The application deadline for the Pinnacol Foundation scholarship is approaching and is being accepted now through March 31. The scholarship serves …
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The application deadline for the Pinnacol Foundation scholarship
is approaching and is being accepted now through March 31. The
scholarship serves children of injured workers seriously disabled
or killed in work-related accidents.
“A workplace accident can have a devastating impact on a
family,” said Elizabeth Starkey, Pinnacol Foundation executive
director. “Oftentimes a child will forego plans for college in
order to help care for the disabled parent or to support the
household. Our scholarship strives to make college possible for
The scholarship is intended for the 2010-11 school year.
Students may use the money for undergraduate studies at accredited
universities, colleges and vocational training institutions.
Since its inception in 2000, the Pinnacol Foundation has awarded
more than $1 million to students for college, trade school and
other professional training. Award amounts vary; the average
scholarship is approximately $3,000 for one year. Students can
reapply each year for up to five years, or until they reach age
To qualify, a student must be the natural child, adopted child,
or stepchild of a worker killed or seriously disabled in a
compensable work-related accident while employed by a
Colorado-based company, regardless of insurance carrier.
Scholarships are awarded based on the severity of the parent’s
injury, financial need, academic achievement, letter of
recommendation, and a personal essay.
Obtain a scholarship application by visiting www.pinnacol.com/foundation
or by calling Elizabeth Starkey at (303) 361-4775.
The Pinnacol Foundation was established as a charitable
nonprofit entity with seed money from Pinnacol Assurance,
Colorado’s choice for workers’ compensation insurance. Pinnacol
Assurance administers the program and relies on donations to fund
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