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Harold & Claudell Daniels Nursing Scholarship

Harold & Claudell Daniels Nursing Scholarship

The Harold Daniels Nursing Scholarship was established by Mrs. Claudell Daniels in memory of her husband, Harold. Mr. Daniels was a graduate of Grand Junction High School, Mesa State Junior College, and Colorado University. Mrs. Daniels wishes to memorialize her...

Janet Kephart Bauer Scholarship

Janet Kephart Bauer Scholarship

This scholarship was established by Nancy Bauer to honor the memory of Janet Kephart Bauer. She was the secretary of the Mining Club of Grand Junction and the president of Grand Junction Laboratories. She was also an amateur artist. This scholarship’s purpose is to...

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Janette Heung Memorial Foundation

The Janette Heung Outdoor Academic Scholarship intends to carry the bright torch of Janette Heung, an extraordinary woman who climbed the mountains of the world and the mountains of life. This academic grant aims to honor the values and principles that Janette stood...

Janette Heung Outdoor Academic Scholarship

Janette Heung Outdoor Academic Scholarship

The Janette Heung Outdoor Academic Scholarship Intends to carry the bright torch of Janette Heung, an extraordinary woman who climbed the mountains of the world and the mountains of life. This academic grant aims to honor the values and principles that Janette stood...

Jeffrey & Kenneth Braa Memorial Scholarship

Jeffrey & Kenneth Braa Memorial Scholarship

The Jeffrey and Kenneth Braa Scholarship was established by Cara Lee and Kenneth Braa following the death of their son Jeffrey in 1975. Upon the death of her husband, Mrs. Braa added her husband’s name to the scholarship, in his memory. She wishes to provide support...

Joanna & Craig Little

Joanna & Craig Little

This fund was established by Joanna and Crag Little. Joanna was on the Mesa State College Foundation Board of Directors for six years and was President of the Foundation for one year. Both Joanna and Craig strongly support higher education and recognize its value in...

Justice James K Groves ASG Scholarship

Justice James K Groves ASG Scholarship

The Scholarship is being established by the Associated Student Government, in recognition of Justice James K. Groves. They wish to provide support to a currently enrolled student who has the potential to further his/her education with their financial assistance....

Kenn & Kathleen Boelte Nursing Scholarship

Kenn & Kathleen Boelte Nursing Scholarship

This Kenn & Kathleen Boelte Nursing Scholarship Fund was established by Kenn & Kathleen M. Boelte. The purpose of this Fund is to provide financial support to a third or fourth year nursing student enrolled in a four year nursing bachelors program or EMT. Students...

Kevin Wagner Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund

Kevin Wagner Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund

The Scholarship was established by the Grand Junction Lions Club to honor the memory of Kevin Wagner for his years of community service as an active Lions Club member. The Grand Junction Lions Club was established in 1921 and has supported Colorado Mesa University...

Kids Voting of Mesa County Scholarship

Kids Voting of Mesa County Scholarship

The Scholarship, was created to help students from Mesa County who show potential to be good citizens of their community. The donor, Kids Voting of Mesa County has the mission to encourage young people to become knowledgeable and engaged citizens. Their vision is to...

Knudson Family Endowed Scholarship

Knudson Family Endowed Scholarship

The Knudson Scholarship was established by Knute and Sandi Knudson. The Knudsons’ intention for creating this scholarship fund is to help dedicated nursing students receive a quality education at CMU, with the hope that many will remain in western Colorado to meet...

Kristopher B Buescher Memorial Scholarship

Kristopher B Buescher Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship has been established by Ernest, Blanche, Louis & Thomas Buescher in memory of Kristopher Buescher to benefit students who might otherwise not be able to attend college. It is to help those students realize their dreams and to live up to their...

Lisa and Rob Bickley & Anne and Steve Meyer

Lisa and Rob Bickley & Anne and Steve Meyer

The Scholarship was established by Anne and Steve Meyer & Lisa and Rob Bickley. The donors wish to provide support to students who might not otherwise have the potential to further his/her education without their financial assistance. The Bickley and Meyer families...

Madge Huffer Scholarship

Madge Huffer Scholarship

This scholarship was made possible by Madge Huffer. She wanted to help a CMU student enrolled in the School of Humanities and Fine Arts and someone who is involved with speech or theater activities.

