The application period for the 2015-16 CollegeInvest 529 Scholarship is now CLOSED.
Award notifications and disbursement information is available in the CollegeInvest 529 Scholarship Program TERMS & CONDITIONS.
Please check our website in January, 2016, for information and forms for the 2016-17 529 Scholarship Program.
The CollegeInvest 529 Scholarship is designed to award scholarships to Colorado residents of middle income families who have planned for a higher education by saving with a CollegeInvest 529 College Savings Plan.
This is a great opportunity for students or adults looking to go to college or vocational school for the first time, those planning to go back to school, or looking to change careers. Each eligible student will be awarded $2,000 for the applicable school year.
To be eligible an applicant must complete and submit an online application, complete the FAFSA and substantiate an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) between $5,000 and $25,000, be a Colorado resident, be the owner or beneficiary of an eligible CollegeInvest 529 College Savings Account, have opened and maintained this account for at least two years, and have a minimum balance of $2,000 by the program's current closing date. Carefully read the section "Do I Qualify" below for the specific eligibility requirements.
Students can renew each year they continue to meet the eligibility requirements and potentially receive a $2,000 scholarship for up to four years ($8,000 maximum).