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Colorado State Aid

Types of State Aid Available

*The following state assistance programs may be available at participating institutions in Colorado:

College Opportunity Fund: Pays a portion of eligible student's share of tuition at participating Colorado institutions. Click for more information.

Colorado Need-based Awards: Includes the Colorado Student Grant and Colorado Graduate Grant. Available to qualified students with documented financial need.

Colorado Work-Study: Part-time employment program designed to assist students with financial need or work experience.

Dependent Tuition Assistance Program: Pays tuition, on-campus room and board for dependents of Colorado law enforcement officers, fire or National Guard personnel killed or disabled in the line of duty, and for dependents of prisoners of war or service personnel listed as missing in action. Applications are available at the Colorado Commission on Higher Education.

Colorado National Guard Tuition Assistance Program: Pays up to 100% of tuition costs at state-supported institutions, for its members. For more information, contact a National Guard recruiter or the state tuition assistance office at (303) 677-8913.

*Note: All programs may not be available at all participating institutions. Contact the institution for details and applications.