The Stampede Foundation is now accepting applications from graduating Weld County High School seniors. The community non-profit organization will award nineteen scholarships valued at a total of $34,000. Online applications are due by Wednesday, March 30, 2016.
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 2016, the Stampede Foundation will award fifteen $2,000 general scholarships, two $1,000 art scholarships, one $1,000 rodeo scholarship and one $1,000 scholarship for Miss Rodeo Colorado.
“We are excited to support local students to continue their education journey,” said Nyla Bristow, Stampede Foundation Scholarship Program Chair, “Our community supports the Greeley Stampede and this is one way that we can give back to the community.”
Applications are available on the Greeley Stampede website, listed under the Get Involved tabs. The completed online application must be submitted by 4pm on Wednesday, March 30, 2016. Please email Nyla Bristow at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions regarding the scholarship program.
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 $314,000 in scholarships to 573 Northern Colorado students.