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2024 WPSF Scholarships

Peierls Scholarship

About the Peierls Scholarship

The Peierls Scholarship was created by Jeff Peierls and his brother with the belief that all students should have an opportunity to pursue a higher education. This scholarship is aimed at those attending an institution in the Denver Metro Area. 

Quantity: 5- 7 Awards

Scholarship Amount: $10,000 distributed over  4 years or  $2,500 distributed over 2 years 


  • US Citizenship not required
  • 2.75 minimum GPA 
  • Open to Latinx, African American, or students of Native American descent.
  • Applicant must identify as a First-Generation college student
  • Applicant must be pursuing a degree and/or certificate at Community College of Denver, Metropolitan State University of Denver, University of Colorado Denver, Red Rocks Community College, or Front Range Community College
  • Applicant must be a low-income student OR qualify for Free & Reduced Lunch

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