Scholarships and Awards

Since 1985, the Community College of Aurora Foundation has been investing in education, providing the City’s first public institution of higher learning with enhanced programming, facility improvements and – with the support of our community partners – more than $2 million in scholarship assistance to one of the most diverse student populations in Colorado.

scholarships-and-awardsCCA Foundation scholarships are awarded each academic year and offer students the opportunity to earn an associate’s 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.

Foundation Application Process

  1. Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
    For assistance consider visiting the FAFSA Workroom.
  2. Letter of Recommendation Guidelines and Tips
    Ask two individuals to write a letter of recommendation for you.
  3. Write an Essay (Essay Guidelines and Tips)
    Essay will need to be uploaded on the scholarship management software (step 5).
  4. Access your student email
    CCCS student email is needed to complete online scholarship application.
  5. Complete the NEW CCA Foundation Scholarship Application online

FALL 2015 – SPRING 2016 APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN! PRIORITY DEADLINE IS MAY 1ST!

Still currently accepting applications for Spring 2015 as scholarships are still available.