Merit Scholarships

Merit Scholarships for first-time adult students

Merit scholarships are automatically awarded to all first-time college students who meet the following criteria:

  • Must be a high school graduate or equivalent (GED, homeschool)
  • Never attended college before enrolling at Chatfield (i.e. not a transfer student)
  • Enroll full-time (12 credit hours) for Fall and Spring semesters

Scholarship amounts are determined by high school transcripts or equivalent. Those who cannot provide an official transcript will be awarded at the Tier 1 level.

Tier 12.99 or less$1,000
Tier 23.00 - 3.69$2,000
Tier 33.70 +$2,500

Merit Scholarship Details

  • Scholarships are renewable up to four semesters as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress. The amounts listed above are annual amounts. The scholarship will be divided between Fall and Spring semesters (i.e. $1,000 scholarship = $500 Fall Semester and $500 Spring Semester)
  • Student must be enrolled full-time (minimum 12 credit hours)
  • Eligible to apply for other scholarships