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OJC Press Release ID: 3005

Thursday, February 27, 2020

Online Scholarships Applications due April 1 for Fall Semester


The 2020-2021 Online Scholarship Application is now available for students planning to enroll in Fall Semester 2020. The application deadline for most scholarships is April 1, 2020.

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

“Students looking for scholarships can contact the Student Services office or go to the OJC website to learn more about the scholarships we have available. Most of the deadlines are coming up the first of April, so now is the time to start working on those applications,” said Barbee.

The Colorado Scholars 3.0 GPA Scholarship is also open with an application deadline of Aug. 1, 2020.The Colorado Scholars 3.0 GPA Scholarship awards recipients who are Colorado residents up to $1,000 for Fall Semester. There are two forms, one for incoming high school students and one for current OJC students and college transfer students. Applicants will submit the form, along with a high school or college transcript indicating that you have earned at least a 3.0 GPA. The scholarship is renewable up to four semesters, fall or spring, when a student continues to earn at least a 3.0 GPA at Otero Junior College.

A full listing of scholarships as well as application forms can be accessed at

If you are interested in financially supporting scholarships for OJC students, please contact Dillon Martin, foundation director, for more information at 719-384-6890 or

For questions about scholarships or the applications, please contact Kelsey Barbee, director of financial aid at 719-384-6985.

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Financial Aid Director, Kelsey Barbee, works with a student to find scholarships. The application deadline for most scholarships is April 1, 2020.