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Colorado Mountain College President’s Scholarship
Class of 2019 local high school graduates are eligible for a $1000 tuition scholarship!
Colorado Mountain College wants you to reach your goals.
Go to the President’s Scholarship page for details
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 2019 Scholarship process is now open!
The priority deadline for the scholarship application process is March 1, 2019.
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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.
Unigo - One of the top search engines for scholarship matching, Unigo helps you narrow down your scholarship search with their matching tool. With new featured scholarships daily, Unigo has a variety of scholarships for students to explore.
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Additional Scholarship Opportunities
Below are various scholarship opportunities outside of Colorado Mountain College.
|Yampa Valley Community Foundation's Everett & Benita Bristol Memorial Scholarship||Up to $500 awarded to 6 students attending Steamboat Springs campus full time. Application including an essay, two letters of recommendation and resume required. *Essay questions are identical to CMC's foundation application* Deadline is April 30, 2019.||https://yvcf.org/•two-scholarships-awarded-to-steamboat-springs-high-school-seniors-one-time-500/|
|Yampa Valley Community Foundation's Kenny Corriveau Trade Scholarship||Up to $500 awarded to a Routt, Moffat or Rio Blanco county student attending CMC for a trade specific degree. Application including an essay, two letters of recommendation and resume required. Deadline is April 5, 2019.||https://yvcf.org/steamboat-springs-kenny-corriveau-scholarship/|
|All Allied Health Schools Scholarship(s)||Many allied health scholarships with varying deadlines.||https://www.allalliedhealthschools.com/scholarships-for-healthcare-students/|
|AmericanMuscle Student Scholarship||2 scholarships for $2,000 each are awarded for students enrolled in vocational specific majors with a focus on automotive innovation (welding for example here at CMC). Deadline is July 15, 2019 for Fall 2019 semester.||https://www.americanmuscle.com/scholarships.html|
|AmericanTrucks Student Scholarship||2 scholarships for $2,000 each are awarded for students enrolled in vocational specific majors (welding for example here at CMC). Essay required. Deadline for the Fall 2019 semester is June 15, 2019.||https://www.americantrucks.com/scholarships.html|
|Ampro Go Scholarship||$1,000.00 scholarship for a student who submits an essay on ideas to improve your community. Deadline is March 31, 2019.||https://www.amprogo.com/scholarship|
|Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education Scholarships||Scholarship listing for students pursuing degrees in Outdoor Education and Recreation.||https://www.aore.org/association_awards.php|
|Benjamin A Gilman Study/Intern Abroad Scholarship||Grant program for Pell recipients who are participating in a study or intern abroad program.||https://www.gilmanscholarship.org/|
|BrightStar Systems Scholarship||$1,000.00 scholarship for a student who submits an essay regarding technology and how its impacted your academics. No specific major required. Deadline is March 15, 2019.||https://brightstarsystems.com/the-brightstar-systems-future-technologies-scholarship/|
|Chalik & Chalik Cancer Survivors Scholarship||$1,000.00 scholarship for a student who applies and writes an essay regarding: "How are you helping others diagnosed with a serious illness and how did your cancer diagnosis influence you to help others?". Deadline is June 30, 2019.||https://www.chaliklaw.com/cancer-survivors-scholarship/|
|College Resource Network||A free scholarship search engine and college planning website specializing in Minority and Diversity Scholarships||http://www.collegeresourcenetwork.com/scholarships/|
|DealHack Community Volunteer Scholarship||$1,500 annual scholarship for students who demonstrate outstanding volunteer involvement in their community. Deadline is June 30, 2019.||https://dealhack.com/scholarship|
|Denver Scholarship Foundation Awards||$1,400.00 scholarship for a student enrolled full-time (12 credits), must demonstrate financial need through completing your FAFSA by April 1, 2019. Minimum high school GPA 2.5 (high school students must apply within 1 year of graduation). DACA students welcome to apply. Deadline is April 1, 2019.||https://portal.denverscholarship.org/login|
|Dev Team STEM Scholarship||$1,000 scholarship for a student in any program who writes an essay regarding STEM careers in the next 50 years. Deadline is March 1, 2019.||https://www.devteam.space/scholarship/|
|Don'tPayFull Student Scholarship||$1,000.00 scholarship awarded to a student who writes an essay on a time you did not pay full price and it made an impact on your life. Deadline is October 31, 2019.||https://www.dontpayfull.com/page/scholarships-for-college-students|
|Environmental Science Scholarships||Scholarship resource website for students who are exploring careers in environmental science.||http://www.environmentalscience.org/scholarships|
|Extreme Terrain's Student Scholarship Program||$3,000 scholarship awarded to 1 student who is pursuing a degree in Environmental Studies, Environmental Research, Land Use, Earth and Atmosphere Studies, Sustainable Land Management, Parks and Recreation, or Sustainable Agriculture Systems. Essay required. Deadline is July 15, 2019 for Fall 2019 semester.||http://www.extremeterrain.com/scholarships.html|
|Factor Finders Business Scholarship||$1,000 Scholarship for students pursuing a 4-year degree here at CMC.||https://www.factorfinders.com/national-scholarship|
