Dolores School District Scholarship Page

Students and parents are encouraged to seek out other scholarship opportunities beyond the listings on this page, as this is not a comprehensive list of available scholarships.

If you would like to submit a local scholarship for inclusion on this page please email Stacy Gebhart with details.

Local Scholarships (updated 1/12/2022)

Name Description Application Due Date Link Award Amount
The Bill and Peg Rees Scholarship Fund Bill and Peg Rees did not have children of their own and they cared deeply about the young people in Montezuma and Dolores County. Upon the death of Mr. Rees, his estate established a scholarship fund administered by the Onward! Legacy Foundation. This scholarship is open to graduates of the five high schools in these counties – Dove Creek, Dolores, Mancos, MCHS, and Southwest Open School, regardless of year of graduation. 4/1/2022 $2,000/year
Empire Electric Association Scholarship Four (4) student scholarships are available for each of the following high schools: Dolores, Dove Creek, Mancos, and Monticello in the amount of $1,000 each. These scholarships will be available to student affiliated* with the above high schools for accredited two-year community colleges or for four-year college and university programs. $1,000
EEA Electrical Related Trade Scholarship EEA offers $500 & $1,000. scholarships to individuals pursuing a vocational/technical certificate in an electrical related trade. The recipient must be a dependent of a member of EEA and must use the scholarship within the next school year. $500 & $1,000
Western State Colorado University Select Scholarship Select Scholarships $2,500-$4,500
Montezuma County Sheriff’s Office Scholarship This is to notify you of the fourth annual Montezuma County Sheriff’s Office Scholarship Fund for graduating senior students in Montezuma County. This award is only for students that will further their education in the State of Colorado. Use the grant application from the Montezuma County Sheriff’s Office. 2/21/2022 $1,000
County Sheriffs of Colorado Scholarship This award is only for graduating senior students that will further their education in the State of Colorado. 2/25/2022 $500
PEO Chapter EV Scholarship Open to all females in Montezuma County. 4/1/2022
Kiwanis Memorial Scholarship Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers committed to changing the world one child and one community at a time. Bob Cox, Shaun McAndrew, Marlin Wittwer, Carroll Knutson and Edith Jarmon were true Kiwanis who exemplified the virtues of volunteering and giving back to their community. The Kiwanis Club of Mesa Verde is proud to sponsor this scholarship in honor of their service. 2/1/2022 $3,500
Inquiring Minds Award This scholarship will be awarded to a graduating Dolores High School Senior having a profound interest in biological science, math, or a physical science. The awardee should have economic need for the scholarship and intend to major in a science or math discipline. Please read the attached document for more information. 5/4/2022 $2,000 for a four year college/univeristy; $1,000 for a two year college
Dolores State Bank Scholarship 4/16/2022
Colorado Mason’s Benevolent Fund Scholarship The only requirements are that an applicant be a graduating senior in a public high school in Colorado and the he or she attend an institution of higher learning within the state of Colorado. $7,000
Leonard Cain Scholarship Each application will be given consideration with regard to scholastic standing, character, desire to obtain a college education, and economic need without regard to race, creed, color, sex or religious beliefs. 4/1/2022 $500.00
Dean Hanson Scholarship Brought to you by the Four Corners Board of Realtors; Carole Click is the contact person; scholarship is one year but students can reapply for following years 4/15/2021 $1,000 for first year; reapply for following years
Tim Cooper Memorial Scholarship by Four Corners SCI The Four Corners Chapter of Safari Club International (Four Corners SCI) has established the Tim Cooper Memorial Scholarship Fund in support of our Mission Statement. 3/1/2022 $4,000
3/1/2022 $1,000
Colorado Water Well Contractors Association The Colorado Water Well Contractors Association (CWWCA) Member Scholarship Program is made available to assist and encourage the education of qualified individuals. 3/31/2022
The Knights Memorial Scholarship The scholarships are awarded in memory of John S. Knight, longtime editor of the Akron Beacon Journal and founder of Knight Ridder newspapers. 3/4/2022 $5,000
Tri-City Soccer Association Academic College Scholarship Thanks to the generous donations throughout its history, Tri-City Soccer Association has been able to create a
scholarship supporting former M-CHS Varsity Soccer Players as they pursue their post-secondary education.
4/1/2022 $750.-$1,500
Will Lindsay Memorial Armed Forces Scholarships Through these AFA scholarships, caring organizations and individuals help students pursue their dreams of higher education with generous grants. 4/30/2022 Awarded Amount Based on Scholarship Selection