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A Million Thanks Scholarship Award for Surviving Children of Fallen US Service Members

Applications are accepted January 1 - March 31 & July 1 - October 15 each year

A Million Thanks provides support and appreciation to our active and veteran military men and women through sending letters and granting betterment of life wishes, as well as providing higher education scholarships to their children.

Please visit scholarship sponsor’s site for qualifications and application procedures




Advancing Men in Nursing

Applications are accepted at the beginning of April

The AAMN Foundation is pleased to offer educational scholarships which are made possible through the generosity of our AAMN members and the benevolent giving of select groups of donors.

Scholarship site also links to several other nursing scholarship programs.

Please visit scholarship sponsor's site for qualifications and application procedures




AFCEA STEM Scholarship

The AFCEA STEM Scholarship will be awarded to students who are committed to an associate
degree at Pikes Peak Community College.

To qualify for the AFCEA STEM Scholarship, students must:
  • Be enrolled at PPCC pursuing a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics program (not including healthcare programs)
  • Be residents of El Paso County paying in-state tuition
  • Maintain a 2.5 grade point average
  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Have completed a FAFSA and have an income of up to 250% of Pell eligibility.
Preference:
  • uniformed military, veterans, and their dependents
Award Amount: $$1250 per semester  

Applicants will be automatically matched for the scholarship based on their general application responses. 


AFCEA War Veterans Scholarships

Applications open January through May 31

AFCEA is a professional association that connects people, ideas and solutions globally. We do that by developing networking and educational opportunities and providing them in an ethical forum. This enables military, government, industry and academia to align technology and strategy to meet the needs of those who serve. The AFCEA Educational Foundation is dedicated to providing academic support to U.S. military personnel. Scholarships are made possible in part by generous contributions from AFCEA's Northern Virginia Chapter

Please visit scholarship sponsor's site for qualifications and application procedures




Air Force Sergeants Association Scholarships

Applications are accepted January 1 - April of each year.

The Air Force Sergeants Association (AFSA) Scholarships programs, to include its auxiliary continuing education grant, provides funds for worthy causes such as scholarships for its members’ dependents’ children aged 23 and younger.

Please visit scholarship sponsor's site for qualifications and application procedures




American Association of Colleges of Nursing

Website offers multiple scholarships for nursing students.  With open application periods between January and October of each year.

The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) is the national voice for academic nursing. AACN works to establish quality standards for nursing education; assists schools in implementing those standards; influences the nursing profession to improve health care; and promotes public support for professional nursing education, research, and practice.

Please visit scholarship sponsor's site for qualifications and application procedures




American Association of University Women - COS Chapter

Applications accepted January through March 31

The Colorado Springs Branch of the American Association of University Women’s (AAUW) mission is to advance equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, and research. Multiple scholarships in the amount of $2,000 will be awarded.  In addition, $2,500 memorial scholarships will be awarded with preference given to elementary education and psychology/counseling majors.
 
The applicant must be an undergraduate woman with at least 36 earned college credits. Applicants must have attended either PPCC or UCCS, must be planning to attend fall 2021 semester classes at PPCC or UCCS, and must have a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.00.

Please visit scholarship sponsor's site for qualifications and application procedures
Additional Information is available in the PPCC Financial Aid Office




American Indian College Fund

The Application Opens February 1st, and the Deadline to Apply is May 31st.

The American Indian College Fund supports American Indian and Alaska Native college students seeking technical, under graduate and graduate degrees at tribal colleges and other nonprofit, accredited schools.

Please visit scholarship sponsor’s site for qualifications and application procedures




American Indian Education Fund

Applications open January 1 Through April 4th

The American Indian Education Fund was established to support educational opportunities for American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian students.  Our vision is strong, self-sufficient American Indian communities. 

Please visit scholarship sponsor’s site for qualifications and application procedures




American Legion Auxiliary Dept. of CO

Applications open January 1 Through March 1

The American Legion Auxiliary Department of Colorado offers several scholarship opportunities to graduating high school seniors.  In the spirit of Service, Not Self, the mission of the American Legion Auxiliary is to support The American Legion and to honor the sacrifice of those who serve by enhancing the lives of our veterans, military, and their families, both at home and abroad. For God and Country, we advocate for veterans, educate our citizens, mentor youth, and promote patriotism, good citizenship, peace and security.

Please visit scholarship sponsor’s site for qualifications and application procedures




American Veterans Scholarships

Applications Accepted January 1st through April 30th

AMVETS is proud to offer scholarships/grants to our nation’s Veterans, Active Duty, Guard and Reserves; their Spouses as well as their Children and Grandchildren.

Two scholarships are specific to Veterans, Active Duty, Guard/Reserves:
  • The AMVETS Scholarship: $4,000 - ($1,000 awarded annually over four years). three (3) awarded each year.
  • The Dr. Aurelio M. Caccomo* Family Foundation Memorial Scholarship: $12,000 - ($3,000 awarded annually over four years), two (2) awarded each year

Two scholarships are specific to children/grandchildren of Veterans, Active Duty, Guard/Reserves who are currently High School seniors:
  • The AMVETS Scholarship: $4,000 - ($1,000) awarded annually over four years) six (6) awarded each year
  • The JROTC Scholarship: $1,000 - (one payment of $1,000), one (1) awarded each year (JROTC ONLY. Proof from JROTC instructor must be included with application.)
Please visit scholarship sponsor’s site for qualifications and application procedures

 




American Welding Society

Certificate, 2 year or 4 year Students - Deadline to Apply:    March 1st
Welder Training Certificate students - Deadline to Apply:      November 30

 

If you are currently enrolled, or will soon enroll, in a welding program or a related field, then consider applying for our scholarships. Scholarships are available for students attending trade schools, community colleges, and four-year universities. An AWS Foundation scholarship can be the extra push that helps you fulfill your goals!

AWS Foundation Scholarships are for tuition, fees, books, supplies, or equipment required for the course of instruction. Scholarship awards will be sent directly to the academic or training institution.

Please visit scholarship sponsor's site for qualifications and application procedures






Anschutz Foundation Scholarship

The Anschutz Foundation Scholarship award is for students who have excelled in high school, plan to start their academic career at PPCC in Fall 2021 and are committed to completing their degree or certificate by Spring 2023.

Requirements:
  • Pursuing an Associate of General Studies, Associate of Arts, Associate of Science or Associate of Applied Science degree or a Career and Technical Education certificate.
  • Plan to complete degree or certificate in two years or transfer to a four-year college. 
  • Full time student (taking a minimum of 12 credits per semester.)
  • Financial need as demonstrated through a current year FAFSA
  • Have and maintain a 3.0 GPA or above to remain eligible for the award. 
  • US Citizen
  • Colorado resident
The scholarship awards $2,000, per semester.  

Applicants who meet the criteria will be automatically matched based on their general application. 


Army Emergency Relief (AER) Scholarship

Applications available January 1 through April 1 for the following academic year.

Army Emergency Relief was founded in 1942 by Secretary of War Henry Stimson and Army Chief of Staff Gen. George Marshall. Charged with relieving undue financial stress on the force, AER serves the enduring priorities of the Secretary and Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army.  Through zero-interest loans, grants, and educational scholarships, AER ensures no Soldier faces financial hardship on their own.

Spouses and Children of Soldiers who are on Active Duty, are Retired, or Active on Title 10 Orders for the entire academic year are eligible to apply for our scholarship programs.

Please visit scholarship sponsor’s site for qualifications and application procedures
 




ASHRAE Pikes Peak Chapter

Applications Open Now through November 19 2021

ASHRAE (The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers) is a society of professionals in the aforementioned industry and this particular scholarship has been established to encourage undergraduates to pursue studies in engineering, science or mathematics that would be fundamental for a career in the heating, ventilating, refrigeration and air conditioning profession.
This scholarship is available to students entering or enrolled full to a technical program from a Community College in pursuit of an applied technical degree for HVAC or Energy Management.
 
Please visit scholarship sponsor’s site for qualifications and application procedures
 




Back to School Nursing Scholarship Program

Application deadline Is September 1

Nurses are the backbone of the healthcare industry, keepers of the Nightingale Pledge, and members of one of the most trusted and valued professions in the world. Their work constantly elevates the delivery of healthcare services, improving patient safety, promoting wellness, improving access to care, reducing healthcare costs, and doing it all while ensuring the best possible patient outcomes.

 Please visit scholarship sponsor’s site for qualifications and application procedures




Barbara Rhomberg Nursing Scholarship

Applications accepted March 1st through April 30 annually
The Barbara Rhomberg Excellence in Nursing Scholarship, sponsored by B4 Brands, is awarded each year to a non-traditional, fulltime student pursuing undergraduate degrees in nursing.  Scholarship winners receive a non-renewable scholarship of $1,000 payable directly to the institution in which they are enrolled.

Undergraduate nursing programs are those offering an associate or bachelor’s degree in nursing.  Non-traditional students are those students who postponed the pursuit of a college degree after high school, or had their college careers interrupted, and instead entered the workforce, or military or fulfilled a family or non-profit obligation.

Please visit scholarship sponsor’s site for qualifications and application procedures




BeMo Diversity Advocacy Scholarship

Two Deadlines Yearly: May 31 and October 31

At BeMo, we believe education is your most valuable asset and that everyone deserves access to higher education regardless of social, cultural, economic or racial background. We also understand that the costs of tuition and application process to medical school place a significant burden on some applicants and their families. To help students and their parents in this noble journey, we’re excited to offer a $5,000 scholarship to those in need.

Please visit scholarship sponsor’s site for qualifications and application procedures
 




Bruni Foundation Scholarship

The Bruni Foundation Scholarship award is for students who have excelled in high school, and are committed to completing their degree or certificate or transfering toa 4-year college.

Requirements:
  • Pursuing an Associate of General Studies, Associate of Arts, Associate of Science or Associate of Applied Science degree or a Career and Technical Education certificate.
  • Plan to complete degree or certificate and transfer to four year college. 
  • Full time student (taking a minimum of 12 credits per semester.)
  • Financial need as demonstrated through a current year FAFSA
  • Have and maintain a 3.0GPA or above to remain eligible for the award. 
  • US Citizen
  • Colorado resident 
Award Amount: $2,000 per semester. 

