Applications for the Class of 2020 are now closed. Finalists will be notified the week of November 18th.
Before submitting an application:
- Confirm your eligibility to be considered for a scholarship;
- Review What’s New for 2019-2020 for important information related to the application process;
- Check out our FAQs for commonly-asked questions; and
- Review the list of notes below to streamline your application submission
Notes and Information for Applying for a Scholarship
- Photostatic Copies of Standardized Test Scores: Students may submit photostatic copies of their standardized test scores with their application. The Board will also accept test scores appearing on a student’s high school transcript.
- Submitting Supporting Documents and Recommendations:
- Students may submit supporting documents up until the deadline for submitting applications: Monday, October 14, 2019, 3:00 p.m. Central. After the deadline for submitting applications has passed, only counselors can submit supporting documents on behalf of students. All supporting documents must be submitted by Thursday, October 17, 2019, 3:00 p.m. Central.
- Students must follow the directions contained in the application for the submission of recommendations. The deadline for the submission of recommendations is Thursday, October 17, 2019, 3:00 p.m. Central.
- Teacher Evaluation: The required teacher evaluation must come from a teacher who has taught the student in 9th, 10th, 11th and/or 12th grade. Evaluations from a teacher who taught the student in elementary or junior high/middle school will not be accepted unless the teacher has also taught the student in high school.
- Grades from Senior Year: We do not require and will not consider grades from courses taken during the senior year in high school. A complete transcript(s) showing grades earned in all courses from the beginning of 9th grade through the end of 11th grade is sufficient for our purposes.
- SAT: Because the SAT is now the standardized test taken by all Colorado high school juniors, we require it for all applicants. If students so choose, they may also submit ACT scores, SAT Subject Test scores and Advanced Placement test scores.
- College Selection: Applicants will be requested to list on their applications up to eight colleges or universities to which they have or intend to apply. In listing the colleges or universities, applicants are not committing themselves to attending one of those institutions. However, if an applicant is selected as a finalist, the applicant will be required to bring an updated list of up to eight (8) colleges or universities to the interview. In the event the applicant is awarded a Las Animas Goree Scholarship, the applicant will be able to use the scholarship only at one of the eight (8) institutions on the updated list submitted at the time of the interview or Colorado State University at Fort Collins, the Colorado School of Mines or the University of Colorado Boulder. In other words, finalists do not have to include any of these three (3) flagship institutions of the Colorado public university system on the list that they bring to their interview. Please note that in the case of Colorado State University and the University of Colorado, only the Fort Collins and Boulder campuses are exempt from the requirement that they be on the finalist’s list. Finalists who would like to be able to use their Las Animas Goree at other campuses of the Colorado State University and the University of Colorado such as Colorado Springs, Denver and Pueblo have to include such colleges on their list in order to be able to use their Las Animas Goree at those institutions.
Questions about the Application? Contact us:
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Call Toll Free: 1-800-537-4180 and ask for the Mary John Goree Las Animas County Scholarship Program