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
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 percent 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