Apply to the Puentes Scholarship Program Today!


To be eligible to receive the Puentes scholarship, applicants must meet the following qualification

  • Be a current KIPP Colorado high school senior
  • DO NOT qualify for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Complete the Colorado Application for State Financial Aid (CASFA)
  • Maintain at least 2.0 GPA for both the Fall and Spring of senior year
  • Apply to at least 9 colleges¬†
  • Apply to at least 3 additional scholarships

Application Requirements

Current High School transcript

List of the colleges or universities to which plan to apply to and application the status for each

2 Essay responses regarding a challenge you have overcame and your future career and life goals

Application Timeline

October 16, 2023 – Application opens

November 30, 2023 – Application deadline

January 16-19, 2024 – Interviews

February 2, 2024 – Acceptances announced

March-April 2024 – Family meetings

May 1, 2024 – Contract signing deadline