Scholarship Newsletter - July 2018

"We must be free not because we claim freedom, but because we practice it." ~ William Faulkner

In This Issue


 Private Scholarships

charterUP – National Scholarship for Immigrants and Refugees

  • Award Amount: $10,000
  • Deadline: July 25th, 2018

Coupon Marathon

  • Award Amount: $3,000
  • Deadline: November 30th, 2018

Tour of Britain

  • Award Amount: $500 - $1,500
  • Deadline: July 31st, 2018

TattoosBoyGirl Annual Scholarship Program

  • Award Amount: $1,000
  • Deadline: November 30th, 2018

My GRE Exam Preparation Scholarship

  • Award Amount: $1,000
  • Deadline: July 30, 2019


Updates & Announcements

STEM Scholarships Are Being Offered Now!

Requirements include:

  • Colorado resident
  • 2.5 GPA
  • 6 + credit hours
  • Demonstrated need


We are currently in the awarding process of scholarships for the upcoming 2018-2019 aid year. Many of you may have already been offered an award and are required to meet certain requirements to receive your scholarship funds. Please make sure you are checking your CCD email for any correspondence from our office in regards to the next steps for your scholarship. If you have any questions, you may contact us at Scholarships@ccd.edu.


Money Smarts Workshops

Financial Aid 101

Learn the process to receive financial aid, from completing your FAFSA to getting your refund and everything in between. Explore scholarships and other options for paying for college.

July 25th, 9 - 10:00 a.m.
Presented by Shawn Jackson
Cherry Creek Building, Room 136

Breaking Down Your Financial Aid Award Letter

Have you received your digital Financial Aid award letter through your student email? This workshop helps break down your award letter so you can better understand how much and what types of financial aid you can qualify for.

August 1st, 9 - 10:00 a.m.
Presented by: Shawn Jackson
Cherry Creek Building, Room 136


Helpful Financial Aid & Scholarship Tips

When is the right time to apply for scholarships?

Many schools, including CCD, have priority deadlines for scholarships. Each school is different, so it is important to view each website or talk to someone in the office to start your timeline. Here are some tips to help determine where to go from there.

  1. Don’t wait for the last minute. Donors can spot an application that has been well thought out.
  2. Stay Organized. Create a calendar of deadlines.
  3. Once you know deadlines, apply early.


Scholarship Walk-in Hours

Scholarship Walk-In Hours are available every Wednesday in Confluence Building, room 118.

  • Application and Search Help - 12:30 - 2:30 p.m.
  • Essay Help - 2:30 -4:30 p.m.

Contact Us: Scholarships@ccd.edu