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Scholarships

In 2012, AWHS alumni created the Arvada West High School Foundation to assist graduates in their pursuit of a secondary education.  Our Scholarships are available to all AW Senior Class graduates interested in pursuing post high education who meet the minimum requirements.

Are you a current Arvada West High School senior?

Apply using the applicable link below.

Available Scholarships

Arvada West H.S. Foundation Scholarship

For all secondary education at an accredited two-year, four-year school - $3,000

When selecting scholarship recipients, the Foundation considers the following:

  • A minimum Grade Point Average of 2.5 (unweighted)

  • Intention to attend an accredited two-year, four-year school following their graduation (as confirmed by an acceptance letter and student identification number from the school)

  • Completion of the Scholarship Application Package

  • Further consideration will be given for applicants as follows:

    • demonstrated financial need

    • unique family circumstances

    • 1st generation secondary education

AWHS Foundation WILDCAT Scholarship

For an educational program in the trade and technical fields- $3,000

The Foundation WILDCAT scholarship will consider the following elements:

  • A minimum Grade Point Average of 2.0 (unweighted)

  • Intention to attend an educational program in the trade and technical fields

  • Completion of the Scholarship Application Package

  • Further consideration will be given for applicants as follows:

    • demonstrated financial need

    • unique family circumstances

    • 1st generation secondary education

Bill Ashton Chemistry/Physics Scholarship

For secondary education in chemistry or physics- $3,000

 The Bill Ashton Scholarship is dedicated to supporting the teaching and application of chemistry and physics.

Read About the Bill Ashton Scholarship

 

This scholarship will consider the following elements:

  • Intention to attend an accredited two-year, four-year, or trade / technical school following graduation (as confirmed by an acceptance letter and student identification number from the school)

  • Completion of the Scholarship Application Package 

  • Further consideration will be given for applicants as follows: 

    • a student who plans to become a high school science teacher

    • a student who plans to enter a field that is related to the application of chemistry/physics

Past Recipients

Class of 2023

(awarded $38,000 in scholarships)

Angela Benallo
Cooper Best
Sierra Gallup
Sophia Jaskolka-Brown (Legacy Scholarship)
Mackenzie Johnson
Caitlyn Kneisl
Alexander McDonald
Madison McJunkin
Cormac McShane
Corey Niessner
Aubrey Pixler (Bill Ashton Chemistry & Physics Scholarship)
Shae Roozing
Abigail Strait (Trade & Technology Scholarship)
Josh Vander Laan

Class of 2022

(awarded $38,000 in scholarships)

Jeremy Chavez

Selma Hadziselimovic

Samuel LaSelle

Anna Nuhfer

Addison Page

Micah Quinn (Bill Ashton Chemistry and Physics Scholarship)

Dylan Richards

Jolee Rios

Brandon Simpson

Sydney Trinder

Veronica Vessa (Legacy Scholarship)

Madison Voit-Chromy

Justin Wimberly

 

Class of 2021

(awarded $20,000 in scholarships)

Haley Barnhart

Brandon Benedict

Jennifer Brown

Noah Brunk

Addison Cardon

Chris Marvel

Delaney Schiffbauer

Haley Wagner

Bradlee Wallen

Madison Major (Bill Ashton Chemistry & Physics Scholarship)

Class of 2020

(awarded $17,000 in scholarships)

Kaylee Delgado

Clare Edmundson

Jocelyn Gotfred

Max Link

Zach Marcolina

Jaydn Sabell

Caleb Simpson

Katlyn Thiede

Blake Maly (Bill Ashton Chemistry & Physics Scholarship)

Class of 2019

(awarded $17,000 in scholarships)

Baudi Asuey

Midori Coyle

Samantha Meakins

Madi Pixler

James Wallen

Brianna Khatiyavong (Bill Ashton Chemistry & Physics Scholarship)

 

Class of 2018

(awarded $10,000 in scholarships)

Ayame Castro

Leon Giron Echeverri

Bethaney Hansen

 

Class of 2017

(awarded $11,000 in scholarships)

Aysha Auseva

Kaitlin Kennedy

Brianna Lawrence

Erin Looney

Elise Majeski

Raquel Zisumbo

Class of 2016

(awarded $9,000 in scholarships)
Allyssa Chinda
Jeni Clifford
Cheyenne Howell
Brett Liekhus
Paris Smouse
Stefan Young

 

Class of 2015

(awarded $9,000 in scholarships)
Julia Braselton
Jamie Hall
Theron Mekelburg
Weston Shinn
Victoria Valaski
Angelita Vasquez

 


Class of 2014

(awarded $6,000 in scholarships)
Andrew DePree
Brittney Graves
Elise Hill
Erin Kopel
Kayla White

 

Class of 2013

(awarded $3,000 in scholarships)
Jacob Creamer
Natasha Hoskins
Rachel Schauer

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