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Boundless Opportunity Scholarship Program

Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                  
June 3, 2013

CONTACT: Margo Aldrich    
Director, Community Development
Community College of Denver
303.851.5686 (cell)
303.556.2411 (office)
Margo.aldrich@ccd.edu

Community College of Denver awarded scholarship funding for non-traditional students

(Denver, CO)  Community College of Denver (CCD) announced today that it has received a $34,000 grant from the Daniels Fund to provide scholarships to non-traditional students through the Boundless Opportunity Scholarship program.

  “We appreciate the generosity of the Daniels Fund,” said Dr. Ryan Ross, dean of Student Development and Retention at CCD. “Through the Boundless Opportunity Scholarship we will be able to benefit students who face additional challenges in accomplishing their educational goals.”

The Boundless Opportunity Scholarship (formerly the Daniels Opportunity Scholarship) is designed to honor and support non-traditional students who recognize the value of an education in creating a better life for themselves and their families.  It is intended for highly motivated students seeking the next level of achievement in their lives, regardless of their life path.

The scholarship is need based and targets specific candidates including non-traditional students over the age of 50; military veterans; and students with experience in youth correctional facilities.

“Students who dream of bettering their lives with a college education are often least able to afford one,” said Linda Childears, president and CEO of the Daniels Fund.  “Boundless Opportunity Scholarships are intended to give a boost to non-traditional students seeking the social and economic benefits of a college education.”

For more information about Boundless Opportunity Scholarships, visit:
http://www.ccd.edu/ccd.nsf/html/WEBB87MVLS-learn+scholarships

Community College of Denver (CCD) is a leading point of entry to higher education for the City and County of Denver. CCD provides a cost effective college education, along with access and opportunity for non-traditional students, workforce development and training resources for local organizations, and community partnerships. For more information, visit www.CCD.edu Information on occupations, rates for completion and placement, program costs and median loan debt can be found at www.ccd.edu/gainfulemployment



CONTACT US!

Margo Aldrich
Director, Community Development
Community College of Denver
margo.aldrich@ccd.edu


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