Applicants who meet the criteria will be automatically matched based on their general application. 


Clear The Air Foundation

Applications accepted year round.
Applications must be submitted at least one month prior to the date that tuition is due for the upcoming semester.
Scholarship checks cannot be written to individuals and cannot be awarded retroactively. 


Clear The Air Foundation has created a scholarship program for prospective Automotive Technicians who are interested in entering the New Car Franchise field. 

Please visit scholarship sponsor's site for qualifications and application procedures




CO Conservation Tillage Association

Applications due by December 1st for the following academic year.

Colorado Conservation Tillage Association is a non-profit (501-C5) organization whose mission is to serve the conservation and no-till farmers of the High Plains.  The High Plains encompasses Eastern Colorado, Northwest Kansas, Southwest Nebraska and Wyoming.

Colorado Conservation Tillage Association Agricultural Scholarship Qualifications:
  • Full-time student returning as a sophomore, junior or senior attending a higher institution of learning OR a full-time student enrolled in a vocational (trade) school program in Colorado, Nebraska, Kansas or Wyoming.
  • Majoring/training in Agriculture (equine and animal science excluded), Ag business, Horticulture or Agronomy.
  • Must be a Colorado, Nebraska, Kansas or Wyoming resident.
  • Minimum GPA of 2.7

Please visit scholarship sponsor's site for qualifications and application procedures
 




CO Federation of Garden Clubs

Applications Open November 1 through February 1 Annually

The Colorado Federation of Garden Clubs, Inc. offers an annual scholarship for students majoring in a variety of environment and horticulture related fields.  
  • Annually up to forty-three (43) NGC Scholarships are available, each in the amount of $4,000.00.
  • One-year scholarships are available to juniors, seniors and graduate students pursuing a Master's Degree.
Please visit scholarship sponsor's site for qualifications and application procedures




Colorado Chapter BW Scholarship (P.E.O)

Application: Currently Closed

P.E.O. is a philanthropic educational organization for women built upon service and philanthropy as an outgrowth of its social bonds of love and friendship. Friendship is the cornerstone of P.E.O. It is the legacy left by our Founders and it thrives in our unique Sisterhood. P.E.O. exists to be a source of encouragement and support for women to realize their potential in whatever worthwhile endeavor they choose.

Award amount:  $1000/Academic Year

Applicant eligibility:
  • The applicant must be a woman who is residing or has resided in El Paso County, Colorado, or who has been recommended by a member of Colorado Chapter BW of P.E.O.
  • She must not be related to a member of the selection committee.
  • She will have received a high school diploma or the equivalent prior to the start of the Fall semester
  • She is or will be pursuing a college/vocational degree, certificate, or license.
  • She will use the scholarship within the application school year.
  • She must be a citizen or a legal permanent resident of the US or Canada.
Applicant will be evaluated on the following:
  • The impact the scholarship will have on the applicant’s educational goals and employment.
  • Examples which demonstrate her commitment and follow-through.
  • The strength or depth of personal qualities.

Please contact the PPCC Financial Aid Office for Paper application forms. 




Colorado Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Scholarships

Applications Open November through January 31st each year
Multiple scholarship opportunities, for non-traditional students, and students majoring in  teaching/education, History and Nursing.


This nonprofit, nonpolitical volunteer women’s service organization dedicated to promoting patriotism, preserving American history and securing America’s future through better education consists of nearly 175,000 members in 3,000 chapters across the world.

This is the Colorado State Chapter of the DAR.  Student may apply through the local state chapter or through the National Daughers of the American Revolution website. 

Please visit scholarship sponsor's site for qualifications and application procedures




Colorado Education Training Voucher for Foster care

Applications Open Year Round - Funding is limited and available on a first-come, first serve basis.

The Colorado Education and Training Voucher Program is a federally-funded, state-administered program designed to help youth who were in U.S. foster care.
  • Students may receive up to $5,000 a year for qualified school related expenses.
  • Funding is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis to eligible students.
  • Applicants mustcomplete the ETV application which includes documentation each semester that is sent directly from the school to ETV confirming enrollment, the cost of attendance (COA) and unmet need. ETV funding is for a maximum of 5 years (consecutive or intermittent).
You must be a current or former foster student who:
  • Is currently in out-of-home care, 15 up to 18 years of age, and who has been in out-of-home care a minimum of six months;
OR
  • Is age 16 to 21 who meets requirements for Relative Guardianship Assistance and entered Relative Guardianship Assistance on or after age 16;
OR
  • Is age 16 to 21 who meets requirements for Adoption Assistance and entered Adoption Assistance on or after age 16;
OR
  • Is age 18 to 21 who was in out-of-home care on your 18th birthday.
  • You must be a U.S. citizen or qualified non-citizen.
  • Your personal assets (bank account, car, home, etc.) are worth less than $10,000.
  • You must be at least 17 but younger than 21 to apply for the first time. You may reapply for ETV funds, if you have a current grant, up to the age of 23.
  • You must have been accepted into or be enrolled in a degree, certificate or other accredited program at a college, university, technical, vocational school. To remaineligible for ETV funding, you must show progress toward a degree or certificate.

 Please visit scholarship sponsor's site for qualifications and application procedures




Colorado Emergency Nurses Association

Application Deadline June 1 each year

The Colorado Emergency Nurses Association provides several types of scholarships to promote the future of emergency nursing (academic, professional development, conferences and more).

Please visit scholarship sponsor’s site for qualifications and application procedures




Colorado Nurses Foundation

Deadline to apply October 31 each year

The Colorado Nurses Foundation has raised nearly $300,000 for nursing scholarships. RN’s seeking advanced education and students who have been admitted to an approved nursing program in the State of Colorado are encouraged to apply for scholarships. 

Please visit scholarship sponsor’s site for qualifications and application procedures
 




Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative (COSI) Career and Technical Education Scholarship

The Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative (COSI) award is designed to increase the pipeline of highly-qualified workers in the skilled trades while increasing the preparedness of Colorado students to earn a livable wage, graduate with less debt, and positively contribute to the growth of our state’s economy. The COSI Scholarship is made possible with donations from The Colorado Department of Higher Education and other generous donors.  

This scholarship supports students who reside in El Paso County and are enrolled in a Career and Technical Education certificate or degree program, including students enrolled in health-related fields, cyber-security, manufacturing, or construction.

Low-income students are eligible. A minimum of 6.0 credits hours per semester is required to remain eligible for funding. Award amount will be prorated based on credit hours taken for a maximum amount of $2,500 per year. Awards to successful applicants who maintain minimum eligibility criteria will be renewed at the same level for a maximum of four semesters of funding. Funds can be used for tuition, fees, books, supplies, housing, food, and transportation.
 
Requirements:
  • Enrolled in a Associate of Applied Science, Associate of General Studies, Bachelor of Applied Science, or certificate in a CTE program
  • El Paso County, Colorado resident
  • A current year FAFSA
  • A cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher is required to remain eligible
  • Enrolled in a minimum of 6.0 credit hours to remain eligible
Amount: $1250 per semester. 
 
Students names, resumes and academic programs will be shared with the donors, along with status reports, at the completion of each academic year.


Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative (COSI) Completion Scholarship

The Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative (COSI) completion scholarship is made possible with a donation by the Colorado Department of Higher Education and matching donor contributions. The scholarship is aimed at increasing post-secondary credential completion and preparing Colorado students to earn a livable wage, graduate with less debt, and positively contribute to the growth of our state's economy. This scholarship is designed to help students complete their final year in a certificate or degree program.

Requirements:
  • Must be a Colorado resident
  • U.S. Citizen or ASSET student eligible to pay in-state tuition
  • Income of less than 250% of the maximum permissible income for Pell grants. 
  • Must have a current year FAFSA or alternatively determined financial need
  • Preference is given to high achieving academic performance, with a required 2.0 cumulative GPA or higher to remain eligible.
  • Must be enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours per semester.
  • Must participate in and be in compliance with the COSI coaching program requirements to maintain eligibility for the award. 
Award Amount: $1250 per semester  

Funds can be used for tuition, fees, books, housing, food and transportation.
Applicants who meet the criteria will be automatically matched based on their general application. 



Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants

Applications accepted between March 11 and June 30 yearly

Founded in 1958, the Educational Foundation of the COCPA provides scholarships to students in Colorado who are on the path to a CPA career. Scholarships are awarded in August for the fall term and may be applied to tuition, textbooks, fees, and on-campus room and board.  Applicants must be members of the COCPA, and full-time juniors, seniors, or graduate students (as defined by their Institutions financial aid requirements), and attending eligible Colorado colleges and universities.

Please visit scholarship sponsor’s site for qualifications and application procedures




Colorado State University 4H Transfer Award

Applications accepted from January through April 30 annually 

The Colorado 4-H Foundation provides positive youth development and education by raising and distributing funds in support of diverse Colorado 4-H programs. The Colorado 4-H Foundation awards scholarships annually to outstanding youth who have actively engaged in Colorado 4-H clubs for at least 3 years. 

Please visit scholarship sponsor’s site for qualifications and application procedures




Colorado Women's Education Foundation

Deadline to Apply each year May 31

CWEF’s mission is to invest in women who are transforming their lives through education for themselves, their families, and their communities. Since its inception in 1976, CWEF has provided over 600 scholarships enabling women to pursue economic equity through education and a career. We look forward to considering your application.

Please visit scholarship sponsor’s site for qualifications and application procedures




Cora Wood Scholarship Fund

The Cora Wood Scholarship Fund award is intended for a graduating high school senior who resides in El Paso county, Colorado and is graduating from a High School in El Paso, Colorado. The award is for tuition and fees for the recipient's first year at Pikes Peak Community College.

