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Since 2001, the Greeley Stampede Foundation has given academic scholarships to graduating Weld County high school seniors to support the events mission to strengthen our community. Overall the Foundation has funded $735,540 to 642 well deserving students since its inception.
The Foundation has grown over the years from their first scholarship given for $500 to the recent $50,000 awarded annually. For 2023, the Foundation is again increasing the high school scholarship fund to $62,500 to award twenty-five $2,500 scholarships.
“We are really pushing to increase our impact on the community to show support for our students and their pursuit of higher education,” commented Nyla Bristow, Greeley Stampede Foundation Chairman. “Our students work hard. Offering some financial relief to help them achieve their goals is why we created the Foundation.”
The 2023 scholarships will be awarded to graduating Weld County high school seniors based on the student’s academics, volunteer or work experience, extracurricular activities, and leadership. Recipients may use the scholarship at any accredited trade school, community college, university, or college.
Applications and more information on each scholarship is available at www.greeleystampede.org/p/scholarships. The completed online scholarship must be submitted by midnight on February 28, 2023. Please email Nyla Bristow at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions regarding the high school scholarship program.
The Stampede Foundation is a 501c3 non-profit organization formed to support continuing education for Weld County students. The Greeley Stampede produces and hosts annual events, including the Big Buckle Ball, Western Art Show, and the Stampede Golf Tournament to benefit the scholarship fund. To support the Foundation’s scholarships and grants, look for upcoming information regarding these events to participate.
ABOUT THE GREELEY STAMPEDE: The Greeley Stampede, a 501(c)4 nonprofit corporation, is the Colorado’s premiere summer western celebration. The 2023 Greeley Stampede is scheduled for June 22-July 4. This longstanding event has grown in diversity and popularity since its inception and has provided music and rodeo entertainment to hundreds of thousands of people every summer. The Stampede has been inducted in the Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame and received many awards including PRCA Mountain States Large Rodeo of the Year, RMCMA Event of the Year and listed in the US Today Top 10 rodeos.. For more information about the Greeley Stampede visit www.greeleystampede.org.