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Aid for Pre-Education Majors

TEACH Colorado Program Application Help, Scholarship, & Fee Reimbursement

  • TEACH Colorado also offers an interactive application checklist to help you stay organized throughout the application process and a limited number of $1000 scholarships to help cover your tuition!
  • TEACH Colorado also offers to reimburse you for up to $100 for your application expenses. These include Praxis Testing and fingerprinting fees associated with applying to teacher education.
  • All TEACH Colorado aid programs require creation of a TEACH account, which includes:
    • An interactive application checklist to keep you on track.
    • $100 fee reimbursement towards application and testing expenses.
    • 1-on-1 expert advice for any question along the way.
    • How-to guides for eligibility, applications, testing and finances. TEACH Colorado aid programs require creation of a TEACH account, which includes:

Help Paying for Praxis

Exam Fee Waiver


CMU Scholarships & Aid

--See IRIS advisors for more information on CMU Aid & Foundation Scholarships--

CMU Promise

Reisher Scholars Program

  • The Reisher Scholars Program is unique in that it focuses on rising college sophomores and transfer students from community colleges who have already demonstrated academic and leadership potential as undergraduates.
  • Apply at
  • Applications due in February for CMU students and March for transfer students.

Saccomanno Scholarship Available - Undergraduate and Graduate Students

Delta Kappa Gamma Scholarships

Chapter XI Scholarship - Women Educators/Internship

- UPDATED 3.1.24

Delta Kappa Gamma is an international society of outstanding women educators who share the goal of promoting excellence in the teaching field. The XI Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma offers a merit scholarship of $1,000 each to support 2 outstanding women educators during their final student teaching semester. This scholarship is an outright grant-in-aid.

Alpha Mu Chapter Award - Women Educators Internship Scholarship

This award is available to a woman who is preparing for a degree and teacher certification, and who will be completing her internship at Colorado Mesa University in fall of 2023 or spring 2024.This year candidates will be asked to participate in a 15 minute interview. The Alpha Mu scholarship team will each out to those potential recipients. The scholarship awardee will be notified by May 1st. The recipient will also be invited to a scholarship event in May.  

CDE Educator Funding Opportunities

The Colorado Department of Education (CDE) is offering several new funding options for educators. For more information, see the CDE website at 

Colorado Rural Teaching Scholarship

The Colorado Center for Rural Education and the Colorado Department of Higher Education seek to encourage talented teacher candidates to student teach in Colorado rural school districts and eventually become a teacher in a Colorado rural school district.

Aid for Teachers & Graduate Resources

Downloadable Aid List

  • Click HERE for a handy PDF with multiple links