Be sure to visit the Counseling Office for the the latest deadlines and dates for scholarships, college tests, workshops and more! Stop by and see us anytime.

DCSD Employee Scholarship

DCSD EMPLOYEE SCHOLARSHIP: DUE: MARCH 29, 2019: For someone going into education field or something similar such as pediatrics, social work, etc; or someone planning on attending Technical College of the Rockies. See email for application.

First Colorado National Bank Scholarship

First Colorado National Bank Scholarship: $1500 per Delta County School. Due March 29, 2019: Priority to Basketball Players, open to everyone. See email for application.

VFW Scholarship

VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS (VFW) SCHOLARSHIP: DUE APRIL 23, 2019 . $1000 scholarship available. Check email for the application.


ESA-ZETA OMICRON CHAPTER VOCATIONAL/TECHNICAL SCHOLARSHIP: DUE - APRIL 10, 2019. Please apply if you are interested in any vocational/technical occupation or career. GPA is NOT a prime concern looking for motivated students that want to go to school for further training. Application is in email or see us in the counseling office.

BELA/Backpack Early Learning Program Scholarship

The Backpack/BELA scholarship is intended to provide financial assistance to a Delta County graduating senior who has been a part of either the Backpack Program and/or the BELA preschool. Consideration is given to students who participated in one or both programs at ages 3 years old to 5 years old. Applicants are asked to submit an Application along with an Essay for full consideration of the award. Two $500 scholarships will be awarded. Due March 1, 2019. Check email or stop by the counseling office for the application.

Western Colorado Horticulture Society Scholarship

We are pleased to offer scholarships to deserving students from Western Colorado who express sincere interest in pursuing a career in horticulture. The scholarship amount is $1,000. One or more scholarships may be awarded. Application is available here Western Colorado Horticulture Society Scholarship Application . Due April 15, 2019

Delta Kappa Gamma Scholarship

Up to $1000 for a senior girl entering the education field. Due Monday, February 25, 2019 Application is in your email, or see the counseling office.

CHS Counselor Survey--every grade!

Hi guys. Please take a minute to complete this survey. It helps me to know what I have done well and what I still need to work on within our school. Thanks so much! CHS Counselor Survey


The LaKay Schmidt Scholarship will provide $1,000 cash scholarship to one Colorado high school junior or senior who has taken a high school economics class. Sponsoring teacher will receive an award of $250. DUE MARCH 29.

Farmer's Union/Dale H. Smith Scholarship

FARMER'S UNION/ DALE H SMITH SCHOLARSHIP: DUE - MARCH 20, 2019 Check email for application

Cibrowski Family Foundation Scholarship

CIBROWSKI FAMILY FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP: DUE - APRIL 30, 2019 (Engineering at University of Denver or Colorado School of Mines) Check email for application

Elberta Rebekah Lodge No. 106 Scholarship

ELBERTA REBEKAH LODGE NO. 106 SCHOLARSHIP: DUE - APRIL 10, 2019 Check email for application

Ute Trails Car Club Scholarship

UTE TRAILS CAR CLUB SCHOLARSHIP: DUE: MARCH 10 (mail no later than March 8) Primarily for an automotive or technology related field. Check email for application.

Cedaredge Rod and Gun Club Scholarship

Cedaredge Rod & Gun Club Scholarship: DUE: April 11, 2019 (Application is in email--turn into counselor's office)

Be the Whale Art Scholarship

Be the Whale Scholarship: Art Scholarship DUE: April 15, 2019. Check email for application.

Robert Gergely Memorial Scholarship

Robert Gergely Memorial Scholarship: DUE April 24, 2019 Application is in your email--turn into Counselor's office. Priority to someone involved in Mathematics.

Quick Family Scholarship

QUICK FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP: DUE: APRIL 13, 2019 (Open to everyone ; minimum GPA 2.75) Application is in your email. Return to counseling office.

CHS Counselor Survey--every grade!

Hi guys. Please take a minute to complete this survey. It helps me to know what I have done well and what I still need to work on within our school. Thanks so much!

CHS Student Survey

Delta County Democratic Scholarship

Check email or stop by the counseling office for the application. Write a one-page essay and complete the application by March 13, 2019.

