Messner Foundation Scholarship

The 2017 Application is CLOSED. To be added to the list to receive notification when the 2018 Application is released please contact Jodi Meador at

The Messner Foundation Scholarship is available to high-achieving high school seniors with financial need who have demonstrated leadership traits and seek to attend and graduate from a four-year college or university. The students the Messner Foundation aims to help have worked hard in school and have gotten involved in their community, but have financial concerns that make the idea of college overwhelming.

1. Applicants must be at least a senior in high school, or equivalent if homeschooled when applying.

2. Applicant must be accepted and decided upon which college/university he/she is attending no later than (TBD).

3. The applicant must be a full-time student (minimum of 12 credit hours a semester).

4. Applicants and recipients can re-apply annually as long as the above criteria are met.
The scholarship is available to any applicant regardless of age, sex, race, creed, color, ethnic origin, religion, personal beliefs, or any other protected classification.

In order to apply, applicant needs to complete the attached application form and return it either by uploading a PDF or Word Doc in the form below or mail to the address below, postmarked no later than (TBD):
Messner Foundation Scholarship
1430 Wynkoop Street
Suite 300
Denver, CO 80202
Incomplete applications will not be considered. No submitted materials can be returned.

One student will be selected from the pool of applicants and will have access to funding for up to four years for undergraduate studies. Please note that this application is for funding of the 2018-2019 academic year only. Awards for subsequent years will be awarded based on reapplication.
The amount of allotted scholarships is to be determined annually. It is at the school’s discretion on how to disburse the award.

Please submit your completed application by (TBD).