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Colorado Mountain College President’s Scholarship
Class of 2017 local high school graduates are eligible for a $1000 tuition scholarship!
Colorado Mountain College wants you to reach your goals. So we’re offering the $1000 President’s Scholarship to help you get there.
Go to the President’s Scholarship page for details
Win a $500 scholarship in CMC/CMNM Essay Contest
People living within CMC’s service area are eligible to submit. The topic is “How diversity shapes our lives in western Colorado.” Winners will receive $500 scholarships to CMC, and winning essays will be published in CMNM newspapers and on websites.
The CMC/CMNM Essay Contest deadline is April 1, 2017.
CMC Foundation Scholarships — Get Started Now!
The Colorado Mountain College Foundation offers and administers over 400 scholarships. To be eligible for these scholarships, you must be pursuing a CMC degree or certificate program.
The 2017 scholarship process is now open.
Deadlines vary, however many of the opportunities will close on March 1, 2017.
Search and Apply for Scholarships
All of the scholarships offered and administered by the CMC Foundation use the same online application. You can use the online application to search or browse all of the scholarships.
How to Apply for Scholarships
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CMC Financial Aid
The Financial Aid staff will personally help you with grants, loans and work-study to help pay for your college education.
Be sure to see their information regarding your FAFSA Application — you’ll need it for scholarships.
Scholarship Search Tools
Use the sites below to search for additional financial assistance and scholarships not managed or administered by Colorado Mountain College.
FAFSA – Free Application for Student Aid. The United States government and the state of Colorado offer students a variety of types of financial support, including grants that do not have to be paid back.
FastWeb – Search the internet for scholarships right for you. FastWeb is a free online scholarship search tool that allows you to search for scholarships that match your individual background, interests, and experience. FastWeb also offers assistance in career planning.
FinAid – Learn about financial aid and search the internet for scholarships. FinAid is another free site that answers questions about student financial aid and steers you toward scholarships that match your profile.
SchoolSoup – Provides many scholarship opportunities based on applicant initial input.
Additional Scholarship Opportunities
Below are various scholarship opportunities outside of Colorado Mountain College.
|College Resource Network||A free scholarship search engine and college planning website specializing in Minority and Diversity Scholarships||http://www.collegeresourcenetwork.com|
|Comparakeet Scholarship Program||Creative writing scholarship contest. Deadline to apply is April 28, 2017.||https://www.comparakeet.com/scholarship-program/|
|Duck Brand Stuck at Prom Scholarship Contest||This contest rewards individuals for creating prom attire made completely out of duct tape||http://stuckatprom.com/|
|El Pomar Fellowship||El Pomar Fellows are immersed in the complex and dynamic work of El Pomar Foundation, a $550 million private grant making organization dedicated to bettering the lives of the people of Colorado. The two-year full-time position provides recent college graduates with leadership development opportunities most people will not experience until late in their careers. Application deadline is January 17, 2017.||https://www.elpomar.org/fellowship/|
|Environmental Science Scholarships||Scholarship resource website for students who are exploring careers in environmental science||http://www.environmentalscience.org/scholarships|
|Everett Bristol Memorial International Scholarship||Deadline date in April of each year. Awarded to an international student wishing to attend CMC||http://www.yvcf.org/scholarships|
|George Tolles International Studies Scholarship||Deadline date in April of each year. Awarded to an international student or a student wishing to attend CMC to seek a career in International Affairs.||http://www.yvcf.org/scholarships|
|Grey Smoke Media Scholarship||$3000.00 annual scholarship for students pursuing a degree in Business Marketing, Communications, Liberal Sciences or Social Sciences.||http://greysmokemedia.com/scholarship-application/|
|Guide to Graduating Debt Free||Resource guide providing options on how to pay for college||http://www.moneygeek.com/education/college/resources/debt-free-college-education-guide/|
|Karman Healthcare Mobility Disability Scholarship||Open to all college/university students with a mobile disability who use a wheelchair, or other mobility deviceson a regular basis. Deadline for 2017 scholarship is September 1, 2017.||http://www.karmanhealthcare.com/scholarships/|
|North Coast Financial Scholarship||Scholarship opportunity for full time students majoring in a business related field. Deadline to apply is 4/30/17.||http://www.northcoastfinancialinc.com/scholarship/|
|Online Masters Program||A four part guide to paying for graduate school including a searchable database for scholarships||onlinemastersprograms.org/financial-aid|
|Payscale Future of Work Scholarship||Awarded to students interested in Human Resources. $2000 annual scholarship, deadline is May 30, 2017||http://www.payscale.com/education/scholarship|
|P.C Video Scholarship Contest||Video scholarship contest for high school seniors and undergraduates. Deadline to apply is August 15, 2017.||https://phoenixinjury.daveabels.com/scholarship|
|Public Health Scholarships||An updated guide to scholarships for those pursuing an education in public health||http://www.publichealthonline.org/scholarships-and-grants/|
|Real Estate Web Design Scholarship||The objective is for students to give their thoughts on web design strategies and any creative digital marketing strategies they can dream up specifically for the real estate industry.||https://timbdesign.com/digital-marketing-scholarship|
|River Cohen College Scholarship||Essay scholarship contest. Deadline for scholarship is November 30, 2017 and the amount of the scholarship is $1000.00.||http://rivercohengiving.com/|
|Teaching Scholarships||Scholarship resource website for students exploring a career in teaching||http://www.teachingdegree.org/scholarships/|
|Teradatriver Labtop Scholarship||Essay contest for $1000 scholarship. Deadline to submit essay is June 17, 2017||http://teradatariver.com/scholarship/|
|The Advocates Scholarship||Bi-Annual scholarship award of $1000.00. Deadline for spring is December 11, 2016. Deadline for fall 2017 is May 15, 2017.||https://www.advocateslaw.com/resources/scholarship/|
|UpNature Nursing and Medical Field Scholarship||Merit based scholarship for students pursuing nursing or other medical related fields of study. Scholarship deadline is June 30th, 2017.||https://www.up-nature.com/pages/scholarship-nursing-medicine-students|