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Divorce Matters Scholarship

  • Divorce Matters is pleased to offer our 2nd Annual Divorce Matters Scholarship.

    This scholarship is available to high school seniors and current college students who are Colorado residents or plan on attending a Colorado school that have been personally affected by a divorce. At our law firm, we know life gets complicated and that divorce is sometimes necessary. Our goal is to help students affected by divorce afford a better education.

    Award + Deadlines

    • The scholarship is a one-time award of $2,500
    • All applications must be received by 11:59pm MST on May 31st, 2019
    • A winner will be announced on July 31st 2019
    • Funds will be sent directly to the school you will be attending.

    INCOMPLETE OR LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

    Eligibility Requirements

    You are eligible to be considered for the scholarship if you meet all of the following criteria:

    • You are a citizen or legal permanent resident of the United States.
    • You are a Colorado Resident, or are attending a Colorado school.
    • You have personally been affected by a divorce.
    • You will be attending an accredited 4-year college/university or a 2-year community college for Fall 2018.
    • You have a GPA of 3.4 or higher.
    • A current transcript MUST be submitted for consideration.
    • You must submit a 500-word essay explaining answering the following question: How has divorce touched your life? In what ways did it shape you into the person you are today?.
    • Employees of Divorce Matters and their direct family members are not eligible to apply.

    *Although not required, applicants are encouraged to submit recommendation letters and/or resumes to substantiate their application for consideration.

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