All Opportunities


Welcome to the Community College of Denver Scholarship Application!


The Community College of Denver (CCD) scholarship application is open to students who are Colorado residents, including eligible DREAMers/Undocumented students.

International students do not qualify for CCD scholarships

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Below is a list of scholarships available at CCD. Please keep in mind this list shows all scholarships available, not scholarships for which you are receiving consideration

Priority Deadline: This is the date in which you can potentially increase your chances of being a recipient of a scholarship(s) for the upcoming aid year. Please be aware that this date is APRIL 15th of each year.

Deadline: This is the date by which you should complete the General Application, any Supplemental Applications, or any individual scholarship applications to receive consideration.

Award: The amount stated is for general information purposes and not a guarantee of what you may receive if awarded. Actual award amounts can vary based on recipient eligibility, available funds, and other factors.

Actions: Upon completion of the General Application and any Supplemental Applications, you will be automatically matched with scholarships for which you meet the criteria. These scholarships indicate “None” under “Action” and require no additional information from you for consideration. A limited number of scholarships indicate “Apply” under “Action” and require individual applications for consideration. A list of these scholarships can be found by viewing Recommended Opportunities from the Opportunities tab.


Important Information:

  • First, you will complete the CCD General Scholarship Application
  • Check “Recommended Opportunities” from the opportunities tab
  • Log in to this portal once a month so you don’t miss any scholarship opportunities. Additional scholarships may become available throughout the year
  • If you have any questions or need help please feel free to contact us at scholarships@ccd.edu
Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
$1000 EspeciallyMe Scholarship
The EspeciallyMe Scholarship honors the EspeciallyMe Organization and founder, Ms. Patricia Huston. The mission of EspeciallyMe is "…to promote and...
The EspeciallyMe Scholarship honors the EspeciallyMe Organization and...
  • Deadline: 11/01/2019
  • Award: $1000
Deadline11/01/2019
Varies Mel Carter Art Scholarship
A bequest from the estate of former fine arts professor Mel Carter established this endowment and honors his legacy while celebrating outstanding...
A bequest from the estate of former fine arts professor Mel Carter...
  • Deadline: 11/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline11/15/2019
$500.00 Digital Storytelling Scholarship
The Digital Storytelling scholarship was created to honor students’ personal experiences while leveraging 21st century skills to tell...
The Digital Storytelling scholarship was created to honor students’...
  • Deadline: 11/30/2019
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline11/30/2019
Varies Assistance League Denver Scholarship
The Assistance League Denver (ALD) is an all-volunteer, 501© (3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to transform the lives of children and...
The Assistance League Denver (ALD) is an all-volunteer, 501© (3)...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/01/2019
$0.00 COSI Workforce Match
Students must be enrolled in the following areas of study: Advanced Manufacturing Center, Building Crafts Certificate programs, Health Sciences,...
Students must be enrolled in the following areas of study: Advanced...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $0.00
up to $6,000 Forward Steps Guardian Scholars Scholarship
The Forward Steps Guardian Scholars Scholarship was created to help emancipated foster youth achieve their dream of earning a college degree. This...
The Forward Steps Guardian Scholars Scholarship was created to help...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: up to $6,000
Ended
Varies Larry Brooks Memorial Scholarship
The Larry Brooks Scholarship offered by the CCD Foundation was created in honor of Larry Brooks, a long time CCD employee who was dedicated to the...
The Larry Brooks Scholarship offered by the CCD Foundation was created...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
varies Building Crafts Scholarship
The CCD Foundation established the Building Crafts Scholarship in partnership with the Associated General Contractors of Colorado to help...
The CCD Foundation established the Building Crafts Scholarship in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies Photography Scholarship
The J Amado Photography Scholarship is funded by J Amado Photography to help current CCD students achieve their educational goals. The scholarship...
The J Amado Photography Scholarship is funded by J Amado Photography to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
Varies Displaced Aurarian Scholarship
The Displaced Aurarian Scholarship is designed to provide funds for tuition and fees to students who were residents of the Auraria Neighborhood at...
The Displaced Aurarian Scholarship is designed to provide funds for...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies 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: Varies
