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Scholarship Program

Scholarship Information

Weld County High School seniors who meet general qualifications and are scheduled to graduate in the spring are encouraged to apply. Scholarship recipients will be selected based on their outstanding academic results, leadership in the community and plans to further their education.Recipients of the scholarship may use the scholarship at any accredited trade school, college or university.
In 2017, the Stampede Foundation awarded twenty $2,500 general scholarships, two art scholarships, one rodeo scholarship and a scholarship for Miss Rodeo Colorado.

Please email Nyla Bristow at with questions regarding the scholarship program.

Want to Contribute to the Scholarship Fund?
The Stampede Foundation is a 501c3 non-profit organization formed to support continuing education for Weld County students. The Greeley Stampede produces and hosts annual events, including the Big Buckle Ball, Western Art Show and the Stampede Golf Tournament, to benefit the scholarship fund.Since the inception of the program in 1994, the Stampede Foundation has given more than $370,000 in scholarships to over 500 Northern Colorado students.
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Selection Criteria

  • A student graduating from a Weld County High School in spring 2018
  • Involvement in school and community leadership activities
  • Grade Point Average (Minimum cumulative of 3.50)
  • Financial need may be considered
  • For art scholarship, please contact your art instructor
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Scholarship Awards

  • Payable to the financial aid office where the recipient will be attending, in the name of the recipient
  • Scholarship amount will be paid in two equal payments per semester.
  • No cash paid directly to the student
  • Payment will be made to the college or university by September 1, 2018 or upon receiving written verification of acceptance
  • Scholarship must be used during the 2018/2019 school year
  • Scholarship may not be carried over and is non-renewable
  • Scholarships will be applicable to any institution of higher education
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Important Application Dates

  • Application deadline or before 4:00 p.m. February 16, 2018.
  • Review/selection period February 18th through April 14th, 2018
  • Selected recipients will be notified by April 15th, 2018.
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