WayFM Scholarship Contest Rules

Rules for the WayFM Fall 2023 Scholarship Contest

Enter the contest by submitting the entry form between October 11 and October 20, 2023 for a chance to win a $10,000 grand prize tuition scholarship or a $5,000 grand prize tuition scholarship toward an associate, bachelor's, or master's degree from CCU Online. All other eligible entrants will receive a $1,000 tuition scholarship just for entering. See Eligibility Requirements for details.

The winners will be selected by a random drawing of verified eligible entrants and announced on October 25, 2023. Once notified, the grand prize scholarship winners must accept the scholarship within 14 calendar days. If the winner does not accept the scholarship within 14 calendar days, the scholarship will be awarded to the next entrant in the random drawing.

Key Deadlines for Using your Scholarship

  1. December 8, 2023: Deadline to apply for admission to CCU Online. Submit your admission application for an associate degree, bachelor's degree, or master's degree offered through CCU Online. See the full list of qualifying academic programs.
  2. December 15, 2023: Deadline to submit your remaining admission materials and meet CCU admission requirements. Your admission status must be fully, provisionally, or conditionally admitted by this date. Contact your enrollment counselor or call 303-963-3311 if you have any questions about your admission status.
  3. January 12, 2024: Deadline to register for classes for your degree program at CCU. See our list of qualifying academic programs. Check our CCU Online Academic Calendar for semester start dates, and check with your enrollment counselor for the next start date for your specific academic program.
  4. January 19, 2024: Deadline to start classes in your CCU degree program.

Program-Specific Deadline Exceptions:

Exceptions to the above deadlines are allowed for students who enroll in specific programs with limited start dates. The application and admission requirements deadlines above do not apply to these students. 

  • Entrants pursuing MACI-Biblical Studies Emphasis, MACI-CLD Emphasis, M.Ed. Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education, MPA - Public Administration, M.S. Cyber Security, and M.S. Nursing will be eligible for the scholarship provided they start coursework by Fall Block 1 2024 and meet all other eligibility requirements.
  • The Doctor of Nursing Practice and the Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision are not eligible for the K-LOVE Scholarship.

Scholarship Details

The scholarship is designed to be distributed evenly among multiple courses in the student's degree program at Colorado Christian University, and may not exceed the cost of a course. The scholarship may only be used toward courses offered directly by CCU.

  • The recipient of the $10,000 scholarship will receive up to a $1,000 tuition credit toward each of the first 10 courses in the student's degree program.
  • The recipient of the $5,000 scholarship will receive up to a $500 tuition credit toward each of the first 10 courses in their degree program.
  • Each $1,000 scholarship recipient will receive a $250 tuition credit toward each of the first four courses in their degree program.
Tuition credits will be deducted from the student's account balance. All course billings must be paid, or have a payment arrangement contract in place, prior to the first day of the class. The scholarship funds must be used by the end of the Summer Block 3 2026. Any unused portion will be forfeited after that date.

Students with a lapse in enrollment of more than 365 days will forfeit the scholarship even if part of the scholarship has already been awarded.

Visit the CCU Online Financial Aid website for more information about tuition, scholarships, and flexible options for making your degree program affordable.

Eligibility Requirements

    • Entrants must be at least 18 years old on October 11, 2023.
    • Entrants must have a high school diploma or GED.
    • Only one entry per individual (and per email address) is permitted.
    • Scholarships may only be used toward tuition for degree programs in CCU's College of Adult and Graduate Studies (CAGS).
    • The scholarships are not applicable to the following CAGS programs or courses of study:
      • Core classes in the Pre-Nursing to BSN program
      • Certificate programs
      • Stand-alone licensure programs
      • Non-degree seeking student status
      • Non-academic credit bearing courses
      • Continuing Education courses
      • Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision
      • Doctor of Nursing Practice
    • The scholarship promotion is not applicable to degree programs in CCU's College of Undergraduate Studies (CUS), which offers traditional residential-based programs.
    • This contest is for new students only.
      • Students who registered for, and did not drop, any CCU CAGS course prior to October 11, 2023 are not eligible for this scholarship contest.
      • Students who are actively registered when the contest starts on October 11, 2023 are not eligible for this scholarship contest.
      • Students who are actively attending a class prior to October 11, 2023 are not eligible for this scholarship contest.
      • Graduate students with a conferred bachelor's degree from CCU are not eligible for the $1,000 scholarship.
      • Graduate students with a conferred bachelor's degree from CCU are eligible for the grand prize scholarships, provided they have not enrolled in any graduate-level coursework at CCU after their undergraduate degree was completed (at CCU) and prior to October11, 2023.
      • Graduate students who have taken undergraduate classes at CCU but graduated somewhere else are eligible for the scholarship provided they have not enrolled in any graduate-level coursework at CCU prior to October 11, 2023.
    • CUS students wishing to transfer to CAGS to complete their undergraduate degree are not eligible for this contest. 
    • Graduate students with a conferred CCU bachelor's degree are eligible for this scholarship, provided they have not enrolled in any graduate-level coursework at CCU after their undergraduate degree was completed and prior to October 11, 2023.
    • Scholarships cannot be deferred beyond the deadline to start classes in the Key Deadlines section.
    • Scholarships are not transferable to another person.
    • Students who are eligible for CCU's reduced military tuition rate will not be eligible for this scholarship contest.
    • The $1,000 WayFM scholarship can be combined with CCU's partnership discount.
    • The WayFM $1,000 scholarship cannot be combined with any other discount program or scholarship offered at Colorado Christian University with the exception of the Transfer Scholarship and partnership discounts. Partnership (PEP/CHEPP) discounts may be used concurrently with the $1,000 scholarship offer. If the student qualifies for the Transfer Scholarship, they will be awarded once the $1,000 scholarship is exhausted.
    • The WayFM grand prize $10,000 and $5,000 scholarships cannot be combined with any other discount program or scholarship offered at Colorado Christian University with the exception of partnership discounts. Once the scholarship is exhausted, eligible students can use a partnership (PEP/CHEPP) discount. (They may not be used at the same time.) Please Note: The switch of discounts only happens at the beginning of a term. So, for example, if the student uses the last part of the scholarship in Fall 2024 Block A, they will not be eligible for the PEP/CHEPP discount until Spring 2025 Block A.
    • Students who have previously used a scholarship offered through a CCU scholarship contest are not eligible.
    • By entering this contest, entrants authorize Colorado Christian University to contact them by phone, text messaging, mail, and/or email.
    • By accepting the $10,000 or $5,000 grand prize, winners give Colorado Christian University ("CCU"), its successors, assigns, licensees and legal representatives the irrevocable and unrestricted right to take, record, use, reuse, and publish photographs, video/audio content, and printed matter of the grand prize winners in which they may be included. Such photographs, video/audio content, and printed matter may be used for editorial, trade, advertising, and any other purpose, in any manner and medium. CCU shall have the right to alter and composite any such images or video/audio content, and the right to edit any such printed matter, without restriction and without winner's approval. Download CCU's Photo-Testimonial Release Form (PDF) for details.
    • See also General Rules for CCU Promotions.