High School students looking at graduation this May or receiving a high school equivalency may want to apply for the Bright Futures stipend. The Bright Futures program was designed with one objective in mind–strengthening the vitality of the Weld County community through its workforce.
The Bright Futures program was designed with one objective in mind–strengthening the vitality of the Weld County community through its workforce. By nurturing and supporting our young generation, we are building a strong foundation for a stable economy. Understanding the importance of trade skills as well as academic skills, the Board of Commissioners designed the program to financially assist students who pursue post-secondary education or training from an accredited higher-education institution or certified training program. The program is for qualifying Weld County residents who have graduated from high school, GED recipients and honorably discharged U.S. Veterans, after 2016. Qualified and accepted recipients receive financial assistance for pursuing post-secondary education or training from a Title IV accredited higher education institution or certified training program.
Students are defined as high school graduates, GED recipients, or honorable discharged U.S. Veterans.
A student is eligible for up to $2000 each year.
Must be a Weld County resident.
Complete 16 hours of community service.
There are no restrictions concerning the type of education program selection; you can pursue a path as a chef, a mechanic or a doctor - just follow your dream!
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Jaime Henning, CCE
President & CEO