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Tips for Getting a Scholarship

The application period for Front Range Community College (FRCC) Foundation scholarships is now open and closes March 1. Scholarships to attend FRCC are the key to an exceptional education when the funds just aren’t there to pay for college. I know. I am a scholarship recipient studying at the Boulder campus—a very grateful recipient. Follow […]

How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay

Many college students do not realize it is the season to submit scholarships applications for the next school year. Now is a great time to make an account and scholarship profile at www.collegeincolorado.org. As you read over the scholarship applications that your search retrieves, you may notice that most scholarship applications would like to know […]

Beware of Student Loan Scams

You get a call from an unknown number, and surprise! You have been selected to receive a free grant for college. Just share your credit card number for a shipping and handling fee of $3.99 from the grant officer. How simple is that? While it sounds great and could really help you, it could be […]

I Got a Scholarship! Now What?

Classes have started, you are finding your routine, and many of you may have been fortunate enough to have received a scholarship to help pay for college this year. Congratulations! Now that you are a scholarship recipient, you may wonder what you need to do next. Here are some answers to a few questions you […]

How to Get an FRCC Scholarship with a Killer Essay

The FRCC Foundation is giving away $500,000 in scholarships! When it comes to writing the perfect scholarship essay, a great deal of advice and resources are available, especially on the Internet. However, when it comes to writing your essay for an FRCC Foundation scholarship, there are three specific questions that must be answered. A killer […]

How to Find Scholarships

So, you’d like to apply for scholarships, but the idea of getting started overwhelms you. What’s the best approach that will give you a better chance of actually receiving scholarship money? I recently talked with Kevin Ladd, vice president of Scholarships.com, a free college scholarship search and financial aid information resource. Kevin had several ideas […]

Scholarships for Community College Students

Applying for scholarships can be a frustrating process all in itself, but looking to apply for scholarships geared toward community college students can be flat out maddening! Sometimes it can feel as though all the scholarships out there are for students recently graduating high school, or for those planning to attend a four year institution. […]

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