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Posted November 4, 2014

Deadline for Daniels Scholarship Application is Nov. 17

The Daniels Scholarship Program is a four-year college scholarship for graduating high school seniors who demonstrate exceptional character, leadership, and a commitment to serving their communities.

The deadline to apply for the Daniels Scholarship Program is only two weeks away! The application will close on November 17, 2014 at 4:00 p.m. MST.

The scholarship application can be accessed through our website at along with additional information about eligibility requirements, selection criteria, application process, and selection timeline.

Students should complete and submit their applications as soon as possible and not to wait until the last minute - the staff and system get very busy as we get closer to the deadline!

Important reminders:
All three of the following components must be submitted for an application to be complete:

  • Eligibility Questionnaire
  • Application - including uploaded documents
  • Recommendation

ACT/SAT scores must be entered in the application and official proof of scores must be uploaded to the Required Documents section of the application before the deadline. All test scores must come from a single test – superscoring is not allowed.

Important message for recommenders:

Applicants and recommenders can check the status of their application and/or recommendation by logging in to the application website using their username and password. To view the status, applicants can click on the “Status” menu and recommenders can click on the “Recommendation Status” menu at the top of the page.

About the Daniels Fund
Bill Daniels, a pioneer in cable television known for his kindness and generosity to those in need, established the Daniels Fund to provide grants and scholarships in Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming. Upon Bill's death in 2000, his estate transferred to the Daniels Fund making it one of the largest foundations in the Rocky Mountain region. To date, the Daniels Scholarship Program has provided more than $108.5 million in undergraduate scholarships to more than 3,000 students. For more information, visit




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