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10th Mountain Division Hut Association

The 10th Mountain Division Hut Association is a non-profit organization that manages, for public use, a mountain hut system that promotes understanding and appreciation of the natural mountain environment while developing individual self-reliance.� The 10th Mountain...

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Alexandra Yajko

Alexandra Yako held the position of Colorado Mountain College Director and CEO from 1991 until 2010. During that period she raised over $20 million dollars to support Colorado Mountain College’s education enrichment programs, buildings and scholarships. Alexandra...

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Alpine Bank

Guided by the philanthropic vision of J. Robert Young, Alpine Bank’s Chairman of the Board, many scholarships have been provided to students pursuing educational goals. The purpose of the Alpine Bank – First Generation Scholarship is to open doors to qualified first...

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Alpine Bank - Steamboat Springs

Alpine Bank of Steamboat Springs is establishing this scholarship for non-traditional students pursuing an Associate or Bachelor Degree at CMC. Alpine Bank in Steamboat wants to help alleviate some of the financial stress for non-traditional students and encourage...

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Alpine Bank - Summit County

Alpine Bank of Summit County is establishing this scholarship to remove the financial barriers for students purusing baccalaureate education at Colorado Mountain College. Recognizing that a bachelor�s degree can lead to a superior career, and builds a stronger...

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Amy Millisor

The Millisor’s established this scholarship to recognize the academic achievement and remove financial barriers for graduates of Summit High School�s Pre-Collegiate Program. The Millisors recognize that first generation students face many obstacles in achieving their...

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Anschutz Foundation

In addition to the numerous nonprofits and projects supported along the Front Range, the Anschutz Foundation has partnered with CMC through a grant to provide scholarships for first generation students working towards the Associates of Arts in New Media program. The...

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Bill and Barbara Hill

This scholarship was established by the late Bill Hill, an active community member in the cities of Steamboat Springs and Grand Junction, CO. The Hill family moved to Steamboat Springs, CO in 1978. Bill became the executive director of the Yampa Valley Community...

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Breckenridge Grand Vacations

Breckenridge Grand Vacations has established this scholarship to provide financial assistance to its many employees, or the children of their employees, who plan to pursue an Associates or Bachelor’s Degree at Colorado Mountain College. Recognizing that a Bachelor’s...

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Bristol Family

Everett Bristol was a founder of Yampa Valley College which later became the Alpine Campus of Colorado Mountain College. A successful local businessman, he had a great interest in international affairs. �Ev� supported higher education in the Yampa Valley as a charter...

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Bruce and Leslie Allbright

Bruce and Leslie Allbright are proud to support Colorado Mountain College and the expansion of nursing to the Steamboat campus. Bruce is a long time member of the CMC Foundation Board of Directors and will join the Board of Overseers in 2020. The Allbrights believe...

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Chevron North America

Chevron has established education as the company’s highest priority for its philanthropic program. They believe that education is the most important ingredient for individual accomplishment, family stability and societal progress. The company’s scholarship fund at...

Clough Family Foundation

Clough Family Foundation

Genevieve Clough was a fabulous women with a heart of gold. A huge supporter of education, Genevieve established the multi-million dollar Clough Fellows Scholarship fund to assist graduates of three Western Colorado High School as they transition to career and...

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Club Rotario - Roaring Fork

The Club Rotario Roaring Fork CMC Scholarship Award has been created by local Rotarians dedicated to promoting diversity and providing access to education regardless of a student�s background. Club Rotario firmly believes in the power of integration and the...

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CMA Legacy Society

In 2006, a group of big-hearted, motorcycling riding rebels began a commitment to the youth of the Vail Valley. They began to raise funds (and have some fun along the way) in order to support local kids by meeting their essential needs and help them thrive. The CMA...

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Colorado Mountain College Foundation Board Scholarship

This scholarship was generously created by board members of the Colorado Mountain College Foundation. Many board members have contributed to this fund over the years. This scholarship is intended to support students showing the greatest level of need.

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Colorado Mountain College Scholars - Donors

The following donors created the Colorado Mountain College Scholars to support students attending a Roaring Fork or Rifle campus. Alpine Bank – Pamela Arsenault & Kip Wheeler – Judith Beattie – Herb & Kate Feinzig – Kris Gardner – Nancy Genova – Scott Genova – ...

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Copper Mountain

Under the guidance of ski pioneer Chuck Lewis, construction of Copper Mountain ski area began in 1971. Over the years, Copper has grown to its current size of 2,465 skiable acres, and is now one of Colorado�s premier year-round destination resorts. The area also...

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Culinary Arts Institute Scholarship

This scholarship has been established through generous contributions from private sources. The Colorado Mountain Culinary Institute at Keystone, in partnership with the American Culinary Federation Apprenticeship, provides a dynamic learning opportunity for students...

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Dan Kurtanich

Mountain man, life-long learner, and serial entrepreneur Dan Kurtanich created the Bob Franks Memorial to honor a man who changed the course of his life profoundly. Dan is deeply committed to helping working adults break down the barriers of obtaining a college...

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Deborah L Shaner

Founded in 2000, Shaner Life Safety is a small, woman-owned business located in Frisco, Colorado. The company specializes in fire protection engineering services. Shaner Life Safety has worked with a variety of clients including Architects, Engineers, Contractors,...

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Dr. David and Mrs. Cindy Miller

Dr. David and Mrs. Cindy Miller believe in the changing world of healthcare, there is one constant: the vital importance of having qualified, capable and compassionate nurses to care for the infirmed. They have created an endowed scholarship in hope of easing the...

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Dr. Dennis Mayer

Dr. Dennis M. Mayer became the fifth President of Colorado Mountain College in 1987. He retired in 1993 after a lifelong career in higher education which included teaching, counseling, and administration on many levels. The Mayer Family Endowed Scholarship is...

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Dr. Matthew Goodstein

Dr. Matthew Goodstein moved to the Roaring Fork Valley with a desire to raise a family and be a contributing member of the community. It is in this spirit that he established a scholarship to support women with dependents to achieve a college education, enabling them...

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Dr. Michelle Balcomb

Dr. M. Michelle Balcomb, was a former trustee, faculty member, and a great supporter of Colorado Mountain College. Dr. Balcomb was also a long standing member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science “AAAS”, serving the Association for more than...

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Estate of Freda Roof

This scholarship was established in memory of Freda T. Roof for any deserving student enrolled at Colorado Mountain College to defray expenses of tuition, fee, living and transportation costs, and other expenses necessary or incident to the education of the...

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Everett & Doris Bernardo Family Foundation

The Everett & Doris Bernardo Foundation was established in 2007 to help educate and encourage Hispanic students to pursue 4 year college degrees. Everett Bernardo was born in Tampa, Florida, coming from parents that immigrated from the Northern part of Spain in the...

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Family and Friends of Lori Rink and Amelia Elizabeth Bradley, and Alpine Bank, Rifle

Lori Rink taught at Wamsley and Graham Mesa Elementary Schools in Rifle. Before her time in the Garfield School District she taught English as a Second Language in Kobe, Japan for 5 years. Lori loved her years teaching as well as photography, hiking, travel,...

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Family of David Allen

Thirteen years after suffering extensive injuries in a serious accident, David Allen received an Associate in Arts degree from the Colorado Mountain College Roaring Fork Campus. David and his family gave credit to the staff and faculty of Colorado Mountain College...

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FirstBank

FirstBank owes their success to the core values they’ve held since they were founded in 1963: financial stability, outstanding employees, and great customers. FirstBank now has over $12 billion in assets in locations over three states, including Colorado branches in...