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Student grants available here

By Jose Arebalo, Scene Editor

February 6, 2019

Filed under Campus Beat

Each year billions of dollars in grants and scholarships are awarded to hard-working students, but some communities still have less access to those resources. The Kennedy-King Scholarship honors the memories of Doctor Martin...

Scholarships, grants abound

By Cindy Pantoja, Opinion Editor

November 14, 2018

Filed under Campus Beat

The 2019-20 scholarship application season has started and with more than $180,000 in funding available in scholarships through the Contra Costa College Foundation, students should already be filling out their applications. Any...

Beloved teacher endows grant that will continue though 2047

By Cindy Pantoja, Staff Writer

October 3, 2018

Filed under Campus Beat

The Contra Costa College Foundation received an $835,000 donation from the estate of a former educator and Richmond resident to fund 12 annual $2,500 scholarships through 2047. The Packard-Zell Memorial Scholarship, named after Gera...

Foundation to furnish one-time scholarship

By Andrew Weedon, Advocate Staff

September 6, 2017

Filed under Campus Beat

An emergency fund, intended for students in need of immediate financial assistance, has recently become available with the help of the Contra Costa College Foundation. The Wrap-around fund, which went live Tuesday, August 22,...

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