Painter Service for Others Scholarship Fund/ The Denver Scholarship Foundation

The Painter Service for Others Scholarship is meant to provide scholarships for undergraduate students who have financial need and who plan to become either a social worker with a special emphasis on assisting children and young adults, or a K-12 teacher.

Students who meet ALL of the following criteria are encouraged to apply.

  • Will be a full-time junior or senior (minimum 12 credits/semester) at Metropolitan State University of Denver, University of Denver, or Colorado State University in the fall of 2021
  • Intend to pursue a career as a K-12 teacher or a social worker focusing on assisting children and/or young adults
  • Hold a 2.5 or higher cumulative G.P.A. or a minimum 3.0 G.P.A. in their major
  • Demonstrate financial need through completion of the FAFSA with an EFC of $12,000 or below
  • Have participated in significant volunteer/community service work in high school and in college
  • Have a high level of social concern and demonstrated leadership skills

Recipients will be selected to receive a scholarship through a competitive process based on academic achievement, the quality of writing, and the applicant’s commitment, motivation, and potential for success in the field.

Scholarship awards will be paid directly to a recipient’s college or university and can be applied toward tuition and fees only. Please note that award disbursement is contingent upon the outside scholarship acceptance policies of a recipient’s school. A student may apply to, and receive a scholarship from, this fund more than one time. The scholarship is to apply toward tuition and fees only. Awards must be used for the 2019-2020 academic year.

Application deadline is March 15, 2021.

Go to to apply for this scholarship.

Questions? Contact Charmaine Brown at