Reisher Family Scholarship- Continuing student

This scholarship is awarded to full-time Colorado residents with a cumulative GPA of 3.0+. The eligible recipient must be an undergraduate student entering their second year at UNC as a continuing student in Fall 2024 with demonstrated financial need. Awards range from $4,000 to $15,000 per academic year to cover studentsƒ?? unmet financial need for up to six semesters.

Reisher Scholarship Mission:
The Reisher Scholars Program awards scholarships to Colorado students based upon demonstrated financial need and academic merit. The program seeks to help promising Colorado students earn their undergraduate degrees without incurring additional educational debt. The Reisher Scholars Program is unique in that it focuses on rising college sophomores and transfer students from community colleges who have already demonstrated academic and leadership potential as undergraduates.

For more information about The Reisher Family, The Reisher Scholarship, and The Denver Foundation, please click here to review The Denver Foundation.

For more information about the Reisher Scholars Program UNC, please click here, for Reisher Scholars.

To be fully considered applicants must submit a survey which includes uploading a graduation plan and answer the supplemental questions on this application. We encourage all applicants to review this document, please click here to view details all eligibility requirements and values of the Reisher scholarship before applying.

Before applying, please review the following requirements:

  • Applicants must be classified by UNC as a Colorado resident (includes tribal affiliation – please click here to review tribal affiliation requirements.
  • Applicants must be a first-year UNC student who will be entering their second year in Fall 2024
  • Applicants must be eligible for the Pell Grant (Maximum, Minimum, or Calculated) or demonstrate unmet financial need while having a household adjusted gross income less than 300% of the Federal Poverty Level
  • Applicants must have a plan to graduate within six semesters/three years of receiving the scholarship
  • Applicants must have (and maintain) a 3.0 cumulative GPA
  • Applicants must be enrolled as a full-time student (12 credits a semester) and complete enrolled number of credits each semester at UNC
  • Applicants must attend the Greeley Main Campus or Lowry-Denver Campus at UNC

If you do not meet one or more of the requirements listed above, your application may not be considered for the Reisher Scholarship.

Deadline: April 15th, 2024

Committee's discretion
Supplemental Questions
  1. This scholarship requires an additional application. Please click here to fill out the required survey.
  2. Reisher scholars are academically driven and required to maintain a 3.0 GPA. In 500 words or less, answer the following questions: What motivates you to succeed academically? What strategies do you use to achieve academic success?
  3. In 500 words or less, tell us about an experience you have had giving back to your community. What did you learn from this experience about work ethic and being part of a community?
  4. Reisher has a close-knit and diverse community of students. In 500 words or less, please answer the following questions: How would you contribute to the Reisher community? What do you hope to gain from Reisher?
  5. Recipients of the Reisher Scholarship show a commitment to community and their Reisher Cohort through service, leadership, work, and life experience. They are highly motivated, goal-oriented, and responsible individuals committed to graduating from college and giving back to their community. In 500 words or less, what are your values and how do you exhibit the Reisher values in your life?