The Office of the Colorado Attorney General, in partnership with the Colorado Department of Education, is seeking applications from students, teachers, schools and school districts for The MoneyWi$er Financial Innovation Awards!
The awards will recognize distinguished school districts, schools and individuals who prioritized personal finance education throughout their school and community. In addition to statewide recognition for the awards, honorees will be awarded funds to continue elevating personal finance education in Colorado and their communities.
Financial Innovation Awards Honoree Categories
The MoneyWi$er Financial Innovation Awards will designate honorees in four categories: Student Scholarship, Educator, School, and School District.
- Student Scholarship $1,500– Any student applying or the MoneyWi$er student scholarship must be eligible and meet applicant requirements. All Student Scholarship Honorees selected will be awarded $1,500.
- Educator Honoree $3,500– Educators who prioritize personal finance education in their classroom and school, and demonstrate an exceptional impact on their community and school by teaching personal finance will be selected as honorees. Those selected as honorees will be awarded $3,500. Educators who are not selected as honorees, but show exemplary effort in personal finance education will be awarded a Financial Innovation Award.
- School Honoree $10,000– Applicant schools who prioritize personal finance education, exemplify best practices in personal finance education, and provide an innovate proposal of continuing to elevate personal finance education will be honored with a $10,000 award.
- School District Honoree $15,000– Applicant school district who prioritize personal finance education, exemplify best practices in personal finance education, and provide an innovate proposal of continuing to elevate personal finance education throughout their district will be honored with a $10,000 award.
Applicants may apply in one or more categories. For example, an educator could also apply on behalf of their school and their school district.
To apply for the MoneyWi$er Financial Innovation Awards complete the online application by June 28.