Eligibility: To be eligible for a HEF scholarship an applicant must:

* be a graduate of the St Vrain Valley School District

* be accepted at an accredited college, university or vocation school prior to receiving the scholarship award

* non-traditional students are encouraged to apply


Selection: Evaluation of the applicants is based on the following criteria:

* Personal qualities and strengths

* Financial need

* Community and school participation

* Essay


* Interview by HEF Board Members

* Unique or extenuating circumstances


How to Apply:

  1. Complete the local scholarship application form. Ask your high school counselor for an application packet or print out the application here:   Application Form

  2. Attach an original essay

  3. Attach a copy of your school transcripts. Ask your counseling secretary for a copy of your transcript or print one out yourself from Infinite Campus.

  4. Include two letters of recommendation from school staff or an employer

  5. Submit the complete application packet and attachments by the deadline to your school's Counseling Office by February 28, 2018.

APPLICATION PROCESS - Returning Applicants


Scholarship recipients are emailed in March of each year with instructions for how to re-apply for a HEF scholarship.  For questions, contact the President of HEF at






  • List of St. Vrain Valley Local Scholarships

  • Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities Scholarship

  • Boulder County Sheriff's Office

    • ​We are accepting applications for the County Sheriffs of Colorado scholarship. The program awards approximately thirty $500 scholarships every academic school year state-wide. Any permanent legal resident of Boulder County who plans to enroll in a vocational training program or institution of higher learning in Colorado as a full or part-time student for the 2017-18 school year is eligible. Applications must be submitted to the Sheriff’s Office no later than February 24. Submit applications to or in person at the Sheriff’s Office. There are no restrictions as to the course of study or training pursued. Questions regarding the scholarship program can be directed to Michelle Crain at or 303-441-4605.

  • Consult with your school's Office of Financial Aid - they have many, many scholarships available​






Find us: 

Hispanic Education Foundation

PO Box 2102

Longmont, CO 80502

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