Cedaredge American Legion Post 104 Scholarship

Awarded to one CHS graduating senior who is planning to attend a Colorado university or technical school. $1,000 award. Must be graduating from CHS, have at least one parent, grandparent, or sibling who has served or is currently serving in the US Armed Forces, be accepted at a Colorado college or vocational school. Check email for the application. Due April 3, 2019.

Western Colorado Migrant and Rural Coalition Scholarship

Check your email or go to the Counseling Office for the Western Colorado Migrant & Rural Coalition’s annual scholarship application for high school seniors in Delta & Montrose school districts. The award is up to $1,500. This scholarship is for students that have worked as seasonal migrant farmworkers or whose parents have worked as seasonal migrant farmworkers. It is intended to support students that plan on pursuing post-secondary education in the 2019-2020 school year.

US News Student Loan Info

U.S. News and World Report has sent some GREAT information regarding student loans, debt, and consolidation. Please take some time to look through the information if you are going to be taking out student loans. Here are the links:

Western Colorado Community Foundation Scholarship

MANY scholarship opportunities wrapped into one application, including trade and technical schools, fire science, etc.! Fill out the application and be eligible for over 36 community-based scholarships. $790,000 in scholarship money will be distributed to Western Slope seniors. Please take the time to fill out this application--it will be worth your time. WCCF Scholarship Application . Applications are due March 3, 2019.

Rocky Mountain IOOF #2 Scholarships

Rocky Mountain IOOF #2 Scholarship info is in your email. Come to the counseling office if you need more/new information. They are due February 28 in their office--mail at least a week before to be on time.

Rocky Mountain Coal Mining Institute Scholarships

The Rocky Mountain Coal Mining Institute is proud to help students further their education as they continue to “promote western coal through education”. Eight Engineering/Geology scholarships are awarded annually to students at a four-year university entering their junior or senior year. Students must be a resident of one of the eight RMCMI member states and looking for a career in the coal industry. The scholarships are $2,750 per year and may be given for up to two years. The selected students are also offered an all-expense paid trip to the RMCMI Annual Meeting & Conference in late June where they have the opportunity to meet industry leaders and attend all the technical sessions.

Additionally, eight Technical School scholarships are awarded to students in technical programs who hope to take their education into the coal industry, where there is a great demand for technical applications. This is a one-time $1,000 award.

RMCMI Scholarships

U.S. Civil Jury System Scholarship

10 scholarships available: 9 scholarships for $1,000, and 1 scholarship for $2,500.

This competition is an outstanding opportunity for high school seniors to obtain additional funds for college, and to learn about the importance of the U.S. civil jury system.

The deadline for students to submit their 1500 word essays is **FEBRUARY 1, 2019**.

Submissions can be made by going to

DMEA Scholarships

DMEA offers multiple scholarships for students (and adults) looking to pursue higher education and the application period is NOW OPEN for our 2019 scholarships. The deadline to apply is January 31, 2019.


High School Graduate for $2,000

Continuing Education for $1,500

Colorado Mesa University – Montrose Campus for $2,000

Technical College of the Rockies for $2,000

DMEA Scholarships

CU/Western Engineering Full Tuition Scholarships

*Two-year, full-tuition scholarships for Western/CU Engineering program

Students are eligible for the scholarship if they:

• Are accepted by January 31, 2019

• Declare a major in the Computer Science

or Mechanical Engineering partnership programs

• Have a GPA of 3.5 or higher

• Are eligible for Math 151 - Calculus 1 (via placement

tests, credit transfer, or a Math ACT/SAT score of


The Rady Merit Scholarship is not stackable with other

institutional scholarships.

Scholarships awarded based on fund availability.

Visit, create a username and password, and begin your

application. In step five, be sure to select “Western-CU Boulder Computer Science

Partnership Program” or “Western-CU Boulder Mechanical Engineering Partnership


Caregiver Scholarships

More and more high school and college students are taking on the role of caregiver for aging loved ones. To help support these students, we have made available scholarships that can provide financial assistance. You can read more about our work here: Scholarships


Going Merry scholarship app

Going Merry . One app for all your scholarships. Scholarship app to find millions of dollars in scholarship money.

