RRCC Foundation Scholarship Program

Applications due by March 5, 2020 at Midnight. Anything submitted afterwards will not be accepted. Scholarships for Fall 2021/Spring 2022

Requirements include minimum GPA of 2.0, must be Colorado resident, and eligible to attend Red Rocks Community College.

The Red Rocks Community College Foundation is a 501©(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 3,000 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.

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 The RRCC Foundation at 303.914.6308.

  • American Building Supply Foundation Scholarship
  • Applewood Plumbing and Heating Scholarship
  • Arvada Elks Community Scholarship
  • Barber Nichols, Inc. Endowed Scholarship
  • Bob and Margaret Barber Family Endowed Scholarship
  • Boundless Opportunity Scholarship
  • Beyond Jeffco 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
  • Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative
  • Credit Union of Colorado Foundation
  • Early Ford V-8 Club in honor of Dennis Vanderhoof
  • 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
  • Tyler Hagaman Memorial Scholarship
  • Bill & Elaine Hartong Scholarship
  • Harvey Family Foundation
  • Hazelrigg Family Endowed Scholarship
  • Joan L. Hess Memorial Scholarship
  • Dr. Dorothy Horrell Presidential Scholarship
  • I Believe I Can Fly Scholarship
  • I Know You Can Do It Scholarship
  • Johnson Foundation Financial Aid Program
  • Kaiser Permanente Challenge Scholarship
  • Clarence and Rose Keffeler Scholarship
  • Michelle Keller Memorial 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
  • Slinger Family Scholarship
  • The Student Voice Endowed Scholarship
  • “Swede” Johnson Memorial Endowed Scholarship
  • Water Quality Management & Treatment Scholarship

*Please visit our website to view a complete listing of all Foundation Scholarship Program donors: http://www.rrcc.edu/foundation/scholarship-programs *

Over 200 scholarships available; Awards range from $1,500 to $5,500 each. 56% of applicants have been awarded since 2006.
Supplemental Questions
  1. The majority of Foundation Scholarships consider financial need. The Foundation collects information about your overall financial picture to assist in determining financial need, including household, expenses and income. Even though a small number of awards are based only on merit, financial information is REQUIRED from all applicants.
    • Do you utilize public assistance resources right now? Examples include TANF, WIC, SNAP, CCAP)
    • How many people live in your household, including you?
    • Looking ahead, how much gross income do you estimate YOU and others in your household will earn in 2021?
    • Were you awarded Pell for this current academic year (Fall 2020/Spring 2021)?
    • What is the total gross income earned by ALL members of your household in 2020? (No $ sign, no commas, one decimal followed by a zero. Example of how your answer should look for if you earn $20,000 per year: 20000.0 )
    • What is YOUR total gross income earned in 2020? (No $ sign, no commas, one decimal followed by a zero. Example of how your answer should look: 200.0 )
    • Which of the following BEST describes the people currently living in your household?
    • Which of the following best describes who is responsible for paying the basic living expenses in your household?
  2. REFERENCE 1: Please provide the name and email address of a non-family reference who can speak to your strengths. Good choices for this field include teachers, college staff, faculty members, supervisors, or community leaders. You should not list another student as your reference. Remember to alert your reference that you submitted their name to the scholarship application on AcademicWorks.
  3. Are you involved in the RRCC Gateway Program?
  4. Have you been a member of the Boys & Girls Club in the last two years?
  5. Did you serve in the U.S. Military?