Scholarship Applications

DUE APRIL 5, 2021

Applications are now available for graduating Ouray and Ridgway High School Seniors for $1,500 Scholarships! The George Gardner Scholarship Fund is inviting applications from students who wish to pursue outdoor-related, experiential education, and/or other opportunities to help foster personal growth and a compassionate world view. The application is available here. Applicants should download and complete the fillable pdf, then return to info@georgefund.org by April 5, 2021. 

FOR INDIVIDUALS

The George Gardner Scholarship Fund provides scholarships to K-12 Ouray County Youth to encourage and facilitate outdoor learning experiences. Scholarships are awarded to students who can demonstrate (1) financial need, (2) an opportunity for personal and interpersonal growth as a result of the experience and (3) an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others.

To apply for a scholarship, please complete our ONLINE SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION.  

We recommend previewing the application to ensure you have all the information you need prior to starting (click here for PREVIEW).  If for some reason, completing the online version is difficult for you, you may complete the PDF file preview as your application and submit it via email (directions included in preview document).

Completed applications must be submitted six weeks prior to the start date of your program.

Please also review the Scholarship Recipient Requirements prior to submittal.  All awardees are required to submit a final report after completion of your project.

FOR SCHOOL DISTRICTS

If you are applying for a school district program, please follow this link to school-specific details.

If you need assistance filling out this application, we are happy to help! Contact us at info@georgefund.org.

Last updated 5/2/19