A scholarship program for selected high school students to take tuition free college level courses at Montco

The College Readiness Academy (CRA) is intended to provide a structured pathway for 9th-12th graders to earn college credits at Montco. After completing an initial course sequence of foundational classes, students will determine their interest in completing a degree or taking steps to become workforce ready. Montco classes are offered online or on campus.

Download the College Readiness Academy flyer to learn more. 

Want to know if you're eligible?

There are just a few qualifications to apply!

  • Attend a Montco partner high school
  • Complete an online application
  • In good academic standing; 3.0+ GPA, or recommendation from counselor
  • Intend to earn a 2 or 4-year degree, or complete a certificate program

Ready to get started?

Tuition Waiver for Up To 13 Credits & Book Stipend of $125 applicable to the below listed foundational courses:

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First Year Experience

Strategies for college success, and guidance on the college to career journey


Course most appropriate for progress toward college level reading, writing, and critical thinking


Course most appropriate for intended area of study, determined by meeting with Montco advisor

+1 Core

Choice of core course including science, world language, or culture & diversity studies