Scholarships at Colorado Mountain College

The Colorado Mountain College Foundation offers and administers over 300 scholarships. To be eligible for these scholarships, you must be pursuing a CMC degree or certificate program.

Get Started Now on Scholarships!

The 2016 scholarship process opens on November 1, 2015. Deadlines vary, however many of the opportunities will close on March 1, 2016.

Colorado Mountain College President’s Scholarship

Class of 2016 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.

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.

Name Description Link
Name Description Link
College Resource Network A free scholarship search engine and college planning website specializing in Minority and Diversity Scholarships http://www.collegeresourcenetwork.com
Credit Union of Colorado Foundation Scholarship Deadline is July 18, 2016. Scholarship for CO residents http://www.cuofcofoundation.org/index.php/general-scholarships
Dottie R. Walke Scholarship Deadline is March 5, 2016. Scholarship for a CO resident with documented learning disability (including ADD/ADHD) http://www.leadcolorado.org/parent-support/scholarships-awards/
Duck Brand Stuck at Prom Scholarship Contest This contest rewards individuals for creating prom attire made completely out of duct tape http://stuckatprom.com/
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
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/
Hotel and Resort Management Scholarships Deadline is May 1, 2016. A scholarship for students pursuing a degree in the hotel and resort industry https://www.ahlef.org/Scholarships/Academic_Scholarships/
Online Masters Program A four part guide to paying for graduate school including a searchable database for scholarships onlinemastersprograms.org/financial-aid
Pritzker Olsen Food Safety Scholarship  Deadline is June 1, 2016. $3,000 annual scholarship to students who demonstrate a drive to improve food safety and protect public health.  http://www.pritzkerlaw.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/
Scott Yancey National Scholarship Essay Contest Deadline is June 1st, 2016. Students interested in applying are required to write a 300-word essay on how entrepreneurship changed in America. http://scottyancey.com/scholarship/
Senior Homes Caregiver Scholarship Deadline is June 30, 2016. A scholarship for students who have acted as careproviders while in college and/or high school http://seniorhomes.com/scholarship
Teaching Scholarships Scholarship resource website for students exploring a career in teaching http://www.teachingdegree.org/scholarships/
The LPNBSN.net Education Nursing Scholarship Deadline is October 31st of each year. $250 scholarship for students who are current nursing students and/or pre-nursing. Submit 1000 word essay on the nursing shortage in the U.S. http://lpnbsn.net/scholarship