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Scholarships
The PPSC Foundation is pleased to present students with several scholarship opportunities.

As a PPSC student, you will receive notice through your student email when the scholarship application opens each year.
 

When the time comes, fill out the general scholarship application to be matched with available scholarship opportunities. It is in your best interest to complete the FAFSA each year and have your resume up to date! 

Additional scholarship opportunities outside of PPSC are available to students and have different application dates. 

PPSC Foundation General Scholarship Application

We will accept applications for the Spring 2024 semester between November 6, 2023 and January 7, 2024. 

The application is open to certificate or degree seeking students who have not already received a Foundation scholarship for the 2023-2024 academic year.

The updated PPSC General Scholarship application is easy to complete with the following steps:   

  1. Visit PikesPeak.edu
    • Select MyPikesPeak Portal Login to sign into your student portal.
    • Then Select the Student Tab.
  1. Select the “Scholarship Management” link.
    • The link is in the center of the page, in the Scholarships window.
  1. Complete the General Application.
    • From the homepage, select Start Application.
    • Review Pre-filled fields.
    • Answer all blank questions.
    • Complete your personal statement.
    • Complete Acknowledgements and Consent Form.
    • Review your application and submit.
  1. After the General Scholarship application has been completed, a small number of additional scholarships with special requirements will be listed.  Students may choose to complete the additional applications but are encouraged to review the stipulations of each additional program before applying.  Program stipulations will be listed when students click on the application.   
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Current COSI Scholars are encouraged to speak with their coaches prior to completing the general scholarship application as they may be eligible to renew their scholarship award for one academic year.

The Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative (COSI) grants aim to support Coloradans who 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 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 and can be completed after the general application is submitted.

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Thanks to generous donors, the CCCS Foundation offers many scholarship opportunities for students attending or planning to attend any of the 13 Colorado Community College System colleges each academic year.  The CCCS Foundation Scholarship application is closed but will reopen in March 2024.  Please check this website again in March for more information about the application. 

The application is easy to complete, and the CCCS Foundation offers scholarships for every type of student, with a holistic selection process that considers student’s goals and circumstances, including a review of their financial need and short written responses about their education, career plans, and community involvement.

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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