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Scholarship Newsletter - May 2019

“The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you.” ~ B.B. King

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CCD students attending the Muslim Marriage Cultural Event
CCD students attending the Muslim Marriage Cultural Event

In This Issue

 

Private Scholarships

Simple Installments

  • Award Amount: $500
  • Deadline: March 20, 2020

Randall & Stump- Giving Back Scholarship

  • Award Amount: $2,500
  • Deadline: May 31, 2019

G2 Entrepreneurial Scholarship

  • Award Amount: $5,000 to six students
  • Deadline: August 16, 2019

National Debt Relief Scholarship

  • Award Amount: $1,000
  • Deadline: December 31, 2019

Mettl's Scholarship for Emerging Leaders- Transfer Scholarship

  • Award Amount: $2,000 to three students
  • Deadline: December 15, 2019

 

Updates & Announcements

The time to apply for CCD scholarships is NOW and it is NOT TOO LATE!

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CCD Scholarships Available
CCD Scholarships Available

Although our priority deadline for scholarships for 2019-2020 has passed, it is not too late to apply for scholarships. Apply at CCD.edu/Scholarships. Need Scholarship Assistance? Attend our open hours each week.

Auraria Campus 2nd Annual Dreamer Graduation

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CCD Student being embraced as she walks across the stage while receiving her diploma.
CCD Student being embraced as she walks across the stage while receiving her diploma.

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CCD student proudly walking across the stage with her child

 

This is an annual tri-institutional event that is dedicated to honoring our graduating DREAMers. This event took place Saturday, April 27th at St. Catejan’s on the Auraria Campus. CCD is proud to announce that we had 22 graduates this year.

The Scholarship Team would like to wish you all the best of luck as you continue your life’s journey.

 

Assistance League of Denver Luncheon

Nancy Tomb, Andrea (Ivonne) Kossik, and Galen Stevenson attending the Assistance League Denver (ALD) Luncheon on April 11th. Galen is an ALD scholar who will be graduating in May and attending Colorado School of Mines in the fall of 2019. Best of luck to you Galen as you move forward into the next phase of your education.

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Nancy Tomb, Galen Stevenson, and Andrea (Ivonne) Kossik attending the ALD Luncheon

 

Money Smarts Workshops

Financial Aid 101

May 22, 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. | Presented by Shawn Jackson in Cherry Creek Building, Room 136

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

SAP Workshops

May 21, 9 - 10:00 a.m | Presented by the Office of Financial Aid

Have you lost your financial aid due to your academic progress? 

Not quite sure what Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) is? Plan on attending this workshop to learn what SAP is and how to properly complete your appeal in hopes of regaining your eligibility to receive financial aid. Don’t risk putting the rest of your education in jeopardy by passing up on this expert advice.

Any student who has a requirement of ‘ApealX’ on the financial aid requirements tab of CCDConnect is encouraged to attend this free workshop. Call 303.352.6964 to reserve a seat or by visiting the Academic Advising and Student Success Center in Cherry Creek Building, room 141.

 

Helpful Financial Aid & Scholarship Tips

Important Financial Aid Information to Think About before the End of the School Year

As the school year ends all we are thinking about is that summer sun and blue skies. However, let us not forget that the new academic year will be approaching before we know it. Here are some things to remember to do before you let off some steam.

  • Verification - You have your FAFSA completed but that is only the beginning. Check with your school to see if you have been chosen to provide additional documentation in order to complete your financial aid file and be ready to receive your awards for the upcoming aid year with no surprises after the summer ends.
  • Double Check Dates & Deadlines - Whether it is for scholarships or first- come, first- served the state or institutional funding there could be items that need to be completed well before the start of the summer. Always check with your school, as dates will vary from institution to institution.
  • Register for Classes - This will ensure that you get the classes you need and are not scrambling last minute. This will avoid stress and the need to compensate for something that you really do not need just to fill your schedule.

Scholarship Walk-in Hours

EVERY Wednesday, 12:30 - 4:30 p.m. | Confluence Building, Room 118 

Please click on the following link for more details including essay help times: Scholarship Help

Contact Us:

Scholarships@ccd.edu

Phone: 303.556.5503
Community College of Denver
Confluence Building, Suite 120
800 Curtis Street
Denver, CO 80204