Our Opportunities

Welcome to the Trinidad State College Foundation Scholarship Application Website!

We understand that applying for scholarships can be time-consuming and overwhelming. That’s why we’ve streamlined the process with our one general application. With your answers to just a few questions, your application will be automatically matched to multiple scholarship opportunities at once!

We have scholarships for every type of student:

  • NO transcripts required
  • NO resumes required
  • One application qualifies you for a variety of scholarships
  • Based on your answers, you may be invited to answer a few additional questions for specific opportunities
  • Awards range from $500 to Full Tuition
  • While not all of our scholarships require a FAFSA, we encourage completing one in order to qualify for the greatest number of scholarships

Don’t let the cost of college hold you back from pursuing your dreams. Take the first step towards a brighter future by applying for scholarships today. Your education is within reach, and we’re here to help you every step of the way!

If you have any questions, please email us at Foundation.Scholarships@trinidadstate.edu.

Note: Below is a listing of the many scholarships available to students with a short description about the scholarship qualifications. No need to apply for each one, our short COMMON General Application automatically matches you to the potential opportunities.

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Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
$1,250.00 Access Scholarship Fund
Must attend the Trinidad Campus to be eligible. The Access Scholarship...
Deadline03/01/2024
$1,200.00 Alamosa State Bank Scholarship
Applicant must attend the Valley Campus. A personal letter detailing...
Deadline03/01/2024
Varies ($500 - $1,850) Albert V. Berg Scholarship
Applicant must have a GPA of 3.0 and demonstrate an interest in higher...
Deadline03/01/2024
Varies ($250 - $1,500) Alex Eccher Scholarship
Must demonstrate financial need (provide FAFSA information or other...
Deadline03/01/2024
$700 Alice McFarland Scholarship
Graduate or GED of any Las Animas County or Huerfano County high school....
Deadline03/01/2024
$500 Anna Smith-Bacus Scholarship
Graduate of any public or private high school within the city of...
Deadline03/01/2024
$600 Arthur & Sylvia Daugherty Scholarship
Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 and be enrolled as a full-time...
Deadline03/01/2024
Up to $5,000 Bertha Bon Pratto Scholarship
Must attend the Trinidad Campus. First preference to graduates of...
Deadline03/01/2024
$1,000 Bessie Hester Scholarship
Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0. Preference will given to applicants...
Deadline03/01/2024
$1,200 Century Savings & Loan Scholarship In Memory of Michael Veltri
Recipient must be a graduate of a Las Animas or Huerfano County high...
Deadline03/01/2024
Varies ($500 - $1,850) Charles Latuda Scholarship
Applicants must demonstrate academic potential. A personal letter...
Deadline03/01/2024
$700 Charlotte Kilpatrick Scholarship
Recipient must plan to major in liberal arts with preference given for...
Deadline03/01/2024
Varies ($1,000 - $2,000) Chronicle News Scholarship
Graduate of any public/private high school within the City of Trinidad...
Deadline03/01/2024
3 credit hours tuition Chuck Stevens "Corazon de Trinidad" Scholarship
Scholarship priority will be given students from Trinidad, CO attending...
Deadline03/01/2024
$1,000 Cindy Lugbauer Memorial Scholarship
Must be a nontraditional sophomore student; have a GPA of 3.5 or higher...
Deadline03/01/2024
$1,000 City of Fountain Electric Scholarship
Applicants must be enrolled in the Rocky Mountain Line Tech Program at...
Deadline03/01/2024
$1,250/semester Cumbres Toltec Scenic Railroad Scholarship
Scholarships will be awarded to deserving graduating high school...
Deadline03/01/2024
$1,400 Cunico Scholarship
Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 and be enrolled as a full-time student...
Deadline03/01/2024
Varies ($500 - $1,500) Curt Richardson Vocational Scholarship
Must be enrolled in a vocational (career path) course of study. A...
Deadline03/01/2024
$1,250 David G. Shier Scholarship
The family of David G. Shier is offering this scholarship to students...
Deadline03/01/2024
