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College-Wide Opportunities

Please forgive the preliminary nature of this page. It is still "under construction"; we hope to add links to forms and additional information soon. If you wish to request a change to the information available below, please contact Tess Powers in the Dean's Office at

The following opportunities, open to all Colorado College students, are organized alphabetically based on the office or organization responsible for administering the funding.

The Career Center

The Career Center supports a program for first-generation college students to finance an unpaid summer internship. Students should apply by March for up to $2,750. Contact Gretchen Wardell in the Career Center for more information.

Colorado College Student Government Association

CCSGA supports student events each school year.  Remember to apply for funding at least two weeks before the event. Funding requirements are available here. Funding forms are available here.  For more information, please review the CCSGA webpage.

The Dean’s Office

Life of the Mind Grants: Interested students may apply for Life of the Mind Grants, which are considered on a blockly basis by the Dean’s Advisory Committee. Groups of three or more students are encouraged to apply for up to $3000 to support projects or speakers that enrich the Colorado College community.

Student-Faculty Collaborative Grants:  These faculty-submitted grants involve students in the faculty member’s research activities and provide these students with a first-hand research experience as undergraduates. The grant pays $2500 to the students for a ten-week commitment. Faculty mentors receive $500 in their research accounts to defray lab, field or other expenses at their discretion. The Dean’s Advisory Committee reviews these applications. Typically, 10 grants are awarded each year. Generally due early in Block 7. Contact the Associate Dean of the College at x6686.

Venture Grants: Students may apply for up to $1000 from the Dean’s Advisory Committee for research or conference support. Proposals are considered on a blockly basis. More information can be found here.

The Student Life Office

The Dean of Students supports student research and on- and off-campus projects through discretionary funding on a rolling basis. Please contact Dean Mike Edmonds for more information.

The President’s Office

The President of Colorado College supports student projects through the President’s Discretionary Funds. Proposals are considered on a rolling basis and offer up to $500 of support. A student may receive funding only once during his or her four years at CC. Click here for the application.