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Colorado Comeback Cash Scholarship
Five eligible vaccinated Coloradans, ages 12-17, will be randomly selected to win a $50,000 scholarship each week for five weeks.
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Colorado Comeback Cash Scholarship
Future Educator Honor Roll
The Department honored the state’s top teacher candidates in a virtual celebration with students and educators.
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Future Educator Honor Roll
Postsecondary Access Report
The college-going rate in Colorado has remained relatively stable over the past 10 years, according to, Pathways to Prosperity: Postsecondary Access and Success for Colorado’s High School Graduates, released today by the Colorado Department of Higher Education (CDHE)
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Postsecondary Access Report
Complete Your FAFSA
The FAFSA is safe, secure and takes less time than you think to complete. FAFSA is your ticket to scholarships, grants, work study and other financial aid that can put your higher education dreams in reach. Get Your Piece of The Pie TODAY!
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Complete Your FAFSA
Educational Equity Day of Dialogue
Thank you for joining us for the first Equity Day of Dialogue, on March 15th, 2021, as we highlighted the recently published Report on Educational Equity, and held a signing ceremony committing to action towards Educational Equity. Learn more below:
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Educational Equity Day of Dialogue
Hunger Free and Healthy Minds
Here at CDHE our aim is to ensure all of our institutions are hunger free, with healthy minds and promoting student success in and out of the classroom. That's why we created these new resource tools to tackle these issues on your campus!
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Hunger Free and Healthy Minds
Colorado Application for State Financial Aid
Colorado Application for State Financial Aid gives students immediate access to apply for the $160 million dollars Colorado allocates annually in financial aid. This new portal allows Colorado ASSET students to apply for state financial aid
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Colorado Application for State Financial Aid
Staying informed about Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)
The department has compiled resources about COVID-19 to help provide guidance to Institutions of Higher Education.
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Staying informed about Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)
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May 26, 2021
DENVER, CO, May 26, 2021 - The Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative (COSI) board approved 40 proposals that will provide more than $3 million in scholarships for Colorado students.
May 4, 2021
DENVER, CO, May 4, 2021 - The Colorado Department of Higher Education (CDHE) today announced the statewide postsecondary educational attainment rate is 61%.
April 27, 2021
DENVER – April 27, 2021: Today, Colorado Governor Jared Polis stated support of all of Colorado’s postsecondary students getting the COVID-19 vaccine for the fall. This comes after Fort Lewis College, the University of Denver and Colorado College announced they would require students to be fully vaccinated when returning this fall.  

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