University description (as per official university website)
Feather River Community College District, also known as FRC, is a two-year, community college located in Quincy, California, United States. The college campus sits on an area of more than 250 acres and has a variety of wildlife. The campus also has a resident deer herd. The college offers several degrees and certificate programs and is divided into various academic departments. FRC also offers a number of scholarship programs such as the FRC Foundation Scholarship, Cooperative Work Experience Education Scholarship, TRIO Scholarship, Plumas Bank Scholarship, and many more.
The student clubs of FRC are open to all students. Some of these organizations are the Students in Free Enterprise, Student Environmental Association, Chess and Game Club, Science, Math & Engineering Club, Art Club, Veterans Club, and College Soup: A Christian Fellowship.
FRC participates in a variety of sports including baseball, softball, menís and womenís basketball, soccer, rodeo, and volleyball. They are called the Golden Eagles.
Types of Financial Aid
All students applying for campus-based federal and/or state assistance must apply for the Pell Grant by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). This grant is based on financial need.
The Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants are for students with exceptional financial need. The grant does not have to be repaid. Awards are made on a first-come basis until designated funds are exhausted.
Academic Competitive Grant (ACG)
The Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG) was made available for the first time for the 2006-2007 school year for first year college students who graduated from high school after January 1, 2006, and for second year college students who graduated from high school after January 1, 2005. An ACG will provide up to $750 for the first year of undergraduate study and up to $1300 for the second year of undergraduate study to full-time students who are eligible for a Federal Pell Grant and who had successfully completed a rigorous high school program, as determined by the state or local education agency and recognized by the Secretary of Education. Eligibility must be certified by the studentís high school. Second year students must maintain a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.0.
The Federal Work-Study program provides jobs for students who qualify for financial aid. Students are paid at least the current state minimum wage, but some salaries are higher based on the type of work and the skills required. Awards are made on a first-come, first-served basis until designated funds are exhausted.
Cal Grants are California state-funded grants that may be applied toward meeting educational expenses at California colleges. Students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and the Cal Grant verification form to apply. You may check the status of your Cal Grant award by going to: CSAC - Web Grants For Students.
Cal Grant A
May be used at four-year colleges only, although they may be granted and held in reserve for students attending community colleges with the intention of transferring. Grants are awarded on the basis of grades as well as financial need.
Cal Grant B
May be used at both two-year and four-year colleges, and may be awarded to part-time students. Grants are awarded based on grades, disadvantaged background and financial need.
Cal Grant C
For students enrolled in two-year vocational programs at two- year colleges. Part-time students may apply for this grant which is awarded on the basis of financial need, vocational interests, and grades.
The California State Employees Association #712 (CSEA)
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The California State Employees Association #712 (CSEA) provides a $500 scholarship. This scholarship is available to a recent high school graduate or a continuing FRC student. Students must have a cumulative GPA of a 2.5 and be able to demonstrate community and/or school involvement.
2010-2011 Feather River College and FRC Foundation Scholarships
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The Schramel Family is offering a $1000 Scholarship in memory of Paul Francis Schramel. The scholarship is payable at $500 per semester. Priority is given to Indian Valley residents.