The Western Colorado Community Foundation (WCCF) is accepting applications for a wide variety of scholarships available to students residing in western Colorado.  All 35 scholarship funds managed by WCCF are available to students through one online application at Scholarships range from $500 to $5,000+ and many are renewable for up to four years. Criteria varies from financial need to GPA scores to chosen field of study and covers both four year degree programs and vocational institutions. Deadline for applying is March 15, 2016. For more information contact Cecile Aday at 970.243.3767.

In 2015, WCCF awarded over $568,000 in scholarships to help 229 students from Western Slope counties attend college and pursue their dreams.