$700 Deluca Family Scholarship
Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 and be enrolled as a full-time...
Deadline03/01/2024
$1,400 Dennis J. & Vickie Byrd Grabowski STEM Scholarship
Applicant must attend the Trinidad Campus and be enrolled in a STEM...
Deadline03/01/2024
$1,250.00 Draper-Fuentes Education Scholarship
Must attend the Trinidad Campus pursuing an education degree. Preference...
Deadline03/01/2024
$1,250 Draper-Fuentes Visual Arts Scholarship
Must attend the Trinidad Campus pursuing a Visual Arts degree....
Deadline03/01/2024
$1,200 Elizabeth Helen & William Taft Eckhart Memorial Scholarship
Must be a US citizen from Las Animas County or Huerfano County with...
Deadline03/01/2024
$400 Fidel Romero Memorial Scholarship
Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0. Preference will be given to...
Deadline03/01/2024
$700 First National Bank Scholarship
Must have a cumulative GPA or 3.0 and be enrolled full time. Must also...
Deadline03/01/2024
Varies ($500 - $1,500) Franklin D. Azar Scholarship
Applicants who consider themselves talented, ordinary students with...
Deadline03/01/2024
$2,000 Fraternal Order of Eagles Auxiliary #179 Scholarship
Applicant must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher and be enrolled...
Deadline03/01/2024
$2,000 George Leone Scholarship
Must be enrolled as a full-time student majoring in math or engineering...
Deadline03/01/2024
$1,000 GFWC Woman’s Citizenship Club Scholarship
Applicant must have and maintain a 3.0 or better cumulative GPA. Must...
Deadline03/01/2024
$400 Hoehne Community Scholarship
Must have a cumulative GPA of 2.0, be a graduate of Hoehne High School...
Deadline03/01/2024
Varies ($500 - $3,000) Howard and Betty Holloway STEM Scholarship
Applicant must be a resident of Las Animas County with plans to enroll...
Deadline03/01/2024
$1,200 Isaac, Margurete, & Raymond Sandoval Scholarship
Must be a resident of Las Animas County, a graduate of a Las Animas...
Deadline03/01/2024
$500 Jack Marty Scholarship
Must be a resident of Las Animas County and have demonstrated academic...
Deadline03/01/2024
Full tuition and fees up to 18 credit hours plus $250 per semester for books Jay & Emily Cimino Scholarship
Must be a graduate of Holy Trinity Academy, participated in at least one...
Deadline03/01/2024
$700 Joe & Mary Amato Memorial Scholarship
Graduate of any public/private high school within the City of Trinidad...
Deadline03/01/2024
$500 John and Elizabeth Zele Budd Scholarship
Must be enrolled as a full time student and a graduate of Trinidad High...
Deadline03/01/2024
Full tuition, mandatory fees and required books. Kane Family Foundation Scholarship
Applicants MUST be graduating from high school in the current academic...
Deadline03/01/2024
$1,200 Kiwanis Community Service Scholarship
Must be a graduate of any high school in Las Animas County and have a...
Deadline03/01/2024
Varies ($500 - $1,850) Margaret Richter Memorial Scholarship
Applicants must demonstrate academic potential and be enrolled as a...
Deadline03/01/2024
$1,250.00 Merrill & Beryl Jacobson Scholarship
Must attend the Trinidad Campus with plans to enroll in a Skilled Trades...
Deadline03/01/2024
$800 Miriam & James Zappanti Family Scholarship
Applicant must have and maintain a 3.0 GPA and plan to major in a STEM...
Deadline03/01/2024
$500 Morris Taylor Scholarship
Must be in second year at TSC and be enrolled as a full-time student. ...
Deadline03/01/2024
$1,250.00 Nagy Family Scholarship
The Nagy Family Scholarship is dedicated to those who believe in...
Deadline03/01/2024
$1,100 Phil Ahlschwede Memorial/Rotary Scholarship
Must be a graduate of a Las Animas County High School. Must demonstrate...
Deadline03/01/2024
$3,000 Pioneer Natural Resources Scholarship
Must be a graduating senior of any public/private high school in Las...
Deadline03/01/2024
Full tuition and fees, up to 15 credit hours (in-state rate only) Pioneer Natural Resources STEM Scholarship
Applicant must plan to pursue a degree in STEM (science, technology,...
Deadline03/01/2024
$800 Primero Scholarship
Must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5, be a graduate of Primero High School...
Deadline03/01/2024
$1,800 R. Greg DeBella Memorial Scholarship
Applicant must be a graduate of any Las Animas County high school. Must...
Deadline03/01/2024