Girls Inc. High School and College staff help girls reach their full potential. Through intentional, research-based programs, Girls Inc. high school & college girls learn skills to be healthy, independent, and successful adults.  At Girls Inc., girls receive year round, academic support and participate in exclusive community trips and events. Staff also delivers programs during school or after school virtually. Girls Inc. of Metro Denver is recommended by Denver Public Schools for workshop delivery.

Girls Inc. also provides support during the transition into post secondary education. In addition to our college preparedness workshops and college women’s group, Girls Inc. of Metro Denver offers $50,000 in scholarships each year.

Questions about registration? Contact Sarah McGill at

Visit our Google calendar which includes información en español.

Applications due 3/24/23

Now Enrolling for LOL & Summer Internships

Leadership Out Loud (LOL) is a three-year, immersive, hands-on, and engaging leadership and advocacy program jam packed with great opportunities like:

  • A week-long overnight summer camp during Summer 2023
  • A paid advocacy internship during Summer 2024
  • A trip to Washington, D.C. in 2025
  • Monthly sessions to develop an advocacy campaign in collaboration with your cohort during the school year


Join the GIMD team as a high school summer intern! You’ll learn first-hand what it takes to operate summer youth programming and gain experience supporting our educators, all while getting paid! Make friends, develop your professional experience, and have fun with the GIMD team!


GIMD Scholarship Applications Now Open

Applications are now open for the Girls Inc. of Metro Denver Scholarship Program! This year, the scholarships being awarded are as follows:

Helen McLoraine Teen Leadership Scholarship (10th grade Girls Inc. members)

Helen McLoraine Strong, Smart, and Bold Scholarship (11th and 12th grade Girls Inc. members)

Helen McLoraine Collegiate Scholarship (College students who are former or current Girls Inc. members)

Jacobs Engineering Scholarship (12th grade Girls Inc. members)

Kena Contreras Memorial Scholarship: Kena was a passionate person and shared her opinions freely.  She had a gift for connecting with people young and old and from all walks of life. She had a huge heart and always found a way to help others including strangers in their time of need. Kena’s career had several chapters including being a Foster Care Advocate for the Arizona State Supreme Court, a Pharmaceutical Sales Representative and the last and most fulfilling was as a teacher for grades 4-6. The Kena Contreras memorial scholarship is to honor her memory, inspire others to pursue their dreams through education and to make a difference in the lives of those who receive the scholarship. This $5,000 award will be awarded to a current 12th grade student planning to enroll in a 4-year college in fall 2023. The award is open to any area of post-secondary study.

Dyan Foss STEM Scholarship (10th, 11th, and 12th grade Girls Inc. members planning to pursue a STEM career and who have completed 150 hours of Girls Inc. STEM programs)

High Tech High Heels STEM Scholarship (12th grade Girls Inc. members planning to pursue a STEM career and major)

Tiffany K. Payne and Matt Mann Community College Scholarship (12th grade Girls Inc. members who will be first-generation college students and are planning to attend a Colorado Community College)

To be eligible for scholarships, you must be in 10th, 11th, 12th grade or college and be a current or former Girls Inc. member. You must have a 2.0 or higher GPA. The application details and components are described in the documents and Google forms below, but to the basic components of the general application are:

  • A cover page with personal contact information
  • A personal essay
  • An official transcript from your school
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • For finalists, an interview with the scholarship panel is required and will take place on March 4th, 2023

Applications for all Girls Inc. of Metro Denver Scholarships are due on Friday, January 27th 2023 at 5pm. Scholarship applications can be completed online here or can be printed and completed on paper. For paper applications, applications must be received in the mail or hand-delivered to the following address by Friday, January 27th 2023 at 5pm.

Girls Inc. of Metro Denver

Attn: Sarah McGill

1499 Julian St.

Denver, CO 80204

Questions about how to apply? Want to request a paper application?  Need help with your application? Contact Sarah at

Join Untold Stories | Saturdays 1 PM-2:30 PM


Join Untold Stories | Saturdays 1 PM- 2 PM

Join us for a new, youth-led group at Girls Inc. of Metro Denver all about LGBTQIA+ history, activism, social justice, media representation and current events. Questions or want to join our contact list? Fill out this interest form.


How Do I Sign Up?

For information on High School & College Programs please contact:
Sarah McGill
Manager of High School & College Programs
303-893-4363 ext 124

You are also welcome to stop by the Center at 1499 Julian St, Denver (MAP) to sign up your child(ren).

Note: Programs require nominal fees. Fees are based on a sliding scale – no girl is ever turned away because of inability to pay.

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