DSF Staff Highlight: Stephanie López, MSW

Stephanie López, MSW, is no stranger to working for what she believes in. A Denver Scholarship Foundation (DSF) Alumna, Stephanie grew up attending various Denver Public Schools. From a young age her parents instilled in her the value of hard work. Now, all that work has led her to become the newest college success program manager at DSF. Although the … Read More

Prosperity Denver Fund Partners with Nonprofits to Boost Student Success in College

At Denver Scholarship Foundation (DSF), we often say, “it takes a community to make college possible.” More than a mantra, we see this statement in action every day, whether we are helping a student and their family navigate through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or hosting mock interviews with DSF Scholars and Denver businesses. Did you know … Read More

DSF and COSI Partner to Support Students with Scholarship, Wraparound Services

Jackie Marquez remembers looking over her notes as she walked into the Denver Capitol building on a chilly January day. Though she was no stranger to public speaking, this day was special. On this day, she would speak in front of the state legislature on behalf of her fellow DREAMers, or young people impacted by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (CADA) program and the DREAM Act. In speaking to the legislature about her success in … Read More