Our Opportunities

Welcome to the Scholarship Opportunities Homepage. *The General Application for the summer/fall semesters is open April 1 through May 31st! The General Application for the spring semester is open October 1st through November 30th!

Below you will find a listing of scholarships available to students with brief information about the scholarship qualifications. To apply to scholarships, applicants must create an account. Please SIGN UP to begin. Applicants must have a CCA Student ID Number and a student email account. You will then have the opportunity to complete a general application and the system will identify you from your student record and match you to potential scholarship opportunities. This application is open to all students, regardless of immigration status. Once you finish and submit your application, you will receive a confirmation email to your student email account.
*ASCENT/concurrent enrollment students are not eligible to receive CCA Foundation Scholarships

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Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Varies Aurora Gives Scholars
The Aurora Gives Scholars program was created to provide select graduating high school seniors with debt-free access to an Associate Degree from...
The Aurora Gives Scholars program was created to provide select...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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$525.00 COSI Summer Scholarship
• Have a completed Financial Aid Application (FAFSA) on file with CCA • Have an Estimated Family Contribution (EFC) of $13,940 or lower as...
• Have a completed Financial Aid Application (FAFSA) on file with CCA •...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $525.00
Ended
$500.00 Fall to Fall Scholarship (Summer Scholarship)
Summer Scholarship • If applicable, have completed Financial Aid Application (FAFSA) on file with CCA • Have a cumulative 2.0 GPA or greater • Be...
Summer Scholarship • If applicable, have completed Financial Aid...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
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Varies ACE (Advancement from Concurrent Enrollment) Scholarship
• Graduated from a Colorado high school and attending college for the first time • Graduated high school with at least 6 college credits • An...
• Graduated from a Colorado high school and attending college for the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$0.00 Black Faculty and Staff Umoja: Unity Scholarship
BFSU Mission: Black professionals seeking to improve, strengthen, and support our CCA community through creating collaborative environments that...
BFSU Mission: Black professionals seeking to improve, strengthen, and...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $0.00
Ended
$500.00 Brakes Plus Education Plus Scholarship
• If applicable, have a completed Financial Aid Application (FAFSA) on file with CCA • Have a cumulative 3.0 GPA or greater • Be enrolled in a...
• If applicable, have a completed Financial Aid Application (FAFSA) on...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$400.00 CCA Survivors of our Fallen Scholarship
1. Applicants must have earned a high school diploma or GED and have (and maintain) a GPA of at least 2.5. 2. Applicants must be enrolled in a...
1. Applicants must have earned a high school diploma or GED and have...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $400.00
Ended
$500.00 Commerce Bank Scholarship
• Have completed Financial Aid Application (FAFSA) on file with CCA • Have a cumulative 2.0 GPA or greater • Be enrolled in a minimum of 12 credit...
• Have completed Financial Aid Application (FAFSA) on file with CCA •...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$1,000.00 Dr. Bergren Scholarship
• If applicable, have a completed Financial Aid Application (FAFSA) on file with CCA • Have a cumulative 2.5 GPA or greater • Be enrolled in a...
• If applicable, have a completed Financial Aid Application (FAFSA) on...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$915.00 Dr. Linda S. Bowman President Emeritus Scholarship
• If applicable, have a completed Financial Aid Application (FAFSA) on file with CCA • Completed a minimum of 12 credits at CCA or be a first-time...
• If applicable, have a completed Financial Aid Application (FAFSA) on...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $915.00
Ended
$525.00 Dr. Sherrie Kantor Memorial Scholarship
If applicable, complete FAFSA, 2.5 GPA, minimum of 6 credit hours per semester, enrolled in a course of study leading to a certificate or degree in...
If applicable, complete FAFSA, 2.5 GPA, minimum of 6 credit hours per...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $525.00
Ended
$1,050.00 Ellin Mracheck Memorial Scholarship
Received special education services from Aurora Public Schools OR have participated in a program at Aurora Mental Health Center
Received special education services from Aurora Public Schools OR have...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,050.00
Ended
$1,000.00 ESG Scholarship
• If applicable, have a completed Financial Aid Application (FAFSA) on file with CCA • Have a cumulative 2.5 GPA or greater • Be enrolled in a...
