Foundation & Scholarships

FRCC Foundation Scholarships

All FRCC students are encouraged to apply for merit-based and financial need scholarships from the FRCC Foundation.

Award Amount:

$1,000 for full-time students / $500 for part-time students

Qualifications:

  • Preferred GPA 2.5 or higher
  • Enrolled in a degree or certificate program at FRCC
  • Must be a Colorado Resident
  • Must be enrolled in at least 12 credit hours as full-time student or 6 hours as part-time student in Fall 2014

Application Deadline:    May 15, 2015 

FRCC Fellow Scholarship

The Foundation Fellowship is Front Range Community College’s most prestigious undergraduate academic scholarship program. We are looking for students who demonstrate academic excellence, intellectual drive and are highly motivated.

Of the 32,000 students enrolled at FRCC we award approximately 3 students each fall. The Fellowship provides a $5,000 stipend that is paid out in monthly installments August - May. In return, the Fellow works on their tasks for the Foundation for 5-10 hours a week from their designated campus at either the Westminster, Larimer or Boulder County Campus.

Application Deadline:    April 2015

Foundation Fellow Requirements:

  • Currently have and must maintain a GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • Take a minimum 12 credit hours per semester (Fall and Spring)
  • Available to attend key Foundation Events
  • Must be pursuing an Associate Degree or Transfer Pathway at FRCC
  • Contribute to the campus and/or local community
  • Exhibit the highest standards of personal behavior
  • Strong project management skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be self directed

Donor and Prospect Research Internship

The Front Range Community College Foundation is currently seeking a Donor and Prospect Research Intern to assist in gathering and tracking donor and prospective donor information for various giving opportunities. The Research Intern will aid in the building of meaningful relationships with current and prospective donors by providing senior staff and fundraising units with high-quality donor research material for meetings, events and strategy planning.

Award Amount:

The intern will be compensated financially for his/her time commitment in the form of a $2,500 stipend for the academic year.

Qualifications:

  • Student in research, information studies, nonprofit management, business, communications, or another appropriately related field of study
  • Strong research, writing, critical thinking, data management, and analysis skills
  • Knowledge of internet search engines, data retrieval services, and MS Office Applications
  • Knowledge of fundraising software( Donor Perfect, Donor Search) or the willingness to learn the use of these applications
  • Highly organized, self-directed, and resourceful
  • Strong passion for research and the ability to work on a primarily independent basis
  • Good interpersonal skills and attention to detail
  • Commitment to the FRCC Foundation mission, and a desire to invest time into learning how best to support it in a research capacity
  • Must be a full-time enrolled FRCC student with a GPA of 3.5 or above

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Conduct donor and prospect research, evaluation and data management of prospect records
  • Collect biographical, business, financial, and philanthropic research on individuals, corporations, and foundations utilizing in-house files and a variety of online, electronic, and printed sources
  • Prepare confidential research profiles on both individual and institutional donors for meetings and strategy planning, synthesizing research into a readable and clear document
  • Assist in identifying potential prospects capable of significant financial support within key geographic regions
  • Aid in the design and implementation of a prospect tracking, management, and rating system
  • Maintain detailed donor files and other development materials
  • Prepare background briefings for development events

Hours, Start Date and Duration:

  • Hours are flexible around student class schedule. However, a firm commitment of 5-8 hours per week is required.
  • The intern will work primarily remotely with communication occurring via email/phone, but will be required from time to time to meet with senior and support staff.
  • The internship will begin the summer semester of 2014, and last the duration of one full academic year.

Application Deadline:

Candidates are encouraged to submit applications as early as possible.

To Apply:

To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter and resume to Ryan.McCoy@frontrange.edu

  • Be sure to put “Donor Research Intern” in the subject line of the message.
  • In the body of the email provide a list of contact information for three references, two of which should be FRCC instructors.
  • Application review will begin immediately.

 

Other Scholarships

From time to time, the FRCC Foundation receives information about scholarships funded by outside organizations, so check here periodically for new scholarships listed. See more scholarship information from Financial Aid.

  • The Kaiser Permanente Scholarship - is for students pursuing a degree or certificate in one of FRCC's medical-related programs. Deadline to apply is May 15, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. 
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  • Colorado Community College Success Scholarships - for students in the University College Bachelor of Arts Completion Program at the University of Denver. Academic merit and financial need are considered.
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  • PEO Program for Continuing Education - for women with at least 24 consecutive months as a non-student sometime in her adult life.
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  • Keys Scholarship - (formally known as JumpStart Scholarship) is designed to assist displaced homemakers to become self-sufficient. A displaced homemaker is an individual who had been dependent on another household member's income and who have lost that primary source of income. Displaced homemakers include, but not limited to, individuals who are: divorced, widowed, separated, married or unmarried, disabled spouse/caregiver, unemployed spouse.
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  • American Welding Society - The District Scholarship Program is available to students enrolled in a welding-related educational or training program. Contact Nazdhia L. Prado-Pulido at 800.443.9353 ext. 250 or nprado-pulido@aws.org with questions.
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  • Kristi Visocky Memorial Scholarship - for female students with interest in community college, vocational school, technical school or trade school.
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  • The American Association of University Women (AAUW) Scholarship - encourages women to pursue higher education in order to increase their ability to have a positive impact in their field and community.