SEBS Scholarship

Application Opens February 1st

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Who We Are

Founded by the SEBS class of 2017, the SEBS Scholarship Foundation is a non-profit public charity dedicated to helping SEBS students afford to further their education. We do this by providing yearly scholarships to graduating SEBS seniors who demonstrate characteristics that align with our core values.

Class of 2017

We aim to benefit students who demonstrate the following characteristics:

  • Persist in the face of challenges, both academic and personal.
  • Desire to improve the world around them.
  • Maintain an uncompromising character that demonstrates strength, respect, and honesty.
  • Demonstrate leadership potential, emotional maturity, and stability.
  • Pursue a well-rounded personality with broad interests.

We believe that the education earned at SEBS prepares students for a lifetime of success, should they choose to apply all they’ve learned. However, soon after graduation we learned just how expensive higher education is, yet we recognize its importance for those wanting to take the next step towards their career. Because of this, we decided to start the SEBS Scholarship, with the intention of lessening the financial burden on the students and families of those graduating from SEBS.

To the graduating seniors at SEBS —
If you believe you possess the above characteristics, we strongly encourage you to apply to our scholarship. We look forward to learning more about you and wish you all the best in your college endeavors.

Past Recipients


“Next year I will be attending the University of Colorado Boulder and I am looking forward to studying architectural engineering and making new friendships!”

Marianna Benitez Class of 2020

Scholarship Details


One-time, merit-based scholarship of $1000.


The application will open at beginning of day February 1st.


The application will close at end of day March 31st.


A recipient will be chosen by SEBS Senior Night.

Eligibility Requirements

The minimum requirements needed to apply for this scholarship are as follows:

  • Be a currently enrolled senior graduating from the School of Engineering and Biomedical Science at Pueblo County High School.

  • Hold a cumulative weighted GPA of at least 3.0 at the time of application.

  • Earn a minimum SAT Math score of 470 and a minimum Evidence-Based Reading & Writing score of 450, or a minimum ACT score of 20 in each category (writing score not required). All scores must come from a single test; super-scoring is not accepted.

  • Demonstrate characteristics that align with scholarship core values, such as:

    • Academic performance or promise.

    • Uncompromising character that demonstrates strength, respect, and honesty.

    • Leadership potential, emotional maturity and stability.

    • Well-rounded personality, abilities, and broad interests.

    • Desire to contribute to one’s community.

Application Requirements

The application is comprised of a form with three additional supporting documents. Listed below are all the required parts of the application. Submit the application and all of its parts by the deadline in order to be considered.

  • Complete and submit the online application.

    • As part of this application, you will be asked to write a response to a provided prompt in no more than 500 words.

  • Upload your latest unofficial high school transcript as a single PDF document.

  • Upload a signed letter of recommendation from a professional reference as a single PDF document. SEBS faculty members CANNOT write this letter.

  • Create and submit a portfolio that explains and/or demonstrates, in no more than 500 words, a significant project that you, or a team you were on, completed during your time at SEBS as a single PDF document. Include any awards or recognition that your project received.

    • Be sure to include a description of the project, its requirements, how it addresses an issue/problem, a description of what you learned and how you will use that in the future, and any supplemental graphics that you feel may be beneficial to provide.

  • Optionally, you can upload a cover letter of no more than 500 words if you feel that there is any additional information that may help us in reviewing your application. There is no penalty for not submitting a cover letter.

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Think you fit the requirements and are ready to apply? Submit your application here!

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