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Applications OPEN December 18, 2023


This application may be used to apply for one of the scholarships noted below. All of the scholarships are designed to provide financial assistance to graduating Cherry Creek School District seniors who are pursuing higher education or post high school training. Students may apply for only one of the three categories. 



  1. Merit Scholarship - For those students who have demonstrated academic achievement and contribution to school and community. 

  2. Adversity Scholarship - For those students who have faced and dealt with physical, mental, emotional, family, or financial adversity. 

  3. Career & Technical Scholarship - For those students who wish to pursue a career, trade or technical education at a community college or a certificate program. 



  1. Student will graduate from a Cherry Creek School District (CCSD) high school.

  2. Student has attended a CCSD high school for a minimum of two years prior to graduation.

  3. Student has displayed strength of character, maturity, potential, leadership, citizenship, and/or special talents.

  4. Student has applied to an in-state or out-of-state accredited college, community college, university, career, trade, or technical school/certificate program and will be enrolled as a full-time student within six months after graduation from high school.

  5. Student has completed and submitted all parts of the application by February 21, 2024 deadline.

Completed Applications are due by Wednesday, February 21, 2024  

Be sure to include:

  1. A completed application (including essay)

  2. Recommendation Forms submitted by a Counselor/and or Teacher

  3. Transcripts and SAT/ACT (if applicable) 


All qualified students are encouraged to apply, regardless of gender, ethnic origin, race, or sexual orientation. Direct descendants of members of the Selection Committee are not eligible. The RECCS Scholarship Committee will review the submitted applications. The finalists will be asked to participate in a personal interview prior to the final selection. The scholarship winners will be notified by phone. A reception will be held at the end of the school year to formally honor the scholarship recipients.

For additional information contact Marilyn Kemp @, RECCS Scholarship Committee Chair

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