the Students

The CMA Legacy Society provides funding for the educational essentials that are crucial to a student’s success.  Since 2006, CMA Book Scholarships have been given to the Vail Valley’s top students at Colorado Mountain College (CMC). A typical book scholarship awards each recipient with $400-$800 depending on need, and each year helps between 10-40 talented scholars.  Just last year, 27 students received funding to help pay for their books as a direct result of your generosity.
All types of students are eligible for the scholarships, whether they are undertaking an associate or bachelor’s degree. CMA’s funds have supported dozens of first-in-family college students, as well as non-traditional recipients who are going back to school to reinvent themselves.  By helping these local students obtain their degrees, CMA has a tremendous impact on the community at large, creating a better educated workforce.  Since inception, we have donated more than $130,000 dollars to CMC, enabling 238 students to pursue their higher educational goals and dreams.

One of CMA Legacy Society's CMC Graduates
Book with pen on top and Colorado Mountain water bottle.

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our generosity will help me achieve my dreams and goals in my educational career in an effort to become an early childhood teacher.
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y awarding me the CMA Legacy Society Scholarship, you help alleviate my financial burden with allows me to focus more on learning. Your generosity has inspired me to help others.
                                                                - Erica