Future Center

The Denver Scholarship Foundation

  • Mission: The Denver Scholarship Foundation inspires and empowers Denver Public Schools’ students to enroll in and graduate from postsecondary institutions of higher education by providing the tools, knowledge, and financial resources essential for success. 
  • The Denver Scholarship Foundation(DSF) operates on a three part model of Access, Scholarship & Success. The DSF Access Team is made up of College Advisors within Denver Public School high schools. College Advisors are focused on COLLEGE ADVISING, FINANCIAL AID & COLLEGE COACHING. 
  • To learn more about the Denver Scholarship Foundation visit www.denverscholarship.org or follow the DSF College Access Team on Instagram
Meet your DSF College Advisor

Diana Madriz
DSF College Advisor
Schedule an appointment: https://tinyurl.com/yxe3c2sl  

Postsecondary Planning Requirements (PPRs)

Student & Parent Timeline Grid

English: https://tinyurl.com/yrwtvkvb

Guia para Padres y Estudiantes 

Espanol: https://tinyurl.com/2cnhb65n

Future Center Resources

Manual Future Center Schoology Course

DESCRIPTION: The Manual Future Center schoology course will be the main source of information seniors can access for step by step information on the college going process. The Manual Future Center course will have information such as:

  • Madriz contact information & links to schedule appointments
  • Direct links to college application prep materials
  • Scholarship resources including weekly highlights
  • Step by step instructions on completing financial aid
  • Upcoming events & important deadlines
  • Virtual college visit information

College Application Support

College in Colorado: https://www.mycoloradojourney.com/journey

The Common Application: https://www.commonapp.org/ 

The Common Application Help: https://www.commonapp.org/ready   

The Common Black College Application: https://commonblackcollegeapp.com/ 

The Coalition Application: https://www.coalitionforcollegeaccess.org/ 

Finding Social and Academic Fit

NACAC College Comparison Worksheet: https://www.nacacfairs.org/globalassets/college-fair–homepage/ncf-documents/learn/collegecomparisonworksheey.pdf 

MAIA Learning College Searching: https://www.maialearning.com/#/ 

Colleges that Change Lives: https://ctcl.org/ 

College Information Database: https://www.collegedata.com/ 

NACAC: Determining the Right Fit: https://www.nacacfairs.org/learn/decide/determining-the-right-fit-college/

Virtual Campus Tours: https://campustours.com/ 

Public University Honors Programs: http://publicuniversityhonors.com/ 

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Financial Aid Tools

FAFSA: https://studentaid.gov/h/apply-for-aid/fafsa

Be sure to checkout the “My FAFSA Planner” in the Manual Future Center Schoology Course 

English Financial Aid Presentation
Presentación de Ayuda Financiera

CSS Profile: https://cssprofile.collegeboard.org/ 

Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE): https://www.wiche.edu/tuition-savings/wue/