Denver Biz Tech Expo Partners with Denver Scholarship Foundation

Denver Scholarship Foundation

Expanding the Women in Technology Scholarship The Denver Biz Tech Expo (DBTE) and Platte River Networks are proud to announce a partnership with the Denver Scholarship Foundation (DSF) and the Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce (CWCC) to benefit the Women in Technology (WIT) Scholarship at DSF. The Denver Biz Tech WIT Scholarship was created in 2013 in partnership with Platte … Read More

From Scholar to Staff: DSF Alumna Joins Team to Give Back

In case you haven’t heard, Denver Scholarship Foundation (DSF) is growing! Over the last few weeks, DSF leadership has been working hard to onboard over 20 new staff members across the organization, from College Advisors who will serve at DSF’s newest Future Centers, to DSF’s first-ever Campus Advisors, and more. Amodj Manga is among our newest team members, but she’s … Read More

DSF Golf Classic Raises $200,000 for DSF Scholars

Thank you to those who attended Denver Scholarship Foundation’s Fifth Annual Golf Classic presented by Arrow Electronics on Monday, July 9, 2018!  We were pleased to have you as our guest and we hope you enjoyed your time at the Colorado Golf Club. More than 115 guests attended and approximately $200,000 was raised to benefit Denver Scholarship Foundation! All proceeds from the … Read More

DSF Graduation Celebration was a success!

It was an absolute pleasure to celebrate our Scholars at the DSF Graduation Celebration on Tuesday, June 5, 2018. We are delighted to welcome our preliminary Scholarship Finalists into the DSF community, and we congratulate our graduating Scholars as they become Alumni. From DSF Board Members to College Partners, from staff to Scholars and their families—the support and excitement of … Read More

College Signing Day

This summer, Denver Scholarship Foundation (DSF) will welcome our largest class of incoming DSF Scholars since our founding in 2006. From applying for scholarships to scheduling college classes, they have made great strides to get here, and we cannot wait to see how far they go!  In the coming academic year, DSF will award nearly $1,200,000 more in scholarships than … Read More

DSF Alumna uses education to help those in need

Denver Scholarship Foundation (DSF) Alumna Ivanna Vdovich has a passion for helping others—and it shows. In her work and in her free time, Ivanna has dedicated herself to giving back to the Denver community. Growing up as a family of refugee immigrants from eastern Ukraine, Ivanna said her parents made many sacrifices by moving to the United States, and with … Read More

Snag in financial aid data sharing cripples scholarship providers

In late July, 2017, the Scholarship team at the Denver Scholarship Foundation (DSF) was poised to begin the process of sending fall scholarship awards to more than 1,600 first-time and returning college students at our 31 College Partners around Colorado. To accomplish this, we had developed long-standing systems to exchange information with our college partners securely and efficiently, so that resources … Read More

Opening up a world of possibility through a focused college roadmap

As part of a collaborative event—called Discovery Day—students from 11 DPS high schools had the opportunity to visit both Emily Griffith campuses with their DSF College Advisors to get a taste of several long-term career fields. From finding their veins with an Accuvein machine in Phlebotomy, to preparing fruit tarts in Professional Baking, to creating their own dragonfly garden ornaments … Read More

The Herbert and Judy Paige Family Foundation Makes $12,000 Investment to Denver Scholarship Foundation

Denver Scholarship Foundation

The Herbert and Judy Paige Family Foundation is partnering with Denver Scholarship Foundation (DSF) to help low-income graduates of Denver Public Schools (DPS) – who are primarily from minority backgrounds enroll in a four-year university in Colorado. The Herbert and Judy Paige Family Foundation investment of $12,000 will fund three (3) Incentive Scholarships at $4,000 each. Thanks to the Colorado … Read More

Irma Lockridge Joins Denver Scholarship Foundation Board of Directors

Denver Scholarship Foundation (DSF) Board of Directors recently elected Irma Lockridge as its newest member. Founded in 2006, DSF is committed to closing long-standing educational and economic achievement gaps through college access and success. Lockridge currently serves as the Chief People and Systems Officer for CoorsTek. Prior to CoorsTek she served as senior vice president of human resources in several … Read More