Have you ever heard of a place where there are 300 days of sunshine, on average, but it could be snowing at the same time (which is pretty cool to see)? That place is Colorado. The state is known for its healthy lifestyles and natural beauty. Colorado is a state which is growing fast and getting really expensive to live. It is the 8th most extensive state in the country having approximately 5.8 million population and also a well-known state for its investment in education. Also, the University of Colorado Boulder was named America's 38th top public college by the U.S. News. 

Colorado’s average tuition costs $7,043 for in-state and $16,919 for out-of-state. However, many times paying this amount is quite pricey for many people. Thus, there are various colleges and universities in Colorado that continue to sponsor the education of students through partial and full college scholarships which is nearly one-third of its student body. Also, there are many organization that helps students with college preparation during high school, career planning, and tips on creating and managing a successful college fund. 

Common Step By Step Guide To Apply For Colorado Scholarships

Step 1: Research your options

The first step to applying for a scholarship is to research about it as per your eligibility and choice of your university or college. It will give you a complete picture of the various college scholarships available, what it covers, who offers them, and for how long.

Step 2: Understand the application process

After finishing the search for your scholarship option you can find and understand its application process. You must understand the various requirements related to the scholarship you’re applying for. Read all the instructions carefully.

Step 3: Create a calendar

You can create a calendar and write down the deadlines of all the applications you have applied for. Noting down the application deadline is very important if you are applying for multiple scholarships.

Step 4: Go through your application twice

It is quite common for humans to make mistakes, whether it is a spelling mistake, grammar mistake, lack of information, or a mistake following the proper instructions. So, before submitting the application just go through it once.

Step 5: Keep a positive mindset

There are various scholarships provided by the State of Colorado. Just stay positive and check the status of your application. However, you can also contact your scholarship provider when you expect to hear back about the result of your application.

 

Application Deadline

Varies

Award Amount

$500 - $5,000

Awards Available

Varies

Website

Link

Contact Number

(303) 862-3001

About the Scholarship

This Colorado Student Grant (CSG) award is given to the qualified students with documented financial need, which is funded by the State of Colorado. The CSG aims at providing financial resources to the Colorado residents who would be unable to pursue their post-secondary education without any aid. Here, financial need is determined by using the student\'s EFC ...

Application Deadline

June 30, 2020

Award Amount

$2,500

Awards Available

Varies

Website

Link

Contact Number

800 788-3368

About the Scholarship

The Discover Student Loans Scholarship Award is an initiative by the Discover Student Loans with the sole aim of supporting talented students whose potential is otherwise gone unnoticed. The sch...

Application Deadline

December 07, 2020

Award Amount

$2,500

Awards Available

Varies

Website

Link

Email Address

comcast@applyists.com

Contact Number

855-670-4787

About the Scholarship

Comcast NBC Universal Foundation strives towards building a brighter nation by awarding the Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship to bright and aspiring minds. The Foundation believes that young minds are the leaders of tomorrow. Success starts with opportunity and commitment to the young people will build better leade...

Application Deadline

March 16, 2020

Award Amount

$3,500

Awards Available

4

Website

Link

Email Address

jacinda@niada.com

Contact Number

800-682-3837

About the Scholarship

The National Independent Automobile Dealers Association, a 70-year-old trade association established the National Independent Automobile Dealers Association Foundation or the NIADA Foundation in 2006 with the mission of supporting young men or women of the United States who have displayed academic excellence, leadership sk...

Application Deadline

February 01, 2020

Award Amount

$2,000

Awards Available

10

Website

Link

Email Address

scholarships@ffa.org

Contact Number

317-802-6099

About the Scholarship

The Metlife Foundation Scholarship is awarded by National Future Farmers of America (FFA) Organization to encourage the students to pursue higher education in widely diverse fields ranging from agriculture-related studies to other major career options like communications, journalism, public relations, m...

Application Deadline

February 01, 2020

Award Amount

$1,000

Awards Available

1

Website

Link

Email Address

scholarships@ffa.org

Contact Number

317-802-6099

About the Scholarship

The Animal Health International Scholarship program was introduced by the National FFA organization to fund the educational expenses of those students who are planning to enroll for a course of study majoring in fields related to animal or dairy science. The scholarship encourages the students who aspire to be v...

Application Deadline

February 24, 2020

Award Amount

$2,000

Awards Available

8

Website

Link

Email Address

scholarship@Co4NU.com

Contact Number

303-719-4138

About the Scholarship

The Coloradans for Nebraska Scholarship is awarded to the students who are planning to enroll in the University of Nebraska for full-time. The students must be either graduates or graduating seniors of Colorado High School. The scholarship is awarded by the Coloradans for Nebraska based on the financial need of the applicants, academic achi...

Application Deadline

January 15, 2020

Award Amount

$6,500

Awards Available

Varies

Website

Link

Email Address

info@ris.sdbor.edu

Contact Number

605-773-3455

About the Scholarship

The South Dakota Opportunity Scholarship is awarded to high school graduate of the state of South Dakota who is excellent in academics to help them pursue post-secondary education at a university, college or any educational institution accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools...

Application Deadline

June 01, 2020

Award Amount

$10,000

Awards Available

10

Website

Link

Email Address

prom@ducktapeclub.com

Contact Number

440-937-7096

About the Scholarship

High school students attending prom are awarded scholarship prizes through the Stuck At Prom Scholarship Contest to the best student who makes and wears prom attires made of Duct Brand duct tape. The scholarship is awarded to the winners of the contest on the basis of online voting. The contest winners in different positions are ch...

Application Deadline

November 17, 2020

Award Amount

$5,000

Awards Available

50

Website

Link

Email Address

spirit@applyists.com

Contact Number

865-670-4787

About the Scholarship

Prudential Foundation certifies Prudential Spirit of Community Awards. The establishment was begun as the United States\' biggest youth acknowledgment program dependent on volunteer network administration. This grant was begun by Prudential and the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) in the year 1995. This program honors middle level and high sc...