College Scholarships

COSI Grants

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. Get COSI Grant Info >

Care Forward Colorado

With the Care Forward Colorado Program, you can get free, short-term training in high-demand health care programs. The program covers tuition, fees, and course materials. Get answers to Frequently Asked Questions.

External Scholarship Listings

Undergraduate, Transfer, DACA and others!

See list of additional scholarship opportunities >

Virtual Scholarship Workshops

Check back for April Scholarship Workshops! 

Adams County Workforce Scholarship

Accepting applications for a Workforce Scholarship for students that 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 Scholarship here>

Boundless Opportunity Scholarship

Boundless Opportunity Scholarship is now closed. 

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 2022-2023 academic year
  • be in good standing for Satisfactory Academic Progress 
  • be pursuing a two-year degree (AA, AS, AAS)
  • 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
    • Juvenile Justice Youth
    • Foster Care 

CCCS Foundation Scholarships

The application for 2023-2024 is now open! Deadline: April 16,2023, 11:59 pm MST

For more information and to apply click link below: 


Early Childhood Education Scholarships

FRCC has been awarded funding from the Colorado Department of Higher Education (CDHE) to support students in the ECE field. Funding is available for the 2022-2023 Academic Year and will be used for tuition reimbursement and/or individual stipends for students. View eligibility requirements.

FRCC Foundation Scholarships

  • FRCC Foundation Scholarship
    • The FRCC Foundation Scholarship application for 2023-2024 is now closed.  You can check back December 1, 2023 for next years application.   

High Need Student Emergency Scholarships 

The FRCC High Needs Fund awards monetary assistance to current FRCC students who are experiencing an unforeseen financial hardship due to an emergency. Due to fund depletion, we are no longer accepting applications for this scholarship at this time. 

High Need Student Emergency Scholarship Information >

Wolves to Rams Scholars Program

New:  Wolves 2 Rams Scholarship and Paid Research Internship - FRCC College-Wide

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.

Apply for the Wolves to Rams Scholars Program>

Have questions and/or need assistance? Just send us an email.

CTE Grant

The Career and Technical Education Grant is now open for the 2022-2023 school year!

Apply for CTE Grant

The CTE Grant offers students 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 maximum amount of the grant is $2,250 per certificate and 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 VA 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 for the 2022-2023 school year!  Check back next year for availability!

  • Criteria:
    • 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 Scholarships for College 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.

Here's some additional helpful links:

College Scholarship Websites and Search Engines:

Contact Financial Aid

Email us or contact office at your campus:

Boulder County Campus

Phone: 303-404-5250

Fax: 303-678-3693

Larimer Campus

Phone: 970-204-8376

Fax: 970-204-8445

Westminster Campus

Phone: 303-404-5250

Fax: 303-439-9454