MARC U*STAR Program at Fort Lewis College Call for Applications

The FLC-MARC Program is accepting applications for the June 2017 to May 2019 program.  This is an honors undergraduate research training program, with the goal to prepare underrepresented students majoring in scientific disciplines to pursue a Ph.D. and long term careers in the biomedical or behavioral science research. 

Students who meet the eligibility requirements may apply for the 2017-2019 program by completing the online application, uploading required application materials and requesting that faculty submit letters of support to Marnie Clay, MARC Program Coordinator, prior to the due date.  Applications are due Friday, February 3, 2017.  For a Word Document with more information here.

El Centro de Muchos Colores Book Scholarship

Deadline: February 1

El Centro De Muchos Colores Book Scholarship is awarded to any class level with preference to hispanic or multi-cultural students. To apply please visit the FLC Scholarships site.

For more information contact:

Shirena Trujillo Long
El Centro Coordinator

TRIO - Fitness Lifestyle Scholarship

Available to: Current high school, alumni and college students. Deadline: Submit by 11:59pm on Dec 31st, 2015. Award Amount: $500 Eligibility for Payout of Scholarship Winnings

  • Must be currently residing in the United States.
  • All eligible participants must be a currently enrolled full-time in college, an alumni or in high school
  • Student must provide the address of the college's Financial Aid Office for the college they attended, plan on attending or are current enrolled at
  • Student must provide college/high school student identification number.

How to apply: Fill out the survey at and answer the final survey question in 500 words or less. Punctuation, grammar, clarity and organization will be considered in the final choice for the winner Website:

The infoparrot Scholarship of Academic Excellence

Available to: (Undergraduate, Graduate, HS Senior)
Deadline: 11:59PM EST, December 31, 2015.
Award Amount: $1250
Short summary of requirements or how to apply: (Write an essay) The internet has allowed people from all over the world to develop and create businesses like never before. How can western countries benefit from this new “horizontal exchange of services”? Should the market regulate itself or should the government interfere? Finally, express your own opinion about the internet’s impact on the global economy. (see website for more detail)

Technology Addiction Awareness Scholarship

Available to: You must be a high school freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior or a current or entering
college or graduate school student of any level
Deadline: January 30, 2016
Award Amount: $1,000
Short summary of requirements or how to apply: Complete the application form including a 140-character message about technology addiction. The top 10 applications will be selected as finalists. The finalists will be asked to write a full length 500- to 1,000-word essay about technology addiction.


The 9th Annual Create-A-Greeting-Card

Available to: All high school, college and university students enrolled at any time during the latter half of
2015 in an academic program designed to conclude with the awarding of a diploma or a degree are welcome to participate in our scholarship competition.
Deadline: Contest submissions accepted from May 26, 2015 - February 25, 2016
Award Amount: $10,000
Short summary of requirements or how to apply: Fill out the entry form and upload artwork or
photograph in JPEG (.jpg) format. Submit photo, artwork or computer graphic for
the front of a greeting card. Photo, art or graphics submitted must be your
own original work/creation

Other Scholarships

Durango-Local Scholarships

The Durango Education Foundation offers several scholarships for seniors graduating from high school programs in Durango School District 9-R. These scholarships are funded by individual donors or donor families and administered by DEF. The Following scholarships are being offered for 2015:

  • A-Team D.E.F. Scholarship
  • Brinton Family Girl's Swimming Scholarship
  • DLM Family Scholarship
  • Tom and Ann Hartney Scholarship
  • Robert and Christine Finegan Heinich Scholarship
  • Newbold Scholarship
  • Joseph Philpott Fine Arts Scholarship
  • Sachs Construction LLC Scholarship
  • Louis S. Tamez Memorial Scholarships
  • Zink Family Scholarship

All scholarships have specific criteria and requirements. For more information about specific requirements and criteria click here.

Applications for all scholarships must be received by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at the Durango Education Foundation, 201 E. 12th St, Durango, CO 81301. Please note: They do not accept applications electronically. For more information, contact the Foundation at (970) 385-1491 or