Private Scholarships

The Financial Aid office at ACC has been made aware of the following scholarships (which are sorted by general category) for use by its students. These scholarships are not in any way affiliated with the institution. Thus, the Financial Aid office is not responsible for the application or awarding process in any way. Please make sure to research each scholarship for which you desire to apply to ensure that the scholarship is up-to-date. Happy scholarship hunting!


Scholarship Categories

Contests & Sweepstakes
Merit Scholarships
Minority Scholarships
Scholarships by Area of Study
Scholarships by Company
Scholarships by Type


Contests & Sweepstakes

American Fire Sprinkler Association Scholarship
American Foreign Service Association (AFSA) National High School Essay Contest
Best Decision Scholarship (essay contest)
bTrendie (essay contest)
The Drive to Learn Scholarship
Optimist International
Promises Treatment Centers (essay contest)
QASymphony (essay contest)
Resume Companion Scholarship
Smart Monkey Fitness (essay contest)
WyzAnt College Scholarship

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Merit Scholarships

Boettcher Scholarship
Daniels Fund
Elks National Foundation - Most Valuable Student Scholarship
Highlands Ranch Community Association
The Griffin Foundation
Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund

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Minority Scholarships


CESDA Scholarship
Diversity Jobs Scholarship Program
Gates Millennium/Bill Gates Scholarship
Hide in Plain Sight
Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarships
Ronald McDonald House Charities

African American

Sachs Foundation Scholarship

American Indian

American Indian College Fund
American Indian Education Foundation
American Indian Science & Engineering Society (AISES) Scholarships
Catching the Dream
Citizen Potawatomi Nation Tribal Rolls Scholarship
Navajo Nation

Asian Pacific

Organization of Chinese Americans - UPS Gold Mountain Scholarship


Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Latin American Education Foundation
LatPro Scholarships
Migrant Farm Worker Scholar

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Scholarships by Area of Study

4 Wheel Online (Automotive)
Accounting & Financial Women's Alliance (Accounting/Finance)
Accounting Software Scholarship by Corcentric (Accounting/Finance)
American Medical Technologists (AMT) Scholarship (Medical Technologist)
American Muscle Scholarship Program (Automotive)
Art and Design-Associate Degree Scholarship (Art/Design)
CDA Foundation (Dental)
Computer Technology and Information Systems-Associate Degree Scholarship (Computer Technology)
Console & Hollawell Legal Scholarship (Law)
Inbound Boulder Scholarship (Computer Technology)
Kaiser Permanente Colorado Diversity Scholarship Program (Medical)
Log Cabin Rustics Scholarship (Architecture/Design)
Medicare Supplemental Insurance -Therapy Professionals Scholarship (Therapy/Psychology)
Non-nursing College Student Scholarship (Non-nursing)
Novus Biologicals Scholarship Program (Science)
Nursing and Medical Assisting-Associate Degree Scholarship (Nursing)
Nursing Student Scholarship (Nursing)
Online Associate Degree Scholarship (Online Associates)
Reiff & Bily Legal Scholarship (Law)
The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (Education/History/Nursing)
Thermo Scientific Pierce Scholarship Program (Science)

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Scholarships by Company

Aaron Seever Sales Scholarship
Active Data Scholarship
Arapahoe Credit Union
Colorado Ski Authority Annual Scholarship
Just Jobs Scholarship Program Scholarships
Wal-Mart Associate Scholarship

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Scholarships by Type

AAUW of Douglas County, CO (Women)
Alexander Foundation (LGBT)
American Foundation for the Blind (Blind)
American Veterans (AMVETS) National Scholarship Program (Military)
Anchor Scholarship Foundation (Military)
Baer Reintegration Scholarship (Mental Illness)
College in Colorado (Colorado)
College Invest (Colorado)
Colorado Authors League Scholarship (Writing)
Colorado Council Volunteerism & Community Service Scholarship (Volunteer/Community Service)
Colorado Women's Education Foundation Scholarship (Women)
Corporation for National & Community Service - Segal AmeriCorps Education Award (AmeriCorps Alum)
Craig Hospital Alumni Scholarship (Hospital Alum)
Credit Union of Colorado Foundation (Volunteer/Community Service)
Dell Scholars Program (Dell Scholar Participant)
Denver Foundation (Colorado)
NAEHCY Scholarship Program (Homeless Youth)
National Council of Jewish Women Scholarship (Jewish Women)
National Federation of the Blind (Blind)
Orphan Foundation of America (Adoption/Foster Care/Orphan)
Passageway Scholarship Foundation (Rite of Passage Program)
PBK-Phi Beta Kappa Scholarship Program (Phi Beta Kappa)
Pinnacol Foundation (Worker's Compensation)
Sally Smyth Scholarship (Boulder High School)
SeniorAdvice Caregiver and Volunteer Scholarships (Volunteer/Caregiver)
Stephen T. Marchello Scholarship Foundation (Cancer Survivor)
Surety Bonds - Small Business Scholarship (Small Business)
U.S. Air Force R.O.T.C. (Military)

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