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Scholarships Offered by Mile High Chapter
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Mile High Scholarships are only available to persons residing in the state of Colorado.
Scholarship/Award Specifics For specific details on either of our scholarships or the application/nomination process, please use the contact form at and select "scholarships”.

The Mile High Chapter is the proud sponsor of student chapters: 
Colorado Mesa University  (formerly Colorado Mesa College) in Grand Junction,
CO Metropolitan State College of Denver, CO and two scholarships:

Harold M. Pool Recognition Award: The Mile High Chapter established this award program to honor the memory of the Chapter's first president, Harold M. Pool. He was instrumental in founding the Chapter in 1952, and contributed to its success. Besides being quite active in the Chapter and the data processing community until his death in 2001, he mentored others, and really cared about their professional development and success. Scholarships are awarded annually to Chapter-affiliated college AITP student chapter members, and are intended to encourage those students whom the Chapter believes will continue Harold's legacy.   APPLICATION DEADLINE IS MARCH 15TH.

David Sanders Columbine Information Technology Scholarship:  The Mile High Chapter established this award program to honor the memory of Dave Sanders, computer lab and business instructor at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado, who was the only teacher killed while helping students to safety on April 20, 1999. Awarded annually, it provides grants of tuition and book aid to qualified graduating Columbine High School seniors who intend to pursue an IT-related college degree.   APPLICATION DEADLINE IS APRIL 1ST.

Both funds are managed for the Mile High Chapter by the Foundation of Information Technology Education (FITE - a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization). Donations to the fund of your choice may be made onlne with a tax-deductible receipt for your use. Awards are made at the May meeting.

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