Requirements: 
  • El Paso County resident
  • Graduate of El Paso County High School
  • Limited financial means as demonstrated by a current year FAFSA
  • Have and maintain 3.0 GPA or greater. 
  • Enrolled in a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester
  • Complete degree at PPCC in two consecutive years.
Award Amount: $1250 per semester.    

Applicants who meet the minimum criteria will be automatically matched based on their general application.  


COSI Completion Scholarship for Associates of Arts, Associates of Science or Associates of General Studies

For review of all Associates of Science, Associates of Arts, Associates of General Studies scholarship applicants


COSI Teller County

Auto awards for COSI Teller County


COSI Workforce Development Scholarship for RN to BSN

The COSI Workforce Development Scholarship for RN to BSN is made possible with a donation by State of Colorado and matching donor contributions. The scholarship is aimed at addressing urgent worker shortages in the healthcare industry as identified by the businesses. It is also aimed at providing a clear pathway to economic self-sufficiency for students. The scholarship is for students in the RN to BSN program who intend to work in Colorado after graduation.  The scholarship pays fifty percent of the cost of a course credit for 300 to 400 level nursing courses. 

Requirements:
  • Must be a resident of El Paso County, Colorado.
  • U.S. Citizen or ASSET student eligible to pay in-state tuition
  • Income of less than 250% of the maximum permissible income for Pell grants.
  • Must have a current year FAFSA or alternatively determined financial need
  • Have a GPA of 2.0
  • Pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Nursing with intention to work in Colorado after graduation
  • Must be on track to graduate from the RN-BSN program by May 2022
  • Must be enrolled in 300 to 400 level nursing courses in spring 2022
Award Amount: The scholarship will pay fifty percent of the total cost of 300-400 level course credits in the spring semester. Funds can be used for tuition, fees, books, housing, food and transportation.


COSI Workforce Development Scholarship for Surgical Technologist

The COSI Workforce Development Scholarship for Surgical Technologist is made possible with a donation by State of Colorado and matching donor contributions. The scholarship is aimed at addressing urgent worker shortages in the healthcare industry as identified by the businesses. It is also aimed at providing a clear pathway to economic self-sufficiency for students. The scholarship is intended for students pursuing the Surgical Technologist program at PPCC who intend to work in Colorado after graduation.  
Requirements:
  • Must be a resident of El Paso County, Colorado.
  • U.S. Citizen or ASSET student eligible to pay in-state tuition
  • Income of less than 250% of the maximum permissible income for Pell grants.
  • Must have a current year FAFSA or alternatively determined financial need
  • Have a GPA of 2.0
  • Pursuing a Associates of Applied Science degree in Surgical Technology with intention to work in Colorado after graduation
  • Must be enrolled in all core credits required for the program to remain eligible for funding.
Award Amount: The scholarship awards up to $7000 over three semesters. Funds can be used for tuition, fees, books, housing, food and transportation.


Craig & Jean Olsen Mathematics Scholarship for Women

The Craig and Jean Olsen Mathematics Scholarship for Women is made possible in honor of Jean Olsen who retired from teaching mathematics at PPCC. The scholarship is for a female student who is a declared Math major who has successfully completed MAT 201. 

Requirements:
  • Female student Math Major
  • Completed MAT 201
  • Maintain a 3.0 GPA. 

Award Amount: $750 per semester.
Applicants will be automatically matched for the scholarship based on their general application. 

 


Credit Union of Colorado Foundation

Applications accepted January through March each year

The Credit Union of Colorado Foundation will provide ten (10) $5,000 annual scholarships for students. Eligibility for a scholarship is extended to students who are Colorado residents enrolled in, or scheduled to enter, an accredited college or university as an undergraduate taking at least 12 credit hours. Scholarship award criteria include maintaining a minimum 3.5 grade-point average in high school or during the previous 12 months as a college undergraduate. Applicants should be demonstrably active in providing community service at school or in the community.

Please visit scholarship sponsor's site for qualifications and application procedures
 




Cyber Security and Networking Scholarship

This scholarship is $1,250 per semester to support students majoring either in Computer Networking Technology (AAS or Certificate) or Cyber Security (AAS) and who might the following criteria:
  • Colorado Resident
  • U.S. Citizen
  • GPA of 2.0 or greater
  • Financial need: income of 250% of Pell eligibility or less



Daniels Fund Boundless Opportunity Scholarship

The Boundless Opportunity Scholarship benefits motivated non-traditional students who recognize the power of education to create a better life for themselves and their families.  At PPCC the scholarship is offered to students from Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, or Wyoming who belong to any of these categories: 
  • non-traditional students including first generation, low income and students with disabilities
  • Adults entering or returning to college
  • GED recipients
  • Veterans entering or returning to college
  • Former foster care youth
  • Former juvenile justice youth
Requirements:
  • Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 to apply and must maintain a cumulative 2.0 GPA to retain the scholarship
  • Must agree to participate in PPCC's TRiO Student Support Services program.
  • Must attach an unofficial copy of your most recent academic transcript to your application.
  • Must attach your resume to your application.
  • Must apply for federal aid online at www.fafsa.ed.gov to prove financial need. 
  • Must be working towards an associate degree
Award amount:  $1250 per semester
Funds can be used for tuition and required fees, room and board, books and supplies, and transportation/commuting expenses (limited to gas and public transportation).

Students names, resumes and academic programs will be shared with the Daniels Fund, along with status reports, at the completion of each academic year.


Daughters of the American Revolution

Applications accepted November 1 through January 31 for the following academic year
This site lists multiple scholarship opportunities, all with the same application time period. 

 

Applicants must be citizens of the United States to apply for a scholarship offered by the DAR Scholarship Committee.  Applicants must also attend or plan to attend an accredited college or university in the United States. DAR chapter sponsorship is not required, however, applicants may want to reach out to a DAR chapter in their area for help with their applications. 

Please visit scholarship sponsor's site for qualifications and application procedures






Demetrios Agathangelides Scholarship

Deadline to apply: July 31 annually

True Leaf Market is proud to support the agricultural sciences. Each year, we offer two $1000 scholarships to college students involved in the agricultural sciences. We encourage students in both graduate and undergraduate programs to apply for this scholarship, which will allow them to showcase the skills and knowledge they’ve learned in their agriculture-related field.

Please visit scholarship sponsor’s site for qualifications and application procedures

 




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Divorce Matters Scholarship

Deadline to apply May 31 annually

This scholarship is available to high school seniors and current college students who are Colorado residents or plan on attending a Colorado school that have been personally affected by a divorce. At our law firm, we know life gets complicated and that divorce is sometimes necessary. Our goal is to help students affected by divorce afford a better education.

Please visit scholarship sponsor's site for qualifications and application procedures




Dottie Lamm Award/The Women's Foundation of Colorado

Applications accepted June through July annually
 

Former First Lady of Colorado Dottie Lamm is a legendary leader and activist. She served as Colorado’s first lady for 12 years when she emerged as a leading advocate for women’s health, quality child care, and gender equality. She was also a founding mother of The Women’s Foundation of Colorado, making her mark as the first board chair.

In 1987, The Foundation created the Dottie Lamm Leadership Award to honor her commitment to advancing and accelerating opportunities for women and their families throughout the state of Colorado, by recognizing women and their resilience on the path to economic security. The first Dottie Lamm Leadership Award was granted in 1988 and has been awarded annually since. 

Please visit scholarship sponsor's site for qualifications and application procedures




Educating Children of Color (ECOC)

Deadline to apply December 15th prior to the next academic year -- applications accepted yearly
Multiple scholarship programs offered. 

Educating Children of Color was started in 2007 with the goal to encourage all youth to pursue higher education, to support teachers to be successful educaters, and educate parents on what it takes to be colleg ready and to old your child and child's school accountable.  


Please visit scholarship sponsor's site for qualifications and application procedures




Education Foundation for the Colorado National Guard

Applications accepted May 15th through August 1st Annually

The Education Foundation for the Colorado National Guard is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation established to provide educational tuition assistance for members of the Colorado National Guard and their dependents.  Many of our grants are awarded to the spouses and children of Colorado National Guard members. While most of these Awards are to students pursuing undergraduate degrees; many have been awarded for trade school programs and advanced degrees

Please visit scholarship sponsor's site for qualifications and application procedures




El Cinco de Mayo Scholarships

Applications accepted January through June annually

El Cinco de Mayo's mission is to provide cultural community activities, build cultural awareness and most importantly to provide scholarships to under-served/under-represented students in our local community. Over the past 35 years, El Cinco de Mayo Inc. has provided over $200,000 to 375+ students. This is a remarkable achievement in that all of our members are volunteers. Our members work year-round to make this annual event possible, as well as to successfully meet our goal in providing scholarships.

Please visit scholarship sponsor's site for qualifications and application procedures




Ent Credit Union Scholarship

The Ent Credit Union Scholarship will be awarded to students who are committed to achieving an applied associate’s degree at Pikes Peak Community College. Students receiving the Ent Credit Union Scholarship can be at any point in their academic career and must be committed to completing their degree. 

Requirements:
  • Be enrolled 6 credits or more at PPCC pursuing an applied associate’s degree in a skilled trades field
  • Uniformed military, veterans, and their dependents will be strongly encouraged to apply
  • Residents of El Paso County paying in-state tuition
  • Maintain a 2.0 grade point average
  • U.S. citizen
  • Complete a FAFSA and have an income of less than 250% of Pell eligibility
Award Amount: $1250 per semester. 
Scholarship funds can be used only for tuition assistance including - tuition, fees, books, housing, food, and transportation.

Applicants will be automatically considered for this scholarship based on their general scholarship application. 

Students names, resumes and academic programs will be shared with the donors, along with status reports at the completion of each academic year.
 


Esperanza Education Foundation

Application Deadline March 1st  each year

The  Esperanza Education Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization  dedicated to receiving grants and donations in order to provide scholarships to under-served high school students and adults pursuing a college degree.  "Esperanza" means "Hope" in Spanish, which is what our scholarships provide to students in El Paso and Teller Counties in Colorado. 
ALL are encouraged to apply!

