Scholarships

Financial Aid

Art studentsAs students and parents explore their options for paying for college, taking advantage of scholarship opportunities should be one of their top strategies. While the cost of college may seem overwhelming to families, the simple task of exploring and completing scholarship applications could offer the financial solutions that students need. OJC offers numerous scholarships for our new and returning students. Please look over the scholarships we offer and take the time to apply, it could be the perfect financial boost you need to help finance your college education.

Scholarship Brochure

The Deadline for Most Scholarship Applications is April 15.

 

International Student Scholarships

Franzman International Scholarship

This scholarship is offered by Seth and Barbara Franzman for the benefit of a deserving second-year (sophomore) international student to assist with funds necessary to continue their education at Otero Junior College, and to promote a positive international culture in the College community. (DOWNLOAD APPLICATION 78 Kb PDF)

International Academic/Leadership Scholarship*

Current OJC international students who have received the distinction of being on the President’s List, have demonstrated leadership and have been active in community service can apply for this scholarship award of $500 toward the following semester at OJC. (DOWNLOAD APPLICATION 283 Kb PDF)

International Spirit Scholarship Application*

Current OJC international students who have received the distinction of being on the Institutional Recognition Honors List, have been active in community service and have demonstrated and fostered opportunities to reach across cultural borders to promote international understanding can apply for this scholarship award of $250 toward the following semester at OJC. (DOWNLOAD APPLICATION 204 Kb PDF)

Student Life Scholarship

A $500 per semester tuition scholarship to students who select to live in OJC on-campus housing and participate in Student Life activities and events.

*These scholarships are made possible from the proceeds of the International Foods Night Event in the spring term. Thank you to everyone who has supported and continues to support this program!

Colorado Scholarships

Colorado Scholars Program - Scholarships of tuition are available to Colorado residents who have a cumulative high school grade point average 3.00 or better and enroll full-time at OJC the fall semester after graduating from high school. These scholarships are also available to returning OJC sophomore students who have maintained at least a 3.00 cumulative GPA.

Colorado Scholars Scholarship

Applications must be received by the Director of Financial Aid by August 1st. Awards are made depending upon the availability of funds and will be supplemented by the Colorado Student Grant if the student receives both awards. (Funds from the Colorado Scholars Program are not available for the summer term).

Community Sponsored Scholarships

Arkansas Valley Board of Realtors Scholarship

La Junta Rotary Club Scholarship

EE Bruegel Memorial

For Information on how to apply for these scholarships please contact the Director of Financial Aid at Otero Junior College.

Private Donor Scholarships

The are a number of scholarships established by individuals and organization interested in the welfare of OJC and its students. Eligibility for these awards varies according to the donor's wishes. Please contact the Director of Financial Aid to find out more about Private Donor Scholarships. Also, click here to see currently available scholarships.

For Information on how to apply for these scholarships please contact the Director of Financial Aid at Otero Junior College.

General Scholarships

Student Scholarship Search

Explore new scholarships, grants, and other opportunities in this directory where you can browse and search without having to divulge any personal information.

Scholarship Points

In exchange for filling out surveys, making YouTube videos, and other whimsical activities, students who register for Scholarship Points can win a thousand dollars from our random drawing every month.

Student Loan Network 10K

A twice a year chance to win a ten thousand dollar scholarship. Takes less than one minute to apply.

Scholarship Search Secrets

A free, downloadable ebook that shows you how to use Google and other Internet tools to locate scholarships on the web.

 

 

Contact Info.

Angela Moore

Angela Moore
Financial Aid Director
McBride Hall 132
P: (719) 384-6834E: Angela.Moore@ojc.edu

Contact OJC

Student Services Office
1802 Colorado Avenue
La Junta, CO 81050
P: (719) 384-6831Hours:
M - TH: 7:30 am - 7 pm
F: 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
E: information@ojc.edu