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OJC Press Release ID: 2495

Monday, April 4, 2016

Deadline approaching for many OJC scholarships

The season of high school commencement ceremonies is nearly upon us.  With the completion of one stage of life, preparations for the next begin.  For many area students, this includes college.

To help students and their parents prepare for the financial obligation of college, Otero Junior College provides help and support for families as they complete financial aid applications and search for scholarship opportunities.

According to Angela Moore, financial aid director at OJC, there are numerous scholarships available at Otero Junior College for incoming high school students, non-traditional first time students, and returning students.

“Students who are looking for scholarships can contact my office or go to our website to learn more about the scholarships we have available. Most of the deadlines are coming up next week, so now is the time to get those applications in,” said Moore.

There are a variety of scholarships available.  A full listing of scholarships as well as application forms can be accessed at:  Most scholarship application deadlines are April 15, 2016. It is recommended that applicants with questions contact Angela Moore, Director of Financial Aid at 719-384-6834.

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