Scholarships will cover all tuition, fees & course materials for 30 of FRCC's career paths in education, health care, HVAC and forestry-related occupations.
Coloradans who want a rewarding new career can now complete 30 of FRCC’s degree and certificate programs at no cost. Tuition, fees and course materials are completely covered by the state of Colorado’s Career Advance and Care Forward initiatives.
Almost 1,000 FRCC students have already received Care Forward funding over the last year. And more than 1,500 are currently enrolled this semester in the college’s no-cost programs through both Career Advance and Care Forward.
FRCC’s eligible programs are all in the following fields:
Once students earn their certificate or degree, they’ll be well prepared to begin working, continue their education, or both.“These positions are critical to all of us who live in Colorado,” said FRCC President Colleen Simpson, EdD. “We’re helping our students quickly start rewarding careers in several of the most needed and high-demand fields in our communities.”
- Early Childhood and Elementary Education
- Forestry and Wildland Firefighting
- Health Care, Nursing and Emergency Medical Services
- Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning
- Wellness and Massage
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Coloradans who enroll in one of these 30 programs will have their tuition, fees and course materials covered by scholarships. The funding is provided by the state of Colorado.
FRCC will receive approximately $12 million for its students in these programs. Students who are already in one of these programs can also receive reimbursement through Career Advance or Care Forward.
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Ready for a career change? Launch a great career at FRCC! Get the training you need to get hired in one of these rewarding fields that move Colorado forward.
To receive the scholarship money, just apply to FRCC—the application is free and there are no essays to write and no tests to take. And there’s no admission deadline, so you can apply anytime.
Then apply for financial aid. Whatever isn’t covered by financial aid will be covered by the state through Career Advance.
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