Helen Grace Fenhaus Endowed Scholarship

The Fund is established to celebrate the too-short life of Helen Grace Fenhaus. The Fund also recognizes and honors the legacy of several members of the Fenhaus family – Marie, Raymond, Donald and Roger. This scholarship will provide assistance to students with financial need at MSU Denver who are primarily Dreamers/DACA, ASSET or otherwise undocumented students, and are working to change the course of their lives and that of their families through education.
Be meeting MSU Denver’s Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) requirements and cannot be in default or owe any refund/repayment of federal, state or institutional aid
Have financial need, per F AFSA or the Dreamer Application (DAIA), as determined by the University’s Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships. Financial need is the primary factor in the selection
Be a first-generation student
Have a cumulative GPA of2.5 or greater
Be enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours per semester
Preference is given to Dreamers/DACA, ASSET and undocumented students
Applicants will complete an essay addressing why they are seeking support, how it will impact their educational journey, and how their degree from MSU Denver will change their life trajectory.

Supplemental Questions
  1. Please submit an essay of 500 words or less addressing why you are seeking support, how it will impact your educational journey, and how a degree from MSU Denver will change your life trajectory.
  2. Are you classified as an ASSET/DACA student?