Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado (VOC) is excited to announce that applications for the Grossman Scholarships are now open for the 2024-2025 school year.

Thanks to Rick and Susie Grossman, who have expanded their giving this year, three $10,000 scholarships and three $5,000 scholarships will be awarded to help make educational dreams possible for Colorado students who have demonstrated a proven commitment to caring for our environment's natural resources. Through the My Outdoor Colorado (MOC) Coalition, an additional $10,000 scholarship will be awarded to those connected with* the Cole or Westwood neighborhoods of Denver or have been involved with any MOC coalition organizations.

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Visit voc.org/scholarship for more information on eligibility and how to apply.

A Breakdown of VOC's 2024-25 Scholarships

  • A $10,000 scholarship and a $5,000 scholarship are available for graduating high school seniors.
  • A $10,000 scholarship and a $5,000 scholarship are available for those pursuing an undergraduate degree, either as a continuation of study or after a postponement of study*.
  • A $10,000 scholarship and a $5,000 scholarship are available for those pursuing a graduate degree.
  • A $10,000 scholarship is available through the MOC Coalition for applicants who live, work, or attend school in Denver's Cole and/or Westwood neighborhoods OR are involved with any of the MOC Coalition organizations**.

All applicants must be pursuing post-secondary education in Colorado at an accredited environmental, natural resource, climate, or outdoor industry-related education program.

Applications will be accepted through February 26, 2024.

Please download and share the Grossman and MOC Scholarship flyers:

High School Flyer | Undergraduate (Non-High School) Flyer

Graduate Flyer | MCO Flyer

For more information, please visit our website or contact [email protected].

*Applicants are eligible for the $10,000 MOC scholarship if they have or currently live, work, attend school, or are otherwise connected to the Cole or Westwood neighborhoods OR if they have been or are currently involved with any of the MOC coalition organizations (See website for a list of participating MOC organizations).

**Anyone who is currently pursuing an undergraduate degree or who will be continuing their pursuit of an undergraduate degree after a postponement of studies. Postponement of studies includes, but is not limited to: individuals who postponed or were unable to complete their post-secondary education degree fully due to financial or familial circumstances and others seeking a new career path requiring post-secondary education.

Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado (VOC) is a statewide nonprofit organization dedicated to motivating and enabling people to become active stewards of Colorado's natural resources. Founded in 1984, VOC is a nationally recognized leader in outdoor volunteerism, having helped more than 125,000 people of all ages get involved in and become inspired to care for Colorado's outdoors.

303.715.1010 | [email protected] | voc.org

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