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High School Leader Scholarship

Apply for the 2019 High School Leader Scholarship!

2019 Outdoor Lab High School Leader Scholarship

Purpose: The Outdoor Lab Foundation awards college-bound high school seniors who have been a High School Leader at Jefferson County Outdoor Lab at least twice an opportunity to apply for a $2,000 scholarship. 

Criteria: Students eligible for this scholarship are high school seniors graduating from any Jefferson County School and have been a High School Leader at least twice for the Jefferson County Outdoor Lab program. Applicants must have completed two weeks at Mount Evans or Windy Peak Outdoor Lab, successfully completing both weeks as a high school leader. Eligible applicants must apply for admission to any private or public vocational training program, college or university.

Guidelines: Scholarships will be awarded on an annual basis and disbursed in August of each year. 

Amount: Two scholarships will be awarded to two different students. Each scholarship is $2,000.

Procedure: A complete application includes:

  • Completed contact form
  • A letter of recommendation from any Jeffco educator
  • Current high school transcript
  • Proof of successful completion of both weeks as a high school leader 
    • Please submit your letter you received at the end of your week as a high school leader. This letter is from the site principal you completed your high school leader week with.
  • Personal statements
    •  Please describe the overall impact of the high school leader program and how you believe it specifically impacted you?
    • What are your career goals and how will your experience as a high school leader play into your future endeavors or career plans?

Deadline: The application deadline is February 20th, 2019. Winners will be contacted the first week of April. Applications will no longer be accepted after February 20th.

Renewal process: This scholarship is not renewable. Only high school seniors intending to enroll to any private or public vocational training program, college or university are eligible to apply. Previous scholarship recipients cannot re-apply.

Application

To be fully considered for this scholarship, please complete ALL application requirements. 

  • Fill out the contact information form below
  • Send required documents to scholarships@outdoorlabfoundation.org
    • A letter of recommendation from any Jeffco Educator
    • High School transcript
    • Proof of successful completion of both weeks as a high school leader
      • Please submit your letter you received at the end of your week as a high school leader. This letter is from the site principal you completed your high school leader week with.
    • Personal statements (each must be between 500 and 750 words)
      • Please describe the overall impact of the high school leader program and how you believe it specifically impacted you?
      • What are your career goals and how will your experience as a high school leader play into your future endeavors or career plans?
  • All application requirements must be submitted no later than February 20th, 2019, 11:59 p.m. to be considered for this scholarship. 
Contact Information
First Name
Last Name
Country
Address Line 1
City
State
Postal Code
First Name
Last Name
Parent/Legal Guardian Phone Number
Have you been a High School Leader more than once?
When were you a high school leader? (Please select the date your week as a high school leader began. Please select the start date of both weeks you were a high school leader.)
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Start date of first high school leader experience
Start date of second high school leader experience
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What Outdoor Lab School were you a high school leader at? (Windy Peak, Mount Evans or both)
What high school do you attend?
Anticipated graduation date
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