Ended
Varies ABC Scholarship
CCD and the CCD Foundation established this scholarship to help students complete their associate degree at CCD within two semesters after...
CCD and the CCD Foundation established this scholarship to help students...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Francie Anhut Scholarship Fund
The Francie Anhut Scholarship Fund was established by family members, friends and CCD colleagues to honor Francie’s passion for CCD students....
The Francie Anhut Scholarship Fund was established by family members,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$0.00 Paige Vet Tech Scholarship
The Paige Family Foundation provided the funding for five (5) $1,000 scholarships to support CCD students enrolled in the Veterinary Technology...
The Paige Family Foundation provided the funding for five (5) $1,000...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $0.00
Ended
Varies Child Care Scholarship
The Child Care Scholarship was created to serve our students from low income families who need assistance with child care. Qualifications include a...
The Child Care Scholarship was created to serve our students from low...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$1,000 CCD Community Scholarship
The Community Scholarship provides access and opportunity to traditionally under-represented students from diverse backgrounds to advance their...
The Community Scholarship provides access and opportunity to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
Varies College Success Scholarship
The College Success Scholarship (CSS) assists freshmen and low to middle income students with academic preparation and financial planning to help...
The College Success Scholarship (CSS) assists freshmen and low to middle...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$1,000 Excellence Scholarship
The Excellence Scholarship recognizes outstanding CCD students including incoming freshmen, sophomores and CCD transfer students with a renewable...
The Excellence Scholarship recognizes outstanding CCD students including...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$1,000 Health Science Scholarship
Created to assist students who are admitted into a Health Science program at the Community College of Denver. Qualifications include enrolling in...
Created to assist students who are admitted into a Health Science...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$1,000 New Generation Scholarship
CCD recognizes the importance of assisting and providing advising, counseling and financial aid resources to our first generation students. ...
CCD recognizes the importance of assisting and providing advising,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$0.00 COSI Workforce Scholarship
Students must be enrolled in the following areas of study: Advanced Manufacturing Center, Building Crafts Certificate programs, Health Sciences,...
Students must be enrolled in the following areas of study: Advanced...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $0.00
Ended
$1,000.00 HERBERT AND JUDY PAIGE FAMILY FOUNDATION VET TECH SCHOLARSHIP
Herbert and Judy Paige created the Paige Family Foundation with the strong belief that “education of youth is the most efficient and effective...
Herbert and Judy Paige created the Paige Family Foundation with the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
Varies American GI Forum-5281 Chapter Scholarship Fund
Established by the American GI Forum (AGIF) 5218 Chapter, this scholarship supports Hispanic veterans in their pursuit of post-secondary...
Established by the American GI Forum (AGIF) 5218 Chapter, this...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Anschutz Foundation
The Anschutz Foundation established this matching scholarship through the Foundation for Colorado Community Colleges to assist full-time CCD...
The Anschutz Foundation established this matching scholarship through...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Audrey D. and Harvey D. Rothenberg Scholarship
Established by Audrey D. and Harvey D. Rothenberg in 2016, one annual scholarship is awarded to a non-traditional student who is either attending...
Established by Audrey D. and Harvey D. Rothenberg in 2016, one annual...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Chris Budden Scholarship
The Chris Budden Scholarship was established to honor Dr. Budden upon his retirement from CCD. Qualifying applicants must demonstrate financial...
The Chris Budden Scholarship was established to honor Dr. Budden upon...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies CO-WY AMP Scholarship
The CO-WY AMP scholarship is available to any CCD student
The CO-WY AMP scholarship is available to any CCD student
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies COSI Scholarship
In 2014, the Colorado legislature committed $35 million to establish the Colorado Department of Education’s COSI Scholarship to boost attainment of...
In 2014, the Colorado legislature committed $35 million to establish the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Dr. Ron Mahoney Scholarship
The Wheat Ridge Optimist Club established this scholarship to honor its long-time member, Dr. Ron Mahoney. The scholarship supports a student who...
