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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 eligibility and how to apply.

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.

See Details/Contest Form

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.

CMC Financial Aid

The Financial Aid staff will personally help you with grants, loans and work-study to help pay for your college education.

CMC Financial Aid Department

Be sure to see their information regarding your FAFSA Application — you’ll need it for scholarships.

External 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.

Scholarships Table

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CAN Plus Annual Scholarship Scholarship for student who is studying to become a Certified Nursing Assistant. Application deadline is 12/31/2016.
College Resource Network A free scholarship search engine and college planning website specializing in Minority and Diversity Scholarships
Duck Brand Stuck at Prom Scholarship Contest This contest rewards individuals for creating prom attire made completely out of duct tape
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.
Environmental Science Scholarships Scholarship resource website for students who are exploring careers in environmental science
Everett Bristol Memorial International Scholarship Deadline date in April of each year. Awarded to an international student wishing to attend CMC
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.
Grey Smoke Media Scholarship $3000.00 annual scholarship for students pursuing a degree in Business Marketing, Communications, Liberal Sciences or Social Sciences.
Guide to Graduating Debt Free Resource guide providing options on how to pay for college
Karman Healthcare Mobility Disability Scholarship Open to all college/university students with a mobile disability who use a wheelchair, or other mobility devices on a regular basis. Deadline for 2017 scholarship is September 1, 2017.
Online Masters Program A four part guide to paying for graduate school including a searchable database for scholarships
Payscale Future of Work Scholarship Awarded to students interested in Human Resources. $2000 annual scholarship, deadline is May 30, 2017
Public Health Scholarships An updated guide to scholarships for those pursuing an education in public health
SeniorAdvice Caregiver and Volunteer Scholarships For students who have volunteered for a senior non-profit or who have acted as caregiver to an adult relative
SGM Law Group Bi-Annual Scholarship Program Scholarship is for full time enrolled student for spring 2017. Deadline to apply is December 15, 2016.
Teaching Scholarships Scholarship resource website for students exploring a career in teaching
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.
The Aspen Institute Summer Intern Program The Aspen Institute Summer Internship program is an excellent opportunity for college students to gain experience in a fast-paced, highly stimulating setting, while also benefiting from the richness of programming hosted on the Aspen Meadows campus each summer. The application deadline in January 31st, 2017.
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