Fruita High School students gathered for an assembly and announcement of scholarships
Fruita Monument High School students gathered for a surprise announcement.


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CMU awards more than $4 million in scholarships

CMU awards more than $4 million in scholarships to Mesa, Montrose and Delta County graduating high school students.

Colorado Mesa University President Tim Foster made a surprise visit to Fruita Monument High School this morning, where he announced that 72 Fruita Monument students had been awarded $937,800 in renewable scholarships to CMU.

CMU is awarding more than $4 million in scholarships to seniors graduating from high schools in Mesa, Montrose and Delta counties. Here’s the breakdown:

 Central High School - 52 students; 73 scholarships $   860,000
Grand Junction High School - 103 students; 130 scholarships $1,263,000
Fruita Monument High School - 72 students; 93 scholarships $   937,800
Palisade High School - 57 students; 74 scholarships  $   737,200
Cedaredge High School - 9 students;10 scholarships $     19,075
Delta High School - 19 students; 29 scholarships $     68,000
Hotchkiss High School - 3 students; 6 scholarships $     10,250
Montrose High School - 40 students; 55 scholarships $   118,875
Olathe High School - 13 students; 19 scholarships $     34,075
Paonia High School - 4 students; 6 scholarships $     17,900
Plateau Valley High School - 7 students; 8 scholarships $     11,250
$4,077,425

The scholarships are all renewable and range from $1,000 to full tuition and fees per year. They are all merit-based scholarships, which means all the awardees have grade point averages of at least 3.0.

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