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See list of merit- and need-based scholarships

Colorado Merit Scholarship

Please note the following criteria/requirements before completing the Colorado Merit Scholarship Application


  • Must have a 3.50 GPA or higher
  • Must be enrolled in 9.0 or more credit hours for Fall and Spring terms
    • Please note scholarship will prorate based on enrollment per term
    • 15 credits - $1,500 - split Fall / Spring
    • 12 - 14.5 credits - $1,000 - split Fall / Spring
    •   9 - 11.5 credits - $500.00 - split Fall / Spring
  • Must be a Colorado Resident
  • Must be an undergraduate student that does not have a prior Bachelors, Masters, or PhD
  • Must meet all Financial Aid Eligibility Requirements for 2016-2017

Additional Documentation Needed with Application:

  • For new students (Defined as a recent high school graduate or has never attended college)
    • Must submit high school transcript or equivalent with application
  • For students who have previously attended college
    • Must submit a copy of your FRCC or other college transcript

Apply for Colorado Merit Scholarship >

CTE Grant

The Career and Technical Education (CTE) grant is where students may receive tuition assistance up to $2,250 for the award year if they are enrolled in one of the approved CTE certificates and meet the eligibility requirements. The purpose of this grant is to provide tuition assistance to low income students enrolled in short certificate programs. Awards are for tuition only, students cannot receive a refund from this funding. Students are responsible for fees and other educational cost.

Eligibility requirements:

  • Must be a Colorado Resident
  • Must be enrolled in a CTE Program that is no more than 15 credit hours to complete
  • Must meet all Financial Aid Eligibility Requirements for 2016-2017 (including verification)
  • Must have same Expected Family Contribution as a Pell grant recipient
  • Must not be receiving VA Education Benefits
  • Must be in good standing for Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress standards

If you meet all the above criteria, you may be eligible for the CTE grant.  Apply today

Apply for CTE Grant > 

Scholarship Resources & Search Engines

Be wary of providing personal information to scholarship sites. Visit the Federal Trade Commission for a list of common scholarship scams. The Financial Aid Office recommends avoiding fee-based scholarship services.

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Contact Financial Aid

Email us or contact office at your campus:

Boulder County Campus

Phone: (303) 678-3696

Fax: (303) 678-3693

Larimer Campus

Phone: (970) 204-8376

Fax: (970) 204-8445

Westminster Campus

Phone: (303) 404-5250

Fax: (303) 439-9454

Brighton Center

Phone: (303) 404-5250

Fax: (303) 439-9454