Applications are open for four scholarships from the Broomfield Community Foundation for the fall 2021 term.
George Di Ciero Scholarship
The George Di Ciero scholarship was established to honor DiCiero’s career as Broomfield’s City Manager. It is awarded to a high school senior who is pursuing studies that will prepare him or her for a public service position, according to a news release from the Foundation. Students must have lived in Broomfield for at least three years prior to high school graduation, must be a candidate for high school graduation in the spring of 2021 and must be accepted and enroll at a Colorado college or university and must demonstrate a strong interest in a career in public service. The applicant ideally has participated in community service activities.
The Di Ciero scholarship offers up to $5,000 for an academic year and is renewable for up to four years, upon proof of a 3.0 GPA and successful completion of the past year’s full-time course work. Applications are available on the Foundation’s website and are also available in the counseling offices of Broomfield, Legacy and Holy Family high schools and Prospect Ridge Academy. Applications must be received no later than 5 p.m. March 12.
Kim Wilkerson Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is in memory of former Broomfield High School math teacher Kim Wilkerson. It is awarded to a Broomfield High School student who has demonstrated desire and persistence in learning math throughout their high school years, the release said. Candidates do not have to show intent to continue in the field of math, but must attend an institution of higher learning.
The scholarship is a one-time scholarship of $1,000. Forms are available on the Foundation’s website and in the Broomfield High School counseling office. Completed applications are due no later than 5 p.m. March 12.
Cody Steven Oser Legacy Scholarship
This scholarship is in memory of 24-year-old Cody Steven Oser, a Broomfield High School and Colorado State University graduate. It is awarded to a Colorado State University junior or senior engineering student, and is designed to help like-minded students attending CSU pursue their dreams, the release said. Oser was noticed as a volunteer after working with impoverished communities worldwide to find solutions to their technological needs, the release said.
The scholarship is $10,000 and is sent directly to CSU and applied to the recipient’s tuition. Completed applications must be submitted no later than 5 p.m. April 2.
Dr. Bill and Jean Market Medical Scholarship
This scholarship honors Dr. Market and his wife Jean. The $5,000 scholarship is designed for someone studying post-graduate to either become a physician’s assistant or a third- or fourth-year nursing student focusing on clinical nursing.
Applicants must have attended high school in Broomfield or lived in Broomfield during high school years. Completed applications must be received no later than 5 p.m. April 23.
Applications for each scholarship can be found online at https://bit.ly/3dgziR3. Completed applications can be submitted by mailing the application to P.O. Box 2040 in Broomfield or by emailing email@example.com.