Yuliza Moreno

“This scholarship is extremely important to me because it provides me with financial assistance which will help reduce financial stress on both me and my family. This will also help me focus more on my education and pursuing my passions. Being the first in my family to go to college is both exciting and terrifying. […]

Walter Avila

“I’d like to personally thank you for giving low-income communities a chance to achieve their dreams in college. I’m extremely grateful to have been chosen for this scholarship and will use this opportunity to influence other bright students in Aurora to work hard for their goals. I also plan on giving back to the Aurora […]

Victoria Castellon

“I cannot express my gratitude enough to those who have donated. This scholarship is going to help me become the first in my family to go to college, as well as helping my family financially. I appreciate it so much and thank you again!” -Victoria Castellon

Tu Bui

“Attending college has always been a big dream of mine. Not only will this scholarship help me financially, but it will also take some stress off for my parents. Without a doubt, I am now more determined to work even harder in not only in my studies, but also to motivate others into pursuing their […]

Stephanie Maldonado

“As a child, I grew up being told that I should go to college. I believed college gave me financial security which my family had always struggled with. I went through elementary school, middle school, and eventually, high school intending to get into a good college. I remember doing my homework, working hard, and trying […]

Sarah Jimenez

“I am honored to be selected to receive the Kristin D. Hiza Memorial Scholarship and be allowed to further my education. Receiving this money means everything not only to me but my mother. Growing up with her influence encouraged me to work hard in school and continue into university. Obtaining a degree was a dream […]

Rosario Chavez Avila

“This scholarship is important to me because I don’t have to pull out any student loans or have financial instability to reach my goals of higher education. I would like to appreciate the APS Foundation and the Zack Golditch family for this scholarship. I am so thankful for you to grant me the chance to […]

Nicole Pineda Gomez

“Growing up I never considered college as an option because of the costs and expenses. I knew sacrifices would have to be made and resources were available but there were other factors like the fact that the majority of students in college and that were successful were predominantly white and as a POC and first […]

Nicole Picazo

“I want to thank you for giving me the opportunity to get financial help for a post-secondary education. This money will help me pursue my career and take a step forward toward achieving all my goals in life. Having this extra money for my college will help through things that I was stressing about. Thank […]

Neba Alzarjawi

“This scholarship is incredibly important to me because it will provide me with the financial support I need to pursue my academic goals. As a student, I am constantly striving to learn and grow, but unfortunately, the cost of education can be a significant barrier for many individuals. With this scholarship, I will be able […]

Mia Gutierrez

“To get this scholarship that is intended to help women who have overcome obstacles in their lives is a tremendous honor. Being the first woman in my family to complete high school and go on to college has proven to have many obstacles. I have also faced many personal and non-academic related obstacles. Receiving this […]

Melane Sosa

“This scholarship is not only an investment to my future, but an example of why education is incredibly important. Through my life experiences, I know education is a privilege, so to take advantage of every given opportunity reflects my continuous efforts and serves as an example to others why serving our community has immeasurable value.” […]

Maven Kray

““You’re going to do big things, Maven”: words my family and friends have spoken into my life over and over. I strived to live up to that encouragement for them and myself throughout my school years. I am thankful for the school opportunities my parents made for me including my enrollment at Rangeview High School. […]

Matthew Hagos

“This scholarship is important to me because it will help me reach my next steps in accomplishing my future goals. Receiving this scholarship serves as a symbol of trust and opportunity from my community. I am extremely grateful for the support that the Aurora Gateway Rotary Foundation and Aurora Public Schools Foundation are providing. This […]

Marisela Simental

“Receiving this scholarship would further reduce financial concerns for my family. My grandfather was diagnosed with cardiomegaly and unfortunately, we lost him last year. Therefore my dad is currently financially responsible for my grandma on top of rent, food, and bills for our family. I’ve remained aware that helping me pay for college would put […]

Madeline Vu

“This scholarship is important to me as it represents my hard work, but also my love for the Rangeview community. Rangeview is and will be a significant chapter of my life, and I would not be where I am if I didn’t go to Rangeview. I have met so many wonderful people that have supported […]

Kevin Jenkins Jr

“The Rangeview High School Scholarship is important to me because it will provide the financial support I need to pursue my educational goals. With this support, I can focus on my college life and studies without worrying about the burden of college expenses. I am grateful for this opportunity and will make the most of […]

Jasmine Mlinek

“Receiving this scholarship takes away from the financial stress of college and I am beyond grateful to get this opportunity. Making the decision to go to an out-of-state college causes a different kind of stress because you are not attending a school that is by you, however, you do get to open a new door […]

Isis Abou El Ghiet

“This scholarship is important to me because it is proof of all of the work I have done in school, both academically as well as socially. Although I don’t realize how much work I am doing at the time I am doing it, seeing others recognize it, especially through monetary means, shows myself how much […]

Huyen Ho

“I am grateful to live in a country where the education system is very well developed. Education in the United States is not cheap, and some college students are fortunate to have financial security for their college education. Even though college tuition was a cause for concern, I know that there will be solutions. I […]

Phu Quach

“The APS Foundation Scholarship and their donors have given me a life-changing opportunity through the Kara Abbott Scholarship. As a student with a passion for electrical engineering, this scholarship will help me achieve my academic goals and set me on a path towards a successful career. Without this financial support, pursuing higher education in a […]

Omar De La Rosa

“Receiving these scholarships is an incredible honor and an opportunity that I am deeply grateful for. Pursuing higher education has always been a dream of mine, but the financial burden of tuition and other expenses often seemed insurmountable. These scholarships provides me with the means to pursue my academic goals without having to worry as […]

Ne’Ajah West

“I am sincerely honored to have been selected as the recipient of the Gene Yahn Memorial Scholarship. Thank you for your generosity, which has allowed me to follow through with my dream of studying nursing at University of Colorado, Denver. Through this scholarship, I now can take all the classes I need to to help […]

Hayden Stanton-Isenhour

“This scholarship is important to me because every bit counts to help me accomplish my dreams of playing college football.” -Hayden Stanton-Isenhour

Emma Josephson

“Being a student from East Middle School makes this scholarship extremely important. My time at East was unforgettable, I met so many teachers and staff members who have stuck by my side since I walked through those doors and are still a part of my life as I am graduating high school. My dream since […]

Celestino Reyna

“I would like to thank the Abbott family and the APS Foundation for their consideration of my receiving this scholarship. It means a lot and is a big step in the right direction for me as I yearn to continue my pursuit of higher education. I would also like to give a special thanks to […]

Brandon Weatherford

“This scholarship means more to me than just obtaining money; it also means that I am viewed as having potential for the future of our society. I will continuously have individuals to thank for my accomplishments, and I greatly appreciate the generous financial support I have been given to pursue my education.” -Brandon Weatherford

Ava Carballo

“The T. Matt Hirschfeld Scholarship is very important to me and to my future. It provides me with the funding needed for my college career. I come from a single mother household, and this kind of money isn’t something that comes easily, and is a tremendous help! I plan to go to college to earn […]

Ashley Juarez

“I wanted to thank everyone for this scholarship because having this will help me pay for my college tuition and give me the chance to attend my dream college, University of Denver. Once at  DU, I plan to study computer science. Not only is this scholarship a huge relief to me but also a huge […]