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$160,000 in college scholarships still available for low-income students attending state schools

Aspen Community Foundation (ACF) is accepting scholarship applications for its Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative (COSI), a project of Colorado’s Department of Higher Education, through the end of summer. A total of $160,000 is available to be dispersed to qualified high school graduates from Garfield and Pitkin counties.

Eligibility:

• Family income must be between 0 percent and 250 percent of the maximum permissible income.

• Must have attended high school in Garfield or Pitkin counties

• Must complete a Free Application For Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form (https://fafsa.ed.gov/)

• Must have participated in a student-support program such as: Upward Bound, Pre-Collegiate Program, Community Connectors, CollegeTrek, college advisement, etc.

• Must be pursuing a postsecondary education at a Colorado public institution of higher education

A complete list of eligible schools can be found at http://highered.colorado.gov/academics/colleges/.

For more information visit http://www.aspencommunityfoundation.org/scholarships-2/ or call (970) 925-9300. The common high school scholarship will be accepted.

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