Scholarship Newsletter - January 2019

"Take a leap of faith & begin this wondrous new year by believing." ~ Sarah Ban Breathnach

In This Issue

Private Scholarships

Future Nurse Scholarship Program

As part of our effort to support the healthcare industry's efforts to remedy the current nursing shortage, Future Nurse Scholarship program has put together a scholarship available to nurses of all specialty areas.

  • Awards Amount: $1,000
  • Deadline: Spring - January 15th | Fall - August 1st

Live Bearded

The Live Bearded team is all about helping students fulfill their dreams. Most students need a little financial aid; Live Bearded aims to help you be the next successful entrepreneur, to start your small business, open a barber shop, become a civil or public servant, or whatever path you're traveling to pursue.

  • Award Amount: $2,500
  • Deadline: February 1, 2019


In the CarBrain scholarship essay, you are asked to focus on the topic of, "the future and evolution of the car industry."

  • Award Amount: $1,000
  • Deadline: April 19, 2019

DO Supply, Inc.

DO Supply, Inc. is offering a scholarship award to the student who best demonstrates his/her passion for small business in the United States by creating a well-researched and personal account of a small business that has impacted his/her life, or of a dream he/she may have to establish their own business.

  • Award Amount: $10,000
  • Deadline: June 1, 2019

Updates & Announcements

CCD's General Scholarship Application Open January 1, 2019

This year we have changed the scholarship essay questions; take a look, prepare your new essay and apply early. Remember we have a priority deadline of April 15th. Visit the website at CCD.edu/Scholarships.

Student Academic Progress (SAP) Appeal Workshops

In order to stay eligible for financial aid, all students must meet Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) requirements. If you receive aid, and you've been told that you're not meeting the SAP requirements, you may appeal your SAP decision. Attend an SAP Appeal Workshop to learn tips to complete your application.

  • Friday, January 4th, 10 - 11:00 a.m. | Cherry Creek Building, Room 132
  • Tuesday, January 8th, 9 - 10:00 a.m. | Cherry Creek Building, Room 132
  • Friday, January 18th, 3 - 4:00 p.m. | Cherry Creek Building, Room 132
  • Monday, January 21st, 2 - 3:00 p.m. | Cherry Creek Building, Room 132

All SAP Appeal Applications are due by January 21st, 5:00 p.m.


Money Smarts Workshops

Private Scholarship Search

January 10th, 10 - 11:00 a.m. | Cherry Creek Building, Room 136

Credit 101

January 21st, 10 - 11:00 a.m. | Cherry Creek Building, Room 136

Super Strong Career Assessment

January 23rd, 11:00 a.m. - Noon | Cherry Creek Building, Room 136

Time Management

January 24th, 2 - 3:00 p.m. | Cherry Creek Building, Room 136
January 31st, 10 - 11:00 a.m. | Cherry Creek Building, Room 136

Scholarship Help - Walk-in Hours

Scholarship Search & Application Help
Get help searching for & applying for scholarships. Open to Colorado Residents, DADA, ASSET & Undocumented Students!

  • 12:30 - 4:30 p.m. | Confluence Building, Room 118
  • Walk-in or by appointment

Scholarship Essay Writing Help
Get help writing an essay or polishing one that has already been written with the Excel Writing Zone, Confluence Building, Room 408.

  • Mondays & Thursdays, 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • Tuesdays & Wednesdays, 9:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
  • Fridays, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
  • Walk-in or by appointment