The Dave Sanders Columbine Information Technology Scholarship

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Dave Sanders

This scholarship was established in memory of Dave Sanders a computer lab and business instructor at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado. He was among those killed on April 20, 1999 while helping students to safety and was the only teacher and non-student killed.  The scholarship was created and operated by the Mile High Chapter of AITP and is used to provide grants of tuition and book aid to Columbine High School graduates seeking technology-related college degrees.

The application period for this scholarship is from January 1st to April 1st of each year.

Columbine students click here to apply for the Scholarship

To make a donation

The fund is managed for the Mile High Chapter of AITP by the Foundation of Information Technology Education (FITE). Gifts and grants to the Foundation are exempt from Federal Income Tax, under section 501 (c) 3, Internal Revenue Code. Scholarship awards are made at the Mile High Chapter’s May meeting.  or  Click here to download the mail-in form

Past Scholarship Winners

Year    Recipient                          College                                                    
2000 Jeff Hulse Red Rocks Community College
2001 Jonathan Ownes Red Rocks Community College
2002 James R. Nguyen University of Denver
2003 Melissa Sowder Arapahoe Community College
2004 Oleg Usmanov University of Colorado, Boulder
2006 Megan Fein Gonzaga University
2007 Aleksandra Neill Pitt University of Montana
2008 Adam Simon Red Rocks Community College
2009 Brian Tenorio University of Denver
2010 Alexander Dryden Stokes University of Colorado Denver
2011 Peter Schichtel University of Denver
2012 Matthew Coen Colorado School of Mines
2013 Alex Schmoutz University of Colorado Boulder
2014 Alekzander James Bollig Florida Institute of Technology
2015 Connor Bramley University of Colorado (Boulder)

Scholarship/Award Specifics

For specific details on either of our scholarships or the application/nomination process, please use the contact form and select “scholarships”.