Future Center Fills the Gap for First Generation Students Navigating to College

The Denver Scholarship Foundation (DSF) Future Center at John F. Kennedy High School (JFK) is decorated with college pennants, posters, and whiteboards adorned with flyers for upcoming scholarship deadlines. Here, students have access to binders full of information about in-state and out-of-state colleges and universities, magazines and posters for career inspiration, and computers to research scholarship opportunities. Most importantly, students … Read More

Denver Public Schools Names New Superintendent, Susana Cordova

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On Monday, the Denver Board of Education, the policymaking body for Colorado’s largest school district, voted unanimously to appoint Susana Cordova as the next superintendent for Denver Public Schools (DPS). Susana served as the district’s deputy superintendent for the past two years. She will take over the top job in January. As DPS is one of our closest partners, Denver … Read More

Students Try on Careers in Skilled Trades Through Campus Tours

A growing number of career opportunities in Denver’s economy require a hands-on education. For students who are interested in careers like welding, advanced manufacturing, cosmetology, and auto services, the college experience can look very different than it would at a four-year university. Denver Scholarship Foundation (DSF) is partnering with the Community College of Denver (CCD), Emily Griffith Technical College (Emily ... Read More

Denver7 Anchorwoman Sheds Light on DSF Story

As a first generation college student, Denver7 anchorwoman Anne Trujillo says the mission of Denver Scholarship Foundation (DSF) to help make college possible for Denver Public Schools’ students resonates with her personally. “My parents always said, ‘you have got to go to college!’ We can all understand how intimidating that process is, but every student deserves the opportunity to imagine ... Read More