The 2019 Clough Fellows Committee awarded 49 students from three western Garfield County high schools over $200,000 total in scholarship support. Stormy Anderson, center, in white, is a member of the Clough Fellows Committee. The scholarship program was created by Anderson’s late grandmother Genevieve Clough of Rifle. See CMC Foundation Scholarships below for more information about the Genevieve Clough Fellowship.
Apply Now for Scholarships at Colorado Mountain College
CMC wants you to reach your goals with a $1000 tuition scholarship! See if you qualify.
Deadline to apply is May 1, 2021
Go for 4 Scholarship
If you graduated from a high school in the Colorado Mountain College District, you can save thousands off the cost of a four-year degree!
Finish What You Started Scholarship
Have you earned college credits but have no degree? Let's help you Finish What You Started!
Colorado Opportunity Scholarship
COSI provides scholarships & support to students to help you earn a credential and continue on to the Colorado workforce!
CMC Responds – Back to Work Scholarship
If you are a displaced worker affected by layoffs because of the COVID-19 pandemic and admissible to CMC, you could be eligible!
This emergency fund helps eligible students pay for COVID-19 related expenses. Get help with food, housing, technology, health care, child-care expenses and more.
CMC Foundation Scholarships
The scholarship application opens November 1 and the priority deadline to submit is March 1 (May 1 for nursing specific scholarships).
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.
Search and Apply for CMC Foundation Scholarships
All CMC Foundation scholarships use the same online application. Use the application to search and browse scholarships.
Watch video for details and tips about applying for CMC Foundation 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.
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.
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.
Total financial aid eligibility may be considered up to the student’s cost of attendance. Assistance that exceeds a student’s Cost of Attendance and at times need, may require adjustments to the student’s financial aid award package. In such instances, loans and work study will be reduced first then any other scholarship or grant for student’s overall financial aid package to remain within the cost of attendance limitation.
Outside scholarship checks received during fall term will be split equally between the fall and spring semesters. Outside scholarship checks received during spring will have the entire amount applied to the spring term. These processes apply, unless otherwise indicated in writing by the donor.
Outside scholarship funds will be credited to the CMC student account upon receipt, as long as the student is enrolled in at least 1 credit hour. CMC will not review Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) or student’s degree seeking status unless a specified letter of eligibility criteria from the donor accompanies the check. The scholarship check will be returned to the donor if student is not enrolled.
In order for CMC to disclose any information that a third party may request, a signed Consent to Release Specific Confidential Information must be provided to the CMC financial aid office. If interested, this form may be requested by e-mailing finaid.coloradomtn.edu
Please mail any outside scholarships to:
Colorado Mountain College ATTN: Financial Aid
802 Grand Ave.
Glenwood Springs, Colorado 81601
When mailing any outside scholarships to CMC, please keep in mind:
- Make the check out to "Colorado Mountain College", not the student
- Include student information, i.e. first and last name, student ID number
- Be aware of our payment deadline, which is typically 4 weeks prior to the start of each semester
Additional Scholarship Opportunities
Below are various scholarship opportunities outside of Colorado Mountain College.
|All Allied Health Schools Scholarship(s)||Many allied health scholarships with varying deadlines.||https://www.allalliedhealthschools.com/scholarships-for-healthcare-students/|
|AmericanMuscle Student Scholarship||4 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 for the Fall semester is June 15, deadline for Spring is October 15.||https://www.americanmuscle.com/scholarships.html|
|AmericanTrucks Student Scholarship||4 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 semester is June 15, deadline for Spring is October 15.||https://www.americantrucks.com/scholarships.html|
|Anthony's Scholarship Living with a Sense of Purpose||$2,000.00 scholarship for a student in any major who writes an essay on how legislation can be implemented to lower or decrease the rate of suicide in the United States. Application and supporting documents must be submitted by April 30, 2021||https://protectingpatientrights.com/anthonys-scholarship-living-with-a-sense-of-purpose/|
|Benjy Grinberg Scholarship||$1,000.00 scholarship designed to help those seeking higher education reach their educational and career goals. Open to college students currently enrolled in an undergraduate program and current high school students who have been accepted into a college or university. Essay required - What is a passion or hobby of yours, and what role does it play in your educational journey?||http://benjygrinbergscholarship.com/|
|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/|
|College Resource Network||A free scholarship search engine and college planning website specializing in Minority and Diversity Scholarships||http://www.collegeresourcenetwork.com/scholarships/|
|Cocodrie Fly Fishing Foundation Education Award||$1,500.00 scholarship for students enrolled and taking classes at an accredited college or university. A compelling essay on fishing, outdoors and adventure activities is required. Students of all majors are encouraged to apply. First deadline is April 30, 2021. Second Deadline is June 30, 2021.||https://www.cocodrieflyfishing.com/foundation-award/|
|Divorce Matters Annual Scholarship||$2,500.00 scholarship available to high school seniors an current college students who have been personally affected by a divorce. Submit a current transcript and 500-word essay with application. Students must be Colorado residents or attending an accredited college or university in Colorado. A GPA of 3.4 is required. Deadline is May 31, 2021.||https://divorce-matters.com/divorce-matters-scholarship/|