Please visit scholarship sponsor's site for qualifications and application procedures





ExceptionalNurse.com Scholarship

Deadline to apply:  June 1 yearly 

ExceptionalNurse.com is a nonprofit 501 (c) 3 resource network committed to inclusion of more people with disabilities in the nursing profession.  Applicants must be students with a documented disability who have applied to, or already been admitted to, a college or university program on a full-time basis.

Please visit scholarship sponsor's site for qualifications and application procedures
 




Faculty Scholars Program Scholarship

The Pikes Peak Community College Faculty Scholarship is made possible by contributions from PPCC Faculty and is awarded by the PPCC Faculty Service Committee to students who have demonstrated tenacity to overcome obstacles that tend to hold back the average student. These students go above and beyond, and work hard to make that extra effort to succeed against challenging circumstances.

Requirements:
  • Recommendation letter from current PPCC faculty 
  • Demonstrated tenacity to overcome obstacles 
  • Attend and speak at the President's Address in January 2022
Award Amount: $3000/year

Applicants will be automatically considered for this scholarship based on their general scholarship application and how they meet the minimum criteria.  


Financial Aid Managed Scholarships

Used for private scholarships awarded by Financial aid rather than the foundation.  Update criteria each time


First United Methodist Church Foundation Scholarships

Applications accepted between December and February each year

The First United Methodist Church (FUMC) Foundation provides scholarships for students within FUMC who are seeking a higher education.  These scholarships are given on an annual basis to help members of our congregation earn a technical degree, a college degree, or go on to advanced theological training. 

Please visit scholarship sponsor's site for qualifications and application procedures


Fisher House Foundation Scholarship

Applications Open December through February Annually

The Scholarships for Military Children Program was created in recognition of the contributions of military families to the readiness of the fighting force and to celebrate the role of the commissary in the military family community. 

The Scholarships for Military Children Program will award $2,000 non-renewable scholarships. Prior year recipients must reapply to be considered.


Please visit scholarship sponsor's site for qualifications and application procedures
 




Foundation for Colorado Community Colleges Scholarships

Applications accepted March-April each year
Students interested in the following scholarship opportunities should complete the Foundation for Colorado Community Colleges' General Scholarship application form - available online through the "Apply Now" link.


Thanks to generous donors, the Foundation for Colorado Community Colleges is able to offer several scholarship opportunities each year for students attending or planning to attend any of the 13 Colorado Community College System colleges.

Audrey D. and Harvey D. Rothenberg Scholarship
Established by Audrey D. and Harvey D. Rothenberg in 2016, one annual scholarship is awarded to a non-traditional student who is either attending or planning to attend a Colorado Community College System institution.

Colorado Garden Foundation Scholarship
The Foundation for Colorado Community Colleges is pleased to offer Colorado Garden Foundation Scholarships to students pursuing a two-year degree in either Soil & Crop Science or Agricultural Education.  Scholarship funds can be used for tuition, books, fees, supplies, and transportation.

Credit Union of Colorado Scholarship 
Each year the Credit Union of Colorado, in partnership with the Foundation for Colorado Community Colleges, offers scholarships to file students who are members of the Credit Union of Colorado and are pursuing their education at one of the 13 CCCS colleges.  Scholarship are availble for both full-time and part-time students. 

Disabled American Veterans Department of Colorado Scholarships
The Disabled American Veterans Department of Colorado Scholarship is awarded to students attending or planning to attend a Colorado Community College System college.  Scholarships awarded from this fund may be used to pay tuition, fees, books required supplies and any other costs to fully meet a student's unmet financial need that is directly related to college expenses. 
 
FleetPros Scholarship
The Foundation for Colorado Community Colleges is pleased to offer FleetPros Scholarships to students enrolled in an automotive program at a CCCS college. Students enrolled in any of the following programs are encouraged to apply: Automotive Collision Repair, Automotive Technology, Diesel Technology, and Power Equipment & Powersports Vehicle Technology. Scholarship funds can be used for tuition, fees, tools, or supplies. FleetPros is a non-profit fleet industry association which strives to support fleet professionals through education, networking, and resources. FleetPros believes in supporting new and young industry professionals. Colorado Community Colleges students are welcome to become members.

Dr. Amy Kahn Scholarship
The Dr. Amy Kahn scholarship is awarded to students who have demonstrated advocacy for, or a commitment to, diversity, equity, and inclusion and/or students with a psychological or physical disability.

Merritt Family Opportunity Scholarship
The Merritt Family Opportunity Scholarship is awarded to students pursuing a credential in the skilled trades such as welding, advanced manufacturing, precision machining and/or industrial maintenance. Merritt Aluminum Products and Merritt Trailers are industry leading companies that the Merritt family has owned and operated for 69 years.

Last Mile Scholarship (To apply for this scholarship, please visit your campus’s financial aid office.)
Last Mile Scholarships are available for students who are within 15 credit hours (one semester) of graduating, enabling these students to focus on their studies, take additional classes, and graduate when it might otherwise not be possible.

Students receiving Last Mile Scholarships will meet the following eligibility requirements:

Seeking an Associate’s degree at one of the 13 Colorado community colleges
Enrolled full-time or part-time;
Have a maximum of 15 credit hours remaining to earn an Associate’s degree;
Be able to complete the degree in the semester in which the scholarship is sought;
Be in good academic standing (recent academic performance will be considered);
Have a minimum GPA of 2.0;
Complete and submit to their college a Free Application for Federal Student Aid FAFSA.ed.gov;
Have unmet financial need as defined by the U.S. Department of Education (tuition, fees, books, and materials) in the range of $100-$2,000;
Have exhausted Pell eligibility or VA benefits or have a demonstrated hardship (academic, personal, health, etc.) or financial constraint (employment, etc.); and
Be a Colorado resident.
Award: In the range of $100-$2,000 as determined by financial aid

Dr. Nancy J. McCallin Endowed Scholarship
The Nancy J. McCallin Endowed Scholarship Fund honors, recognizes, and celebrates Dr. McCallin’s fourteen years of service to the Colorado Community College System. As the longest tenured System President, Dr. McCallin oversaw a period of dramatic growth while ensuring financial stability, increased student success, and unparalleled service to Colorado communities. The scholarship is intended to be a merit based scholarship with GPA and the difficulty of a student’s program of study given due consideration. Scholarships awarded from this fund may be used to pay for tuition, fees, books, required supplies, and any other costs to fully meet a student’s unmet financial need.

Stone Family Foundation Endowed Scholarship
Established by The Stone Family Foundation in 2012, this fund provides need-based scholarships to students who are either attending or planning to attend a Colorado Community College System institution. Scholarship funds can be used for tuition, fees, books, required supplies and any other costs to fully meet a student’s unmet financial need.

The Stratosphere Scholarship 
The Stratosphere Scholarship is awarded to students who are enrolled in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math related pathway at a CCCS college. Scholarship funds can be used for tuition, fees, books, required supplies and any other costs to fully meet a student’s unmet financial need.

Thomas T. Grimshaw Endowed Scholarship
The Thomas T. Grimshaw Endowed Scholarship Fund was established in 2009 in honor of Mr. Grimshaw’s longtime advocacy on behalf of the Colorado Community College System and his distinguished service on both the State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education and the Foundation for Colorado Community College Board of Directors.  This fund provides need-based scholarships that can be used for tuition, fees, books and required supplies.

Virtuoso Sourcing Scholarship
The Foundation for Colorado Community Scholarships is pleased to offer Virtuoso Sourcing Group Scholarships for students with financial need who are making a difference in their communities. Virtuoso Sourcing Group is a women-owned, Colorado company offering customer contact, revenue cycle management and hosted call center technology services to businesses, institutions and governments in the US and Canada.

Please visit scholarship sponsor's site for qualifications and application procedures
 




Frank Macon Trades Scholarship

Applications are currently accepted all year

Not everyone wants to fly, but every young person should have a dream and a chance to make it come true! Because of this, Frank has chosen to donate the majority of his book proceeds to a trust fund designed to support Colorado young people who would like to make their careers in the skilled trades.


Please visit scholarship sponsor's site for qualifications and application procedures





Freda T. Roof Memorial & Yngye Hanson Scholarship

The Freda T Roof Memorial Scholarship was established in order to benefit worthy, deserving, and needy students who are obtaining a college or university education in the state of Colorado. 

Requirements: 
  • Preference given to students with at least a 2.5 GPA.
  • Preference given to students enrolled a minimum of 6 credit hours. 
  • Preference given to students who have completed at least 30 credit hours at PPCC.
  • MUST have completed a current year FAFSA and have an income of less than 250% of Pell eligibility
  • Preference given to students with the greatest need.
  • Demonstrated commitment to complete chosen course of study in a degree or certificate program.

Award Amount: The scholarship will award $1500 per semester. 

Applicants will be automatically considered for this scholarship if they meet the minimum criteria based on their General Application.


Freedom Alliance Scholarship Fund

Applications Open in October Each Year

The Freedom Alliance Scholarship Fund was the vision of Freedom Alliance founders LtCol Oliver North, USMC (Ret.) and the late Lt. Gen Edward Bronars, USMC. The Freedom Alliance Scholarship Fund honors Americans in our Armed Forces who have sacrificed life or limb defending our country by providing educational scholarships for their children.

Eligibility:
The dependent son or daughter of a U.S. Soldier, Sailor, Airman, Guardsman or Marine who has:
  • Been killed in action.
  • Become 100% total & permanently disabled as a direct result of an operational or combat mission, or suffered a major limb amputation due to enemy action.
  • Been classified as a Prisoner of War (POW) or Missing in Action (MIA).
  • Been awarded the Medal of Honor, the Navy Cross, the Distinguished Service Cross, the Air Force Cross, or the Coast Guard Cross.
  • Been involved in a training accident that resulted in the death of the service member or caused an immediate inability to continue serving (100% total and permanently disabled).
*Qualifying parent must have received an Honorable Discharge

Please visit scholarship sponsor's site for qualifications and application procedures




GIS Colorado Collaborative

Applications available in March each year
 

GIS Colorado is pleased to announce four scholarships available to students exhibiting academic excellence in the following geospatial technologies fields: Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Remote Sensing, Global Positioning Systems (GPS), or related disciplines. Scholarships support education and research for undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in accredited 2-year or 4-year Colorado colleges or universities. 