• If applicable, have a completed Financial Aid Application (FAFSA) on...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$1,000.00 FirstBank Holding Company Scholarship
• Have a completed Financial Aid Application (FAFSA) on file with CCA • Be PELL eligible • Have a cumulative 3.0 GPA or greater • Be enrolled in a...
• Have a completed Financial Aid Application (FAFSA) on file with CCA •...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$525.00 Frank Neckel Scholarship
• Have a completed Financial Aid Application (FAFSA) on file with CCA • Be PELL eligible • Have a cumulative 3.0 GPA or greater • Be enrolled in a...
• Have a completed Financial Aid Application (FAFSA) on file with CCA •...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $525.00
Ended
$525.00 Freda Roof Memorial Scholarship
• If applicable, have a completed Financial Aid Application (FAFSA) on file with CCA • Have a cumulative 2.0 GPA or greater
• If applicable, have a completed Financial Aid Application (FAFSA) on...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $525.00
Ended
$525 (Fall Semester) John & Mary Lawerenz Memorial Scholarship
(Fall semester ONLY) 1. Applicants must have earned a high school diploma or GED and have (and maintain) a GPA of at least 2.5. 2. Applicants must...
(Fall semester ONLY) 1. Applicants must have earned a high school...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $525 (Fall Semester)
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$3000 (Fall & Spring) Marie Sanchez Memorial Scholarship
• Have a completed Financial Aid Application (FAFSA) on file with CCA • Entering their first or second year of either the Fire Science or EMS...
• Have a completed Financial Aid Application (FAFSA) on file with CCA •...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $3000 (Fall & Spring)
Ended
$1,000.00 Mary N. Conover Memorial Scholarship
• Minimum GPA of 2.5 • Enrolled n at least 6 credits • Completed at least 18 credits at CCA • Program of study in Early Childhood Education (ECE)...
• Minimum GPA of 2.5 • Enrolled n at least 6 credits • Completed at...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
Varies Mo Jungck Scholarship
• Have a completed Financial Aid Application (FAFSA) on file with CCA 2.5 GPA ** • Be PELL eligible • Be seeking Degree or Certificate...
• Have a completed Financial Aid Application (FAFSA) on file with...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$1,000.00 NK Chang Founders Merit Scholarship
• If applicable, have a completed Financial Aid Application (FAFSA) on file with CCA • Have a cumulitive 3.0 GPA or greater • Be enrolled in a...
• If applicable, have a completed Financial Aid Application (FAFSA) on...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$450.00 Norma Nunez Memorial Scholarship
• If applicable, have a completed Financial Aid Application (FAFSA) on file with CCA • Have a cumulitive 2.5 GPA or greater • Be enrolled in a...
• If applicable, have a completed Financial Aid Application (FAFSA) on...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $450.00
Ended
$1,050.00 PJ2M Foundation Scholarship
This award is available to graduating seniors from William Smith High School in Aurora who are attending the Community College of Aurora. The...
This award is available to graduating seniors from William Smith High...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,050.00
Ended
Varies Raytheon Corporation Scholarship
• FAFSA not required • Have a cumulative 3.0 GPA or greater • Progrm of study in Computer Information Systems with intent to transfer to 4 year...
• FAFSA not required • Have a cumulative 3.0 GPA or greater • Progrm of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$1,000.00 Simard Veterans Scholarship
• Have a cumulative 2.5 GPA or greater • Be enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours • a US veteran who is no longer eligible to receive GI...
• Have a cumulative 2.5 GPA or greater • Be enrolled in a minimum of 6...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$804.00 Weitz Construction Scholarship
1. Applicants must have earned a high school diploma or GED and have (and maintain) a GPA of at least 2.5. 2. Applicants must...
