Our Opportunities

“During these challenging times, we are doing all we can to support as many students as possible. We will get through this together.”
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! This application is open to everyone regardless of immigration status.

Thank you for your interest in CCA Foundation Scholarships!

NEW CCA STUDENTS ONLY: Any student who does not have a CCCS email address @student.cccs.edu or has never taken a class at CCA or at any Colorado Community College School System (CCCS) in any form, including but not limited to: online, concurrent and/or ASCENT, follow the instructions below:
• Enter your personal email address. This must be the same personal email address that you used on your CCA admissions applications.
• Create a unique password.

Please note: Once you receive a CCCS email you will no longer use your personal email, just start using your @cccs.student.edu email and your current password.

CONTINUING STUDENTS ONLY: Anyone who already has a CCCS student email address @student.cccs.edu, follow the instructions below:
• Enter in your @student.cccs.edu email address.
• Create a unique password.

If you have any questions please email us at Scholarships.CCA@ccaurora.edu

Please note: Some students will have additional opportunities under the “Recommended Opportunities” tab. Here you will see a list of additional scholarships. Click on the individual links to submit a separate application and any supplemental documents. If you don’t see any additional scholarships under “Recommended Opportunities”, you are already being considered for each of the CCA scholarship(s) for which you are eligible.
Note: If you are serving as a Reference or Reviewer, you do not need to sign up for an account. Please refer to the invitation email you received or click on the trouble signing in link below.

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: 04/24/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/24/2020
$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: 04/30/2020
  • Award: $525.00
Deadline04/30/2020
$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: 04/30/2020
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline04/30/2020
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: 05/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/31/2020
Varies 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: 05/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/31/2020
$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: 05/31/2020
  • Award: $1000 full-time / $500 for less than full time
Deadline05/31/2020
$1,050.00 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: 05/31/2020
  • Award: $1,050.00
Deadline05/31/2020
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: 05/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/31/2020
$1,050.00 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: 05/31/2020
  • Award: $1,050.00
Deadline05/31/2020
Varies COSI ASSET students
• Have a completed Financial Aid Application (FAFSA) or Colorado ASSET Financial Aid Application on file with CCA • Have an Estimated Family...
• Have a completed Financial Aid Application (FAFSA) or Colorado ASSET...
  • Deadline: 05/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/31/2020
$500.00 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: 05/31/2020
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline05/31/2020
$1,600.00 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: 05/31/2020
  • Award: $1,600.00
Deadline05/31/2020
$880.00 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: 05/31/2020
  • Award: $880.00
Deadline05/31/2020
$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: 05/31/2020
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline05/31/2020
$900.00 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: 05/31/2020
  • Award: $900.00
Deadline05/31/2020
$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: 05/31/2020
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline05/31/2020
$800.00 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: 05/31/2020
  • Award: $800.00
Deadline05/31/2020
$1,050.00 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: 05/31/2020
  • Award: $1,050.00
Deadline05/31/2020
$1,050.00 Fox Finishers Scholarship
• Have a cumulative 2.5 GPA or greater • Have 15...
• Have a cumulative 2.5 GPA or greater ...
  • Deadline: 05/31/2020
  • Award: $1,050.00
Deadline05/31/2020
$900.00 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: 05/31/2020
  • Award: $900.00
Deadline05/31/2020
varies 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: 05/31/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline05/31/2020
Varies Hide In Plain Sight
• Have a completed Financial Aid Application (FAFSA) on file with CCA • Have an Estimated Family Contribution (EFC) of $14,277 or lower as...
• Have a completed Financial Aid Application (FAFSA) on file with CCA •...
  • Deadline: 05/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/31/2020
$900 Jenny Johnson Memorial 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: 05/31/2020
  • Award: $900
Deadline05/31/2020
$500.00 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: 05/31/2020
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline05/31/2020
$525 (Fall Semester) John & Mary Lewerenz 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: 05/31/2020
  • Award: $525 (Fall Semester)
Deadline05/31/2020
$1,050.00 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: 05/31/2020
  • Award: $1,050.00
Deadline05/31/2020
$525 Fall $525 Spring Jonathan Rutledge Ehrmann Memorial 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: 05/31/2020
  • Award: $525 Fall $525 Spring
Deadline05/31/2020
$950.00 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: 05/31/2020
  • Award: $950.00
Deadline05/31/2020
$1,500.00 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: 05/31/2020
  • Award: $1,500.00
Deadline05/31/2020
varies Mary LeGare Scholarship
• Have a completed Financial Aid Application (FAFSA) on file with CCA • Be PELL eligible • Have a cumulative 2.75 GPA or greater • Be enrolled in a...
• Have a completed Financial Aid Application (FAFSA) on file with CCA •...
  • Deadline: 05/31/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline05/31/2020
$1,000.00 Mary N. Conover Memorial Scholarship
• Minimum GPA of 2.5 • Enrolled in 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 in at least 6 credits • Completed at...
  • Deadline: 05/31/2020
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline05/31/2020
$350.00 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: 05/31/2020
  • Award: $350.00
Deadline05/31/2020
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: 05/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/31/2020
$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: 05/31/2020
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline05/31/2020
$350.00 Norma Nunez Memorial 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: 05/31/2020
  • Award: $350.00
Deadline05/31/2020
$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: 05/31/2020
  • Award: $525.00
Deadline05/31/2020
$1,000.00 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: 05/31/2020
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline05/31/2020
$750.00 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: 05/31/2020
  • Award: $750.00
Deadline05/31/2020
$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: 05/31/2020
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline05/31/2020
$1,000.00 Souleymane and Fumnanya Camara Immigrant Scholarship
• If applicable, have a completed Financial Aid Application (FAFSA) on file with CCA • Have a cumulative 2.5 GPA or greater or have...
• If applicable, have a completed Financial Aid Application (FAFSA) on...
  • Deadline: 05/31/2020
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline05/31/2020
$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: 05/31/2020
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline05/31/2020
$700.00 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: 05/31/2020
  • Award: $700.00
Deadline05/31/2020
$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: 05/31/2020
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline05/31/2020
$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 CCA Faculty & Staff Scholarship
$500 Spring ONLY
$500 Spring ONLY
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500.00
$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:
  • Award: $500