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STOP!!!  The 2018 scholarship application WILL NOT be open until January 1, 2018.  If you start an application in the time period of March 2, 2017-December 31, 2017, your application WILL NOT be valid for the spring 2018 scholarship season!  The only exception to this are students applying for a COSI scholarship in Delta county.

Fall 2017 Renewals are currently in progress.  Renewing students please sign in to your existing account.  DO NOT create a new account.

The 2018 Western Colorado Community Foundation scholarship application for graduating seniors will open on January 1, 2018.

The application for the Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative (COSI) for Delta County residents is currently open.

The application for the Lena Sammons Reed scholarship (graduating seniors, renewing recipients and non-traditional students) will open on January 1, 2018.

The application for the Lew Goodhart Memorial Scholarship for non-traditional students will open on January 1, 2018.

The application for the Richard W. Pippenger Scholarship for non-traditional students will open on January 1, 2018.

COSI will be open indefinitely for Delta County residents.

Welcome to the on-line application for the Western Colorado Community Foundation!  The main application is a common application and will determine which scholarships you are eligible for. Please note:  All communications regarding this application and your possible selection for these scholarships will be via email.  The email address you use to complete your registration will be the primary contact.  Please check this email often!

Please be thorough in your completion of these applications and double-check the uploads for accuracy of orientation and content.

A few documents that may be helpful to have completed before you begin are listed below.  You may begin your application without these documents, but in order to be considered for a scholarship, you must submit them before the March 1, 2018 deadline.
  • Your parents completed 2016 tax return
  • Your completed 2016 tax return (if you filed)
  • Your completed FAFSA showing your EFC
  • An official transcript from your high school, scanned. (make sure this transcript includes your ACT scores)
  • 2 letters of recommendation, in document form, ready to upload
  • A senior or school picture
If you have questions about your eligibility or about the application, contact Cecile Aday at