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Financial Aid


Scholarships are a great way to help you pay for college. Several opportunities are available, including some at Aims Community College and others outside of the college.

Aims Foundation Scholarships

Apply for the Aims Foundation Scholarship
Scholarships will be awarded between May and September. You will be notified via your Aims email in addition to a formal offer and acceptance form sent by mail to the address on file for you.

The Aims Foundation offers more than 80 scholarships, thanks to the generosity of our donors. You must currently attend (or will be attending) Aims. The total value of Aims Foundation scholarships exceeds $100,000 each year.

Please note: The 1718 Foundation Scholarship application deadline was March 1, 2017.  Applications submitted after this date have limited opportunity for consideration.

Aims Scholars Scholarship

Apply for the Aims Scholars Scholarship

This scholarship is available to returning Aims students who have completed at least 12 undergraduate (college-level courses with a course number of 100 and above) credits with a 3.0 cumulative undergraduate GPA or better.

Please Note: The Aims Scholars Scholarship for Summer 2017 is now open. The 1718 Fall/Spring application will be available late-July. If applying for fall please check back.

Aims Opportunity Scholarship

This scholarship is available to new incoming freshmen (recent high school graduates one academic year or less) and new incoming transfer students who have a 3.0 cumulative GPA or better. If new transfer student, must demonstrate completion of at least 12 undergraduate (college level courses with a course number of 100 and above) credits. Credits must be approved and transferred to Aims prior to application submission.

Please Note: The Aims Opportunity Scholarship is currently closed. Applications will not be accepted at this time.  The fall 17-18 application will be available late-July. Please check back.

CTE Short Program Scholarship

Apply for the CTE Short Program Scholarship

The CTE Short Program Scholarship is intended to provide funding assistance to students whose primary goal is to complete a short program certificate at Aims then step out into the workforce. This scholarship funds in-district or in-state tuition including, student/administrative/course fees for the classes required to complete the short program certificate at Aims. Submit completed applications to the Financial Aid office located in the College Center building on the Greeley campus.

Awards are based upon individual student eligibility and overall program funding.  Funds cannot be used to pay outstanding balances owed to the institution.


Please Note: Application processing will begin once all the prior semester grades have been turned in by faculty, therefore, awards may not be available the first day of the awarding semester.


Bright Futures Grant

Up to $3,000 a year (for up to four years) is available for eligible applicants to help fund your education through the Weld County Bright Futures Grant. Learn more at

Local Opportunities Outside Aims

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