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National Merit Scholarship Program

The National Merit® Scholarship Program is an academic competition for recognition and scholarships that began in 1955. High school students enter the National Merit Program by taking the

Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT®)—a test which serves as an initial screen of approximately 1.5 million entrants each year—and by meeting published program entry and participation requirements.


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MONTHLY DEADLINES

The Educator.com scholarship is for both current college students and rising freshmen.


The Foundation for Colorado Gifted and Talented Concurrent Enrollment Scholarships are intended to assist GT High School students (9-12) in meeting additional tuition costs incurred, beyond district reimbursement, when taking concurrent classes at an institution other than the local community college.


A guide to scholarships for Criminal Justice majors is available at BestColleges.com.

AFS-USA has scholarships available to help students study abroad.


The Foundation for Colorado Gifted and Talented Concurrent Enrollment Scholarships are intended to assist GT High School students (9-12) in meeting additional tuition costs incurred, beyond district reimbursement, when taking concurrent classes at an institution other than the local community college.


Top Reveal Smart Home Scholarship is helps college students pay for the things they need most while embracing and celebrating their love for smart gadgets.


The US Bank Scholarship Program is available to high school seniors or current undergraduate college students enrolled by September at an eligible two- or four-year college or university.


The Foundation for Colorado Gifted and Talented Concurrent Enrollment Scholarships are intended to assist GT High School students (9-12) in meeting additional tuition costs incurred, beyond district reimbursement, when taking concurrent classes at an institution other than the local community college.


Every year, Wendy’s High School Heisman and The Heisman Trophy Trust team up to recognize more than 5,000 of the best high school seniors and rewards $120,000 to schools across the country. The culmination of this process takes place in December in conjunction with the National Heisman Memorial Trophy presentation during Heisman Weekend in New York City.

The American Chemical Society (ACS) sponsors scholarship programs for qualified applicants who want to enter the fields of chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering, chemical technology and teaching. The programs aim to encourage diversity among applicants and build awareness of the value and rewards associated with careers in science and technology.


The Boettcher Scholarship program supports Colorado’s top students by providing them with Colorado scholarships to attain an excellent in-state education, a vast network of alumni and community leaders, and access to additional opportunities that enrich their time in college.


The Daniels Scholarship Program provides a four-year annually-renewable college scholarship for graduating high school seniors who demonstrate exceptional character, leadership, and a commitment to serving their communities.


The Diamond Store Review’s “Shine Bright” Scholarship is available to high school seniors, Junior College, College, University, or Trade School students.


The Foundation for Colorado Gifted and Talented Concurrent Enrollment Scholarships are intended to assist GT High School students (9-12) in meeting additional tuition costs incurred, beyond district reimbursement, when taking concurrent classes at an institution other than the local community college.


The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program is the United States’ largest youth recognition program based exclusively on volunteer community service.  The program honors middle level and high school students for outstanding service to others at the local, state, and national level. It also aims to inspire others to think about how they might contribute to their communities.


ClickitTicket’s Annual Scholarship Program offers a college scholarship to an eligible student who writes a heartfelt story about a live event (concert, game or show) they went to.


The Colorado Mason’s Benevolent Fund Association has scholarships and vocational and educational grants.


The Elks National Foundation will award 500 four-year scholarships to the highest-rated applicants in the competition.


The Foundation for Colorado Gifted and Talented Concurrent Enrollment Scholarships are intended to assist GT High School students (9-12) in meeting additional tuition costs incurred, beyond district reimbursement, when taking concurrent classes at an institution other than the local community college.


The Heer Law Entrepreneurship Scholarship was created  with the intention to help young entrepreneurs & leaders to learn how to protect their business.


The National Federation of Independent Business Young Entrepreneur Awards program was established to raise awareness among the nation’s youth of the critical role that private enterprise and entrepreneurship play in the building of America.


The main goal of the Odenza Marketing Group Volunteer Award is to encourage students to make a positive contribution to their individual communities, while providing scholarship awards to those who have done so over the previous 12 months.

The Foundation for Colorado Gifted and Talented Concurrent Enrollment Scholarships are intended to assist GT High School students (9-12) in meeting additional tuition costs incurred, beyond district reimbursement, when taking concurrent classes at an institution other than the local community college.


The ​GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program provides college-bound students with renewable scholarships. Additional information, eligibility requirements, and a link to the application are available online.


The U.S. Junior Chamber International (JCI) Senate Foundation grants scholarships to graduating high school seniors who plan to continue their education at accredited post-secondary colleges, universities or vocational schools.

The Automotive Hall of Fame has scholarships for incoming freshmen and upper-level undergraduate students.


The Foundation for Colorado Gifted and Talented Concurrent Enrollment Scholarships are intended to assist GT High School students (9-12) in meeting additional tuition costs incurred, beyond district reimbursement, when taking concurrent classes at an institution other than the local community college.


