Scholarships and Awards

General Scholarships

CCA Foundation scholarships are awarded each academic year and offer students the opportunity to earn an associate degree or its equivalent, establish eligibility to transfer to a four-year institution, or certify in a vocation that provides a family-sustaining wage. Scholarship beneficiaries range from working students to those specializing in specific fields such as math, art and the health occupations.


For a full list of Spring 2017 Foundation Scholarship opportunities please CLICK HERE.

Scholarship Application For The Spring 2017 Semester Are Now Closed.



COSI Scholarship:

The Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative (COSI) was created for students that are enrolled in a college course, pursuing a program certificate, or degree program. Scholarship Initiative support is available for Colorado students who qualify for a Pell grant and participate in a degree-seeking program, while completing all coursework with a C or better to remain eligible. Scholarship covers the cost of tuition, fees, and books.

Eligibility Criteria:

Have a completed Financial Aid Application on file with CCA (FAFSA)

Be seeking Degree or Certificate completion at CCA

Be classified as a Colorado Resident for tuition purposes

Be classified as a US Citizen

Be within 250% of PELL eligibility based on the determined Estimated Family Contribution (EFC)

Fall-To-Fall Summer Scholarship: (Summer Opportunity Only)

Fall-to-Fall Summer Scholarship was created to support the college’s goal of facilitating student retention from fall semester to fall semester by supporting the student’s ability to take courses in the summer.

The Fall to Fall scholarship was launched in Summer 2015. In order to qualify, students needed to have attended CCA in the prior fall and spring semesters, be enrolled to take courses during the summer, and commit to re-enrolling in the Fall 2015 semester.

Eligibility Criteria:

Have been enrolled for both Fall 15 and Spring

Be enrolled in minimum of 6 hours for Summer 16

Show intent to enroll in a minimum of 6 hours for Fall 16

Meet general FA requirements including MAP/SAP

May be pell or non-pell eligible