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Top 5 Financial Aid Myths

5 Top Financial Aid Myths

As Financial Aid Administrators, we hear different stories from students about why they didn’t apply, couldn’t apply or weren’t going to receive money. And most of the time, these details or facts are skewed or wrong. Unfortunately some of these myths lead students away from college or put up barriers that aren’t needed. So here’s […]

College Scholarships for Working Parents

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Being a working parent myself, I can hardly find time to get much done throughout the day besides working, cleaning, eating and sleeping. This is also the case for many parents who are not only working, but also juggling the responsibility of being a college student. Scholarships are a great way to help pay for […]

Scholarships to Apply for Now

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As we enter into the middle of the fall school semester, mid-term exams are popping up and anticipation for Thanksgiving and winter vacations are starting to rise. Some people might not realize that this is also the time to begin seeking free money for next school year. That’s right, many applications are opening up now […]

FRCC Student Wins $1,000 Scholarship in Kitchen Design Competition

Suzy Morris, an Interior Design student at Front Range Community College, has earned a $1,000 scholarship in the National Kitchen & Bath Association Charette Design Competition. The competition recognizes students who demonstrate advanced skill in kitchen design by planning a safe, functional kitchen within a three-hour timeframe. Morris’s design earned an honorable mention in the […]

Top 5 Items You Need to Apply for Scholarships

So you are about to begin your search for scholarships. You have combed through websites and lists of various scholarships you could potentially apply for, but it can seem a bit overwhelming. Here are the five things you should have ready before beginning a scholarship search. If you do, I promise, filling out online applications and […]

Scholarship Identifies FRCC Student as Emerging Leader

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Kay Howarth, a student at Front Range Community College, has won a $1,000 Emerging Leaders Scholarship from the National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS). The Emerging Leader Scholarship recognizes and rewards demonstrated leadership ability and accomplishment. Howarth leads meetings where students can work on goal setting, accountability, and commitment to action. NSLS is an […]

FRCC Foundation Scholarship Myths

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The FRCC Foundation scholarship application for the 2016-2017 academic year opened on Dec. 1. As the FRCC Foundation’s program and annual fund manager, I have the great privilege of overseeing our scholarship program. When I am out and about speaking to potential scholarship applicants, I often hear students making incorrect assumptions about our scholarships, so I’d […]

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