Seminars help CCC students apply for scholarships

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- It's time for Coconino Community College future and current students to apply for scholarships for the 2017-18 academic year, and to get students ready, there will be two seminars to help.
 
Learn about scholarship opportunities at CCC from Financial Aid and CCC Foundation staff.
 
Both seminars will be on Wednesday, Feb. 8. The first seminar will be 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. The second seminar will be 4 to 5:15 p.m. At the seminars, scholarship applicants will receive guidance in writing the scholarship essay, applying for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), and navigating the web for other external opportunities. The seminar will also feature information on the Arizona Community Foundation, and ACF or CCC staff will be on hand to walk students through the online application process for funds through the ACF Foundation and the CCC Foundation.
 
The Arizona Community Foundation offers more than 90 different scholarships opportunities for Arizona residents, and they can be viewed at www.azfoundation.org. The CCC Foundation offers more than 35 different merit scholarships that can be applied for with a single application. Criteria for each scholarship is listed at www.coconinofoundation.org.
 
Parents are also welcome to attend. Earn a degree debt-free!
 
The seminars will be held at the CCC Lone Tree campus, 2800 S. Lone Tree Road. The morning seminar will be in the Board Room. The afternoon seminar will be in the APS Room (Room 537). The morning seminar will also be broadcast via Interactive TV to the Page Instructional Site in Room D7. For more information, contact Rachel Edelstein at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or call (928) 226-4384.
 
About Coconino Community College
 
Student success is the heart and purpose of Coconino Community College. Since 1991, CCC has served residents across 18,000 square miles of Coconino County. CCC has helped create the region's skilled workforce, with the goal of improving the lives of our residents through workforce development and higher education. This year, CCC is celebrating its 25th anniversary and has served more than 75,000 students countywide, with two campuses in Flagstaff and an instructional site in Page.
 
CCC provides affordable tuition and a wide variety of certificates and degrees including career/technical programs with nearly 50 certificate programs and two-year associate degrees in various fields. Those fields include nursing, fire science, law enforcement and business. Additionally, CCC has programs that ease student transition to any of the three state universities.
 
CCC reaches out to the more rural portions of the County including Williams, the Grand Canyon/Tusayan, Page/Lake Powell, Fredonia, Tuba City and other remote areas on the Navajo, Hopi and Supai Tribal Lands. Instructional sites offer classes through online, in-person and Interactive Television classes to meet the needs of students in these rural and remote areas. Nearly 20 percent of CCC's students are Native American learners.

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Tuesday, 24th January 2017 12:00 AM
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