In this Section
- Care Forward Colorado
- Career Advance Colorado
- COSI Grants
- FRCC Foundation Scholarship
- High Needs Student Emergency Scholarships
- How Scholarships Affect Financial Aid
- Metallica Scholars
- Ongoing Scholarships
- Scholarship Listing
FRCC has received two grants—totaling more than $4 million—from the state Department of Higher Education's Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative (COSI). FRCC will use these funds to re-enroll and support students who have started their education, but had to stop without completing a degree.east COSI Grants
Career Advance Colorado
Care Forward Colorado
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External Scholarship Listings
Undergraduate, Transfer, DACA and others!east External Scholarships
Virtual Scholarship Workshops
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Adams County Workforce Scholarship
Accepting applications for a Workforce Scholarship for students who live in Adams County or went to an Adams County High School and are enrolled in a certificate program.
Must meet the following requirements:
- Be 16-24 years of age
- Attend or attended an Adams County high school or live in Adams County
- Be a Colorado resident
- Be enrolled in a certificate program at a community college or technical college at a public institution of higher education in Colorado
- Meet income eligibility (up to 250% PELL). Get a free estimate of your federal student aid by completing the Federal Student Aid Estimator
- Complete application
If you meet all eligibility above, apply for the ACEC Workforce Scholarshipeast Adams County Workforce Scholarship
Boundless Opportunity Scholarship
For information about the Boundless Opportunity Scholarship, please contact the financial aid.
Must meet the following requirements:
- be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours for each semester of eligibility
- be a Colorado resident
- have at least a 2.5 cumulative GPA
- complete the Free Application for Financial Aid (FAFSA) for the 2023-2024 academic year
- be in good standing for Satisfactory Academic Progress
- be pursuing a two-year degree (AA, AS, AAS, AES)
- not be in default or over-payment status on any Federal Title IV funds
- complete the scholarship application process
- qualify under one of the following categories:
- Veteran entering or returning to college
- Adult Learner (age 25 or older, with a break in time in school)
- GED Recipient
CCCS Foundation Scholarships
The CCCS Foundation Scholarship application is now closed.
Early Childhood Education (ECE) Scholarships
FRCC has been awarded funding from the Colorado Department of Higher Education (CDHE) to support students in the ECE field. Funding is available and will be used for tuition reimbursement and/or individual stipends for students. View eligibility requirements.east Early Childhood Education Scholarships
FRCC Foundation Scholarships
High Need Student Emergency Scholarships
Due to fund depletion, we are no longer accepting applications for this scholarship at this time.
The FRCC High Needs Fund awards monetary assistance to current FRCC students who are experiencing an unforeseen financial hardship due to an emergency.
Wolves-to-Rams Scholars Program
Wolves-to-Rams Scholarship and Paid Research Internship - FRCC Collegewide
Colorado State University is recruiting 36 current FRCC students in STEM, natural resources, biomedical, and behavioral sciences! We have a 7-semester $30,000 Scholarship Program AND a 24-month $40,000 Research Training internship for students interested in transferring from FRCC to CSU.
Have questions and/or need assistance? Just send us an email.east Wolves-to-Rams Scholars Program
Career and Technical Education Grant
The Career and Technical Education (CTE) Grant is open for the Spring 2024 term.
The CTE Grant offers financial assistance to students if they are enrolled in one of the approved CTE certificates and meet eligibility requirements. The purpose of the grant is to provide funding assistance to low-income students enrolled in certificate programs that are under 16 credits hours. The grant can cover costs of tuition, fees, required books and materials only.
- Must be a Colorado resident
- Must be enrolled in a CTE program that is less than 16 credits hours to complete
- Must not be receiving Veterans Administration education benefits
- Must be in good standing for Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress standards
This grant is need based and student must show financial need by completing a FAFSA demonstrating they would qualify for Pell grant OR by providing a copy of proof of any of the following:
- Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) Benefits
- Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Benefits
- Medicaid Eligibility
- Supplemental Security Income (SSI), or Disability Benefits
- Section 8 Housing Voucher
- Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Benefits
- An income that is eligible for Free and Reduced Lunch Benefits
- An income that is too low to require a Federal Income Tax Filing
FRCC Success Scholarship
FRCC Success Scholarship is now closed.
- Maintaining a cumulative 3.5 GPA or higher
- Must have completed at least 15 credits at FRCC
- Must be pursuing an eligible certificate / degree
- Must be enrolled in at least 9 credit hours
- Must be meeting satisfactory academic progress for financial aid
Award amounts are as follows:
9 - 11.5 credit hours: $500 per semester
12 - 14.5 credit hours: $750 per semester
15 + credit hours: $1,000 per semester
Search for College Scholarships Online
Be wary of providing personal information to scholarship sites. Visit the Federal Trade Commission for a list of common scholarship scams. The Financial Aid Office recommends avoiding fee-based scholarship services.
Additional helpful links:
- How scholarships affect financial aid
- Tips for writing a scholarship essay
- Scholarship myths