CCD Awarded Scholarship Funding for Non-Traditional Students

Boundless Opportunity Scholarships help highly motivated students achieve their goals by providing the means for a better education, as well as a better life for themselves and their families.

Stacie Amaya, a single mom with three children and a CCD paralegal student, is a recipient of the Boundless Opportunity Scholarship.

“CCD has meant a lot to me. I came here at such a dark time in my life and CCD was the exact thing I needed at the right time. It gave me a positive outlook on my future and turned the hope switch back on," said Amaya. "Receiving the Boundless Opportunity Scholarship was a great boost in keeping my education on track.”

Amaya is a member of the student government, Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) honors society and a recipient of the CCD President’s service award.

“CCD is thrilled with this opportunity to afford our non-traditional students the ability to receive additional money to attend college,” said Francie Anhut, Executive Director of the CCD Foundation. “The Daniel’s Fund has been a long-time supporter of CCD and we are grateful to them for their continued support.”

These need-based scholarships target specific candidates, including adult learners, foster care youth, GED recipients, juvenile justice youth, returning military, individuals pursuing EMT/paramedic training, and individuals pursing Early Childhood Education (ECE) certification.

“Boundless Opportunity Scholarships benefit non-traditional students who desire to create a better life by investing in their education,” explained Linda Childears, president and CEO of the Daniels Fund. “As our founder Bill Daniels once said, ‘America remains the greatest nation on Earth, where boundless opportunities still exist for each and every one of us’.”

Read more information about Boundless Opportunity Scholarships at CCD.edu/Scholarships.

The Daniels Fund is a private charitable foundation that continues the legacy of generosity established by its founder, Bill Daniels, through grant and scholarship programs, and other initiatives in Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming.

With over 10,000 students, Community College of Denver (CCD) is the third largest community college in the state and a leading point of entry to higher education for the city and county of Denver. CCD provides a cost effective, high-quality college education, along with access and opportunity for non-traditional students, workforce development, training resources for local organizations, and community partnerships. CCD is a federally funded Hispanic Serving Institution and is one of 13 community colleges within the Colorado Community College System (CCCS).

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