VF Foundation helps make college possible for Denver’s students

It takes a community A certificate, associate, or bachelor’s degree can pave the way to a brighter future for Denver’s students and their families. At Denver Scholarship Foundation (DSF), we know that it takes a community to make college possible. That’s why DSF partners with VF Foundation to provide a unique three-part program that is nationally recognized for its effectiveness. With support from VF Foundation, DSF drives … Read More

Shining the Spotlight on DSF Volunteers

Mandy Jameson Donor-Scholar Relations Volunteer  Creating Connections to Make College Possible Mandy Jameson brings 17 years of higher education experience to DSF as a donor-Scholar relations volunteer. Before stepping into her role as registrar at Colorado Early Colleges in Castle Rock, Mandy took advantage of a professional transition to explore opportunities to put her expertise to work in the community. ... Read More

Lola Salazar Shares Attitude of Gratitude

For Denver Scholarship Foundation (DSF) supporter Lola Salazar, gratitude is the ultimate north star. A native of Denver, Lola graduated from Abraham Lincoln High School. After marrying her husband Rob, also a Denver Public Schools (DPS) graduate, the two moved to the San Luis Valley of Colorado while Rob attended college. At that time, they welcomed two children into the … Read More

Career and Technical Education Helps DSF Scholars Jumpstart Their Careers

Throughout Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month, Denver Scholarship Foundation (DSF) is celebrating the ways in which we support our Scholars in their pursuit of a certificate or associate degree. A four-year degree, while considered the most popular college pathway, is not the only way for students to prepare for a lucrative career. Alternatively, through shorter programs that focus on hands-on skills, CTE helps DSF Scholars jumpstart their entrance into the workforce ... Read More

Scholars Put a Face to the Name Behind their DSF Scholarship

It’s not every day that Denver Scholarship Foundation (DSF) Scholars have a chance to meet the donors who make their DSF Scholarships possible. But last month, as part of DSF’s Named Scholarship program, Scholars Santos and Michela met DSF donor Dick Shahan, and the three forged a special connection. A personal connection makes a Scholarship possible Mr. Shahan graduated from … Read More

DSF Journey to Success Event Takes Guests on Adventure to and Through College

On Wednesday, November 13, Denver Scholarship Foundation (DSF) welcomed some of our most dedicated donors to our Journey to Success event. The event offered guests an exclusive journey through DSF’s three-part program of College Access, Scholarship, and College Success, followed by an intimate conversation with Dr. Janine Davidson, President of Metropolitan State University of Denver (MSU Denver). Roth Living, which … Read More