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2016 Scholarship recipients

The Longmont Community Foundation currently offers several scholarship programs which are described below.  The applications are completed and submitted online.  To get to the application, simply click on the name of the scholarship and it will take you to online application.  If you have questions about any of the scholarship programs, please contact the Longmont Community Foundation at 303-678-6555.   

If you are interested in helping us to create more scholarship opportunities, please see our Scholarships LCF Fact Sheet or contact us directly at 303-678-6555.

American Association of University Women – Longmont Branch Scholarship

This scholarship was established by AAUW to provide scholarships to encourage women to pursue higher education in order to increase their ability to have a positive impact in their field and community, including women returning to school to update their knowledge/skills.  At least one student will be selected to receive a $1,000 scholarship. The scholarship will be awarded to a woman who meets all of the following: has completed a minimum of 30 college credit hours at the time of application; is currently working towards an undergraduate degree, graduate degree, or certificate at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the United States (full-time or part-time) OR have applied to begin study towards a degree or certificate this summer or fall,; is pursuing a career that promotes equity for women and girls, education, health, and or positive societal change; has a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0; has either graduated from a St. Vrain Valley School District high school or is a current resident of the St. Vrain Valley School District.  Applications for 2017 will be available in December 2016.

The 2016 recipients of the AAUW Longmont Branch Scholarship are Megan Tatusko, a chemical and biological engineering junior at CU-Boulder, Kathryn Malson, a teacher at Alpine Elementary pursuing a Masters with an emphasis in Literacy, and Madison Precht, a junior at Colorado State University pursuing a degree in Human Development and Family Studies.

Catherine C. Owen Scholarship

This scholarship is in memory of Catherine C. Owen, a former teacher who was passionate about the education of the next generation. It is awarded to one graduating senior of a St. Vrain Valley School District high school that will be attending the University of Northern Colorado or a Christian college.  Selection is based upon the student’s essay, academic performance, financial need, letters of recommendation, and achievements in school and in the larger community.  This one time scholarship is for $1500. Applications for 2017 will be available in December 2016.

The 2016 recipient of the Catherine C. Owen Scholarship is Emily Atwood of Silver Creek High School.  Emily will be attending Baylor University in the fall.

Madeline Marie Molzahn Sherrod Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was established by Dale Sherrod and his children in memory of Madeline, his wife and their mother. It is awarded to one graduating senior of a St. Vrain Valley School District high school.  Students are selected based on their financial need, academic achievement, church, school, and community involvement, and the strength of their personal statement and letter of recommendation.  One student is selected each year to receive this $1,500 scholarship.  This is a renewable scholarship for $1,500 for up to three additional years. Applications for 2017 will be available in December 2016.

The 2016 recipient of the Madeline Marie Molzahn Sherrod Memorial Scholarship is Emily Atwood of Silver Creek High School.   Emily will be attending Baylor University in the fall.

Stewart Golden Music Scholarship

This scholarship was established in memory of Stewart Golden to celebrate his love of music and enable others to study voice, piano or organ.  One $500 scholarship will be awarded to a high school senior graduating from the St. Vrain Valley School District who plans on studying voice, and/or piano, and/or organ.  Applicants must be planning to attend a four-year accredited Colorado university or college with a strong music program.  Applicants must have a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.5 to apply. Applications for 2017 will be available in December 2016.

The 2016 recipient of the Stewart Golden Music Scholarship is Hailey Ewing of Silver Creek High School.  Hailey will be attending the University of Northern Colorado in the fall.

Brad Miller Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was established in memory of Brad Miller by his friends and family. Brad was passionate about his children and was involved in their activities.  He coached local children in various sports, working to improve opportunities in Frederick.  The scholarship is meant to honor his memory and provide opportunity to students attending a school which he loved.  Two scholarships of at least $1,250 will be awarded to high school seniors graduating from Frederick High School.  Applicants must be planning to attend an accredited 4-year college or university in Colorado.  Applicants must have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.25 and have participated in athletics at Frederick High School.  Applications for 2017 will be available in December 2016.

The 2016 recipients of the Brad Miller Memorial Scholarships are Victor Avalos Mendez, who will be attending the Colorado School of Mines, and Thania Ruiz, who will be attending the University of Colorado-Boulder in the fall.

 Mead Community Day Scholarships – Continuing Education and Extracurricular Activity

Mead hosts an annual Community Day Celebration to showcase the special sense of community within the Town of Mead – a place where people come together as neighbors to help each other out.  In the past, a portion of the funds raised at the Mead Community Day Celebration were used to provide scholarships intending to

  • encourage Mead residents, who are also graduating high school seniors, to continue their education beyond high school, and to
  • encourage Mead residents in 6th to 11th grade to be involved with positive extracurricular activities.

These scholarships were established to meet the above objectives.  For these scholarships, at least one graduating senior will be selected to receive a $1,000 scholarship for continuing education and at least one middle school student and at least one high school student will each receive $500 scholarships for extracurricular activities.  Please note that you must be a Town of Mead resident to be eligible to apply for either type of scholarship.  Applications for 2017 will be open in February 2017.

 

Robert Baker, Jr. Scholarship – Please note this is only for students from Algonac High School in Michigan

One $1000 scholarship that will be awarded to a high-potential, low-income Algonac High School senior who will attend a 4-year college or university.  The scholarship is in honor and memory of Robert Baker, Jr. who lived in Fair Haven and graduated from Algonac High School in 1950.  To be considered for the scholarship, the applicant must be a graduating high school senior at Algonac High School in Michigan, have a cumulative, unweighted GPA of 3.0 or higher, plan to attend a 4-year accredited college or university, and be Pell grant eligible. Applications for 2017 will be available in December 2016.

The 2016 recipient of the Robert Baker, Jr. Scholarship Katie Dickson.  Katie will be attending the Grand Valley State University in the fall.