Tuition assistance for high school graduates, GED recipients and honorably discharged US veterans to further their education.
Residents and Businesses
Residents and businesses who donate receive up to 50% of their donation as a tax credit incentive on the Weld County portion of their property taxes.
A better trained and skilled workforce to improve and invest in our growing community.
ABOUT BRIGHT FUTURES
Bright Futures is a workforce initiative designed to strengthen the vitality of the Weld county community through its workforce. By nurturing and supporting the next generation, we are building a strong foundation for a stable economy.
Bright Futures Google Classroom-
High School Senior Checklist
- Live in Weld County junior and senior year.
- Create an online account at www.brightfuturesco.com.
- Complete the online application.
- Watch or read the mandatory meeting and acknowledge your attendance in Programs.
- Upload the Student Aid Report (SAR) portion of your verified FAFSA/CASFA to Programs, selecting ‘student aid report’ as the document type and entering the school year for which you are applying to receive the grant.
- Complete 16 hours of community service in Weld County between May 16th, 2022 – May 14th, 2023, and upload your completed community service log to Programs.
- Enter your chosen college in ‘My Colleges’–check the enrolled box, enter your college ID #, and select the appropriate semester and school year.
- Weld County resident for two of the student’s high school years with one begin their senior year.
- Stay Enrolled at your higher education institute or training program.
- Maintain a 2.0 cumulative GPA and upload your yearly transcripts.
- Upload the EFC page of FAFSA/CASFA.
- Do 16 hours of community service for Weld County.
- The grant must be started within 2 years of GED or graduation and completed within 6 years.