Mark Kelly Scholarship in Memory Ruth Kelly

Education Level

College Level


Jefferson County

Application Open

Monday, January 01, 2024

Deadline Date

Sunday, March 31, 2024


If you are applying for a financial need-based scholarship, you must complete the 2024-2025 FASFA Form before submitting your MCF Scholarship Application.

Following a 'soft launch' by the Department of Education on December 31st, the 2024-2025 FASFA Form is now open at The application may be periodically unavailable for maintenance, and a brief ‘waiting room’ at the login is possible.


  • Application Access Code: 24MKSF
  • Applicant must be a graduated from Jefferson High School in Boulder:
    • Must provide proof:
      • Copy of Diploma or
      • Copy of non-official transcript
  • Applicant can be traditional, non-traditional, or graduate students.
  • Applicant must have completed (1) successful year at an accredited public or private college, post-secondary educational institution
    • Must provide proof
      • Enrolled at accredited post-secondary college/university
      • Schedule of Fall credits. (Full-time or Part-time)
  • Applicant must complete application essays
  • Selection is based on: Academic resume, financial need, special circumstance(s)-Health, Life, Family concerns), and journalism experience.
  • Special preference to those who pursue a career in teaching with consideration for those who plan to teach in areas of Journalism and Liberal arts.
  • Awarded applicants may reapply for multiple years

Specific School

Jefferson High

Re-Apply, Renewal or One-time


Submitted Items Needed

  • Transcript
  • LOR
  • Essay