HELP YOUNG WOMEN PURSUE THEIR DREAMS
Almost a year ago, Jim and Teresa Berryman launched the Ariel Berryman Memorial Scholarship Fund after the tragic death of their daughter. Ariel’s passion for helping people reach their full potential inspired the creation of this scholarship, which helps eliminate barriers to higher education for young women graduating from DSST Public Schools by providing financial assistance to attend the University of Colorado Denver (CU Denver). Each year, the Ariel Berryman Memorial Scholarship Fund will provide a female senior graduating from DSST Public Schools with a four-year scholarship which will be matched dollar-for-dollar by CU Denver.
With the generous donations received so far, a $100,000 initial endowment fund has been established. In order to offer this scholarship to a new recipient each year, generous donors have pledged an additional $50,000 matching gift to reach an endowment goal of $200,000. With this matching gift, your donation will go even further to support our deserving students in pursuing their undergraduate degree.
On behalf of Ariel's friends and family, DSST is humbled and privileged to continue Ariel’s legacy by supporting young women pursuing their dreams at CU Denver.