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:

Depends on scholarship; average range $1,000 - $5,000 for full-time students and $500 - $1,000 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 12 or more credit hours as full-time student, or six hours as part-time student

Application Deadline:    May 15, 2015 

Current Ongoing Scholarship Opportunities

These scholarships remain open for application and will be awarded on several occasions throughout the 2014-2015 academic year.

Scholarship Accountability Intern

The Front Range Community College Foundation is currently seeking a Scholarship Accountability Intern. For more information about this opportunity and how to apply, download the Scholarship Accountability Intern description.

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 three students each fall.

Award Amount:

The Fellowship provides a $5,000 stipend that is paid out in monthly installments August - May. In return, Fellowships are designed to assist the Foundation in successfully achieving our mission. Average time commitment ranges from 5-10 hours a week.

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

Application Deadline

  • Applications must be received by April 1, 2015. 
  • Applications for Foundation Fellows will soon be accepted year-round with selections being made once a year in the fall.

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.

  • 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.
  • PEO Program for Continuing Education - for women with at least 24 consecutive months as a non-student sometime in her adult life.
  • 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.
  • 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 8004439353 ext. 250 or nprado-pulido@aws.org with questions.
  • Kristi Visocky Memorial Scholarship - for female students with interest in community college, vocational school, technical school or trade school.
  • 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.
  • Gene Hass Machine Technology Scholarship - For students who want to pursue an associate degree or technology certificate in machining