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Scholarships

 

The PPSC General Scholarship Application is closed for the current cycle. If you are a current PPSC student, keep an eye on your email for announcements when the application opens.

To learn more about other scholarships view the external scholarship information at the bottom of this page, or learn more about COSI Scholarships including Back to Work and Finish What You Started.

To learn more about different ways to pay for college, visit our Financial Aid web page.

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COSI Scholarships

The Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative (COSI) grants aim to support Coloradans whom experienced an economic loss due to the COVID-19 pandemic (such as lost or adverse changes in employment, increased food or housing insecurity, forced withdrawal from college after March 13, 2020, or suffered another form of economic loss). 

PPSC is proud to offer the Back to Work and the Finish What You Started Scholarship opportunities to students who meet the eligibility requirements. Learn more about how we can help you get Back to Work or help you Finish What You Started with a financial scholarship, dedicated coaching, and more! 

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PPSC Foundation General Scholarship Application

The general scholarship application is currently closed. Award announcements will be made throughout the summer. 

Generous donations to the PPSC Foundation will fund more than $1,200,000 in scholarships to PPSC students for the 2022/20223 school year. Scholarships help pay for tuition and fees and some also cover books and other costs of attending. There are scholarships available that will help you all the way to graduation with your certificate, associate’s degree, and even possibly your bachelor’s degree here at PPCC.

What you will need to complete the application

  • Student ID or S number
  • High school transcript if you graduated in the last three years
  • PPSC unofficial transcript if you are a current student 
  • A student or work resume
  • Personal statement where you share in 600 words or less
    • About yourself and why you chose to attend PPSC
    • What your school and work goals are for the next 3 years
    • How a scholarship would help you achieve your goals
    • What your plan is to complete your degree or certificate
  • Names and emails of 2-3 recommenders who are not your friends or family members
  • A short community service statement sharing how you serve the people in your community
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Kane Family Foundation Scholarship

PPSC is grateful for the overwhelming generosity the Kane Family Foundation has shown in supporting students here at PPSC. This scholarship will cover tuition, fees, and required books for up to four semesters. It will be available to highly successful non- traditional students who are committed to:

  • Completing at least 12 credit hours per semester or more
  • Maintaining a 3.0 gpa at PPSC
  • Graduating within two years of beginning their program at PPSC

The Kane Family Foundation scholarship will be open during the regular scholarship application period (March 15 – April 26th) and can be completed after the general application is submitted.

 

External Scholarship Opportunities

Once on the page, you can filter to PPSC Foundation scholarships or external scholarships by selecting the + beside the scholarship category on the left side of the page.

To apply for PPSC Foundation Scholarships, you must be admitted as a student at PPSC. Log into your student account to view and apply for available scholarships.

To apply for external scholarships, go to the scholarship sponsor’s website for further information and instructions on how to apply. Outside scholarship providers are not under the jurisdiction of PPSC, therefore the college assumes no obligation for verification of the legitimacy of such providers listed on this website. 

You can also look for additional scholarship opportunities through scholarship search websites, professional associations, local service organizations, credit unions and banks, Colorado Foundations, The Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce, Veterans Service Organizations and Military Associations.

***Remember to carefully review an organization’s scholarship requirements and read their privacy policy before submitting any personal information to avoid possible scams. Please be aware of potential scholarship scams. 

Many private organizations offer scholarships to students.  Outside scholarship providers are not under the jurisdiction of PPSC.  PPSC does not in anyway endorse or administer the scholarship or participate in the scholarship award process.  PPSC assumes no obligation for verification of the legitimacy of such providers listed on this website. 

 

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Scholarship Contact Information:

Scholarships are managed by both the PPSC Foundation and the Financial Aid office.
For all questions, email scholarships@pikespeak.edu.

Provide your Student ID (S#) if you have one.