The Western Colorado Community Foundation (WCCF) is accepting applications for a wide variety of scholarships available to students residing in Delta County. Sixteen different scholarship funds managed by WCCF are available specifically to Delta County students through one online application at www.wc-cf.org. Scholarships range in award dollars 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. For more information contact Cecile Aday at 970-243-3767.
In 2015, WCCF awarded over $38,000 in scholarships to help 48 students from Delta County attend college and pursue their dreams.
The Western Colorado Community Foundation serves seven counties in western Colorado, managing charitable funds for community good. The Community Foundation and its regional affiliates manage nearly $49 million in total endowed fund assets.
Delta's second annual "Kickoff to Christmas" takes place Saturday, Nov. 25. This event is sponsored by the Delta Area Chamber of Commerce and First Colorado National Bank.