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Daniels Scholarship Program

Application Now Open

By Tanya Jacobson - October 12, 2017

Motivated college-bound high school seniors in Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming are encouraged to visit the Daniels Fund website ( to apply online for the Daniels Scholarship Program. The application deadline is November 30, 2017.
"In establishing the Daniels Scholarship Program, cable television pioneer Bill Daniels wanted to seek out outstanding young people who possess tremendous strength of character, the passion to succeed, a willingness to work hard, and a commitment to giving back to the community," explained Linda Childears, President and CEO of the Daniels Fund.
The Daniels Scholarship Program provides a four-year, annually renewable, "last dollar" scholarship to any two- or four-year accredited nonprofit college or university in the United States, complete with financial and personal support throughout the journey. Learn more about the advantages of attending a partner school here.
To be eligible to apply for the Daniels Scholarship Program, students must:

  • Be a current high school senior graduating during the 2017-2018 academic year from a high school in Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, or Wyoming.
  • Be a current resident of Colorado, New Mexico, Utah or Wyoming.
  • Be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States.
  • Earn ACT scores of at least 17 in each category (Math, English, Reading, Science); or an SAT Math score of at least 470 and an Evidence-Based Reading and Writing score of at least 450. All test scores must come from a single test. Super-scoring is not accepted.
  • Demonstrate financial need.