Apply for the DSF Scholarship
The DSF Scholarship Application for the 2020-21 school year is now closed.
If you did not submit a DSF application by May 1, applications are no longer being accepted. Check back in early February 2021 for the 2021-22 DSF Application.
The deadline to update your final college selection for the 2020-21 academic year was July 15, 2020. The College Choice Form for the 2020-21 school year is now closed.
The college selected on your College Choice Form as of July 15 is the college where you will be considered for a scholarship award for the entire 2020-21 academic year. If you will not be attending the college DSF has on file, you will not be eligible for the DSF Scholarship for the upcoming academic year.
DSF strives to process scholarship payments as soon as possible once we receive financial aid, enrollment, and Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) information from your college at the beginning of each term. Click here for details about the DSF payment process and timing.
You can find a complete list of steps you must complete to qualify for a DSF Scholarship in the Applicant Checklists below.
DSF offers need-based scholarships to qualifying graduates of Denver Public Schools. The scholarship can be used at DSF’s Partner Colleges in Colorado, including technical, community, and four-year colleges and universities. Students must enroll full-time. The scholarship is renewable for up to four years depending on the type of college you attend.
If you are not certain whether you are a New or Renewal Applicant, please read our Eligibility Requirements, contact DSF at denverscholarship.org/contactus or contact your Future Center Advisor or Campus Contact.