Tuesday, October 6, 2009

2009-2010 Daniels Scholarship

If you are reading this handout, that means you are thinking about going to college – congratulations! The Daniels Fund awards hundreds of scholarships each year to promising students across a four-state region. The Daniels Scholarship program is both exciting and challenging, and we encourage you to read on to see if a Daniels Scholarship might be right for you.

Who Can Apply?

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible to apply for a Daniels Scholarship, students
must satisfy all of the following:

n Be nominated by a designated Referral Agency (see
www.danielsfund.org for a list).

n Be a current high school student with an expected
graduation during the 2009-2010 academic school year
from any high school in Colorado, New Mexico, Utah,
or Wyoming.

n Be a current resident of Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, or

n At the time of application, be a U.S. citizen, a
permanent resident of the U.S., or have refugee or
asylum status in the U.S.

n Demonstrate financial need (see “What is Financial Need?”).

n Take the ACT by October 24, 2009 and achieve an exam
composite score of 17 or higher, or take the SAT by
October 10, 2009 and achieve a combined math and
critical reading score of 830 or higher.

Daniels Scholarship Application Deadline: Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2009 5:00 p.m., Mountain Standard Time

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