YouthPower365 Dollars for Scholars Scholarships

Alexander J. Allen Trust Scholarship

The scholarship was established from the trust of Dr. Allen through the Board of Eagle County Commissioners to award scholarships to deserving students of Eagle County high schools. Dr. Allen instructed that "preference be given to intelligent and needy students to encourage and assist them in gaining a college education."

C3 Scholarship

C3 stands for Completion of College in Colorado. Need-based scholarship for high achieving students attending a Colorado state school. The scholarship is awarded based on the number of applicants and the need of the students. The fund was created from the Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative Matching Student Scholarship, Scholarship America Matching fund, and additional generous community members.

Crissa Lea Swinford Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is available to Battle Mountain High School females only who show academic performance, strength of character, leadership potential, and an interest in community issues.

Ed and Margo Lupberger Scholarship

This scholarship is available to Hispanic or Latino identifying students who display financial need. This scholarship is $20,000 over four years.

Eric Spry Memorial Scholarship

The scholarship is awarded to an outstanding student-athlete that best exemplifies the qualities that made Eric so special. This person will be an athlete, a scholar, and someone who likes to help other people. This individual will have a fun-loving personality and an enthusiasm for life. Finally, this is a person who has met life's challenges and struggles head-on and that has worked extremely hard for everything they have accomplished. This person will be someone like Eric. If you live your life as Eric did then a quote that Eric liked to recite will ring true to you. "To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift." Running Legend, Steve Prefontaine.

Girl PowHER Scholarship

This scholarship is intended for deserving female students in Eagle County who have participated in Girl PowHER program and who would not otherwise be able to attend an institution of higher learning due to financial hardship and challenging life obstacles.

Hopper Scholarship

Eagle County residents, enrolling in a 4-year college/university degree program; financial need, and academic achievement are important considerations.


June S. Kang Love of the Arts Scholarship

In 2010, the June S. Kang Love of the Arts committee and the Vail Valley Foundation established an endowment to guarantee perpetual funding of the June S. Kang Love of the Arts Scholarship. Initial partners who contributed funds to establish the endowment included the Arrowhead Community, Vail Valley Foundation, and many private donations in memoriam of June Kang. Applicants must meet all general criteria and show proven artistic ability in at least one of the art areas: dance, literature, music, theatre, traditional arts, and visual arts. Future goals and objectives relating to the intended field of study should be reflected in the applicant's written essay and during the interview.

Tom and Margaret Edwards Scholarship

Students from Eagle Valley High School who have shown leadership, tenacity, and contribution to the community.

Vail Health Employee Dependent Scholarship

Vail Health Employee Dependent Scholarships are offered to children and legal dependents of current, full-time (12 months or longer) employees of Vail Health. These 4-year, merit based scholarships are intended for Eagle County graduating seniors who display academic excellence (3.0 or higher) with a desire to further their education in the fall year of application.

Vail Valley Business Women Scholarship

The VVBW's Scholarship is given to young women graduating from Eagle County High Schools, intending to study business or additional degree interests will be considered on a case by case basis at a 2 or 4-year college or university. These young women must have displayed leadership and achievement in their high school years, be deserving because of a financial need, and/or overcame challenging life obstacles.



YouthPower365 Scholarship

This scholarship is available for students interested in pursuing a 4 year university degree or trade school program. This scholarship is generously funded by YouthPower365 and the Vail Valley Foundation. This scholarship is available to high school seniors, who have spent five or more academic semesters enrolled in any combination of YouthPower365 programs (pre-K to 12th grade). Priority will be given to students with the most consecutive and extensive engagement across our YouthPower365 programs. Students selected for either of these scholarships must demonstrate how they have consistently lived the mission of YouthPower365, ways they have worked to "educate, inspire, and empower" their peers, family, school, and community. Candidate selection will be primarily need-based. Candidates must have an accumulative GPA during their High School years of 2.5 or greater, and have a track record of volunteerism within our community.


Additional Community Opportunities

CMC Scholarships

To view a complete list of scholarships and apply visit:

  • BMHS Scholarship for CMC Edwards
  • Colorado Mountain College HERO-Paramedic Scholarship
  • Colorado Mountain College Higher Education Resources and Opportunities (HERO) Scholarship
  • Colorado Mountain College Higher Education Resources and Opportunities (HERO) Scholarship-Fire Science
  • Diesslin Structures Scholarship for CMC - Edwards and Timberline Campuses (Leadville and Buena Vista)
  • Eagle Valley Chamber of Commerce Scholarship
  • Edwards Campus Staff/Faculty Endowed Scholarship Fund
  • FirstBank "First in Family" Scholarship for CMC Edwards
  • FirstBank Community Endowed Scholarship - Edwards campus
  • Howard Scholarship for CMC Edwards
  • Hurley HERO Scholarship
  • Karri Casner Scholarship
  • Lloyd Scholarship for CMC Edwards
  • Lorraine Mall Haslee Swift Eagle Charitable Foundation Scholarship for CMC-Edwards
  • P.E.O. Chapter 1G Scholarship- Edwards
  • Slifer Smith and Frampton Scholarship for CMC Edwards
  • The Gerald G. Gallegos Memorial Scholarship for CMC-Edwards
  • The Tom White Scholarship for CMC Edwards
  • Vail Resorts EpicPromise Sustainability Studies, Culinary Arts and Resort Management Scholarships - CMC Edwards
  • Women in Philanthropy Scholarship for CMC Edwards - Developmental Education scholarship
  • Chip Bartsch Memorial/West Vail Liquor Mart Scholarship
  • FirstBank Community Endowed Scholarship - CMC Edwards Campus
  • Colorado Mountain College HERO BAIS- Elementary Education Scholarship
  • Colorado Mountain College HERO - Culinary Arts of the Vail Valley Scholarship
  • Alpine Bank Latino Hispanic Scholarship