Become a Metallica Scholar
What's the connection between heavy metal and enrolling at FRCC?
These rock icons are big supporters of skilled trade education—and want to help career and technical students at FRCC. Through their foundation, All Within My Hands (AWMH), they're partnering with the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) to offer the Metallica Scholars Initiative. With scholarships and support, this program can help you get the training you need to begin a rewarding career.
If you're looking for a career in the trades, keep reading to find out how you can become a Metallica Scholar.
Become a Metallica Scholar at FRCC
If you're enrolled in any of the five programs listed below, you can become a Metallica Scholar. This means you can receive:
- A scholarship of up to $3000 to go towards tuition
- Student services and supports
- Additional student expenses may be covered
Five In-Demand Programs
With our hands-on training, you'll be ready for in-demand jobs across a variety of industries, including automation & engineering technology, electronic engineering technology, precision machining, optics technology and welding technology.
You’ll be learning from instructors who are passionate and experts in their fields. And, you’ll have access to state of the art facilities. In Longmont, you’ll find FRCC’s cutting-edge Center for Integrated Manufacturing. At our Larimer Campus, both our welding facility and instructors are certified by the American Welding Society.
Whatever program you choose, you'll learn the latest techniques and technologies from faculty that are committed to your success.
Automation & Engineering Technology
Electronic Engineering Technology
More About Metallica Scholars
Launched in 2019 through a partnership of AWMH and AACC, the Metallica Scholars Initiative (MSI) is a major workforce education program that provides direct support to community colleges to enhance their career and technical education programs. To date, they have invested over $6 million dollars to support 42 schools in 33 states—impacting the lives of 6,000 students across the US.