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Connie McIntire - Altrusa Scholarship Endowment

Connie McIntire - Altrusa Scholarship Endowment

The Connie Mcintire-Altrusa Scholarship Endowment was established by Altrusa International of Montrose, CO Inc. in honor of Connie McIntire for her service to the organization. Ms. McIntire was a charter member of the Altrusa Club of Montrose beginning in June 1975....

Consuelo Murdoch Roy Performing Arts Scholarship

Consuelo Murdoch Roy Performing Arts Scholarship

The Scholarship is being established in memory of Consuelo Murdoch Roy by her daughter Suzanne Quamme. Known as Connie, Consuelo Murdoch Roy was born in 1915 in Newport News, Virginia where her father worked as a Naval Engineer in the shipyard. Her family were all...

Continuing Unexpected Connections/MSI Endowment

Continuing Unexpected Connections/MSI Endowment

The Endowment has been established as a part of the Mesa Scholarship Initiative. The following is a statement from the donor on the inspiration to establish the Endowment. My name is Joyce Owens. As a child I grew up in a loving blue collar family. My dad was a...

Cornelison / WCCC General

Cornelison / WCCC General

This scholarship was established by Western Colorado Community College. They are committed to student success. Whether you are interested in an associate degree, a certificate, customized industry training, or a change in your career options, they are here to serve...

Crime Stoppers of Mesa County

Crime Stoppers of Mesa County

These scholarships have been established to assist students of good character who wish to pursue careers in law enforcement and protect their communities from crime. Crime Stoppers of Mesa County began in 1983 with a volunteer board of 18 community members sharing...

Crime Stoppers of Mesa County - Derek Geer Memorial

Crime Stoppers of Mesa County - Derek Geer Memorial

Crime Stoppers established this scholarship in memory of Deputy Derek Geer who was shot while on duty. These scholarships, are being established to assist students of good character who wish to pursue careers in law enforcement and protect their communities from...

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Crime Stoppers of Mesa County Scholarship

Crime Stoppers of Mesa County established these scholarships to assist students of good character who wish to pursue careers in law enforcement and protect their communities from crime. Crime Stoppers of Mesa County began in 1983 with a volunteer board of 18...

Dalby, Wendland & Co., P.C.

Dalby, Wendland & Co., P.C.

Dalby, Wendland & Co., P.C. provides premier financial-asset assessment, advice, and strategies for minimizing your tax exposure and helping you keep more of your own money. Dalby Wendland is the largest public accounting, audit, and business advisory firm...

David M Gardner Memorial Scholarship

David M Gardner Memorial Scholarship

The David M. Gardner Scholarship was established by Edward and Lois Gardner in memory of David M. Gardner. He was born in Boulder on November 19,1957. He spent his childhood in Grand Junction and graduated from Central High School. He attended Mesa College and...

Dean & Mary Harris Jazz Scholarship

Dean & Mary Harris Jazz Scholarship

Dean and Mary Harris are lifelong learners and lovers of the arts, and believe that music is a universal language that enriches persons and their communities. Mary is a Human Resources Director and pianist, and Dean is an attorney and vocalist. Mary and Dean were...

Donna H Crouch Scholarship

Donna H Crouch Scholarship

The Donna Crouch Memorial Scholarship was established by John Crouch in memory of Donna Crouch. Donna was born on December 28, 1939 in Damar, KS. Donna received her Nursing Degree from the Dominican School of Nursing in Great Bend, KS in 1960, followed by a...

Dwight & Carolyn Tope Endowed Scholarship Fund

Dwight & Carolyn Tope Endowed Scholarship Fund

The Dwight & Carolyn Tope Endowed Scholarship’s initial funding of this endowment is from Rock Tope through a Vanguard Charitable Fund· established by Dwight and Carolyn Tope. Rock is the son of Dwight who grew up in Grand Junction, Colorado. Dwight’s father was...

Elaine Knight-Wells Scholarship

Elaine Knight-Wells Scholarship

The Elaine Knight-Wells Scholarship established by Elaine K. Wells is intended to assist non-traditional students working from an LPN to earn their BSN. Elaine K. Wells is a 1994 graduate of Mesa State College with a Bachelor of Science in nursing degree. While...

Eric & Noah Bradford

Eric & Noah Bradford

The Neil Bradford Scholarship was established by Eric and Noah Bradford, in memory of their loving father, Neil Bradford. They wish to provide support to students who have the potential to further his or her education and pursue a career in the field of health and...

Ernest D Buescher Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Ernest D Buescher Memorial Endowed Scholarship

The Ernest D Buescher Memorial Endowed Scholarship was established by Blanche Buescher to provide support to one student(s) who has the potential to further their education with their financial assistance.

