Scholarships and Aid Opportunities

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.
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  • Applications due in February for CMU students and March for transfer students.

Saccomanno Scholarship Available - Undergraduate and Graduate Students

  • Offered by the Saccomanno Higher Education Foundation. Applicants must be Mesa County Residents.
  • For more information and to apply, see:
  • Open from February 1, 2018 to March 31, 2018

Delta Kappa Gamma, Chapter XI Scholarship - Women Educators/Internship

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 to support an outstanding woman educator during her final student teaching semester. This scholarship is an outright grant-in-aid.

Delta Kappa Gamma -Alpha Mu Chapter Award - Women Educators/Internship

This award is available to a woman who is preparing for a degree and teacher certification, and who will be completing her final year in one of the colleges or universities in Colorado.

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.
  • The value of the scholarship is $2,800 for the semester of student teaching.
  • Scholarship recipients are expected to complete student teaching in a Colorado rural school district and then apply and work at a rural school district
  • If selected as a Rural Teaching Scholar, the recipient will receive half of the scholarship at the start of student teaching (first $1,400) and the remaining half (second $1,400) when they successfully complete student teaching and expect to work in a Colorado rural school district.
  • Spring 2019 Rural Intern Scholarship Application is due by October 13, 2018.