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College Opportunity Fund

Offered by Colorado Department of Higher Education

Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Feb 28, 2024
Multiple awards worth

Varies

Grade level

College Students

Application deadline:

Rolling

Scholarship Overview

Are you completing undergraduate courses at a Colorado college or university? If so, you may be eligible for the College Opportunity Fund! Each year, the Fund provides financial assistance to students attending select universities in Colorado (see full list of eligible schools under “Eligibility Information”). While most of the eligible schools are public, a handful of private Colorado universities also qualify. However, bear in mind that students attending private Colorado universities must have also graduated from a high school in Colorado to be eligible. To be considered for the fund, students must complete the Stipend Application. Keep on reading to learn more!

About Colorado Department of Higher Education

The Colorado Department of Higher Education supports students and advocates and develops policies to maximize higher education opportunities for all residents of Colorado. They envision a world where all Coloradans have access to a post-high school education to pursue their dreams and improve Colorado communities.

Eligibility information

This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.

Grade Level

College Students

State

Colorado

University

ADAMS STATE UNIVERSITY, COLORADO SCHOOL OF MINES, COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY, COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY-PUEBLO, FORT LEWIS COLLEGE, COLORADO MESA UNIVERSITY, METROPOLITAN STATE UNIVERSITY OF DENVER, UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO-BOULDER, UNIV OF COLORADO AT COLO SPRINGS, UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO DENVER, UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN COLORADO, WESTERN COLORADO UNIVERSITY, ARAPAHOE COMMUNITY COLLEGE, COLORADO NORTHWESTERN COMMUNITY COLLEGE, COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF AURORA, COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF DENVER, FRONT RANGE COMMUNITY COLLEGE, LAMAR COMMUNITY COLLEGE, MORGAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE, NORTHEASTERN JUNIOR COLLEGE, OTERO JUNIOR COLLEGE, PIKES PEAK COMMUNITY COLLEGE, PUEBLO COMMUNITY COLLEGE, RED ROCKS COMMUNITY COLLEGE, TRINIDAD STATE JR COLLEGE, COLORADO CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY, REGIS UNIVERSITY, UNIVERSITY OF DENVER

Miscellaneous

Applicants must be 13 or older.

Application information

To be considered for the Fund, interested students must complete the Stipend Application.

No essay

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For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact Colorado Department of Higher Education at [email protected].

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