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Colorado Council Volunteerism/Community Service Scholarship

Offered by Colorado Council on High School/College Relations

Reviewed by Brian GeigerLast updated Apr 10, 2023
Multiple awards worth


Grade level

High School Seniors & College Students

Expected deadline:

This scholarship might not currently be accepting applications. Most scholarship programs only accept applications a few months ahead of their annual deadline. We’ve estimated this deadline based on last year’s deadline in order to help you plan out your scholarship applications.

March 2024

Scholarship Overview

Are you a graduating high school senior in Colorado who has significant experience in volunteerism or community service? You might want to consider applying for the Colorado Council Volunteerism/Community Service Scholarship! This scholarship is awarded annually to high school seniors who have been permanent residents of Colorado for the last two years of high school. This scholarship is meant to reward students who have been heavily involved in volunteerism and/or community service, so you should have ample volunteer experience if you’re planning to apply to this scholarship. Applicants should be attending one of the Colorado Council member institutions. Applicants must maintain at least a 2.5 GPA. The scholarship is funded by the Colorado Council on High School/College Relations, a volunteer member organization of Colorado high school counselors and college admission staff who work together to help educate and assist students in achieving their higher education goals. Every year, several graduating high school seniors are awarded the $1,500 scholarship to help pay for college. 

If you’re a Colorado student who is passionate about volunteering and planning to attend college, then we encourage you to apply to the Colorado Council Volunteerism/Community Service Scholarship!

Eligibility information

Applicants must be graduating high school seniors who have been Colorado residents for the last two years of high school. Students should also be planning to attend one of the Colorado Council member institutions, in addition to meeting the below eligibility criteria.

Grade Level

High School Seniors & College Students


US Citizens, Permanent Residents

Minimum GPA




Application information

To apply for this scholarship, students must submit an online application in addition to the below application materials.


Academic transcript

Letters of Recommendation

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Scholarship FAQ

When will the winner of this scholarship be announced?

The Colorado Council Volunteerism/Community Service Scholarship winner will be announced: May 1, 2023.

Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact Colorado Council on High School/College Relations at scholarshipcommit[email protected].

Is this scholarship renewable?

No, the Colorado Council Volunteerism/Community Service Scholarship is not renewable.

Is this scholarship open to international or DACA students?

No, this scholarship is only open to U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents.

Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

For help writing the essay component of this scholarship application, check out our guides How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay and How to Start a Scholarship Essay (With Examples).
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