Donor-Created Scholarships

Numerous individual and corporate donors have partnered with CCA Foundation staff to create a wide range of scholarships to support the student population or academic pathways most important to them.

Dee & Steve Lambert STEM Scholarship

This scholarship was founded by Steve and Dee Lambert, and funds graduates of local Aurora high schools who wish to pursue a degree in STEM. An alumni of Aurora Central High School, Steve attended the Colorado School of Mines and currently resides in Alaska. He and his wife Dee are both passionate about helping students from Aurora realize their dream of transferring to a four-year university and ultimately achieve a degree in a STEM discipline. Recipients are awarded up to $2,500 for two years with a minimum GPA of 2.5 and enrollment in at least five credit hours.

Jonathan Rutledge Ehrmann Scholarship

This memorial scholarship honors Jonathan Rutledge Ehrmann, who was passionately working on a degree in Diesel Mechanics at the time of his passing. This scholarship fund supports several students annually who are pursuing degrees in a career and technical pathway such as Diesel Mechanics, Construction Management, Construction Estimating, Paralegal, Translation & Interpretation, and many more!

Pivot Energy’s Kaci Peters Renewable Energy Scholarship

The Kacie Peters Renewable Energy Scholarship Fund awards students who are interested in a rewarding career in the renewable energy industry. As a beloved team member of Pivot Energy, Kacie Peters was known to be an innovator, communicator, and mentor for the distributed solar and storage industry. This endowed scholarship fund celebrates her legacy by awarding $450 to one student with a minimum GPA of 2.5 and enrollment of at least five credit hours. Preference will be given to students who are pursuing a program of study in a STEM field, with additional preference to those in engineering or renewable energy pathways.

The Medical Center of Aurora Pathways Scholarship

The scholarship will be a one-year award (Fall and Spring) for $1,100, with the opportunity to reapply annually if the applicant continues to meet the eligibility requirements as described herein. Scholarship funds shall cover tuition, books, fees, and any required equipment. Preference will be given to students enrolled in a health science pathway program, including CNA, Integrated Nursing Pathway, Patient Care Technician, Patient Representative, Phlebotomy, Respiratory Therapy, and other degrees or certificates added to this pathway in the future.

Community College of Aurora Foundation

Devoted to supporting the success of CCA in its commitment to student success and high quality education