Scholarships - Local

  1. REGION SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT DESCRIPTION
    Local Adams County Opportunity Scholarship $15,000 Must attend 27J school district, have a 2.5 GPA, must demonstrate and verify financial need as determined by FAFSA. The student must have been actively involved in community service and show a resume that includes such service, awards, accomplishment, work history. Must write an essay on what opportunity means to them, their family and community. Recipient must enroll in a Colorado public university, college, community college or vocational school. Contact 27J Education Foundation for application and more information.
    Local Aims Community College Scholarships Varies Scholarships through Aims Community College
    Local Brighton Housing Authority $1,000 Four scholarships are available to high school juniors, seniors or non-traditional students. 
    Local City of Brighton Employee Charities Scholarship $500 Must attend 27J School District, have a 2.5 GPA, letter of acceptance from a college, university, technical or vocational school. Documentation of community service, letter of recommendation, 500-word essay on positive community service. Must not be related to a BEC Committee Member. Contact Sheryl Johnson at sjohnson@brightonco.gov for the application.
    Local Hispanic Advisory Committee $2,500 Seven scholarships in the amount of $2,500 will be awarded to graduating seniors in need of assistance financing their educational goals and who show promise of making contributions to the Hispanic community of School District 27J. The Selection Committee may interview finalists. 
    Local P.E.O. Chapter BN Brighton $2,000 Local chapter offering several $1,000 scholarships to Brighton area senior high school girls. Applicants must exhibit a potential for future success, plan to attend a trade/technical school or accredited institute of higher education. Applicant must be prepared for a 15-30 minute interview with the scholarship committee and must also answer 3 out of 5 questions that are listed in the application form. 
    Local United Power Scholarship $20,500 Total of 18 scholarships available. For students whose families are served by United Power or dependents of members.