Colorado State Scholarship Fund
The Colorado State Scholarship Fund was established in 2007 for Colorado women who are currently a High School graduate or have a GED equivalency or are no longer than two years past their high school graduation or GED date, with preference given to non–traditional or vocational areas of study.
The application deadline is January 31.
For questions or more information, please contact:
Chair, Diane Gallagher, CU (2019-2023)
6425 S Galena St.
Englewood, CO 80111
Colorado Cottey College Scholarship Fund
Cottey College, located in Nevada, MO, is a fully accredited, four year liberal arts and sciences college for women, owned and operated by the P.E.O. Sisterhood since 1927.
The Colorado Cottey Scholarship Fund (CCSF) awards scholarships to Colorado women attending Cottey College. Scholarships are funded through donations from chapters and individuals; the amount of scholarship awards varies from year-to-year.
After a student is accepted to Cottey College, the state committee will send her an application which must be completed and returned no later than January 31.
For more information, please contact Martha Shuss, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Basic Information – Colorado Cottey Scholarship Fund
The Colorado Cottey Scholarship Fund (CCSF) is a state project established in 1992 for scholarships, through endowments, to Colorado Cottey College students. It is supported solely by individuals and chapters who are encouraged to give annually. The P.E.O. Foundation manages the fund while the Colorado Cottey College Committee oversees the application and award process. Scholarships may be granted annually based on the accumulated interest and fund principal in excess of a required minimum principle balance of $5000.00 as reported by the P.E.O. Foundation. The following scholarships also may be awarded annually:
First-year student –
$1,000 in honor of Chapter President Chapter President
Second-year student –
$1,000 in honor of Virginia Corbett, the first Colorado State Chapter President
Third-year student –
$1,000 in honor of the current Colorado State Chapter President
Fourth-year student –
$1,000 in honor of Chellie Stevens Wright, Colorado State Chapter President 1924-1925 and Past P.E.O. Supreme Chapter President 1937-1939
Eligibility, Application and Payment Process
All residents of Colorado accepted to Cottey are eligible and encouraged to apply for a scholarship from this fund. Scholarships are based primarily on academic achievement. Consideration may also be given for a student’s character, participation in activities and leadership roles. Once the student has been accepted, Cottey notifies the Colorado Cottey College Chairman, who sends an application. Colorado residency, official transcripts and letters of recommendation must be included with the completed application and post-marked no later than January 31. Selection notification is announced in March. Each recipient and the Financial Aid Director of Cottey is notified following selection and the awards are publicized at the Colorado State convention and put on the Colorado State website.
Local Chapter Scholarships
Chapter ET – Arvada
P.E.O. Chapter ET, a group of women in Arvada, CO, is offering a post-secondary scholarship, in the amount of $2,000 for the 2022/2023 School Year.
The attached application must be received by 5:00 pm June 1, 2022.
Chapter FA – Brighton
P.E.O. Chapter FA-Brighton is proud to announce the 2020 scholarships! The number of scholarships awarded will be determined by the applications received and approved. Complete the application at the right and return by March 15, 2022.
Chapter BN – Brighton
Chapter BN, a group of P.E.O. sisters in Brighton, is pleased to offer two (2) scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each to qualifying senior girls in 2021.
Attached application must be received by 5:00pm March 15, 2022.