Colorado Opportunity

New and continuing students with financial need may be eligible for the Colorado Opportunity Scholarship.  This is a state-funded grant that promotes student access to higher education and student success through scholarships and academic support.

The pool of funds available to CMU Montrose students in the 2018-19 academic year is $85,000. Individual awards for students may be as high as $1,000 per semester.  To receive the scholarship students must be:

  • Residents of Montrose County
  • Have a high school or CMU grade point average of 2.5 or higher
  • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and demonstrate financial need
  • Take a minimum of six credits of classes per semester during the academic year