You may be eligible for scholarships under this program! If you are planning on attending college, please visit our page focussing on the Denver Bound Scholars program.
Below is a summary of the expectations for participation in these programs throughout your college career.
Student Success Requirement:
1st year students:
Complete the Retention Passport. Meet with campus liaison to turn in the passport
2nd year students:
Complete a graduation plan and review it with your campus liaison to ensure you are on track to graduate within the time restraints of the scholarship and to have a clear goal in classes for future semesters.
3rd year students:
Visit the Experiential Learning Center, searching for volunteer and/or internship opportunity available and remember to get the signature sheet signed. Meet with campus liaison to address how the Scholarship Office can assist in moving students towards their goals. i.e. letters of recommendation, fellowships, National Scholarships, moral support, etc.
4th year students:
Visit either the Writing Center and/or the Career Center regarding resume writing. Submit a professional resume to the campus liaison to ensure you are prepared for job search after graduation.
5th year students:
the certificate of Employability, a self-paced assessment available online
through the Blackboard system. This is a 9 module program that is
available through the career center and addresses the following topics: Job Search Strategies, Targeting Employers, Online Job Hunting, Résumé Building, Writing Cover Letters, Networking, Utilizing Job Fairs, Interviewing
Offers. At the end of each module there is a short quiz. Participants are
also required to record a response to an interview question. Upon completion
they can go to the Career Center and print off their Certificate of
Employability and turn it into the campus liaison.
Transfer students are to complete the requirements of 1st and 2nd year students, to ensure you are familiar with the resources on campus and also to be sure to know what classes to take and what classes will count toward your degree at the University.