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American AgCredit

The American AgCredit Scholarship was established to support students studying agriculture or agribusiness and who are committed to pursuing a career in agriculture or agribusiness. Founded in 1916, the American AgCredit specializes in providing financial services to...

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American Business Women’s Association

This scholarship was made possible by the Grand Junction American Business Women’s Association. On September 22, 1949, Shirley Cupp, Irma Beisel, Frances Stuckey and Mr. Hilary Bufton Jr. met in a coffee shop in downtown Kansas City to incorporate the American...

Bacon Family Foundation Foreign Student

Bacon Family Foundation Foreign Student

The Bacon Family foreign Student Scholarship was established by the Bacon Family Foundation to help students from different countries pay for their education here at Colorado Mesa University.

Bauerle Family Scholarship

Bauerle Family Scholarship

Dr. Bruce Bauerle established the Bauerle Family Endowed Scholarship. Dr. Bruce Bauerle is a Professor Emeriti of Colorado Mesa University. In his over forty years of teaching he often found that single mothers trying to gain a skill to support their families were...

B & B Electric Scholarship

B & B Electric Scholarship

The B&B Electric Endowed Scholarship was established by B&B Electric. B&B Electric was started in Grand Junction, Colorado as a partnership in 1955. In 1967 the partnership was dissolved and the company transitioned to a Sole Proprietorship. Then in 1970 B&B...

Bechtel Family Scholarship

Bechtel Family Scholarship

The Bechtel Family Scholarship has been established by Joel and Betty Bechtel. They say “Nursing is a wonderful career, combining the technical knowledge of how health and disease affect the body with compassion and caring for those in need. CMU nurse graduates are...

Betty Kambic Nursing Scholarship

Betty Kambic Nursing Scholarship

Becky and her husband Kim Yessak established the Betty Kambic Nursing Scholarship in memory of Becky’s aunt, Betty Kambic. Betty was a long-time nurse, as is Becky. It is their desire to help students earn degrees and enter the profession of licensed Registered Nurses.

Bill and Peggy Foster Endowed Scholarship

Bill and Peggy Foster Endowed Scholarship

The Fund was established by the Margaret E. Foster Family Partnership LLLP in memory of Bill and Peggy Foster and the impact they had in the Grand Junction swim community as well as the impact swimming has had on the Foster family. All seven of Bill and Peggy...

Blanche Buescher Business Scholarship

Blanche Buescher Business Scholarship

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

Blaney-Maluy Family Scholarship

Blaney-Maluy Family Scholarship

The Blaney-Maluy Family Scholarship has been established by Brook Blaney, Brett Blaney, Lee Ann Blaney and Bud Blaney to salute and promote the spirit of entrepreneurship in Mesa County. The donors are Mesa County natives, CMU alumni, and entrepreneurs. Their...

BNFSAS Nursing Scholarship

BNFSAS Nursing Scholarship

The BNFSAS Nursing Scholarship was established by the CMU Health & Sciences Department to honor the memory of Lucille Sommerville. Lucille was born on October 12, 1914 in Maysville, Missouri. She attended nursing school at O’Connor Hospital in San Jose. In 1936, she...

Bob Wilson Endowed Scholarship

Bob Wilson Endowed Scholarship

The Scholarship was established by friends and colleagues of Bob WiIson, in honor of his 30 year career at Rocky Mountain HMO. They wish to provide yearly support to an accounting student who has the potential to further their education with their financial assistance.

Bookcliff Barbershop Harmony Chorus Scholarship

Bookcliff Barbershop Harmony Chorus Scholarship

The Bookcliff Barbershop Harmony Chorus was officially chartered in Grand Junction, Colorado on June 4th, 1968 as a member chapter of what is now called the Barbershop Harmony Society. The chapter has worked hard to bring exciting annual shows featuring quality...

Brownson District 51 Scholarship

Brownson District 51 Scholarship

Holly and Robert Brownson recognize the importance of education in the long-term success of individuals and would like to offer selected students the opportunity to attend CMU who might not have the resources or the expectation that they could attend college. They...

Bryan Howard ASG Scholarship

Bryan Howard ASG Scholarship

The Bryan Howard ASG Scholarship was established by the Associated Student Government in recognition of Bryan Howard. Bryan graduated in the fall of 2002 from Mesa State College with a degree in Political Science. While attending Mesa State, Bryan served as President...

