About the Scholarship

The Boettcher Scholarship is accredited by The Boettcher foundation. The foundation was established by Charles Boettcher and incorporated in 1937 to promise to potential of Coloradans by providing financial assistance to outstanding citizens and high-potential organizations which helps them in their hard work and leadership.

The Boettcher Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship for Colorado high school seniors provide what is essentially a full-ride to any four-year institution in Colorado.

What are the procedures to be followed while applying for this grant?

  • An essay must have been completed in a word processing program like Microsoft Word and then copying the essay into the application for the accurate word count.

  • ACT/SAT scorecards are to be submitted to the foundation DIRECTLY FROM the testing agencies.

  • Boettcher Scholarship finalists must interview in person in Denver on March 5, 6, 9 or 10, 2020. There cannot be any exceptions made.

  • The candidates are educated to present their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) application to get this grant.

The Boettcher Scholarship award amounts to

  • This scholarship award amount varies each year depending on the students meeting their requirements.

  • The total number of awards offered by this scholarship varies based on the availability of funds.

Deadline info

The applications are to be presented before the end of November 01, 2020. Understudies are informed to present their grant application and other requirements are to be submitted before the due date. Applications and other data are accessible online on The Boettcher foundation website.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States.

  • Must be graduating Colorado high school seniors who have lived in Colorado for their junior and senior years of high school.


  • Meet the requirements for Colorado ASSET. Or
  • Hold legal status in the United States

  • Meet the requirements and have applied or started the process of applying for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals [DACA]