Get Your Piece of the Pie!

Last year, Colorado students received more than $1.5 billion in financial aid. To get your piece of the pie, you have to file the FAFSA, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.

The FAFSA is your ticket to grants, scholarships, loans and work study that put higher education in reach. It takes most students about 30 minutes to complete, and filing can earn you serious cash: Last year, qualifying Colorado students received about $3,400 in free financial aid!

Ready to get your piece of the pie? Head to to get started!


Financial Aid Resources

For Students

FAFSA Completion


Scholarships and additional aid

  • Scholarship Tips Handout
  • Financial Aid Award Comparison LetterAs you decide your next steps, fill in this chart to evaluate the financial benefits and tradeoffs of attending different schools and programs.
  • Find scholarships
  • Find student support services

  • For Families

    For Educators