The Western Colorado Community Foundation (WCCF) is accepting applications for a wide variety of scholarships available to students residing in western Colorado. A total of 36 different scholarship funds managed by WCCF are available to students through one online application at www.wc-cf.org, including 22 different scholarships available to Delta County graduating seniors and returning students. 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 1. For more information contact Cecile Aday at 970-243-3767.
The Western Colorado Community Foundation serves seven counties in western Colorado, managing charitable funds for community good. The Community Foundation manages charitable funds totaling over $65 million in assets and awards over $3.5 million in grants and scholarships.
On Tuesday, Sept. 11, the Delta County Board of Commissioners called a special meeting to consider the board's response to the Bureau of Land Management's preliminary Environmental Assessment (EA) concerning the lease parcels proposed for the December BLM sale.
Several people from the North Fork were present to provide input.