The Wheat Ridge Optimist Club established this scholarship to honor its...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Edward J Romero Memorial Scholarship
The Edward J. Romero Memorial Scholarship was established to honor Edward J. Romero. Applicants must be working towards a degree and/or certificate...
The Edward J. Romero Memorial Scholarship was established to honor...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Health One Scholarship
The HealthOne Scholarship is a matching grant offered through the Foundation for the Colorado Community Colleges to assist students in the...
The HealthOne Scholarship is a matching grant offered through the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Herbert and Judy Paige Family Foundation Scholarship
Herbert and Judy Paige created the Paige Family Foundation with the strong belief that “education of youth is the most efficient and effective...
Herbert and Judy Paige created the Paige Family Foundation with the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Hide in Plain Site Scholarship
The Hide in Plain Site (HIPS) Provides Scholarships to Homeless Students. HIPS scholarship provides funding for students who are at risk, whether...
The Hide in Plain Site (HIPS) Provides Scholarships to Homeless...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies IME Becas
The IME Becas Scholarship offered by the CCD Foundation through a grant in partnership between Superate Y Triunfa and the Association of Mexican...
The IME Becas Scholarship offered by the CCD Foundation through a grant...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Keys Support Program
The KEYS scholarship program provides support and services to displaced homemakers to become self-sufficient. The KEYS Scholarship Program assist...
The KEYS scholarship program provides support and services to displaced...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Kingdom Enlightenment Scholarship
The Kingdom Enlightenment Scholarship Foundation (KESF) was founded by Stephen S. Fredericks through his last Will and Testament. Steve died of...
The Kingdom Enlightenment Scholarship Foundation (KESF) was founded by...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$0.00 Last Mile Scholarship
Last Mile Scholarships are available for students who are within 15 credit hours (one semester) of graduating, enabling these students to focus on...
Last Mile Scholarships are available for students who are within 15...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $0.00
Ended
varies Michaela Rossi Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is being given in the memory of our CCD colleague and Radiographic Technology community member, Mrs. Michaela Rossi, R.T. ( R) ...
This scholarship is being given in the memory of our CCD colleague and...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
Varies Paralegal Book Scholarship
The Paralegal Book scholarship was developed by the faculty of the Paralegal faculty as a way to help paralegal students with their book...
The Paralegal Book scholarship was developed by the faculty of the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$0.00 Paralegal Scholarship
The CCD Foundation has partnered with the Colorado Women’s Bar Association Foundation to create a scholarship for women in the paralegal...
The CCD Foundation has partnered with the Colorado Women’s Bar...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $0.00
Ended
varies Prinsen Family Scholarship
Kaitlin and Andy Prinsen established this permanent endowment to assist students attending Community College of Denver who have emancipated from...
Kaitlin and Andy Prinsen established this permanent endowment to assist...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
Varies The Oneta E. Hollowell Memorial ECE Scholarship
The Oneta Elaine Hollowell Memorial Scholarship Fund is sponsored by Kids 4 Real Incorporated Childcare Center in memory of Oneta, who lost her...
The Oneta Elaine Hollowell Memorial Scholarship Fund is sponsored by...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Wellington Webb Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship
The Wellington Webb Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship was established by the Colorado Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Commission. The...
The Wellington Webb Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship was established...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies WIN VET Scholarship
The WIN Veteran Scholarship was established to assist honorably discharged veterans to obtain a college education. Preference is given to students...
The WIN Veteran Scholarship was established to assist honorably...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Winograd Award
The Winograd Award was established in 2017, to honor Leonard Winograd’s 30 years of teaching excellence at CCD and for his contributions to CCD’s...
The Winograd Award was established in 2017, to honor Leonard Winograd’s...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Housing Scholarship
The Housing Scholarship was created to serve students from low income families who need assistance with housing. Qualifications include a 2.0...
The Housing Scholarship was created to serve students from low income...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended