Paying for College

There is a wide array of scholarship opportunities available at Colorado Northwestern. From Athletics and Academics to Foundation Grants and Community Scholarships, CNCC strives to make world-class higher education a reality for every student with a desire to learn. In addition to scholarships, CNCC has a wide range of financial assistance including loans, grants, and work-study. For more information, click this link: Financial Aid.

Local Scholarships

The local college districts supporting CNCC have created scholarships designed specifically for permanent residents. The Rangely Junior College District offers a 100% tuition buy-down for residents of western Rio Blanco County. The Moffat County Board offers a 100% tuition buy-down. Proof of residency is required.

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Additional Grants and Scholarships

Foundation Grant and Scholarships

CNCC offers a wide variety of scholarships through the CNCC Foundation. Most are program-specific or are based on specific campuses or plans of study. Applications for Foundation Scholarships are emailed to students within their programs of study. Due to the wide variety of scholarships, applications are sent out to student email accounts at various times throughout the year. It is crucial for students to check their student email account in a regular basis.Here are some of the CNCC Foundation Scholarships:

The Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative (COSI) Scholarship provides financial assistance for higher education over the course of four terms (fall and spring semesters only) for low-income and first-generation families as well as provide student support in order to increase student success. Students must be 250% Pell Eligible and be Colorado residents. There are special scholarships available for Aviation Flight (Technology) students as well. If chosen as a COSI Scholar, one agrees to attend various workshops throughout the four semesters as well as meet one-on-one with both their academic adviser and the COSI coordinator. These workshops are intended to promote personal growth and development, academic achievement, and the fostering of community. Deadline to apply is September 1, for the fall semester and January 1 for the spring semester. Application


Program Based Scholarships


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