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Scholarship Overview

Available Scholarships

 

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. Available to those pursuing 2 or 4-year degrees.

Brinton Family Girls’ Swimming Scholarship ($1,000) open to Animas High School and Durango High School seniors who are leaders on the DHS swim team. Available to those pursuing 4-year degrees.

DLM Scholarships 

DLM Scholarship--Bachelor's Degrees ($12,500 per year up to 4 years, pending Donor Approval) For DHS and Big Picture Applicants Attending 4-Year Colleges who are pursuing majors in STEM, business, medical, or education in the Four Corners or a Western Undergraduate Exchange School.

New! DLM Scholarship--Associate/Trade Degrees ($5,000 per year up to two years pending Donor Approval) For DHS and Big Picture Applicants Pursuing Associates or Certificate Programs in a vocational field in the Four Corners or a Western Undergraduate Exchange School.

Durango Coca-Cola Scholarship ($5,000) For DHS and Big Picture applicants pursuing a 4-year degree in Colorado.  Preference given to those attending Fort Lewis College

 

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

Elizabeth Testa Memorial School Board Scholarship ($3,000) For students from DHS or Big Picture who are pursuing 2 or 4-year degrees but still have obstacles to overcome

Martin Family “Paving a Pathway” Scholarship (up to $10,000 over the course of 4 years, as determined by Donor)  For DHS or Big Picture students who have had a run-in with law enforcement but have turned their lives around.

Mary Ruth Bowman Boys’ Swimming Scholarship ($1,500) *Currently not available

Morehart Murphy Regional Auto Center: Automotive Scholarship ($1,000) For a DHS or Big Picture student pursuing a degee in the automotive industry. Possibility to renew, and also to interview for paid internship work, pending DEF & Donor Approval 

Newbold Family Scholarship ($2,000) Two scholarships will be awarded to students attending DHS or Big Picture and planning to pursue a college degree at  Fort Lewis College.

Sachs Construction, LLC Scholarship ($1,000) Awarded to a DHS or Big Picture student pursuing 2 or 4-year degrees who have financial need and have obstacles to overcome. Possibility to interview for paid internship work.

Steve A. Torres Scholarship ($2,500) Open to Big Picture High School seniors only who are pursuing 2 or 4-year degrees OR high school juniors or seniors pursuing innovative educational opportunities who need financial assistance.

Tom & Ann Hartney Scholarship ($1,000) Open to DHS and Big Picture graduating seniors who are pursuing a degree in humanities (see list of specific majors) and are interested in history, social issues, and serving their community.

Walt Anderson Memorial Scholarship ($1000) by nomination-awarded to an individual directly involved with the DHS football team

 

Zink Family Scholarship ($2,000) Awarded to a DHS or Big Picture student seeking a degree in teaching, agricultural education, medical or nursing fields

Have questions? Contact Wendy Allsbrook Javier at

970-769-7600 or 9rfoundation@gmail.com

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