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Colorado has a lot to offer students, with first-rate skiing on snow-covered mountains, as well as other outdoor and winter sports, but did you know that residents can earn free money for college, too? Scholarships for Colorado students offer awards to help pay for tuition, fees, books, and more. Featuring stunning places such as Pikes Peak, the Rocky Mountains, and a city that is a mile above sea level, Colorado is also home to great schools such as the University of Colorado at Boulder, University of Denver (DU), and the Air Force Academy (USAFA). If you’re a student looking to attend a school in your home state of Colorado, aim high with your college savings. Check out this directory of scholarships for Colorado students and apply online today! For even more scholarships, fill out a free ScholarshipExperts profile to discover your personalized list of possible awards.

Morris A. Esmiol, Jr. Scholarship

This scholarship is available for African American students who are majoring in engineering at the University of Colorado at Colorado springs. Applications will be primarily evaluated on academic achievement and unmet financial need.

Total: $24000

Awards: 2

Deadline: March 15

Sachs Foundation University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine Scholarship

This scholarship is available for African American students who are attending the School of Dental Medicine at the University of Colorado. Applications will be evaluated on a combination of academic achievement and unmet financial need.

Total: $7000

Awards: 2

Deadline: March 15

Sachs Foundation Scholarship for Pharmaceutical Sciences

This scholarship is available for African American students who are enrolled at the Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Colorado. Selection of award recipients will be based on demonstrated academic performance and unmet financial need.

Total: $14000

Awards: 2

Deadline: March 15

Al Schuman Ecolab Undergraduate Entrepreneurial Scholarship

U.S. undergraduate students currently enrolled in a foodservice-related program at a participating college are eligible for this award. Students must enroll in nine or more credit hours and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $4250

Awards: 2

Deadline: March 15

Sachs Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. Colorado students who are high school seniors or high school graduates that have graduated not more than three years prior to application and have not or are not attending college. Students must be a member of the African American race. An applicant with mixed racial and ethnic backgrounds must demonstrate his/her racial identity to be predominantly African American.

Total: $20000

Awards: 35

Deadline: March 15

Henry Sachs Nursing and Health Science Scholarship at UCCS

This scholarship is available for African American students who are majoring in nursing or health sciences at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. Selection is based primarily on academic achievement and unmet financial need.

Total: $18000

Awards: 5

Deadline: March 15

The Alexander Foundation Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is available for Colorado LGBT students who are pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree at a college or university in Colorado.

Total: $1650

Awards: 11

Deadline: March 16

Law Offices of Dianne Sawaya Denver Dreams Scholarship

The Law Offices of Dianne Sawaya Denver Dreams Scholarship is available for high school seniors and undergraduate students in Colorado. Applicants must submit an original essay OR video in response to the topic prompts listed on the scholarship application.

Total: $1000

Awards: 1

Deadline: May 31

Helen K. and Arthur E. Johnson Foundation Scholarship

U.S. undergraduate American Indian or Alaskan Natives who have a grade point average of 2.0 or higher and demonstrated financial need are eligible for this award. Students must be Colorado residents or members of the Southern Ute tribe or Ute Mountain Ute tribe.

Total: $2400

Awards: 27

Deadline: May 31

Horatio Alger Colorado Scholarship Program

This award is for high school seniors with a grade point average of 2.0 or higher who demonstrate critical financial need and are residents of Colorado.

Total: $10000

Awards: 9

Deadline: October 25