COSI Finish What You Started

You May be Eligible for up to $3000 Annually to Finish What You Started at Otero!

The COSI Finish What You Started program is a grant funded program to provide financial assistance and support services to students who have earned credits at Otero and want to return to complete their degree/certificate.

What students get:

  • One-on-one guidance from the Student Success Coordinator to map out academic plan for completion
  • Referrals to tutoring and support programs on campus to assist with academic challenges
  • Connections to services off-campus to alleviate non-academic barriers to student success
  • Financial assistance in the form of scholarships to students who are eligible (over $250,000 designated for scholarships over a two-year grant period)

Who is eligible:

  • Must have “some-credit, no-degree” from Otero or another accredited college in the past
  • Must be impacted economically by the pandemic, or show some sort of financial hardship
  • Must be pursuing a first higher education degree or certificate

For more information:

Students Who Have Participated 

If you are a student who has received services from and participated in the Finish What You Started program, please complete the satisfaction survey below to rate the services you received.

Jane Wheeler

Jane Wheeler

COSI Finish What You Started Success Coordinator
(719) 384-6802
Student Services Center

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