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Puksta Foundation offers scholarships to students ready to get involved in causes on and beyond their campuses.
The college years are about something more, something special, something significant, something we at Puksta Foundation call civic engagement. Check out the projects that our scholars have worked on, spanning from human rights to researching the educational barriers for undocumented students.
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Puksta Alumni, Luis Paredes – Defying the Odds by Crunching the Numbers
His story of resilience and perseverance is truly inspiring! “I used to be very ashamed of my Dreamer status. I know there are students out there who may feel the way I did. I want to show them there’s no reason to,” ~ Luis Paredes Click here to read more! http://red.msudenver.edu/2018/defying-the-odds-by-crunching-the-numbers.html#at_pco=smlrebh-1.0&at_si=5c0fd1df5511da8a&at_ab=per-2&at_pos=4&at_tot=5
Sabrina says Yes on 300
Sabrina says Yes on 300 YES on 300 will give thousands of other students like our Puksta Scholar, Sabrina, the opportunity to achieve higher education! Scholarships have transformed Sabrina’s life. That’s why she supports #YESon300. “A college education can give you that competitive edge, and sometimes a high school education isn’t enough to prosper anymore.”… Read more »
Meet Evan and vote YES on 300
Meet Evan, a Puksta Scholar and a graduate of Poudre High School, who is pursuing a dual degree in Psychology and Spanish from the University of Denver. The Puksta Scholarship he received allows him to pursue his dream of higher education without the financial stresses. Through the Puksta Scholars Program at DU, Evan has developed… Read more »