Colorado Scholarships

Wilbur-Ellis Company Agricultural Division Scholarship

This scholarship provides financial assistance to students who aim to pursue a four-year degree in agronomy, crop/plant/range or soil science, business/farm/landscape/nursery/ranch or turfgrass management, horticulture, general agriculture, economics, finance, agricultural policy & management, agricultural systems management, sales, and marketing, agriscience technology, biotechnology, entomology, plant pathology or soil conservation.

MetLife Foundation Scholarship

Funded by the Norfolk Southern Foundation through the National FFA Foundation, this scholarship provides financial assistance to students who aim to pursue a four-year degree.

Hispanic Annual Salute Scholarship

Hispanic Annual Salute offers a minimum $2,000 scholarship to Hispanic youth who exhibit and encourage volunteerism. We provide students an opportunity to continue their education beyond high school.

COLORADO SOCIETY OF MAYFLOWER DESCENDANTS 2017 SCHOLARSHIP

Do you have ancestors that came over on the Mayflower? In the spring of 2017 the Colorado Society of Mayflower Descendants will award $1620.00 scholarships to a high school senior planning to attend any accredited college, university, or vocational institution during the 2016-17 academic year.

Lee Magnon Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is supported by NACE Foundation, a nonprofit organisation, which have a vision to support education and research projects relating to the science of corrosion.

Student of Integrity Scholarship

BBB Foundation offers Student of Integrity Scholarships ranging from $2,500 to $15,000 each year to students who have demonstrated character, leadership and ethical values. These scholarships provide students the opportunity to continue his or her education beyond high school in Colorado.

Boettcher Scholarship

The Boettcher Scholarship is a Colorado scholarship for high school seniors. It is one of the oldest and most prestigious merit-based scholarships in the state.

Daniels Scholarship Program

The Daniels Scholarship is an exciting and challenging program that provides the opportunity to obtain a four-year college education at any accredited nonprofit college or university in the United States, complete with financial and personal support throughout the journey.

Daniel Fund Scholarship

Daniel's Scholars search for candidates who have 4 characteristics: Strength of character, Leadership potential, Academic performance or promise, Willingness to give back to the community, Well-rounded personality.

Bervin Hall Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is given to students who are majoring in occupational safety, health and the environment. The society strives to advance the safety profession in order to prepare the future of our world.

Remember Your End Goal:

The career you’re seeking can determine what scholarships you may qualify for and the likelihood of securing a job after graduating. To help you understand what opportunities are out there we have done the research to find exactly what field is hiring, and how much they are willing to pay in order to fill that position.

 

Unique To Colorado

Top Three Positions Based Off Of Hiring

Job Title: Computer software engineers, applications Sales representatives, services Computer support specialists
Salary: $78906 $50135 $45350
# of Open Positions: 14320 12320 11950
Competition*: 2 2 1.6

 


Top Six Positions Based Off Of Salary

Job Title: Airline pilots, copilots, and flight engineers Natural sciences managers Petroleum engineers
Salary: $121340 $102056 $98220
# of Open Positions: 2400 970 320
Competition*: 6 1.9 2
Job Title: Computer hardware engineers Air traffic controllers Physicists
Salary: $97547 $94185 $85850
# of Open Positions: 2860 300 240
Competition*: 3.3 2.6 4

*Competition: = This row tells us which jobs are more common in Arizona, relative to the state population, compared to their popularity in every other US states. A Local Popularity Index of 1.0 matches the average across all US states; higher and lower percentages indicate the job is proportionally more or less popular here.

Colorado Nationwide Stats

Top Three Positions Based Off Of Hiring

Job Title: Retail salespersons Office clerks, general Cashiers
Salary: $24901 $24962 $19000
# of Open Positions: 68610 48080 42130
Competition*: 1.1 1.1 0.9

 

Top Six Positions Based Off Of Salary

Job Title: Sales managers Computer and information systems managers Financial managers
Salary: $98658 $96980 $95133
# of Open Positions: 4500 4870 5950
Competition*: 0.9 1.2 0.8
Job Title: General and operations managers Lawyers Securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents
Salary: $88711 $86988 $84862
# of Open Positions: 30200 8730 5430
Competition*: 1.2 1 1.5

*Competition: = Unlike the Unique To Colorado table above, which shows where jobs in Colorado are unusually common compared to other states, the Colorado Nationwide Stats table lists jobs which are the most common in raw numbers in the state.