Scholarship Writing Workshop

Presented by:

Durthy A. Washington, a writer and former English professor, is the founder/owner of Springs Seminarz, a Colorado Springs-based company that offers workshops and seminars on the art of mindful, culturally responsive reading.

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The 2018 Educating Children of Color Summit

SPACE IS LIMITIED!!!!
To register or inquire, please email your name and phone number to: ECOCscholarships@gmail.com
21C Library
1175 Chapel Hills Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80920
October 27th 2018, 10:00 am – 11:30 am

East Library
5550 N Union Blvd
Colorado Springs, CO 80918 December 8th 2018, 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Flyer

2019 Scholarships

The Rachel Pedraza Dewey Scholarship--Educators Only

ECOC, Inc. is offering the 2nd-annual scholarship for an educator-The Rachel Pedraza Dewey Scholarship is available to an educator who is seeking funding for professional development or is seeking financial assistance to enhance the classroom experience of their students.


Rachel Dewey was a teacher, mentor, and visionary leader. Rachel had a passion and heart to teach and help. Her enthusiasm, in and out of the classroom, was an inspiration to 100’s of students, friends, and family here in the United States, in Africa, and in South Korea. This scholarship in her memory will be used to inspire teachers to reach their potential and to increase their love of teaching and learning.


Please read carefully and fill out all required information.

  • All applicants must be K-12 Educators presently employed.
  • Educator must attend ECOC Summit.
  • Educator must be present day of event to receive scholarship award.
  • All applications must be submitted to the Scholarship Committee via online application by 11:59 pm, December 23, 2018.

Applications should not exceed 500 words and should outline how the $500 award will be implemented in the classroom and should address how the award will enhance the teacher’s ability to serve their students more fully. 

Submit Application

ECOC 12th Annual Theme Scholarship--Building Bridges

  • Four $2,000 scholarships.
  • One grand-prize scholarship in the amount of $3,000.
  • Total of $11,000 in scholarships.

All students are strongly encouraged to attend the Scholarship Writing Workshops being offered on 12/8/2018. See flyer above.


Please refer to grading rubric for further instruction. All non-essay submissions require a short, written explanation of the student’s submission.

Submit Application

Strub-Heer "Fairness For All" Scholarship

Please read carefully and fill out all required information. 

  • One scholarship for $1,000 will be awarded.
  • All applicants must be High School Students Grades 11th– 12th or College Students under 21 years old. 
  • Students must attend ECOC Summit to receive scholarship award. 
  • All applications must be submitted to the Scholarship Committee via online application by 11:59 pm, December 23, 2018.

All submissions should directly address what Fairness for all means to the student. Submissions can be written, art, performance or presentation. However, the Judges must be able to make the connection between the theme “Fairness for All” and the student’s submission. Please see the Judging Criteria for further guidance on submission requirements. While written submission do not have a length requirement, they should be no less than 500 words and all other submissions must include a short explanation of the submission and its connection to the theme. 


All students are strongly encouraged to attend one of the Scholarship Writing Workshops being offered on 12/8/2018. See flyer above.

Submit Application

George Harris Memorial Scholarship--Provided by GE Johnson


Please read carefully and fill out all required information. 

  • All applicants must be High School Students Grades 11th– 12thor College Students under 21 years old. 
  • Students must attend ECOC Summit to receive scholarship award. 
  • All applications must be submitted to the Scholarship Committee via online application by 11:59 pm, December 23, 2018.

All submissions should directly address the student’s interest in construction and the student would pursue a career in construction. The essay should be between 2 and 5 pages double spaced and use proper spelling, grammar, and the MLA format. Each page should be marked with the student’s name, age, grade, school, phone number, and email address. Please refer to Judging Criteria posted on the ECOC Scholarship page. 


All students are strongly encouraged to attend one of the Scholarship Writing Workshops being offered on 12/8/2018. See flyer above.

Submit Application

The Ann Delores Scott Memorial Scholarship

  • Two $500 Ann Delores Scott Memorial Scholarships will be awarded to single mothers between the age of 17 and 20 at the time of application.
  • The winning applicants must write a 200-word essay in Times New Roman font. The essay must describe “How the Ann Delores Scott Memorial Scholarship will help me achieve my career goals.”

Submit Application

Student Scholarship Application Background Information

2018 ECOC Essay Rubric (pdf)

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Judging Criteria Strub-Heer (pdf)

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Scholarship Writing Work Shops Series_Flyer (pdf)

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Judging Criteria ECOC Building Bridges (pdf)

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Judging Criteria GEORGE HARRIS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP (pdf)

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FAQrevised 11-14-18 (pdf)

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Student Scholarship Application Process

  1. Download the instructions for the appropriate scholarship from the links above.
  2. Review the selection criteria and FAQs from the links above.
  3. Prepare your essay or presentations.
  4. Submit your application using the Submit Application link above.
  5. All students will go to a common application form. On the form, select which scholarship you are applying for from a drop-down list on the form.