Please visit scholarship sponsor's site for qualifications and application procedures






Grossman Scholarship

Applications Open November through March

The Grossman Scholarship Program helps make educational dreams possible for those who have demonstrated a commitment to caring for our environment's natural resources.*

An eligible candidate:
  • Is a Colorado resident;
  • Has demonstrated a commitment to caring for our environment's natural resources within their personal, educational, and/or professional time. Ideally, students can show that they have volunteered with outdoor stewardship/environment organizations, such as VOC or other Colorado stewardship organizations or land agencies;
  • Is pursuing a degree program with an environmental, natural resource, climate, or outdoor industry emphasis at an accredited 4-year college/university, 2-year community college, or a certificate program offered by an accredited*** college/university within the state of Colorado; and
Please visit scholarship sponsor's site for qualifications and application procedures




Heuser Law Scholarship

Applications accepted March through June annually

Heuser & Heuser is dedicated not only to protecting the legal interests of Colorado residents but also to supporting the youth of our community.  With this in mind, we’re excited to announce our spring Heuser Law Scholarship, which will offer five students a $1,000 scholarship each to be applied towards their tuition or other education-related expenses.

 
  • Applicants must be Colorado high school juniors and seniors, with a GPA of at least 3.0, who will be attending college, trade school, or joining the military
  • Five students will be selected to receive $1,000 in scholarship funds (to be used for their tuition and other education-related expenses) based on their winning essay response.
Please visit scholarship sponsor's site for qualifications and application procedures
 




Hispanic Scholarship Fund Scholarships

Applications accepted January 1 through February 15 yearly

The Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) Scholarship is designed to assist students of Hispanic heritage obtain a university degree. Scholarships are available, on a competitive basis, to:
  • High school seniors
  • Undergraduate students (all years)
  • Community college students transferring to four year universities
  • Graduate Students
  • Must be of Hispanic heritage
  • Minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for high school students
  • Minimum of 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for undergraduate and graduate students
  • Plan to enroll full-time in an accredited, not-for-profit, four-year university, or graduate school, during the fall of a scholarship cycle (year)
  • US Citizen, Permanent Legal Resident, DACA or Eligible Non-Citizen (as defined by FAFSA)
  • Complete FAFSA or state based financial aid application (if applicable)
Please visit scholarship sponsor's site for qualifications and application procedures




Hunt Heros Foundation Scholarship

Applications accepted January through the beginning of March

Hunt Heroes Foundation has established a scholarship program to assist active duty Servicemembers, National Guard or Reservists of one of the five branches of the United States armed services or their dependents who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs. Service members of all ages, as well as their dependents and/or spouses, are encouraged to apply; whether they are returning to school or just beginning their post-secondary studies.

Please visit scholarship sponsor's site for qualifications and application procedures




Immigrants Rising - Undocumented Student Scholarships

Scholarship Database with various deadlines
 
Founded in 2006, Immigrants Rising transforms individuals and fuels broader changes. With resources and support, undocumented young people are able to get an education, pursue careers, and build a brighter future for themselves and their community.
 
Immigrants Rising maintains a List of Undergraduate Scholarships opportunities which don’t require proof of citizenship or legal permanent residency.
 
Please visit scholarship sponsor's site for qualifications and application procedures
 




Independent Bankers of Colorado

Deadline for Submission:  March 20 yearly

The Independent Bankers of Colorado will Award at least two (2) one-time, one-year scholarships of $1000 which may be applied to the cost of tuition, fees, and books at a public or private university or College, junior or community college, or vocational/trade school in Colorado or contiguous state. 

Eligibility:
  • You are a full-time high school senior
  • You have applied to, and will attend, a Colorado (or contiguous state) public or private University or college, junior or community college, or vocational/trade school.
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • The student or parent(s)/guardian(s) have a banking relationship at IBC member bank or branch for at least six months (see link at bottom of scholarship page for a list of Member Banks/Branches)
  • Completed application including typed essay signed by a representative at your bank. 
Please visit scholarship sponsor's site for qualifications and application procedures
 




Indian Health Service Scholarships - Pre-Nursing & Health Professions

Applications accepted December through March

The Indian Health Service (IHS) offers three scholarships for American Indian and Alaska Native students in order to educate and train health professionals to staff Indian health programs. We strive to develop our next generation of leaders, as well as help make the pursuit of a meaningful career in Indian health attainable for American Indian and Alaska Native students.

Please visit scholarship sponsor's site for qualifications and application procedures





Jack Kent Cooke Foundation

Accepting applications September through Early November

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program is the largest undergraduate scholarship program available to high-achieving high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend the nation’s best four-year colleges and universities. In addition to the monetary award, Cooke Scholars receive comprehensive educational advising, significant cohort-based programming, and graduate school funding, as well as a thriving network of over 2,700 fellow Cooke Scholars and alumni.

Please visit scholarship sponsor's site for qualifications and application procedures




Latin American Education Foundation

Applications open November through January 10

The Latin American Educational Foundation, LAEF, has established itself as a leader in meeting the higher educational needs of Hispanic students in Colorado. LAEF focuses on providing Hispanic and Latino students access to higher education. In its 71-year history, LAEF has awarded nearly $7,000,000 through 7,000 scholarships. Our recipients' successes are seen throughout the community.

This Scholarship Opportunity is open to:
  • All Colorado residents - regardless of legal residency status or citizenship
  • Hispanic/Latino origin and/or actively involved in the Hispanic/Latino Community
  • Cumulative high school or college GPA of 3.0
  • High school seniors and college undergraduates
Please visit scholarship sponsor's site for qualifications and application procedures




Les Dames d'Escoffier Colorado Chapter

Applications accepted February through early April

Scholarships are open to females who:
  •  attend (or plan to attend) an accredited Colorado university in Fall
  •  focus on a food-related field (such as culinary, food science, dietetics, nutrition, beverage and fermentation, hospitality and restaurant management, animal science, agriculture, or family and consumer sciences)
  •  submit completed application, essays, and required documents by April 5
Please visit scholarship sponsor's site for qualifications and application procedures




Lockheed Martin Vocational Scholarship

Applications accepted January through March annually

Lockheed Martin has launched a new scholarship program that will award up to 150 scholarships.  Beginning in 2020, we are awarding up to $6,600 to as many as 150 recipients each year. The scholarship will fund degrees at accredited vocational-technical schools to prepare students for careers in technology and/or advanced manufacturing that does not require a bachelor’s or advanced degree.
 
Applicants to the Lockheed Martin Vocational Scholarship Program must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • Be a U.S. Citizen
  • Current high school seniors, graduate (GED equivalent), or are college undergraduates who have not obtained a bachelor’s degree
  • Planning to enroll full-time at an accredited vocational technical school, trade school, two-year community college or state college
  • Pursuing a degree or vocational-technical certificate in one of the specified areas of study:
    • Computer & Information Sciences
    • Support Services
    • Engineering Technologies/Technicians
    • Mechanic & Repair Technologies
    • Precision Production
    • Transportation & Materials Moving
    • Security & Protective Services

 *Individuals currently or previously employed by Lockheed Martin are ineligible (excluding interns).
 
Please visit scholarship sponsor's site for qualifications and application procedures






Louise Huebsch "Profiles in Courage" Scholarship 1

The Louise Huebsch "Profiles in Courage Scholarship" is for high achieving single mothers and/or single women of non-traditional college age who are enrolled full-time at PPCC seeking a degree. 

Requirements:
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 to apply and to remain eligible
  • Preference given to those who have completed at least 9 credits in non-developmental courses within the past 10 years at PPCC
  • Preference given to a single woman and/or a single mother of non traditional college age
  • Preference given to those who maintain full-time enrollment(a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester) at PPCC
  • Must be classified as a resident of Colorado for tuition purposes
  • Must demonstrate "need" by completing current year FAFSA 
Award Amount: $6000/year.  $3,000 for fall semester and $3,000 for the spring semester. Scholarship funds may be used  for tuition, fees, books, supplies and school-related expenses. 

The Louise Huebsch Scholarship Application will become available after applicants submit the general application. Students who wish to be considered for this scholarship must submit the additional application.


Shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview with the review committee.  
 


Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation

Applications Accepted January 1 through March 2

The Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation was established to honor the service and sacrifice of Marines and their families. As our Nation’s oldest and largest provider of need-based scholarships to military children, the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation helps cover the cost of attending post-high school, undergraduate, and career and technical education programs.

APPLICANTS MUST BE THE CHILD OF ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:
  • Active duty, reserve, or veteran U.S. Marine*
  • A Marine killed while serving in the U.S. Marine Corps
  • Active duty, reserve, or veteran U.S. Navy Corpsman who is/was attached to a U.S. Marine unit*
  • A Navy Corpsman attached to a Marine unit that was killed while serving in the U.S. Navy
  • *Veterans must have received an honorable discharge. A discharge status of other, general,  under honorable conditions, dishonorable, etc. are not eligible for an award.
Please visit scholarship sponsor’s site for qualifications and application procedures




Marvin and Shirley Strait Accounting Scholarship

The Marvin and Shirley Strait Scholarship is for a full-time PPCC student pursuing an Associate of Arts Degree in Business at PPCC with the intention to transfer to an accredited institution of higher learning for a Bachelor's degree in Accounting.  Marvin Strait is a highly regarded CPA in the Pikes Peak region and has served as President of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Requirements: 
 
  • Must be pursuing an Associate of Arts Business Transfer degree with the intent to pursue a Bachelor degree in Accounting at an accredited institution of higher education.
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 to apply and maintain 3.0 GPA to be eligible for continued consideration
  • Must be enrolled in 12 credit hours each semester
  • Must demonstrate "need" by completing a FAFSA (www.fafsa.ed.gov)
Applicants for the Marvin and Shirley Strait Scholarship will be automatically considered based on completeness of their general application to include: 
  • Most recent college transcript or high school transcript with ACT/SAT scores.
  • An essay addressing academic and career goals
  • Resume covering education, community involvement, work experience, honors and awards
  • One letter of recommendation from a faculty member in the Business Division at PPCC. 
Award Amount: $1500/year. 

