Mountain Scholars Program
Receive up to $4,000 per year to help pay for college
Start at Colorado Mountain College, stay at CMC or transfer to a four-year college to graduate.
Along with financial support, Summit County first generation students receive:
- One-on-One Mentoring
- Academic Coaching
- Degree and Career Counseling
- Financial Navigation
- College and Transfer Navigation
- Other Additional Support Services
Scholarships are given up to $850 for freshman and sophomore year and up to $4,000 for junior and senior year through The Summit Foundation.*
- First generation student (neither parent has completed a four year degree).
- Local to Summit County (2+ years in the county and established in the community).
- College 101 course taken in first fall semester.
- Enrolled at CMC Summit for year 1-2.
- Achieve and maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA or higher for Associate level classes, and a minimum 2.5 GPA for Bachelor level classes.
- Meet with community mentor one-on-one at least once a month.
- Provide updates and set goals with mentor and CMC Pathways Coordinator.
- Attend spring workshop with mentor.
- Have plans to enroll in a partnering four-year program at CMC or a college/university and graduate with a four-year college degree or career certificate.