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Red Rocks Community College Foundation 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

Application periods are each spring semester. Please email scholarships@rrcc.edu to join our email list for the next application period.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: I submitted an application for the 2014-2015 scholarships. When will they let me know if I got one?

A: By August 1, 2014, give or take a few days depending on how far away you live because we send notifications by post mail.

Q: How much are the scholarships?

A: Most awards are $1,500.00, some are more and some are less.

Q: Will my scholarship change my financial aid?

A: Sometimes, and only for a few students. The answer will depend on your personal financial aid package. Please contact the RRCC Financial Aid Department for more information.

Q: My friend got a scholarship and I didn’t. How come?

A: Unfortunately, not all applicants are awarded. We encourage you to discuss additional financial aid opportunities with the RRCC Financial Aid Department.

Q: I have other questions, who should I contact?

A: Please feel free to contact Matt Garcia, Foundation Program Coordinator, at matthew.garcia@rrcc.edu with any other questions you might have regarding the RRCC Foundation Scholarship Program.

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.

Boundless Opportunity Scholarship
Dr. Dorothy Horrell Presidential Scholarship
Tyler Hagaman Memorial Scholarship
Michelle Keller Memorial Scholarship
Troy Wanek Scholarship
Larry Snyder Scholarship
Rich Thatcher Scholarship
I Believe I Can Fly Scholarship
Race to the Top Scholarship
Stone Family Foundation Scholarship
Credit Union of Colorado Scholarship
Anchutz Foundation Scholarship
American Building Supply Foundation Scholarship
Arvada Elks Community Scholarship
Arvada Sister Cities International 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
Matthew Scott Daniels Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Engineering Graphics Scholarship
Exceptional Learners Scholarship
FirstBank of Colorado Scholarship
Gardner Family Foundation Scholarship - ECE
Geiger Family Scholarship
Thomas Glennon Memorial Scholarship - Fire/EMS
Golden Civic Foundation Scholarship
Grainger, Tools for Tomorrow-Industrial Sciences
Bill & Elaine Hartong Scholarship
Hazelrigg Family Endowed Scholarship
Johnson Foundation Financial Aid Program
Kaiser Permanente Challenge Scholarship
Kingdom Enlightenment Foundation Scholarship
Martin Family Foundation Scholarship
Harry & Cris Mathews Family 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
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
Suncor Energy Scholarship - Process Technology
“Swede” Johnson Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Water Quality Management & Treatment Scholarship


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"Your generosity has greatly assisted me in pursuing my professional goals; and it represents not only an honor, but also a great inspiration to me."

-Ruth, Martin Family Foundation Scholarship Recipient

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