 



Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF) Scholarships

Scholarship Resources with multiple scholarship opportunities and various deadlines.

The MALDEF scholarship Resource Guide is a free, informative resource guide for students, parents, and educators with an extensive list of scholarships, including many that do not inquire about immegration status.

Please visit scholarship sponsor's site for qualifications and application procedures




Microsoft Disability Scholarship

Applications Accepted November 1 - March 1 each year

Delivering on the mission of the Microsoft cross disability employee resource group to empower and enable people with disabilities.

This scholarship will be awarded to promising high school seniors with disabilities who plan to attend a vocational or academic college and target a career in the technology industry. The scholarships are renewable – each winner who continues to meet the criteria is eligible to receive an annual award of $5,000 for up to four (4) consecutive years for a potential total $20,000 scholarship.

Please visit scholarship sponsor's site for qualifications and application procedures




Modern Military Association of America

Applications Accepted January through March 1 each year

The 2021 MMAA Military Spouse Donna Johnson Memorial Scholarship proudly funded by Parsons, honors the life and legacy of one of Parsons’ former employees — Army National Guard Staff Sergeant Donna Johnson — who was killed in action by a suicide bomber in Afghanistan. Donna’s widow, Tracy Johnson, also worked for Parsons.

MMAA is committed to education, advocacy and support for our modern military spouses and their families, and our scholarship is a key tool in our mission to support those who are often overlooked and under appreciated.

You are eligible to apply for the MMAA Military Spouse Scholarship if you:
  • are a military spouse with a valid military ID
  • are married to an active duty, reserve, guard, retired, medically retired, or fallen service member of the U.S. Armed Forces
  • are enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program from an accredited, public university pursuing a STEM degree, or certification such as PMP, security certifications, business certifications of Agile, or Six Sigma.
Please visit scholarship sponsor's site for qualifications and application procedures




Mountain Post Spouses Club Scholarships

Applications accepted starting Mid-January each year Deadline Mid - March

The Mountain Post Spouses Club (MPSC) Scholarship Committee facilitates and awards merit-based
scholarships for eligible applicants of the Fort Carson, Colorado community.

Please visit scholarship sponsor's site for qualifications and application procedures




MyCAA

Open Full Year

MyCAA (My Career Advancement Account) provides funding for military spouses who are pursuing "portable degrees". 

Who is eligible for the MyCAA Scholarship?
Spouses of service members on active duty in pay grades E-1 to E-5, W-1 to W-2 and O-1 to O-2 who can start and complete their coursework while their military sponsor is on Title 10 military orders, including spouses married to members of the National Guard and reserve component in these same pay grades.

Click apply now link below to visit the MySECO website and create a “My Individual Career Plan” (MyCIP) before registering for MyCAA.

Need help with the process or have questions? – please contact the PPCC Military and Veterans office:  https://www.ppcc.edu/military/mycaa

Please visit scholarship sponsor’s site for qualifications and application procedures
 






National Military Family Association

Applications open year round

NMFA awards can be used for a variety of educational and employment pursuits. Scholarship funds on average are $1,000 and can be used towards degrees, certifications, licensure, clinical supervision for mental health licensure, CEUs, business expenses and more! Any spouse eligible to hold a valid military ID is eligible. 

You are eligible to apply for a spouse scholarship if you:
  • are a spouse of a member of the seven Uniformed Services with a valid military ID
  • are married to an active duty, reserve, guard, retired, medically retired, wounded or fallen service member (must be a service-related wound, illness, injury or death that took place after September 11, 2001)
  • are a dual service military spouse
  • are a divorced spouse, but ONLY if you receive 20/20/20 benefits
Please visit scholarship sponsor's site for qualifications and application procedures
 




NAWIC Founder's Scholarship Foundation

Deadline to apply: February 28 Annually

The NAWIC Founders’ Scholarship Foundation (NFSF) was established in 1963 by NAWIC to assist in providing the construction industry with trained employees through higher education.  Each year we are pleased to award over $25,000 to worthy recipients in construction-related programs. Award amounts range from $500 to $2,500. Some local chapters award scholarships as well.  For questions on eligibility please see below or email us at nfsf@nawic.org.
 
Please visit scholarship sponsor's site for qualifications and application procedures




No Greater Sacrifice Scholarship

Applications Accepted January through March yearly

No Greater Sacrifice (NGS) is dedicated to the children of our nation's fallen and wounded Service members (post 9/11/01) by delivering scholarships and resources to improve their quality of life through the pursuit of higher education.

Please visit scholarship sponsor's site for qualifications and application procedures




Nunn Construction Scholarships

The Nunn Constuction Schlarship is made possible by a generous donation from the Nunn Construction Company. The Scholarship is designed to increase the pipeline of workers in the construction industry as well as the development of a 
highly-qualified skilled trades workforce in the Pikes Peak Region.

Requirements: 
  • Enrolled in the Construction Certificate or Degree program.
  • Resident of El Paso County, Colorado or ASSET student paying in-state tuition
  • Enrolled in a minimum of 6.0 credits hours per semester
  • Completed a current year FAFSA and income of less than 250% of Pell eligibility
  • 2.0 GPA
Applicants will be automatically considered for this scholarship based on their general scholarship application and how they meet the minimum criteria. 

Award Amount: $1250/year. 
Funds can be used for tuition, fees, books, supplies, housing, food, and transportation.Awards to successful applicants who maintain minimum eligibility criteria will be renewed at the same level for a maximum of four semesters of funding. 

Students names, resumes and academic programs will be shared with the donors, along with status reports, at the completion of each academic year.


Nursing.org Scholarships

Multiple Scholarships offered with various deadlines

Nursing.org provides a guide to financial aid and scholarships for nurses. This guide to nursing scholarships and grants for undergraduate and graduate studies, can help you afford your education and lower your chances of graduation with student loan debt.

Note: To review scholarship opportunities, please scroll down to the bottom section of the sponsor's website.

Please visit scholarship sponsor's site for qualifications and application procedures




Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG Denver)

Applications accepted October through Early February (currently February 7)

PFLAG Denver envisions a world where diversity is celebrated and all people are respected, valued, and affirmed inclusive of their sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression. PFLAG Denver will award four scholarships of $2,500 each to graduating high school LGBTQ+ and ally seniors for outstanding advocacy and service work in their communities.  We are proud to support the youth in our community! 

Please visit scholarship sponsor's site for qualifications and application procedures




Phi Theta Kappa Scholarships

Applications available throughout the year for various scholarship programs

Scholarships are the #1 reason students join PTK. Nearly $1 million in competitive scholarships are offered through PTK’s Foundation to support students to complete a degree.  Resources listed on our website include Scholarship Opportunities for the following categories:
 
    Transfer Student Scholarships
    Career Tech Students
    Dual Enrollment Student
    Veterans
    Associate Degree
    Bachelor’s Degree
    Master’s Degree
    Other Scholarships
        Oberndorf Lifeline to Completion Scholarship
        StudyBuddy TEAS Prep Scholarship
        TEK Productions Scholarship
        Walgreens Pharmacy Technician Certification Scholarship
        International Scholar Laureate Program
        Hurst Review NCLEX Scholarship

Please visit scholarship sponsor's site for qualifications and application procedures
 




Pikes Peak Lodging Association Scholarship

The Pikes Peak Lodging Association (PPLA) Scholarship will be awarded to students who are committed to an associate of general studies degree in Hospitality at Pikes Peak Community College. The PPLA Scholarship was created with the mission of continued enhancement and support of educational opportunities directly impacting our Industry and Community. We will work in unison with the PPCC Hospitality Program, sharing the common goal of creating our next generation of Service Professionals and Leaders. 

To qualify for the PPLA Scholarship, students must: 
Be a student enrolled at PPCC pursuing an AGS degree in Hospitality
Be residents of El Paso County paying in-state tuition
Be enrolled in 6 or more credit hours
Maintain a 2.0 grade point average
Be a U.S. citizen
Have completed a FAFSA and have an income of up to 250% of Pell eligibility

Award Amount: $1250 per semester. 
Applicants will be matched for the scholarship based on their general application. 



Pikes Peak Road Runners

Yearly Deadline to Apply: March 15


Pikes Peak Road Runners Club - Offering the Pat Lockhart & Bill Bennett / Bill Gallegos / Al Grimme Scholarships -The scholarship program will award $1,000.00 each to a female college runner and to a male college runner.

Please visit scholarship sponsor's site for qualifications and application procedures






Police Foundation of Colorado Springs

Applications accepted January through April annually

Police Foundation of Colorado Springs established the Chief Richard W. Myers Scholarship Fund in 2011 in recognition of Richard W. Myers, retired Colorado Springs Police Department Chief, and his support of active and retired department staff, their dependents, and his belief in the benefits of higher education.   An applicant must meet the following qualifications:
 
  • Be a dependent child of an active, full-time CSPD employee; or
  • Be a dependent child of a retired CSPD employee; or
  • Be a dependent child of a CSPD officer that was killed in the line of duty. 
AND
  • Enrolled in an Associate degree (two-year) or in a Bachelor’s (four-year) program at an accredited college or university.
  • Must have a high school GPA of 3.0.
Please visit scholarship sponsor's site for qualifications and application procedures
 




President's Scholarship

President's Misc Scholarship - at the President of the College's discretion. 


Ray H. Allen and Frankie B. Allen Scholarship

The Ray H. Allen and Frankie B. Allen Scholarship is for students in their second and final year of college at PPCC. It is intended to help keep students with financial need enrolled and on the path to graduation. It is premised on the realization  that the critical point in PPCC students' academic careers is enrolling after their second semester, when financial concerns become particularly acute. 

Requirements: 
  • For students entering their final year of study
  • Students must have a 3.0 cumulative GPA
  • Must be full time (enrolled in 12 credit hours or more per semester)
Award Amount: $1500/year

Applicants will be automatically considered for this scholarship based on their general scholarship application and how they meet the minimum criteria. 