Rady Merit Scholarship

RADY MERIT SCHOLARSHIP: This is for a Computer Science or Mechanical Engineering degree program at Western State in conjunction with CU Boulder. You graduate from Western with a CU degree. Must apply to the specific program before Dec. 31, 2018. Full Tuition Scholarship

Health Care scholarship

$1,000 award to students pursuing a health-related degree program who have been personally affected by addiction The Recovery Village Scholarship .

CMU Scholarships

Colorado Mesa University Scholarship Information: If you have been admitted to CMU apply for their scholarships!!! The first one is due 11/15. Even if you aren't sure you are going there, apply!! CMU Foundation Scholarships CMU Incoming Freshman Scholarships

Seattle University Leadership Award

Full tuition, meals, room and board for 4 years at Seattle University through the Sullivan Leadership Award. Awarded to 9 incoming freshmen each year. Sullivan Leadership Award Due November 15

Vet/Vet Tech Programs

Veterinary/Pre-vet/Vet Tech Programs -- If you are interested in any of these areas, Colby Community College has online and on-campus programs. Please see Mrs. Cerise or Mrs. Sederstrom for more info. Colby Community College Pre-Vet Program

Western State Scholarship

Get a $500 bonus to Western State Colorado University if you apply early and meet other qualifications!! Due November 1st--see your email for the flyer.

Hagan Scholarship

HAGAN SCHOLARSHIP: DUE: November 15, 2018 It is a nation-wide need-based scholarship.

Danielsfund Opens Oct. 1

Danielsfund Scholarship application opens on October 1. This is a full-ride scholarship that is both need- and merit-based. Danielsfund Scholarship

EMT/Fire training opportunity

EMT/Fire training free in exchange for work commitment in Montana. Close to affordable universities for college credit. Click the link for information: Frenchtown EMT/Fire Training

WSCOGA Scholarship

WSCOGA (Western Slope Colorado Oil and Gas Association)Scholarships are now open. $12,000 scholarship awarded to Western Colorado students. Different scholarship opportunities on the same website. WSCOGA Scholarship Application

Wendy's High School Heisman

Wendy's High School Heisman scholarship is open now until October 17. Open to seniors who have at least a 3.0 GPA and participate in at least one school-sponsored sport. $5000 scholarship available. Wendy's High School Heisman Application

White Rose Scholarship

Check out the White Rose Scholarship due January 18. White Rose Scholarship PDF

Online Info: White Rose Scholarship Online Link

FRA Essay Contest/$

FRA sponsors an annual essay contest to promote the spirit of Americanism and patriotism among our country’s youth. FRA's Americanism Essay Contest is open to all students, grades 7 through 12, including those who are home schooled. Students are invited to submit a 350-word essay through an FRA member or local FRA branch before the December 1st deadline. Local winners are forwarded for competition at the regional level and regional winners compete for national prizes.

The grand national winner will receive $5,000, with additional prizes for the top three essays in each grade category ($2,500 for first place, $1,500 for second place, and $1,000 for third place).

To enter, go to Americanism Essay Contest

Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship

Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship can be BIG MONEY!! Due November 15.


Current high school seniors, or the equivalent, who are citizens of the United States are eligible to apply.

Applicants need not be related to a member of the Elks.

High school graduates are not eligible to apply.

Applicants must be citizens of the United States on the date their applications are signed; permanent legal resident status does not qualify.

Go to Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship to apply!

Colorado Western Slope College Fair

Head to Aspen on October 7 to check out the yearly Colorado Western Slope College Fair. RSVP in the CHS Counseling Office to reserve your spot on the bus or take your family! Check out break out sessions and informational meetings for specific information.

Christian College Fair of Colorado

Christian College Fair of Colorado


FAFSA Workshop October 3 & 4

Get your FAFSA done early with the help of FAFSA professionals. RSVP which night you will attend to Mrs. Cerise. There will be pizza and FAFSA professionals to answer questions and help along the way.

Safe To Tell Safe2Tell® provides YOUNG people a way to report any threatening behaviors or activities endangering themselves or someone they know, in a way that keeps them safe and anonymous.


To view our upcoming events, please visit our calendar page