|Environmental Science Scholarships||Scholarship resource website for students who are exploring careers in environmental science.||http://www.environmentalscience.org/scholarships|
|Everett & Benita Memorial International Scholarship||Awarded to graduating seniors from Routt County or current students at the CMC Steamboat campus who will be attending CMC full-time and who meet one or more of the following criteria: first-generation college student; DACA student; students born outside the U.S. or who have parents born outside the U.S.; international students; or students for whom English is not their primary language. This scholarship is offered through the Yampa Valley Community Foundation||https://yvcf.org/wp-content/uploads/Scholarships-for-CMC-students.pdf|
|Extreme Terrain's Student Scholarship Program||$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.||http://www.extremeterrain.com/scholarships.html|
|Geneva Rock Scholarship||$2,000.00 scholarship for a student enrolled in business or welding. Essay required, deadline for fall is July 1, deadline for spring is November 15.||https://genevarock.com/company/scholarship/|
|Grossman Scholarship - Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado||Four $5,000.00 scholarships awarded to eligible Colorado residents who have demonstrated a commitment to caring for our environment's natural resources and intend to pursue a degree program with an environmental, natural, resource, climate or outdoor industry emphasis. Two scholarships are reserved for graduating high school seniors and two are reserved for non-traditional students. Deadline is March 31, 2021.||https://www.voc.org/grossman-scholarship|
|Kenny Corriveau Trade Scholarship||Awarded for the purpose of advancing education in the trades for individuals ages 17-25 to attend a trade, college or university institution. Eligibility: residents of Routt, Moffat or Rio Blanco Counties; selected on a description of how the applicant will use the skills required, community/civic service and an essay on driving safely for teens. Renewable for up to two years. This scholarship is offered through the Yampa Valley Community Foundation||https://yvcf.org/wp-content/uploads/Scholarships-for-CMC-students.pdf|
|Lindsey's Hope Nursing Scholarship||This scholarship is In Honor of Lindsey Sowles, an active 21-year old on the brink of an exciting future, whose passion for nurturing relationships and helping others led to an interest in nursing. Lindsey's Hope Nursing Scholarship Fund has been set up to keep her memory alive and to honor her life and legacy. This scholarship will be awarded based on merit, financial need and the availability of funds to candidates who are currently enrolled in a certified nursing program or are certified nurses seeking continuing education credits. The candidate must hold a minimum 3.0 GPA for all completed college courses, demonstrate a personal and active faith in Christ, and display a history of life activity that reflects love and compassion for others through their service for those in need. Recent transcripts and three references required. Applications accepted in December and June for attendance in Spring and Fall semester, respectively.||http://www.lindseyshope.org/|
|Marc Zboch Academic Scholarship||$1,000.00 scholarship who writes an essay telling about a meaningful experience where you were able to help others. Open to students currently enrolled in an undergraduate program and current high school seniors who've been accepted into a college or university. Deadline for fall is February 1.||http://marczbochscholarship.com/|
|MyCreativeShop Scholarship||$1,000.00 scholarship for a full-time student at an accredited U.S. college. Open to domestic, international and undocumented students. Submit an example of how you’ve used your creative thinking skills to reach a personal goal. You can present your work via any medium that you think best presents your story. Deadline is April 1.||https://www.mycreativeshop.com/scholarship|
|National Debt Relief Scholarship||Five $1,000.00 scholarships awarded to 5 students pursuing STEM (science, technology, engineering and math). Essay/infographic and cover letter required.||https://www.nationaldebtrelief.com/#applyforscholarship|
|Phi Theta Kappa Scholarships||College Honor Society Scholarships||https://www.ptk.org|
|Randall Blair Isenberg Alcohol Addiction Awareness Scholarship||$1000.00 scholarship awarded to a student who demonstrates a passion for raising awareness of alcohol addiction. Scholarship candidates can be enrolled in any degree program and must have a cumulative 3.0 GPA or above. Essay and resume of service dedicated to alcohol awareness required. Deadline is June 15, 2021.||https://www.rbisenberg.com/alcohol-addiction-awareness-scholarship/|
|Routt County CattleWomen Scholarship||Scholarships awarded to graduating high school seniors or college students continuing their secondary education, including non-traditional students attending college for the first time, who are residents of Routt County and are either members if a family currently involved in Routt County beef production or who are students pursuing a degree related to or benefiting the beef industry. This scholarship is offered through the Yampa Valley Community Foundation.||https://yvcf.org/wp-content/uploads/Scholarships-for-CMC-students.pdf|
|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 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.||https://www.ashoorilaw.com/scholarship/|
|The Chairish "Design Your Future" Scholarship||A $2,500.00 scholarship for graduating high school seniors and college undergraduates who are enrolled or plan to enroll in an accredited two-year, four-year or technical/vocational college or university. Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 is required. This scholarship is open to students from all underrepresented backgrounds. Submit an essay of 500 words or less describing your ideal future life and how you plan to achieve that dream. Deadline is June 30, 2021.||https://www.chairish.com/pages/scholarship-application-design-your-future|
|The Houston Hypnosis Center Excellence in Psychology Scholarship||$1,000.00 scholarship for undergraduate students currently enrolled in a psychology degree program. Transcripts and essay are required with application submission. Approved essay topics are found in the application packet. Deadline is April 15, 2021||http://houstonhypnosis.com/psychology-scholarship/|