Reisher Scholars Program - For Transfer Students

Applications Accepted January through May each year

The Reisher Scholars Program is one of Colorado’s premier scholarship programs. While many scholarships help students start college, the Reisher Scholars Program supports students midway through college with the financial means to complete their undergraduate degree. Awards range from $4,000 to $11,000 per year at one of seven partner universities. 
 
Applicant Requirements To be selected as a Reisher Scholar, a student must:
  • Be a Colorado resident.
  • Plan to enroll in the fall as a full-time college student working toward their first four-year degree at one of the Reisher Partner Universities. (Colorado Mesa University, Colorado State University, Colorado State University-Pueblo, Metropolitan State University Denver, University of Colorado – Colorado Springs, University of Colorado – Denver, University of Northern Colorado)
  • Be a rising sophomore or incoming transfer student from a community college.
  • Demonstrate one or more of the following personal qualities: highly motivated, goal-oriented, responsible, and/or likely to make a contribution to society as evidenced by community service, leadership activities, work experience, or unusual experiences.
  • Have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0.
  • Have financial need with a total unmet need of at least $4,000 but not more than $11,000.

Please visit scholarship sponsor's site for qualifications and application procedures




Rocky Mountain Food Safety Conference

Applications Accepted March through May each year

Established in 1972, the Rocky Mountain Food Safety Conference has become the premier food safety conference of the Rocky Mountain region and beyond. The conference brings together professionals from the food industry and the food safety community, providing a unique annual opportunity for updates, networking, and new ideas. National and local experts present information and views on current issues, problems, and developments, and conference participants gain an updated, broader view of the field and their role in securing and protecting a safe food supply.

This $1,500 scholarship is open to both undergraduate and graduate students who attend schools in Colorado, Wyoming, Utah, Kansas, and New Mexico.  The funding for the $1,500 scholarship is generously sponsored by King Soopers.

Please visit scholarship sponsor's site for qualifications and application procedures
 




SACHS Foundation

Applications Available January 1 through March 15 each year

The primary mission of The Sachs Foundation is to provide educational opportunities to Black and African American residents of Colorado who meet certain academic and financial criteria.

CRITERIA:
In order to apply for a Sachs Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship, applicants must fit the following, qualifying criteria:
  • A Black high school student in their senior year
  • A full-time Colorado resident for a minimum of five years.  Residence due to military orders to Colorado may be accepted on a case by case basis
  • Have attained a cumulative, weighted GPA of at least 3.0 through your last completed term.​
Please visit scholarship sponsor's site for qualifications and application procedures




Society of Fire Protection Engineers - Rocky Mountain

Applications accepted January 1 through April 1 each year

The Rocky Mountain Chapter (RMC) of the Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE) awards academic scholarships to promote and encourage students in the Western U.S. states to consider a career in the field of Fire Protection Engineering.

Applicants must meet the following criteria at the time of scholarship application:
  •  Demonstrate a sincere interest in pursuing a career in fire protection
  •  Permanently reside in, or are enrolled as a full-time student in a college / university located in one of the Western U.S. States defined above.
  •  Enrolled as a full-time student with a declared degree path in science, technology, or engineering or enrolled as a part time student in a program with a Fire Protection Engineering degree tract.
Please visit scholarship sponsor's site for qualifications and application procedures




Society of Professional Journalists CO chapter

Multiple Scholarships with applications available between November 1 and January 31 each year

Colorado Pro Chapter’s mission is to promote the association of journalists in Colorado; to further the ethics and ideals of the profession; to advance, develop and formally recognize higher standards of journalism; to stimulate social and intellectual exchange between members of the press; to raise public awareness of the profession; to promote the development of future journalists from the ranks of high school and college students; and to promote the spirit of fellowship among journalists and civic responsibility to the community.

This scholarship is open to high school seniors and college and university students attending any accredited U.S. college or university. To be considered, applicants must plan on entering a career in print or digital journalism and be from or living in Colorado.

Please visit scholarship sponsor's site for qualifications and application procedures




Spencer-Clark Trust Fund Scholarship


JoAnne Spencer-Clark, secretary of the PPCC Foundation in 1990, endowed the Spencer-Clark Scholarship Fund in the names of her two living daughters as well as her son who died in an accident. The endowment will provide for one scholarship in perpetuity in the names of Barbara Jo, Richard C. and Debra Jean Spencer for a second year art student.
 
Requirements:
  • MUST be a second year fine arts major at Pikes Peak Community College
  • MUST have at least a 3.0 GPA and continue to maintain a 3.0 GPA if selected
  • MUST be enrolled full-time (a minimum of 12 credit hours) to remain eligible
  • MUST complete a personal essay detailing who you are (personal statement), what your career goals are
  • Selection will be based upon demonstrated artistic merit, potential, and enthusiasm, and prior grades.
Award Amount: $2000/year. $1000 for Fall 2020 and $1000 for Spring 2021

In addition to a general application, students who wish to be considered for the Spencer-Clark Trust Fund Scholarship must submit a supplementary visual arts scholarship application.  
 


Spring 2019 Cyber Security and Networking Scholarship

This scholarship is $1,250 per semester to support students majoring either in Computer Networking Technology (AAS or Certificate) or Cyber Security (AAS) and who might the following criteria:
  • Colorado Resident
  • U.S. Citizen
  • GPA of 2.0 or greater
  • Financial need: income of 250% of Pell eligibility or less



SPRING 2019 Paramedics Jan 29 2019 2:22PM

The PPCC Foundation received generous grants from the Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative (COSI) and from UCHealth-Memorial to fund scholarships for current EMTs to enter and complete the 2 or 3-semester Paramedic programs starting Spring 2019. For the 2-semester program, scholarships are funded at $4,000 for Spring 2019 and $2,000 for Summer 2019. And for the 3-semester program, scholarships are funded at $2,000 per semester for up to three semesters.
 
Criteria:
 
  • Colorado Resident
  • U.S. citizen
  • GPA of 2.0 or greater
  • Financial need: income of 250% of Pell eligibility or less



Student Veterans of America Scholarships

Applications Open from April through December each year
Scholarship Provider offers multiple scholarship opportunities with various application dates. 


Student Veterans of America is the premier organization leading service, research, programs, and advocacy for veterans in higher education.  The mission of Student Veterans of America is to act as a catalyst for student veteran success by providing resources, network support and advocacy to, through, and beyond higher education. 

Please visit scholarship sponsor's site for qualifications and application procedures




Territorial Daughters of Colorado Southern Chapter Scholarship

Applications due by May 15 each year

One of the main missions of the Territorial Daughters of Colorado (TDC) is to promote educational activities and the study of history. To fulfill this part of our mission, the State Board of the Territorial Daughters of Colorado annually offers a scholarship to women studying history in college. The scholarship is offered each year to college and university level students in their junior and senior years, or Masters Degree Candidates. 
Please visit scholarship sponsor's site for qualifications and application procedures




ThanksUSA scholarship

Applications accepted March through April  each year

ThanksUSA provides scholarships of $3,000 for spouses and college-aged children of service members and Veterans.
 
  1. Scholarships awarded to dependent children are for first-time undergraduate study at an accredited 2-year or 4-year college, university or accredited vocational technical or trade school program.  Dependent child scholarships are NOT for non-degree licensure/certificate programs or graduate study.
  2. Scholarships awarded to spouses may be used for a first-time undergraduate study at an accredited 2-year or 4-year college, university, or accredited vocational technical or trade school program. Spouses may also use the award for non-degree professional licensing or certification program regardless of whether an undergraduate degree has already been completed (ex: teaching credentials, nursing/medical field license, ongoing real estate classes to keep licensure up to date). Graduate study is ineligible for scholarship award.
Please visit scholarship sponsor's site for qualifications and application procedures




The Alexander Foundation

Deadline to apply: March 21 Annually

The Alexander Foundation was founded in 1981 as a public, non-profit, philanthropic organization.  Through our three education scholarships, the foundation has continued a tradition of caring for the LGBTQIA+ community to overcome barriers they may face in pursuit of academic success.  

Applicants for ALL scholarships must:
  • Identify within the LGBTQIA+ community
  • Be residents of Colorado
  • Be pursuing a degree at an accredited institutionof highter education in the state of Colorado
 Please visit scholarship sponsor's site for qualifications and application procedures

 






The Denver Foundation

There are several scholarships listed at the Denver Foundation.  Please visit the website for information on application deadlines and how to apply.

There are catagories of scholarships for levels of education. They are listed below. 

Scholarships at the Denver Foundation
  • For High School Students
  • For College Students
  • For Teachers
  • Other Scholarships

Please visit scholarship sponsor's site for qualifications and application procedures
 




The Foundation of the National Student Nurses' Association Inc.

Accepting applications on a yearly basis - September through January 

Since 1969, the FNSNA has sought to promote the nursing profession through scholarship, leadership and development.  Individuals  and organizations with an interest in nursing education have established scholarships within the FNSNA.  The FNSNA continues to expand its support for nursing education and the future of the nursing profession.  Undergraduate scholarships are available to students currently enrolled in a state-approved nursing program leading to an associate degree, baccalaureate, diploma, direct-entry master’s degree, RN to BSN/MSN completion, LPN/LVN to RN, or accelerated programs.

Please visit scholarship sponsor's site for qualifications and application procedures




The George and Josephine Lum Scholarship

The George and Josephine Lum Scholarship is for PPCC students who are not U.S. citizens and who have been certified by the State of Colorado as qualified to pay in-state, or resident, tuition.This scholarship's intended to assist, inspire and reward incoming and enrolled students who need help to achieve their goals, not only in the fields of academia, but also in technical trades, crafts and skills.  The scholarship is made possible by a perpetual endowment from George and Josephine Lum. George believed in hard work, sound investments, and frugal living. He also strongly believed in helping young people who are struggling to get an education. He held 24 patents on the telephone that he helped develop for Bell Laboratories, where he worked throughout his career, especially in sonar. He was an accomplished artist in oil painting, sculpturing and ceramics. Josephine was a graduate of Journalism from Columbia University (1923) and was later a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist. 
 
