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Grants and Scholarships

T.E.A.C.H. Scholarship
This scholarship covers up to 80% of tuition; you receive a book and supplies allowance and a bonus for successful completion of your classes. It can be used for group leader, director qualifications and your associate degree in Early Childhood. Applicants must be working full-time in a licensed child care facility. T.E.A.C.H. Coordinator 303.339.6807

Apprenticeship Scholarship
Child Care Innovations

Kris Robledo
This scholarship is for students who are currently employed at Triad sites. You must agree to continue working at your present work site for at least one year following completion of your coursework. This scholarship can be used for group leader or director qualifications.

Special Grants and Scholarships
Child Care Innovations
Kris Robledo
CCI will occasionally have outside funding for ECE students working to complete requirements for licensing. Please contact Kris for more information.

Red Rocks Community College Foundation
The Red Rocks Community College Foundation offers a wide variety of scholarships based on both need and merit. By filling out the Red Rocks Community College Foundation Scholarship Application, applicants apply for consideration for all of the Foundation's scholarship awards. Additionally, there are three foundation grants specifically for Early Childhood Education students.
More information:

Red Rocks Community College Financial Aid
Refer to information at this website to determine your eligibility and find other sources of money for college education.

Colorado Office of Professional Development - Financial Resources page
It can be difficult to pay for educational advancement. Here are some links to resources that can help.,20841,0

Tri-County Workforce Center
The Workforce Investment Act (WIA) may be able to help you if the following is true:

  • You have a driver's license or state ID card
  • You have a signed social security card
  • You are 18+ years old
  • Your training program will be completed in the next 18 months
  • Your training program is preparing you for a job in a demand occupation
  • You do plan to get a job after your training is completed
  • You have already applied for financial aid with RRCC

Contact a counselor at:

Tri-County Workforce Center
730 Sims St. Suite 300
Lakewood, CO 80402
303.271.4700 ext. 4