Bud Francis Scholarship

Bud Francis Scholarship

The Bud Francis Scholarship was established by the Western Colorado Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. in memory of Bud Francis, the founder of FCI Constructors, Inc. The primary focus of this program is to support and encourage the continued...

Burkey Family Scholarship

Burkey Family Scholarship

The Burkey Family Scholarship was established by friends and colleagues of The Burkey Family. They wish to provide support to a student who has the potential to further his/her education with their financial assistance.

Byron Evers Memorial Scholarship

Byron Evers Memorial Scholarship

The Byron Evers Scholarship was established by Brenda Evers in memory of Byron. Byron was born January 22, 1948, in Cairo, Illinois, and passed away on April 25, 2017. The family established the Byron Evers Memorial Scholarship at Colorado Mesa University in Grand...

Caitlyn Lear Memorial Nursing Scholarship

Caitlyn Lear Memorial Nursing Scholarship

This Scholarship was founded in the memory of Caitlyn Marie Lear by her family. Caitlyn was a nursing student attending the Montrose Campus of Colorado Mesa University. Her family’s intent is to help give other students the opportunity to pursue their dreams of...

Carolyn D Love Scholarship Fund

Carolyn D Love Scholarship Fund

The Carolyn D. Love Scholarship was established by Bill Love in memory of his wife, Carolyn who was an artist and musician. The purpose of the scholarship is to provide Colorado Mesa University art and music students with additional financial assistance so they can...

Celeste Colgan Study Abroad Scholarship

Celeste Colgan Study Abroad Scholarship

Celeste Colgan, a former Colorado Mesa University Trustee, provided the initial funding for this scholarship endowment by affirming that immersion and participation in another country’s culture enlightens and transforms students.

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Certek Engineering Scholarship

The Scholarship has been established by Certek Heating Solutions, who wishes to provide financial assistance to deserving Colorado Mesa University Students.

Chadwick, Steinkirchner, Davis & Co ., P.C. Scholarship

Chadwick, Steinkirchner, Davis & Co ., P.C. Scholarship

Chadwick, Steinkirchner, Davis & Co., P.C. (CSD), has been serving the people and businesses of Western Colorado as a full service CPA firm since 1966. We are a one office firm located in Grand Junction Colorado and employ over 20 professionals. Our Mission:...

Chuck & Jeanie Thomas Scholarship

Chuck & Jeanie Thomas Scholarship

This Chuck and Jeanie Thomas 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...

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City of Grand Junction

This scholarship was established by the City of Grand Junction in an effort to raise the post secondary education attainment rate of Mesa County High School graduates.

Clair Clayton Scholarship

Clair Clayton Scholarship

The Clair Clayton Scholarship was established by Gene D. Richardson with matching contributions from Coca-Cola Enterprises, Inc. The scholarship is awarded in memory of Clair Clayton, a Grand Junction High School top athlete who was seriously injured and paralyzed...

Clyde & Helen May Stonebrick Agriculture Scholarship

Clyde & Helen May Stonebrick Agriculture Scholarship

The Clyde & Helen Stonebrink Agriculture Scholarship has been established by Mrs. Helen Stonebrink, who wishes to provide financial assistance to students who intend to pursue a career in agriculture or ranching.

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CMU Alumni Association

The Fund was established by the CMU Alumni Association to endow in perpetuity a source of revenue to assist it in fulfilling its purpose as set forth in it bylaws. The purpose of the Alumni Association is for the support and mutual benefit of CMU graduates, former...

Colorado Energy Scholarship

Colorado Energy Scholarship

The Colorado Energy Scholar Award Series Scholarship was established by the West Slope Colorado Oil & Gas Association. West Slope Colorado Oil & Gas Association understands that today’s students will unlock tomorrow’s energy potential. WSCOGA’s investment in these...

Colorado Plateau Horseman’s Hall of Fame Scholarship

Colorado Plateau Horseman’s Hall of Fame Scholarship

The mission of the Colorado Plateau Horseman’s Hall of Fame is to recognize and honor those horsemen and horsewomen, as well as those special horses, who have made a significant contribution to the equine industry in Western Colorado and Eastern Utah. In fulfilling...