Students build brighter futures in the DSF Future Center at Bruce Randolph School

For three students at Bruce Randolph School, the future has never looked brighter thanks to support they have found in the DSF Future Center. Erica, Yulissa, and Roger will graduate this spring, and college is the next stop on their roadmaps. Erica plans to attend Arapahoe Community College, eventually transferring to the University of Colorado Boulder, and will study architecture. … Read More

Career Exposure Event Gives Students the Opportunity to Try on Broadcast Media and Journalism Careers

Denver Scholarship Foundation (DSF) and Denver7 partnered together for an exciting opportunity that brought students from Abraham Lincoln High School (ALHS) out to the studios at Denver7 for Media Day. This career exposure event allowed DSF College Advisors, Luis, and Emma an opportunity to educate students about the career opportunities that are available in broadcast media and journalism. The aim … Read More

Champion beatboxers help students find voice on pathway to college

DSF is excited to welcome champion beatbox duo, LightShip, to this year’s Bash to the Future event on April 6. Comprised of two time World Beatbox Champion Kaila Mullady and American Beatbox Champion and TEDxMileHigh speaker Mark Martin, LightShip is spreading the art of beatboxing all over the world, while helping students develop skills and confidence. Beatboxing is the art … Read More

Volunteer Lends a Hand to Help Students Figure Out Financial Aid

Denver Scholarship Foundation

During the month of February, DSF celebrates Financial Aid Awareness Month with the higher education community across the country. This past fall, DSF held 16 workshops to help Denver Public Schools (DPS) high school seniors complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). With the support of the workshops, DSF served 949 students and supported 739 FAFSA submissions. With … Read More

Denver Public Schools Names New Superintendent, Susana Cordova

Denver Scholarship Foundation

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

We are Thankful for College

This week, Denver Scholarship Foundation (DSF) is more thankful than ever for the opportunity of a college education. DSF Staff, Scholars, Alumni, Junior Board members, and other supporters are sharing their messages of gratitude this week. Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at DSF! DSF Scholars are Thankful for College Jehovana Flores, DSF Alumna, says she’s Thankful for College because … Read More

Initiated Ordinance 300 passes

Dear friends, With all ballots counted, our Prosperity Denver Campaign Team has let us know that it is time to declare victory for Initiated Ordinance 300! We are thankful to the Denver Elections Division as they continue working overtime to ensure all ballots have been counted. With the passage of 300, Denver Scholarship Foundation (DSF) and so many other local … Read More