The Latin American Education Foundation (LAEF) Scholarship helps meet the higher education needs of Hispanic students in Colorado. Students selected as LAEF Scholars may be awarded up to as much as $2,000 each year. The scholarship is good for tuition, living expenses, books, and other required fees. LAEF scholarships are available to high-achieving high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend the nation’s best four-year colleges and universities.


The Museum of Contemporary Art Denver scholarships are awarded to the next generation of creative, innovative, and fearless graduating high school seniors who demonstrate a willingness to risk failure in the pursuit of something new.


The Society of Women Engineers awards numerous scholarships both nationally and locally by Sections such as ours. SWE – Rocky Mountain Section awards three scholarships from our endowments: the Lottye Miner, Dorolyn Lines, and Pioneer Scholarships. These scholarships are for students already enrolled in an ABET accredited program for engineering or computer science, or are re-entering college after earning a previous degree.


The Urbanites Leading the Pikes Peak Region and their community partners provide scholarships each year to outstanding students who have demonstrated an interest in attending college after high school.

AFS-USA has scholarships available to help students study abroad.


Centennial Mental Health Center’s Future Mental Health Professional Scholarship Program provides funding for students in a behavioral health related field (psychology, sociology, counseling, etc).


The Colorado Garden Foundation provides financial aid to students attending a college or university in Colorado.  Applicants must major in Horticulture, Floriculture, Landscape Design, Botany, Biology (as it applies to horticulture/agriculture sciences), Forestry, Agronomy, Conservation, Plant Pathology, Environmental Concerns, City Planning and/or other allied subjects. (Approval must be granted by Colorado Garden Foundation for any major other than those specifically listed above.)


The Colorado Masons’ Benevolent Fund Scholarship/Vocational Grant Programs are open to all graduating seniors in public high schools in the state of Colorado who have been accepted at, and will attend, an institution of higher learning in the State of Colorado.


The Foundation for Colorado Gifted and Talented Concurrent Enrollment Scholarships are intended to assist GT High School students (9-12) in meeting additional tuition costs incurred, beyond district reimbursement, when taking concurrent classes at an institution other than the local community college.


The Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado Grossman Scholarship Program offers scholarships to Colorado residents who have demonstrated a commitment to the outdoors in a volunteer capacity and intend to pursue an eligible education program in Colorado.


The Horatio Alger Association has multiple scholarship programs available to students.


The Independent Bankers of Colorado awards scholarships which may be applied to the cost of tuition, fees and books at a public or private university or college, junior or community college or vocational/trade school.


The Kit Faragher Foundation was started by the surviving members of Kit’s family, with support from Janus, to carry on her memory and legacy. The Foundation has awarded scholarships to Colorado students who demonstrate a positive attitude, strong commitment and a drive towards accomplishment since 2003.


Pikes Peak Community College has many scholarship opportunities.


TheDream.US scholarship helps cover the cost of tuition and fees, books, supplies, and transportation for a two-year or four-year degree at Partner Colleges.  The application is open to first-time college students or community college graduates.

The American Legion offers a number of scholarships and other resources to assist young people in their pursuit of higher education. There are opportunities for everyone, including kin of wartime veterans and participants in Legion programs.


The Armed Forces Communication and Electronics Association (AFCEA) – Rocky Mountain Chapter – offers scholarships to graduating high school seniors from the Pikes Peak Region who plan to pursue a degree in the following disciplines: computer science, electrical engineering, software engineering, information technology, math, physics or a related field of study.


Farmers State Bank of Calhan/Falcon/Ellicott aides in the education of the students of local school districts by offering the Farmers State Bank Educational Scholarship.


The Foundation for Colorado Gifted and Talented Concurrent Enrollment Scholarships are intended to assist GT High School students (9-12) in meeting additional tuition costs incurred, beyond district reimbursement, when taking concurrent classes at an institution other than the local community college.


The Nicole Lyne Fields Memorial Scholarship is available to high school seniors currently attending an accredited El Paso County, Colorado school. (Word Application) (PDF Application)


Peyton Panthers Booster Club’s Senior Class Scholarship is awarded annually to a graduating PHS Student or a Homeschool Student living in the Peyton 23-JT district.


Each spring Pikes Peak School and Public Employees Retirement Association presents two scholarships, named after local educators Wayne Bricker and Bill Brandenburg, to two graduating high school seniors in El Paso or Teller County who plan a career in education or public service.


May and Summer Deadlines

The Foundation for Colorado Gifted and Talented Concurrent Enrollment Scholarships are intended to assist GT High School students (9-12) in meeting additional tuition costs incurred, beyond district reimbursement, when taking concurrent classes at an institution other than the local community college.


Peyton Booster Club Scholarship – Unlike many other scholarships, this is not automatically awarded to the student with the highest GPA. Applications will be evaluated based on
academic achievement, extracurricular activities, and community volunteerism. We encourage any student to apply that is attending trade school, community college, or a university/college. Students can pick up an application in the PHS office, or download the application from https://www.peytonpanthersbc.org/scholarship-application. Scholarship recipients will be announced at the end of year PHS Awards Night ceremony.

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