Scholarship Newsletter - September 2018

“Learning necessarily involves not merely risk, but the pain of giving up a former condition in favor of a new way of seeing things.” ~ R. Boostrom

In This Issue


Private Scholarships

Crush the PMP Scholarship

  • Award Amount: $1,000
  • Deadline: October 15, 2018

Service Scape

  • Award Amount: $1,000
  • Deadline: November 29, 2018

Bad Credit

  • Award Amount: $1,000
  • Deadline: December 31, 2018


  • Award Amount: $1,000
  • Deadline: December 1, 2018


  • Award Amount: $1,300
  • Deadline: December 27th, 2018


  • Award Amount: $1,000
  • Deadline: March 1st, 2019

Updates & Announcements

DREAMers United Club

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Please join us on the following Mondays in the Confluence building, room 118 at 4:00 p.m.

  • September 24
  • October 15
  • October 29
  • November 12
  • November 26
  • December 3

For more information, please contact Andrea Kossik.

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.

September 19, 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 Financial Aid Award Letter? 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.

September 26, 9 - 10:00 a.m.

Presented by: Shawn Jackson

Cherry Creek Building, Room 136

**Students are required to RSVP in order to attend these workshops by calling 303.352.6964.**


Helpful Financial Aid & Scholarship Tips

It's a New School Year! Here are some tips for starting a new semester!

  1. Start and stay organized. Being organized will help you manage your stress throughout the semester and to stay in control of your academic tasks ahead.
  2. Have a plan. When you start feeling stressed, think of ways in which you will be handling that stress.
    • Get to know your classmates.
    • Visit the tutoring center.
  3. Get involved. Studies show that students who are involved on campus in various ways have higher success rates in completing their degrees.


Scholarship Walk-in Hours

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

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

Contact Us: Scholarships@ccd.edu