|Family Assets Scholarship||$3,000.00 scholarship for a student who is providing care to an elderly family member or has volunteered as a care provider in a community setting, essay required. Deadline is August 1, 2019.||https://www.familyassets.com/scholarship|
|FirstPlaceWindows Eco Scholarship||$1,000.00 scholarship for an eco conscious student (no specific major required), an essay is required. Deadline is June 30, 2019.||https://firstplacewindows.com/scholarships/|
|Functional Remedies Scholarship||$500-$1,000 scholarship for a student who can write an essay regarding CBD oil and how this oil has made a difference in their life or someone they know. Deadline is May 1, 2019.||https://functionalremedies.com/pages/scholarship|
|George Sink, Veterans & Military Family Scholarship||$1,000.00 scholarship for a student who is currently serving in the military, honorably discharged, or has an active duty or retired military spouse or parent. All branches of the U.S. military qualify. Must write an essay regarding education and the military. Deadline is June 15, 2019.||https://www.sinklaw.com/veterans-military-family-scholarship/|
|Healthcare Scholarship||$1,500.00 scholarship for a student who writes an essay on why they want to work in healthcare. Deadline is April 15, 2019.||https://medicalfieldcareers.com/healthcare-scholarships/|
|Help Your Loved One Scholarship||$1,000.00 scholarship for a student who submits an essay on assisting a loved one. Deadline is May 1, 2019.||https://www.seniorlivinghelp.org/senior-living/help-your-loved-one-scholarship/|
|Heuser Law Scholarship||Awarding 5 separate scholarships of $1,000.00 to a student who answers the question: "What is one thing you would change about your hometown? In your essay, please describe why and how you would change it, and how you would maintain the change you wish to see in your hometown". Deadline is February 28th.||https://heuserlaw.com/community-involvement/|
|John Foy & Associates Strong Arm Leukemia Scholarship||$1,000.00 scholarship for a student who has had a loved one affected by leukemia or they have been affected themselves. 500-100 word essay, deadline is July 15, 2019.||https://www.johnfoy.com/strong-arm-2019-leukemia-scholarship/|
|Law Office of Randolph Rice Scholarship||$1,500 scholarship for students in any major who will be enrolled for Fall 2019. This is an infographic contest with details on their website. Deadline is May 1, 2019.||https://ricelawmd.com/scholarship|
|LGO Scholarship for Digital Excellence||$1,000.00 scholarship for a student who writes an essay regarding how businesses will market themselves in the future, for example, in 2025. Deadline for fall is June 30, 2019.||https://letsgetoptimized.com/scholarship/|
|Mason Finance Scholarship||$1,000.00 scholarship for a student who submits an essay regarding seniors & finance. Deadline is September 15, 2019.||https://www.masonfinance.com/scholarship/|
|Music Authority's Annual Music Lovers Scholarship||$1,000.00 scholarship for a student who writes an essay regarding how music has influenced their education. Deadline is April 1, 2019.||https://musicauthority.org/scholarships/|
|NEWH Hospitality Industry Network Scholarship||5 scholarships ranging from $2,500.00-$5,000.00. Specific to hospitality majors: culinary, resort management, restaurant management etc. *Scroll down to "Rocky Mountain" and click in order to apply* Deadline is February 15, 2019.||https://newh.org/chapter-scholarships/|
|Phi Theta Kappa Scholarships||College Honor Society Scholarships||https://www.ptk.org/scholarships.aspx|
|RN Career Scholarship||$500.00 scholarship for a student 21 years or older who is enrolled in a nursing program. Must submit an essay 750+ word essay regarding the importance of a BSN degree in your education. Deadline is October 31, 2019.||https://www.rncareers.org/rn-bsn-programs/|
|Shoot Searcher Photography Scholarship||$2,000.00 photography scholarship for a student who is enrolled in art/photography and submits a 1,000 word essay. Deadline is September 20, 2019.||https://shootsearcher.com/Scholarship/|
|Simmrin Law Group Entrepreneurial Scholarship||$1,500.00 scholarship for a student who submits an essay (3 topics to choose from) about being an entrepreneur. Deadline is June 15, 2019.||https://www.simmrinlawgroup.com/2019-entrepreneurial-scholarship/|
|Summit Digital Marketing Scholarship||$500.00 scholarship for a student studying marketing or business, OR currently working for a marketing company. Deadlines are May 15 & December 15th, 2019.||https://summitdigitalmarketing.com/scholarships/marketing/|
|The Advocates Scholarship||Bi-Annual essay scholarship award of $1,000.00. Deadline for fall term is December 15. Deadline for spring is May 15th.||https://www.advocateslaw.com/scholarship/|
|The American Life Fund Scholarship||Two $1,000.00 awards (1 per semester) for two students who write an essay about leadership in their daily life and have a 3.0 or higher. Open to all majors. Deadline(s) are April 15, 2019 for summer 2019 and July 15, 2019 for fall, 2019.||https://www.americanlifefund.com/scholarship/|
|The Ashoori Law Good Deeds Scholarship||$1,000.00 scholarship for a "driven, kind-hearted college student with a history of going beyond themselves to do good for others". Essay required, deadline is December 1, 2019.||https://www.ashoorilaw.com/scholarship/|
|The Lore Law Firm Scholarship||$1,000.00 for any undergraduate student who writes an essay regarding a significant ethical dilemma you faced, what you did, and why. Deadline is March 31, 2019.||https://www.overtime-flsa.com/scholarship/|
|Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado Grossman Scholarship||Two $5,000.00 scholarships awarded to two nontraditional students who are Colorado residents, have volunteered in at least 3 outdoor stewardship projects within the last 3 years and are enrolled in environmental, natural resource or outdoor recreation degree programs. Deadline is March 17, 2019.||https://www.voc.org/scholarship|