Requirements: 
  • MUST have at least a 2.0 GPA
  • Preference given to students enrolled full-time (a minimum of 12 credit hours). 
  • For incoming and enrolled students 
  • Non U.S. citizens
  • Certified by the State of Colorado as qualified to pay in-state, or resident, tuition.
  • Demonstrated commitment to complete chosen course of study in a degree or certificate program.
Applicants will be automatically matched for this scholarship if they qualify based on their general application.
 
Award Amount: $2000 per semester 
 
 



The Kyla Russell Memorial Scholarship

The Kyla Russell Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to students who are committed to achieving an applied associate's degree in Sign Language Interpreter Preparation at Pikes Peak Community College. Kyla was a greatly loved and admired member of the PPCC American Sign Language program and she inspired so many who had the pleasure of teaching her. 

To qualify for the Kyla Russell Memorial Scholarship, students must:
  • Be enrolled at PPCC pursuing an Associate of Applied Science's degree in Sign Language Interpreter
  • Students must be residents of El Paso County paying in-state tuition
  • Must be of age 18 or greater
  • Must maintain a 3.0 grade point average
  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Must have completed a FAFSA and have an income of less than 250% of Pell eligibility
Award Amount: $1000 per semester. 
Students will be matched with the scholarship based on their general application. 


The Point Foundation - BIPOC

 Applications Accepted October 1st through November 5th

Point Foundation (Point) is the nation’s largest scholarship-granting organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) students of merit. Point promotes change through scholarship funding, mentorship, leadership development, and community service training The Point Foundation is proud to announce its new BIPOC Scholarship initiative.

Please visit scholarship sponsor's site for qualifications and application procedures




The Point Foundation: The National LGBTQ scholarship fund

Applications available yearly November through January 

The Point Community College Program inspires LGBTQ community college students to fulfill their ambitions of graduating with an associate’s degree and/or transferring to a four-year college or university.

Please visit scholarship sponsor's site for qualifications and application procedures




Tom Anderson Educational Scholarship

To qualify for the Tom Anderson Educational Scholarship, students must:
  • Be enrolled at PPCC pursuing an associates degree
  • Preference given to students who are the first in their family to go to college
  • Students must be residents of El Paso County
  • Must maintain a 2.5 grade point average
  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Must have completed a FAFSA and have an income of up to 250% of Pell eligibility
Students receiving the Tom Anderson Educational Scholarship can be at any point in their academic career and must be committed to completing their degree. Scholarship funds can be used only for the following purposes:
  • Tuition
  • Books/Supplies
  • Mandatory Fees Scholarship awards may not be used for other purposes, including repayment of student loans.
Furthermore, the awardee name will be shared with Mr. Anderson, along with status reports at the completion of each academic year.

Scholarships will be awarded in the amount of $2,500 per year for fulltime students and $1,250 per year for students taking 6 - 9 credits. No awards will be given to students taking less than six credits per semester (twelve credits is considered fulltime). Students will be awarded no more than $1,250 per semester.


UCHealth-Memorial / COSI Nursing Scholarship

The PPCC Foundation is proud to announce a very special scholarship to increase the number of qualified RNs in our community. The scholarship is $4,000 per semester for up to four semesters, as long as students continue to meet the criteria.

Funded by UCHealth - Memorial Hospital and the Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative (COSI), this scholarship is designed to help address the critical nursing shortage in the Pikes Peak region. Spring 2019 scholarships are available for continuing and new nursing students. To qualify, students must be accepted into the nursing program, meet a minimum GPA requirement, be Colorado residents and U.S. citizens, and have a household income of up to 250% of Pell eligibility.

NOTE: The 2018-2019 FAFSA is required.


UCHealth-Memorial COSI Allied Health Scholarship

The PPCC Foundation is proud to announce a very special scholarship to increase the number of Allied Health Professionals in the Colorado Springs area. 

Funded by UCHealth - Memorial Hospital and the Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative (COSI), this scholarship is a one semester opportunity to support Allied Health students.  To qualify, students must be pursuing a degree or certificate in Phlebotomy, EMT/Paramedicine or CNA, meet a minimum GPA requirement, be Colorado residents and U.S. citizens, and have a household income of up to 250% of Pell eligibility.

NOTE: The 2018-2019 FAFSA is required.


UCHealth-Memorial COSI Scholarship for AAS Nursing Students

The PPCC Foundation is proud to announce a very special scholarship to increase the number of nurses in the Colorado Springs area. 

Funded by UCHealth - Memorial Hospital and the Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative (COSI), this scholarship is a one semester opportunity to support nursing students.  To qualify, students must be persuing an AAS in Nursing, meet a minimum GPA requirement, be Colorado residents and U.S. citizens, and have a household income of up to 250% of Pell eligibility.

NOTE: The FAFSA is required.


Veterans of Foreign Wars & Sports Clips

Applications accepted on a yearly basis.
Applications for the fall semester will be accepted January 1 through April 30
Applications for the spring semester will be accepted August 1 through November 15


The VFW's "Sport Clips Help A Hero Scholarship" provides service members and veterans with the financial assistance they need to complete their educational goals without incurring excessive student loan debt. It’s just another way for us to say "thank you" to those who fought for our freedoms.   

Scholarship Details:
  • Scholarships of up to $5,000 will be awarded to qualified applicants.
  • Awarded scholarships are limited to one per family per semester.
  • Fall semester scholarships will be awarded in August, and spring semester scholarships will be awarded in January.
  • Scholarships must be used by the end of the school semester for which the veteran is applying or they will become null and void.
  • Scholarships are restricted for tuition and fees only and will be paid directly to accredited schools.
Please visit scholarship sponsor's site for qualifications and application procedures




Veterans Upward Bound

The Veterans Upward Bound scholarship is for qualified participants in VUB attending PPCC. The candidates are identified by the VUB team. 


WateReuse Colorado Student Scholarship

Annual Deadline To apply:  September 24

WateReuse Colorado (WRCO) is pleased to offer three (3) scholarships to support students focusing on water reclamation, water reuse, and/or desalination. Each scholarship is valued at $1,500 and will be awarded in November 2021 to the highest-ranking applicants among undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in an accredited Colorado university or community college, as determined by the scholarship committee of WRCO.

Please visit scholarship sponsor’s site for qualifications and application procedures
 




Watermark Scholarship

Annual Deadline to Apply:  July 15

Watermark’s annual scholarship program supports women in the U.S. pursuing an education and career in STEM.
The Watermark Scholars program is an extension of our women’s leadership initiative, Women at Watermark, a technical women’s organization designed to encourage the growth of women’s leadership through lifelong learning and professional development, mentorship, and service.

Please visit scholarship sponsor’s site for qualifications and application procedures
 




White Rose Scholarship Foundation

Annual Application Deadline January 16

A program of the Rocky Mountain Court System Inc.,the White Rose Scholarship Foundation was created to award scholarships to ALL Colorado residents, enabling them to continue their college education. The money is donated directly to the schools with the stipulation that the scholarship award is to be used for tuition or to purchase textbooks. The eligibility criteria are that the applicant must reside in Colorado and attend an accredited higher learning institution.

Please visit scholarship sponsor's site for qualifications and application procedures
 




Women in Defense - Rocky Mountain Chapter

Annual deadline to apply: April 30th 

Women In Defense (WID), A National Security Organization, and an affiliate of the National Defense Industrial Association, provides its members with opportunities for professional development and networking, cultivating the advancement of women leaders in government and industry professions.

Eligibility Requirements
  • Applicants must meet the following criteria. No exceptions will be considered.
  •  High school senior, undergraduate college student, or graduate college student
  •  Accepted or enrolled in an accredited university or college pursuing a degree in science,technology, engineering, or math disciplines (STEM)
  •  Demonstrate leadership potential in science, technology, engineering, or math
  •  Have a minimum grade point average of 3.5 for high school seniors, 3.0 for college students
  •  Be a woman
  •  Reside in the Colorado Springs, Colorado area (includes Pueblo, Denver, Woodland Park and surrounding communities)
  •  Be a citizen of the United States
Please visit scholarship sponsor's site for qualifications and application procedures
 




Woodland Park Re-2 School District Foundation - Kerrins Memorial Scholarship

Applications Accepted Annually:  January Through April

Judith Kerrins was Superintendent of Schools in Woodland Park from 1982 to 1985 and Assistant Superintendent from 1979 to 1982.  Two scholarships in the amount of $1000 each will be awarded in her memory to recognize two perspective teachers who are Woodland Park High School graduates and who share the same values and commitments to teaching and learning that Dr. Kerrins exemplified.  

Please visit scholarship sponsor’s site for qualifications and application procedures




Work Ethic Scholarship Program

Annual Deadline to Apply:  May 6

The Work Ethic Scholarship Program is about recognizing people who understand the importance of work ethic, personal responsibility, delayed gratification, and a positive attitude. These are hardworking men and women who will keep the lights on, water running, and air flowing. These are people who show up early, stay late, and bust their asses day in and out. These are the people we want to reward.

Please visit scholarship sponsor’s site for qualifications and application procedures




WTS Colorado

Applications accepted Annually Mid-October through November 15th. 

Each year the WTS Colorado Chapter supports exceptional young women as they pursue careers in the transportation industry by awarding six local scholarships. Each WTS Colorado scholarship winner is automatically entered for consideration for the WTS International Scholarship award.

More than eight million Americans have transportation jobs, which may include automotive/diesel service technicians and mechanics, cargo and freight agents, clerical, business, and management positions.  

Eligibility Requirements:

All applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • The applicant identifies as female.
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Plans to pursue a career in a transportation-related field.
  • Must be continuing their education into the Spring 2021 semester after the scholarship is awarded.
  • Applicants should be attending school in Colorado or Wyoming, or reside in Colorado or Wyoming. 

Please visit scholarship sponsor’s site for qualifications and application procedures