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Moffat County Scholarship Bulletin

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Scholarship Bulletin is compiled from information provided by Moffat County High School and other organizations. Does your organization or school have scholarships available for students? Send scholarship information to Daily Press education reporter Lauren Blair at lblair@CraigDailyPress.com or 970-875-1794.

Local Craig and Moffat County scholarships

Craig Rotary Club

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: April 15

Craig Rotary Club is offering two $1,000 scholarships to seniors who intend to enroll in a two-year, four-year, or vocational/trade school program upon graduation. The club is looking for applicants who not only take academics seriously, but are also active community participants through community service and volunteer work. Applicants should also be actively involved in Moffat County High School extracurricular activities, whether through participation in club sports or other avenues of service. See Paula Duzik for an application.

Northwest Colorado Chapter of Parrot Heads

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Amount: $1,000

Deadline: April 10

Northwest Colorado Chapter of Parrot Heads is offering two or more scholarships to seniors who have demonstrated outstanding participation in musical studies, environmental studies or volunteer work or community activism. See Paula Duzik for an application.

First Soil Conservation District

Amount: Varies

Deadline: April 15

The First Soil Conservation District is offering several scholarships to seniors graduating from Moffat County High School pursuing a degree in the area of agricultural related studies. See Paula Duzik for an application.

Cory Pike Memorial Scholarship

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: April 24

The Family of Cory Pike is offering the Cory Pike Memorial Scholarship to two seniors who have actively participated in two or more sports or extracurricular activities. See Paula Duzik for an application.

Colorado scholarships

Colorado Society of Mayflower Descendants Scholarship

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: March 1

The Colorado Society of Mayflower Descendants is offering two $1,000 scholarships to seniors seeking post-secondary education in the fall of 2015. According to the Mayflower website, criteria for a scholarship include: a short written essay on the Mayflower on the topic listed in the application, a good GPA, evidence of honors received, activities in and outside of high school, employment and leadership, a letter of recommendation, and (if pertinent) evidence of Mayflower ancestry. Visit http://www.coloradomayflowersociety.org to apply.

Colorado Young Farmers

Amount: $500

Deadline: March 15

Colorado Young Farmers is offering two $500 scholarships to seniors interested in an agriculture-related field and attending post-secondary education in Colorado. Log on to http://www.coloradoyoungfarmers.com for an application.

Colorado Garden Foundation

Amount: Four year, full ride scholarship

Deadline: March 15

Colorado Garden Foundation is offering a four-year full-ride scholarship to graduating seniors who are pursuing post secondary education in an agriculture or horticulture field. Download application information from http://coloradogardenfoundation.org/scholarships.

Colorado Association of Legal Support Staff

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: April 15

The Colorado Association of Legal Support Staff is offering the $1,000 Gwendolyn S. Duran Memorial Scholarship to seniors who will be pursuing a degree in the legal field. Visit http://www.calss.org/scholarships/scholarships.html for the application form.

National Scholarships:

Future Farmers of America scholarships

Amount: Varies

Deadline: Varies

Several FFA scholarships are available to seniors including the FFA/Ford Scholarship. FFA members will need to see Mr. Murr for access to the scholarships. A list of all scholarships is available in the Moffat County High School guidance office.

Buick Achievers

Amount: Up to $25,000 per year per student

Deadline: Feb. 27

Buick Achievers is offering several scholarships to students who are pursuing a degree in engineering, technology, design or business, with an interest in the auto industry. Log on towww.buickachievers.com for more information and an application.

The LEAD Foundation

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: March 7

The LEAD Foundation is offering $1,000 to a senior who has a documented learning disability and/or ADHD. Log on to http://www.leadcolorado.org for more information and an application.

Substance Abuse Prevention Program

Amount: Varies

Deadline: April 17

The Substance Abuse Prevention Program is offering several scholarships to seniors. Log on to SAPP scholarship app for a PDF of the application, or see Mrs. Duzik for an application.

Athnet Sports Recruiting

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: June 1

Athnet Sports Recruiting is offering a $1,000 scholarship to seniors who have been in athletics in high school. Log on to http://www.athleticscholarships.net/scholarship-contest.htm for more information and an application.

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