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Every student deserves an affordable path to the workforce. This is why COSI not only provides financial assistance, but offers support to students both in and out of the classroom. Our advisors will be by your side every step of the way to help you achieve your dreams.
COSI Mesa County Eligibility Criteria:
  • Mesa County students
  • Preference given to those living on campus
  • 250% of Pell

COSI Montrose County Eligibility Criteria:

  • Montrose County residents
  • Awarded to students attending the CMU Montrose campus
  • 250% of Pell

COSI Delta County Eligibility Criteria:

  • Delta County students
  • Preference given to those living on campus
  • Can attend either the main campus or Montrose campus
  • 250% of Pell

COSI Scholar Expectations

  • Contact with a COSI advisor or COSI peer advisor at least twice each semester (in-person or over the phone)
  • Attend at least two COSI sponsored activities each semester
  • Be enrolled as a full-time student (full-time is defined as a minimum of 12 credit hours)
  • Earn a cumulative 2.0 GPA each semester
  • Complete the FAFSA by December 1st
  • Freshmen: attend a mandatory COSI orientation
  • Seniors: meet 1:1 with a COSI advisor during the first semester of senior year regarding the transition from college to career and graduation requirements
COSI Mesa, Montrose, and Delta County Advisors:
Julie Bruggenthies
970.248.1765
Michael Bacciarini
970.248.1441