1. Applicants must have earned a high school diploma or GED...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $804.00
Ended
$500.00 William and Bernice Sanko Scholarship
• If appliicable, have a completed Financial Aid Application (FAFSA) on file with CCA • Have a cumulative 3.0 GPA or greater • Be classified as a...
• If appliicable, have a completed Financial Aid Application (FAFSA) on...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$500 Student Success Award Scholarship
The Community College of Aurora has many students with families and full time jobs who are still putting in the time and effort into improving...
The Community College of Aurora has many students with families and full...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$1000 full-time / $500 for less than full time Boundless Opportunity Scholarship
The Boundless Opportunity Scholarship benefits motivated non-traditional students who recognize the power of education to create a better life for...
The Boundless Opportunity Scholarship benefits motivated non-traditional...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1000 full-time / $500 for less than full time
Ended
$500.00 CCA Faculty & Staff Scholarship
$500 Spring ONLY
$500 Spring ONLY
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
Varies Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative (COSI) ACC
• Have a completed Financial Aid Application (FAFSA) on file with CCA • Have an Estimated Family Contribution (EFC) of $13,940 or lower as...
• Have a completed Financial Aid Application (FAFSA) on file with CCA •...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies COSI ASSET students
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$500.00 Dream Scholarship
– Dream Scholarship The DREAM Scholarship was created for students who desire to complete a college certificate or degree at CCA regardless of...
– Dream Scholarship The DREAM Scholarship was created for students who...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$525.00 Fitzsimons Credit Union Scholarship
• If applicable, have a completed Financial Aid Application (FAFSA) on file with CCA • Have a cumulative 3.0 GPA or greater • Be enrolled in a...
• If applicable, have a completed Financial Aid Application (FAFSA) on...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $525.00
Ended
$500.00 Fox Finishers Scholarship
• Have a cumulative 2.5 GPA or greater • Have 15...
• Have a cumulative 2.5 GPA or greater ...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
Varies Hide In Plain Sight
• Have a completed Financial Aid Application (FAFSA) on file with CCA • Have an Estimated Family Contribution (EFC) of $13,940 or lower as...
• Have a completed Financial Aid Application (FAFSA) on file with CCA •...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$525.00 Jim Weedin Science Scholarship
• Be studying Geology or Astronomy • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater
• Be studying Geology or Astronomy • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $525.00
Ended
$525 Jon-Alec Chervin Memorial Scholarship
The Jon-Alec Chervin Memorial Scholarship 1. Applicants must have earned a high school diploma or GED and have (and maintain) a GPA of at least...
The Jon-Alec Chervin Memorial Scholarship 1. Applicants must have...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $525
Ended
$1,000.00 Kate and Paul Tauer Scholarship
• Have a completed Financial Aid Application (FAFSA) on file with CCA • Are not PELL eligible • Have a cumulative 2.5 GPA or greater • Be enrolled...
• Have a completed Financial Aid Application (FAFSA) on file with CCA •...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$1,000.00 Mary LeGare Scholarship
• Have a completed Financial Aid Application (FAFSA) on file with CCA • Be PELL eligible • Have a cumulitive 2.75 GPA or greater • Be enrolled in a...
• Have a completed Financial Aid Application (FAFSA) on file with CCA •...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
Varies Nelnet Foundation Finishers Scholarship
Must have GPA of 2.5 or higher; must be seeking an Associate’s Degree; must have 18 or fewer credits left and plan to graduate within two semesters...
Must have GPA of 2.5 or higher; must be seeking an Associate’s Degree;...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$525.00 Olen Bell Scholarship
Assisting with Pulse 29 publication or CCA’s Campus Newspaper
Assisting with Pulse 29 publication or CCA’s Campus Newspaper
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $525.00
Ended
$500.00 Theresa Campbell Caron Scholarship
• If applicable, have a completed Financial Aid Application (FAFSA) on file with CCA • Have a cumulative 2.5 GPA or greater • Be enrolled...
• If applicable, have a completed Financial Aid Application (FAFSA) on...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended