The Pikes Peak Community Foundation offers a number of scholarship programs.
Scholarship applications will be available in early 2015
Rachael Finley Memorial Scholarship
This $1,000 scholarship was created in memory of Rachael Finley. Rachael came into this world as a blessing on May 9, 1994 in Aurora, CO. She attended NJC in Sterling, CO where she was studying to pursue a degree in zoology. She loved animals, bright colors, reading books, music, adventure, and traveling. She especially enjoyed spending time with family and friends. Rachael will be sadly missed by all, she was quick to smile and laugh and was like sunshine to those who knew her or even just met her.
LEAD Foundation Scholarship (Learning and Education About Disabilities)
Learning and Education About DisabilitiesThe LEAD foundation sponsors this onetime $1000.00 scholarship to students with specific learning disabilities and ADHD, with or without hyperactivity, i.e. Dyslexia, ADHD, perceptual or communicative disabilities, etc. The goal is to recognize and reward students with learning disabilities and ADHD who have worked hard and accomplished their individual goals. The ideal candidate for this scholarship is a student who has faced the challenges of having a learning disability and understands that self-advocacy and self-knowledge are more powerful tools in overcoming those challenges; and is willing to serve as a role model for other students with learning disabilities.
Bobbie Anderson Scholarship; Chapter BO, P.E.O
Two $2,530 scholarships will be awarded to be used for tuition or books or room and board. Scholarships awarded to current high school senior female students. Must attend an accredited College/University in Colorado ONLY and be a full-time student.
El Paso County Bar Foundation Scholarship
The El Paso County Bar Foundation has established a law student scholarship program to support students who have expressed a desire to practice law in El Paso County after graduation, and who attend either the University of Colorado or University of Denver Schools of Law. $10,000 is designated for each scholarship. The scholarship may be split among more than one recipient. Award recipients will be announced by the end of the fall semester and can be applied to the spring semester.
Ruth Rouss Scholarship for Women
The Ruth Rouss Scholarship for Women is funded and sponsored by the Joseph Henry Edmondson Foundation. Ruth Rouss was a matriarch of the Bar Association and a founder and President of the Edmondson Foundation.
Ben S. Wendelken Scholarship for Men
The Ben Wendelken Scholarship for Men is funded and sponsored by the El Pomar Foundation and the Viola Vestal Coulter Foundation. It is named in honor of the late Ben Wendelken, one of the most prominent lawyers in the history of the El Paso County Bar, and a Trustee of and Counsel to the El Pomar Foundation.
To apply for these scholarships or for more information, contact the Admission Office at your school of law.
For information on establishing a scholarship fund, please contact Jamie Brown at 719-389-1251.