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