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About CCD

Through innovation, open exploration of ideas and preparation of a well-trained workforce, CCD enriches a vibrant local economy. Programs that promote access—as well as academic and personal success for under-served students—are the basis of CCD operations.
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“The big goal for me is to work in public health and make dental hygiene more accessible to everyone.”
Yullhae Rivera, The Herbert and Judy Paige Family Foundation & CCD Health Sciences Scholarship Recipient
“Having scholarships really alleviates a financial stress in terms of paying for books and tuition, and I don’t have to worry about what classes I want to take.”
Sergio Alvarado, Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative (COSI) Recipient
“Scholarships have changed my life dramatically and now I don’t have to worry about how I’m going to pay for books or my classes!”
Charlene West, Western Union Foundation & Kingdom Enlightenment Scholarship Recipient
“It can be hard to pay for college and support a family. This
scholarship covers my biggest college costs like tuition and fees”
Diana Freyta, Displaced Aurarian Scholarship Recipient

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Your investment in CCD students is not only an investment in their future, but also in our community and economy.
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The Numbers


Percentage of part-time CCD students attending college while working to financially support themselves and their families.


Percentage of CCD students who are Pell Grant eligible, a common measure of financial need.


Percentage of CCD students who are the first generation in their family to attend college.


The number of scholarships awarded from the CCD Foundation.

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