Eva Cheek Scholarship

Eva Cheek Scholarship

This scholarship was established by the CMU Health & Sciences department in memory of Eva Cheek. Eva moved to Grand Junction at a young age. She was an elementary school teacher until she married Franklin Cheek. She helped him operate a large peach orchard on the...

Fame Auto Mechanics Scholarship

Fame Auto Mechanics Scholarship

This scholarship was established by the Mesa County Automobile Dealers Association. This association recognized a pressing need for quality training for automobile mechanics a the entry level. They need to be literate enough to use effectively training manuals for...

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Firstbank of Colorado Low Income Scholarship

This scholarship was made possible by the First Bank of Colorado. The purpose of the scholarship is to provide financial support to a Colorado Mesa University Student.

Forrest Nelson Endowed Geology Fund

Forrest Nelson Endowed Geology Fund

The Forrest Nelson Endowed Geology Fund was Established by Forrest Nelson. Forrest Nelson is a retired geologist. He was educated at Michigan State University, before it became a university. As a student he did not receive scholarship assistance and worked his way...

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Fruita Consumers Cooperative Scholarship

The Fruita Consumers Cooperative Scholarship was established by the Fruita Coop. The Fruita Coop began March 1, 1937 as a grocery store located on the south east side of Circle Park in the town of Fruita, Colorado. In the late 1940’s the Coop went into the hardware...

Gary Burke Memorial Scholarship

Gary Burke Memorial Scholarship

The Gary Burke Memorial Scholarship was established by the Burke family in memory of Gary Burke. They wish to provide support to one full-time student who has the potential to further his/her education with their financial assistance.

Gary & Robbie Berlin Scholarship

Gary & Robbie Berlin Scholarship

Gary and Roberta “Robbie” Berlin, are both strong proponents of higher education and Colorado Mesa University. Gary earned his Bachelor of Science in 1977 and had a successful career, which in part he attributes to his degree. They wish to support students in their...

Gean F Lipson Trust Endowed Scholarship Fund

Gean F Lipson Trust Endowed Scholarship Fund

This scholarship was made possible by Gean F. Lipson who wanted to help a Colorado Mesa University Student majoring in Music, Art, and Theater.

Goffredi Memorial Scholarship

Goffredi Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was made possible by Al & Laura Goffredi. They want to help a student who is enrolled in the school of Technology majoring in any field, School of Business and Professional Studies majoring in Radiologic Science, or in the School of Humanities and...

Gormley Memorial Scholarship

Gormley Memorial Scholarship

The Gormley Memorial scholarship was made possible by Pat Gormley. He was a banker who was very involved with the community. He was involved with the Colorado Riverfront Project, the redevelopment of the Avalon Theater, the Mesa County Land Conservancy and St. Mary’s...

Gower, Morford, Oleskevich & Kansgen Foreign Language Schol

Gower, Morford, Oleskevich & Kansgen Foreign Language Schol

The Scholarship was established by Calvin W. Gower in recognition of his mother, Elio Gower, and his three sisters, Mary Morford, Dorothy Oleskevich, and Patricia Kansgen. The designation to Foreign Languages is because Elio was a teacher of Latin and French before...

Grand Junction Lions Club Scholarship

Grand Junction Lions Club Scholarship

The Fund was established by the Grand Junction Lions Club, a local service organization. The Grand Junction Lions Club has been in existence since 1921 and through the years has been a strong supporter of CMU. Its members recognize the value of education and its...

Grand Junction Rotary Club-Walter E. Dalby Accounting Scholarship

Grand Junction Rotary Club-Walter E. Dalby Accounting Scholarship

The Grand Junction Rotary Club Foundation-Walter E. Dalby Accounting Scholarship was established by The Rotary Club of Grand Junction. Which is currently made up of 100+ individuals in our community dedicated to “Service Above Self”.  This mission serves to promote...

Grand Junction Rotary Scholarship

Grand Junction Rotary Scholarship

This scholarship was established by The Rotary Club of Grand Junction. Which is currently made up of 100+ individuals in our community dedicated to “Service Above Self”.  This mission serves to promote integrity and advance world understanding, goodwill and peace...

GW "Bill" & Norma Klapwyk Scholarship

GW "Bill" & Norma Klapwyk Scholarship

The G.W. ‘Bill’ and Norma Klapwyk Scholarship was established by the family and friends of G.W. “Bill” and Norma Klapwyk and donated in their memory. George W. “Bill” and Norma Maluy Klapwyk were Grand Valley Natives. Bill graduated from Fruita Union High School in...