Passionate about volunteering? Apply for Reisher, Puksta scholarships

The Reisher Scholarship Program and Puksta Foundation are set to accept applications for two renewable scholarships that support highly motivated, hard-working students with a passion for volunteering.

CSU RamThe Reisher Scholars Program awards $4,000 to $11,000, as determined by the Office of Financial Aid, to Colorado residents. The program seeks to help promising Colorado students earn their undergraduate degrees without incurring additional educational debt. The completed application for the Reisher scholarship must be submitted online at by Feb. 1, 2018.

The Puksta Scholars Program awards $5,000 per year for up to four years. The nonprofit organization provides scholarships, mentorship and experimental community engagement training for undergraduate Colorado students. A complete application for the Puksta scholarship must be submitted online at  by March 1, 2018.

Visit the CSU Collaborative for Student Achievement website to see criteria for both scholarships.

Information sessions

All applicants must attend one Puksta/Reisher Scholarship information sessions. All sessions will be held in Stadium East Room 0202, except for the evening session on Jan. 23.

Dec. 5      noon-1 p.m.
Dec. 6      5-6 p.m.
Jan. 22    noon-1 p.m.
Jan. 23    noon-1 p.m.
Jan. 23    5-6 p.m.    Lory Student Center Room 322
Jan. 24   noon-1 p.m.
Jan. 25   noon-1 p.m.
Jan. 26   noon-1 p.m.

For more information, visit the Collaborative for Student Achievement website, or contact Kate Wormus, (970) 491-7095 or