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Need money for college? #5k4UNC

If you are a 2016 graduating senior in Weld County and/or Greeley, you’re eligible to receive up to $5,000 annually up to four years for your college education. Here’s how it works.

Weld County Graduating Seniors

If you’re a 2016 graduating senior who lives in Weld County, you may be eligible for the Weld County Bright Futures Grant of $3,000 annually up to four years. Find out how to apply today through the Weld County Bright Futures site.

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Greeley Graduating Seniors

2016 Greeley high school graduating seniors can qualify for a $2,000 UNC Greeley Promise Scholarship. This scholarship is renewable for up to four years if academic requirements are met as defined by UNC’s Office of Financial Aid. The following high schools are eligible for this scholarship:

  • Greeley Central High School
  • Greeley West High School
  • Dayspring Christian Academy
  • Northridge High School
  • Jefferson High School
  • University Schools
  • Union Colony Preparatory School
  • Frontier Academy

Greeley high school graduating seniors also may be eligible for the Weld County Bright Futures Grant of $3,000. Combine this with the Greeley Promise and you will have $5,000 annually to attend UNC! To apply for UNC’s Greeley Promise Scholarship all you have to do is apply for admission and be accepted to UNC.

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UNC Merit Scholarship Opportunities

In addition to the Greeley Promise and Weld County Bright Futures, Colorado residents are eligible for merit scholarships if they meet the requirements. Your college education could be paid for! To apply for UNC merit scholarships, all you have to do is apply for admission to UNC and be admitted. These scholarships are renewable up to four years based on academic performance.

3.8 GPA and 29 ACT or 1280 SAT
3.6 GPA and 27 ACT or 1200 SAT
3.4 GPA and 27 ACT or 1200 SAT
3.0 GPA and 20 ACT or 960 SAT

UNC is an Affordable and Quality Education

The University of Northern Colorado offers affordable unique and personalized opportunities that only a university our size can offer while being one of Colorado’s leading research universities.  You’ll learn and grow while having individual attention from faculty who will help you customize your education so you can take those experiences with you into your chosen career.

With Weld County Bright Futures and Greeley Promise, your college education is within a reasonable budget. Plus if you qualify for a merit scholarship, you’re education could be nearly paid for. You do the math:

UNC’s Annual Estimated Tuition for 2016-17

Base College Tuition
(Tuition after Colorado Opportunity Fund applied, and based on 14 credit hours per semester and differential tuition added at the 2015-16 rate)
Weld County Bright Futures Scholarship -$3,000
UNC Greeley Promise Scholarship -$2,000
Total Tuition Left to Pay $2,112

Want to get a more detailed budget?

Download our UNC Tuition Budget Worksheet

Have questions or want to discuss your options?

Larissa Romero Perry

Contact our bilingual (Spanish/English) UNC Enrollment Coach:

Larissa Romero-Perry

E-mail: Larissa.Romero-Perry@unco.edu

Phone: 970-351-3397

Text: 970-673-7028