Joseph Arado/Mancos Valley Resources Continuing Education Scholarships

Thank you for interest in our scholarships!

Applications will reopen May 1st-June 15, 2025.

Mancos Valley Resources offers two types of scholarships for graduates of Mancos High School or current Mancos Valley residents:

  • Traditional Student Scholarships for students who have completed at least one year of college.
  • Nontraditional Student Scholarships for students pursuing a college or technical degree as an adult.

Minimum Award Amount: $1000
Number of Awards Funded Annually: Variable
Submission Materials: Application form, essay, letter of recommendation
Applications Accepted: May 1st-June 15th of each year
Deadline for All Application Materials: June 15th of each year
Notification date: July 15th of each year
Eligibility: Must be a graduate of Mancos High School or a current Mancos Valley resident. Previous Arado Scholarship winners may reapply. Mancos Valley Resources board members, contract employees, and their family members are ineligible to apply. Awards may be used for tuition, fees, or materials. Payment will be made directly to the educational institution.

Non-Discrimination Clause

Mancos Valley Resources is committed to the spirit and letter of all federal, state, and local laws and regulations pertaining to equal opportunity. To this end, MVR does not discriminate against any individual with regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected status. No form of unlawful discrimination, including unlawful harassment, will be tolerated.