Up to 36 different scholarships are available for western Colorado students wishing to further their education beyond high school or adults seeking higher education.

The scholarships are administered by Western Colorado Community Foundation (WCCF) and cover a large range of higher education. Eligibility for the scholarships vary with some based on financial need, GPA and college entrance exam scores, and specific degree programs.

They are available for degree programs at colleges, universities and vocational programs. Scholarships range from $500 to over $5,000 with some being renewable up to four years.

Students can review available scholarships and apply for any they qualify for at the Western Colorado Community Foundation website. Application deadline is March 1, 2018. Additional information is on the WCCF website or by calling Cecile Aday at 970-243-3767.

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