the
                  fall. Minimum GPA of 3.0. Application must include a resume, a 1000
                  word essay and a letter of recommendation. Please see counselor’s
                  office for application.
Updated 2/23/10

                              May 2010 Scholarships


May 1             Team CollegeInColorado Scholarship - $1,000 scholarship to be used
                  at a Colorado college. Must attend a Team CIC Presentation and then
                  write an essay based on the presentation.

								
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