“Needless to say we are beyond excited about being recognized by the NSPA, an organization that shares our belief in the power of scholarships to transform lives. Belonging to NSPA has been tremendously valuable as we constantly seek to offer our best to students, the College, and our community.” – Ron Slinger, Executive Director
The Red Rocks Community College Foundation Scholarship Program was established with the vision of helping students of all income levels have access to higher education. Since inception, the RRCC Foundation’s Scholarship Program has provided over 3,900 scholarships and more than $4.4 million to help 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. The minimum requirements to apply for the RRCC Foundation Scholarship Program are Colorado residency, a 2.0 or higher GPA, and the ability to be at least a half-time student when receiving an award.
The Red Rocks Community College Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization established in 1993 that is devoted to supporting Red Rocks Community College in its commitment to students, learning, and excellence. In addition to its flagship programs: Scholarships, Mini-grants, and the Teaching Chair award, the Foundation responds to the needs of the institution on an ongoing basis by supporting faculty and staff in developing external resources to support their program excellence through the establishment of program designated funds. The Foundation continues to work to ensure that our community has access to high quality educational programs that are relevant and affordable thanks to a community of caring donors.
For more information please visit us online at http://www.rrcc.edu/foundation.