DSF Scholar Celebrates Rewards of Healthcare Profession

DSF Scholar Karla Gaytan, a senior at Regis University studying nursing, has spent over 500 hours in hospitals and other clinical settings. Yet, no matter how many patients she helps in a day, her passion for helping people just grows bigger. “I love interacting with patients all day and being at the bedside with them,” says Karla. Karla says that … Read More

DSF works to Ensure Success of its First-generation Scholars

By Lorii Rabinowitz, Chief Executive Officer, Denver Scholarship Foundation In November, each year, as a community, we celebrate the triumphs of our first-generation college students in concert with the anniversary of the signing of the Higher Education Act. What’s been clear since that signing in 1965, and our Denver Scholarship Foundation (DSF) founding in 2006, is that the partnerships created … Read More

It’s in the numbers: DSF Scholar finds passion in finance

DSF Scholar Daniel Rivera-Ibarra, a first-generation college student, wants to give back to the community.

For DSF Scholar and first generation college student Daniel Rivera-Ibarra, life is more than a numbers game. Growing up in Denver, Daniel’s father worked long days while his mother stayed home to take care of him and his two siblings. Through many hours spent practicing multiplication and division with his mom after school, Daniel’s fascination with numbers turned into a … Read More