Apply for the DSF Scholarship

The DSF Scholarship Application for the 2020-21 school year is now open in the DSF Student Portal!

COVID-19 Update: Due to the many school closures and schedule changes related to COVID-19, the DSF application & FAFSA deadline for the 20-21 academic year will be extended. This message will be updated once the new deadline is announced.

We encourage you to complete your application as soon as possible. No need to wait!

Please review and share this list of resources for students during this time.

You can find a complete list of steps you must complete to qualify for a DSF Scholarship here.

If you’ve submitted a 2020-21 DSF Scholarship application and need to update your college selection, visit and click “Update College Choice”. The deadline to update your final college selection for the 2020-21 academic year is July 15, 2020.

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.

Applicant Checklists

Click on the checklist that applies to you!


If you are not certain whether you are a New or Renewal Applicant, please read our Eligibility Requirements, contact DSF at or contact your Future Center Advisor or Campus Contact.

Award Process

For details about DSF scholarship award amounts, the timing of scholarship payments, and additional information about how DSF processes your scholarship award, please click here.

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