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Scholarship Program

Dechtman Wealth Management offers a $3,500 scholarship in the fall and spring every year. See details for how to apply below!

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Dechtman Wealth Management National Scholarship Essay Contest

Dechtman Wealth Management is pleased to announce a $7,000 scholarship for two essay contests. Twice annually for fall and spring semesters, Dechtman Wealth Management will select and award one scholarship winner a $3,500 scholarship per semester.

Dechtman Wealth Management believes a better-educated society is crucial to continued progress. Unfortunately, receiving a college education has become a financial burden for many students and their families. This scholarship is designed to help students receive a quality education so they can better their lives, as well as their communities. Dechtman Wealth Management also believes that individuals must demonstrate high moral character and perseverance to make an enduring positive impact.

Scholarship Eligibility

This scholarship is open to all undergraduate students currently enrolled in a two- or four-year accredited American college, regardless of major or area of study.

How to Enter

Any U.S. student who meets the eligibility requirements is invited to apply for the Dechtman Wealth Management scholarship. Applicants must submit an 800 to 1,200-word essay on the following topic:

Personal finance: Most Americans struggle to save for retirement and keep their finances in order. Please discuss strategies people can use to improve their financial situation and bolster their retirement savings.

To apply, email your essay to as an attachment in PDF or Word format, and include the following information in the body of the email:

  • Your full name
  • A personal bio (the recipient of the scholarship must demonstrate high moral character and the ability to persevere through difficult circumstances)
  • Major or area of study
  • Email address
  • School attending
  • Year in school (freshman, sophomore, junior, senior)

Submission Deadline

The essay submission window is 12:00 a.m. MDT on February 15th to 12:00 a.m. MDT on March 30th for spring semester. The essay submission window is 12:00 a.m. MDT on September 15th to 12:00 a.m. MDT on October 30th for the fall semester. Applications submitted before February 15th or September 15th will not be accepted. Applications submitted between April 1st, and September 14th will also not be accepted. The spring and fall applications must be submitted during the appropriate time windows.

All submitted essays will be reviewed by the Dechtman Wealth Management Scholarship Committee. The scholarship winner will be selected and notified via letter and email on November 30 for spring semester and April 30 for fall semester.

Additional Scholarship Details

Dechtman Wealth Management scholarship funds must be used for tuition.

Contact Information

Please send your scholarship essay to:

We Are Here to Help

By leveraging our disciplined investment process, you receive complete transparency of information, straightforward costs, and proactive investment management services. Located just outside Denver, Colorado, Dechtman Wealth Management is built on the foundation of trust that we have with our clients. Since our founding in 1984, we have acted as fiduciaries and always put our clients first.

If you want to start preparing for your retirement or would like a second opinion on your investments, give us a call and we would be happy to visit with you.