Wolves 2 Rams NSF Scholars – Bridges to Baccalaureate | CSU

The Wolves to Rams NSF Scholarship helps FRCC students transfer to and graduate from CSU in STEM and natural resources.

Wolves 2 Rams NSF Scholarship

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The NSF Scholarship includes customized CSU transfer advising, STEM workshops, faculty mentorship, and a peer community. Scholars can receive up to 7 total semesters of scholarship money (3 semesters at FRCC and 4 at CSU). Each year we select 30 new scholars, and each scholar can receive up to $30,000 over 7 semesters. Scholars will participate in professional conferences, graduate school preparation, and research lab experiences. The scholarship is renewable based on active participation, commitment, and academic performance. The Wolves 2 Rams scholarship supports students in many STEM fields such as engineering, chemistry, math, computer science, wildlife biology, forestry, horticulture and many other fields.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Have already earned a high school diploma or GED prior to fall semester 2021
  • Have not previously earned a bachelor’s degree (it’s ok if you have attended a university)
  • Currently enrolled at FRCC (any campus)
  • Plan to be enrolled at FRCC for spring 2022, fall 2022, and spring 2023. This means you plan to begin classes at CSU in fall 2023
  • US citizen, permanent resident, or have refugee/asylum status
  • Eligible for federal financial aid with FAFSA on file at FRCC for 2021-2022 academic year (FRCC FAFSA code is 007933)
  • Pursuing any of the eligible CSU majors listed below  

How to Apply

The W2R Scholarship application is closed for Spring 2021 and will re-open in Fall 2021. You must be a Front Range CC student to apply. 

  1. The application for the W2R NSF Scholarship will open in September 2021
  2. Bookmark the application page and write down your password, so you can log in and out of the application
  3. The W2R application will be due in October 2021 (specific date tbd)
  4. Please type your essay responses into a word document so you don’t lose your work – then copy and paste into the application

Eligible CSU (Fort Collins) Majors for the NSF scholarship

College of Agricultural Sciences Walter Scott, Jr. College of Engineering College of Health and Human Sciences Warner College of Natural Resources College of Natural Sciences College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
  • Animal Sciences
  • Agricultural Biology
  • Equine Science
  • Horticulture
  • Soil and Crop Sciences
  • Chem/Bio Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Enviro Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Nutrition/Food Science
  • Health/Exercise Science
  • Fermentation Science and Technology
  • Eco Science/ Sustainability
  • Fish, Wildlife and Conservation Biology
  • Forest/Rangeland Stewardship
  • Geology
  • Natural Resource Management
  • Restoration Ecology
  • Watershed Science
  • Biochemistry
  • Biological Sciences
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Data Science
  • Mathematics
  • Natural Sciences
  • Physics
  • Statistics
  • Zoology
  • Environmental/Public Health
  • Microbiology
  • Neuroscience