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Scholarship Overview

NOVEMBER 15, 2021 – FEBRUARY 15, 2022


Applicants: Please read through the individual Scholarship Criteria and Important Information prior to submission to ensure a complete application.  

Always 100% Effort – Joe Burtoni Scholarship ($1,000) open to Animas High School, Big Picture High School and Durango High School seniors

Brinton Family Girls’ Swimming Scholarship ($1,000) open to Animas High School and Duango High School seniors. *Two scholarships available for 2022

Durango High School Alumni Association – Jeff Kuss Distinguished Student Award ($1,000) Awarded by Nominations Only

Elizabeth Testa Memorial School Board Scholarship ($2,500) 

Martin Family “Paving a Pathway” Scholarship (up to $5,000 over the course of 4 years, as determined by Donor)  

Mary Ruth Bowman Boys’ Swimming Scholarship ($1,500)

Morehart Murphy Regional Auto Center: Automotive Scholarship ($1,000) 
possibility to renew, pending DEF & Donor Approval 

Newbold Family Scholarship ($2,000) Two scholarships will be awarded to students planning to attend Fort Lewis College. *Two scholarships available.

Sachs Construction, LLC Scholarship ($1,000)

Steve A. Torres Scholarship ($2,000) Open to Big Picture High School seniors only

Zink Family Scholarship ($2,000)

Walt Anderson Memorial Scholarship ($750) by nomination-only 

Tom & Ann Hartney Scholarship in partnership with the Rotary Club of Durango ($2,000)


DLM Scholarship ($10,000)  possibility to renew up to three additional years, pending Donor Approval **Not available this year