Marion Fletcher Scholarship

Marion Fletcher Scholarship

The Marion Fletcher Scholarship was first established by Marion Fletcher. She was born in Grand Junction and stayed her for 97 years. She was a significant supporter of local community projects. She was very generous in giving to Mesa College programs, particularly...

Mary Elizabeth (McDonald) Dolan Scholarship

Mary Elizabeth (McDonald) Dolan Scholarship

The Mary Elizabeth Dolan Scholarship was established by The Dolan Family, in memory of Mary Elizabeth Dolan. They wish to provide support to a nursing student who has the potential to further his/her education with their financial assistance. Mary Elizabeth McDonald...

Orchard Mesa Lions Club Scholarship

Orchard Mesa Lions Club Scholarship

This scholarship was established by The Orchard Mesa Lions Club. Their members are dedicated to the core belief “WE SERVE”.  This is demonstrated by the community projects they support and efforts to make Mesa County a better place to live.  The club’s major project...

Paul Pletka Scholarship

Paul Pletka Scholarship

The Scholarship was established by Paul Pletka to help art students purchase quality materials to improve their work and the grades they receive on their work. Artist Paul Pletka studied at Mesa College from 1965 – 1967. Born in San Diego and raised in the Grand...

Randall Capp Family Endowed Scholarship

Randall Capp Family Endowed Scholarship

The Randall Capp Family Nursing Scholarship was established by Randall and Joy Capp to assist nursing students. Randall Capp grew up in Grand Valley, graduating from Palisade High School in 1945. After two years in the U.S. Army, Randall returned to the Grand Valley...

Redlands Lions Club Scholarship

Redlands Lions Club Scholarship

This scholarship was established by The Redlands Lions Club. Their members are dedicated to the core belief “WE SERVE”.  This is demonstrated by the community projects they support and efforts to make Mesa County a better place to live.  The club’s major project is...

Rotary-Feinzig Catalyst Scholarship

Rotary-Feinzig Catalyst Scholarship

The Rotary-Feinzig catalyst Scholarship was established by Herb and Kate Feinzig. They both believe strongly in the value of education; as a means of achieving personal growth and success, and also as a way to assist others in achieving similar results. Toward this...

Rusty Crick Womens Volleyball Scholarship

Rusty Crick Womens Volleyball Scholarship

The Scholarship ls being established by CMU volleyball alumnae, friends. and colleagues of Russell (Rusty) Crick, in honor of his retirement from CMU as the women’s volleyball coach fur the past twenty-three years. They wish provide a tribute to Rusty’s long service...

Sandy Bacon Memorial Scholarship

Sandy Bacon Memorial Scholarship

The Sandy Bacon Memorial Scholarship was established by Dr.Phil Bacon in memory of his beloved wife, Sandy. His wish is to provide support to a Music/Vocal student who has the potential to further his/her education with their financial assistance. Sandy was born...

Ted & Maxine Albers Scholarship

Ted & Maxine Albers Scholarship

The Scholarship has been made possible by Ted & Maxine Albers. Ted was president of Mesa College from 1970 to 1974. He is credited with supplying the leadership that was essential to converting Mesa College from a two-year college to a four-year college. Maxine was...

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The American Association of University Women

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) is the nation’s leading voice promoting equity and education for women and girls. Since our founding in 1881, AAUW members have examined and taken positions on the fundamental issues of the day – educational,...

T.R. Braithwaite Scholarship

T.R. Braithwaite Scholarship

This scholarship was established by Joan Braithwaite Haller in memory of T.R. Braithwaite. He was born in 1902 in Brooklyn, New York and was raised in Chicago, Illinois. He started studying art at The Chicago Academy of fine Arts at the age of thirteen. He later...

William H Love Engineering Endowment

William H Love Engineering Endowment

The initial funding of this scholarship endowment is from Bob and Suzanne Love, recognizing the role that engineering plays in making all of our lives better.

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WSCOGA Heifner-Kennedy Family Energy Scholar Endowment

The Heifner-Kennedy Family Energy Scholar Endowment was established by Steve Heifner, who is the owner of Bulldog Energy Service. Steve has been involved in the Grand Valley for over 15 years and made Fruita a permanent home in June of 2007, moving here with his...