9 News Interview

November 10th, 2015

Kyle Dyer highlighted Denver Urban Scholars first ever award recipient of the Gilbert Garcia Memorial Award, Christina Gonzales. Click here to watch the video.

Replica™ is Presenting Sponsor for 2015 Class Act Auction and Dinner

September 18th, 2015

Thank you to Replica™ wine for their investment in our youth and families as the Presenting Sponsor for the upcoming 20th Anniversary Class Act Auction and Dinner ( They are thrilled to introduce Replica™ Chardonnay and Pinot Noir wines at the event. After nearly three years of science, they have created a proprietary methodology to …

Back to school – Donate supplies to students in need

August 3rd, 2015

It’s that time of year again – back to school! While we are sad to see the days of summer winding down, we are very much looking forward to the start of a new school year. During the summer months, staff keep in touch with the students on their caseloads, but fall is really when …

Denver Urban Scholars has a new strategic plan

February 17th, 2015

We are excited to share our recently completed strategic plan. The plan outlines our vision for the organization over the next three years with specific goals and objectives. Denver Urban Scholars Strategic Plan If you have any questions or would like to get more information on ways that you can get involved in our new …

COSI Grant Press Release

February 4th, 2015

DENVER — Dec. 18, 2014 – The Postsecondary Success Partnership between Denver Urban Scholars and Goodwill Industries of Denver is one of 28 initiatives across Colorado to be awarded $3.4 million in grants from the Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative, Initiative organizers announced this week. The funds are aimed at supporting Colorado students – especially those …

Denver Urban Scholars keeps promising students on right path

November 5th, 2014

Mentor Trent Peaker and mentees Khaled, 15, and Saber Ali, 13, are participants in the mentoring program offered by Denver Urban Scholars to help metro area students through their academic life. “I know I’ll have succeeded when they go to college,” says Peaker of his young friends shown at Strive Sunnyside School. Read more…

Check out our write up in Esquire.

September 23rd, 2014

The basics: For students in middle and high school who are at risk of dropping out, academic mentoring toward graduation and college. Click here for the full article      

Denver Urban Scholars chosen to be part of Mile High United Way’s The Performance Collaborative

June 2nd, 2014

More than Funding: Working to Strengthen Local Organizations See more at: 

Denver Urban Scholars Student, Valentina Nuñez, is the first recipient of the Carolyne Hyde Future Leader Scholarship.

May 20th, 2014

QUARTERLY FORUM ESTABLISHES CAROLYNE HYDE FUTURE LEADER SCHOLARSHIP DENVER — May 2, 2014 — Quarterly Forum has established the Carolyne Hyde Future Leader Scholarship, with Gov. John Hickenlooper presenting the award to the first recipient during a program yesterday. The annual scholarship provides $10,000 to a college-bound high school senior in the Denver-metro area who …

Denver Urban Scholars seeks more volunteers to mentor at-risk students

March 7th, 2014

Denver Post highlights mentors at Denver Urban Scholars. Click on the link below for the full story.  

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