Scholarship Program

About the RRCC Foundation Scholarship Program

The Red Rocks Community College Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization devoted to supporting Red Rocks Community College in its commitment to students, learning, and excellence. Since 1993, the Foundation Scholarship Program has aided over 2,700 students realize their dreams of going to college. The RRCC Foundation offers a wide variety of scholarships based on both need and merit. An applicant’s grades, academic and professional goals, financial need, community service, and special circumstances are all evaluated in the awarding process.

How to Apply

For those needing a print copy of the application:

The print quality application is available by clicking here.

For those using accessibility technologies:

An application that works with accessibility technologies is available by clicking here.

Important Dates

January 20: Foundation Scholarship Program (FSP) Application Released.

January 20-April 30: Look for Foundation Staff on the Bridge at noon Mondays through Thursdays. Workshops will be available in Late March and Late April.

May 29: 5:00pm Latest date/time to turn in scholarship applications.

Scholarship Application Workshops


Lakewood Campus

How to Complete Your Scholarship Application
Location: Community Room
March 31, 12-1pm
April 29, 5:30-6:30pm

Writing Personal Statements
Location: East Building, Room 1150
April 1, 12-1pm
April 30, 5:30-6:30pm

Arvada Campus

RRCCF Scholarship Bootcamp

Application Questions

Please email Matt Garcia, Program Coordinator, at to join our email list or to ask any questions related to your scholarship application.

Scholarship Program Donors

Generous community support makes the following scholarship funds possible.  Thank you to all of our donors.  For information on starting a scholarship fund, please contact Ron Slinger at 303.914.6417.

American Building Supply Foundation Scholarship
Arvada Elks Community Scholarship
Barber Nichols, Inc. Endowed Scholarship
Bob and Margaret Barber Family Endowed Scholarship
Cheryl A. Burgett Memorial Scholarship
Mildred Campbell Endowed Scholarship
Career Stepping Stone Scholarship
Chief George Goldbach Memorial Scholarship
City of Arvada Scholarship
Collier Family Scholarship - Physician Assistant
Credit Union of Colorado Foundation
Daniels Fund Opportunity Award
Engineering Graphics Scholarship
Exceptional Learners Scholarship
FirstBank of Colorado Scholarship
Gardner Family Foundation Scholarship - ECE
Thomas Glennon Memorial Scholarship - Fire/EMS
Golden Civic Foundation Scholarship
Bill & Elaine Hartong Scholarship
Hazelrigg Family Endowed Scholarship
Dr. Dorothy Horrell Presidential Scholarship
I Believe I Can Fly Scholarship
Johnson Foundation Financial Aid Program
Kaiser Permanente Challenge Scholarship
Clarence and Rose Keffeler Scholarship
Kingdom Enlightenment Foundation Scholarship
Lillian LaFleur Scholarship
Harry & Cris Mathews Family Scholarship
McKee Family Foundation Scholarship
Tom McMahon Memorial Scholarship - Construction
Al & Mindy Meiklejohn Endowed Scholarship
Les & Sue Metzger Scholarship
Elissa Notarianni-Ditto Endowed Scholarship – Math/Science
Donna Remley Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Cliff Richardson Scholarship
Rolling Hills Country Club Foundation Endowed Scholarship
RRCC Alumni Give Back Scholarship
RRCC Foundation Scholarship
RRCC 40th Anniversary Scholarship
Theodore C. Sandquist Endowed Scholarship
John & Yasuko Shimizu Endowed Scholarship
The Student Voice Endowed Scholarship
“Swede” Johnson Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Water Quality Management & Treatment Scholarship