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.┬áTo accomplish this, we had developed long-standing systems to exchange information with our college partners securely and efficiently, so that resources … Read More

Eliminating the Roadblocks: Conquering the FASFA

Navigating the road map to college is complex and intimidating for many students, especially for students who are the first in their family to attend college. One of the biggest roadblocks for students tends to be financial aid. The FAFSA, or Free Application for Federal Student Aid, is the primary form that the federal government, states and colleges use to … Read More

2nd Annual Leadership Conference

On Friday, February 10th we held our 2nd Annual Leadership Conference for DSF Scholars. More than seventy DSF Scholars and guests attended, doubling the attendance from last year! Each Scholar attended leadership and networking workshops. Workshops were presented by young professionals from our DSF Alumni Advisory Committee, as well as our partners from Colorado Challenge. Scholars also had an opportunity … Read More