Menert (Tadeusz "Tad" Menert Scholarship)

Key Criteria:

  • Need based, available to students at Centennial High School and Poudre Community Academy, no minimum GPA requirement.

The Tadeusz “Tad” Menert Scholarship Fund was established by Tad Menert’s family to honor his commitment to education. Throughout his lifetime, Tad stressed the importance of education.

This scholarship is available to graduating seniors at Centennial High School or Poudre Community Academy who have not attained sufficient academic achievement to qualify them for other scholarships. An essay describing how the applicant has dealt with challenges and difficulties is required. There is no minimum GPA requirement.

Awards are for post-secondary, or continuing education or training at any accredited 2 or 4 year college, university, technical school, vocational or certification program in Colorado.

The applicant must demonstrate financial need, to be documented by applicant’s FAFSA Report.

All scholarship awards will be paid directly to educational institutions.

Preference is given to students who want to pursue journalism or liberal arts, such as music, theater, or visual arts.

Two or more awards of at least $3,000 each
Supplemental Questions
  1. Do you plan to major in journalism or liberal arts?
  2. Do you understand that you will forfeit this scholarship if you do not attend a Colorado school?
  3. This scholarship requires you to demonstrate financial need. Please upload page one of your FAFSA Student Aid Report in PDF format.
  4. Please write an essay (500 word maximum) describing how you have dealt with challenges and difficulties in your life.
  5. Are there extraordinary circumstances that you'd like to make the scholarship reviewers aware of?