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BRCC Educational Foundation Scholarships

Scholarships are provided each year to students through the fund-raising efforts of the Blue Ridge Community College Educational Foundation, Inc.

The Financial Aid and Scholarship Committee reviews applications and awards scholarships in varying amounts to students with a cumulative GPA of 2.00 or higher.

Foundation Scholarships Online Application Process

  • Preferred Internet Browser: Internet Explorer
  • Priority Filing Date: April 15
    (Applications submitted after this date will still be reviewed if funding is available).
  • Review the instructions below before beginning the application.


 For more information visit or contact the  Financial Aid Office.

How to Apply: Online Application Instructions

Directions for Current and Returning Students

  • What you need to gather before completing this form:
    • GPA (College or High School)
    • Student 2016 Total Income
    • Parent 2016 Total Income (If under 23, not married, and no dependent children)
    • List of community service activities
    • Names and email addresses of two references
    • You will be asked to write a Scholarship Narrative on why you are deserving of scholarship help from BRCC.
  • Click the "APPLY NOW" button above.
  • When prompted for a password and username, use the same one you use for your BRCC Moodle account.
  • To begin a new Scholarship Application, click the circle +. To edit an existing Scholarship Application, click the name of the form.

Directions for High School Seniors and New Students

Once you have applied for Admission to BRCC, you will be sent an email within two business days with your username, ID and instructions on how to change your temporary password to a permanent password.  For assistance with setting your permanent password, contact the BRCC Help Desk at (828) 694-1895. Once you have a permanent password, complete the steps above.

How to find your BRCC Username and ID & change your password

  • To find your Username, go to http://online.blueridge.edu and click the ‘Students’ link.
  • Under ‘User Account’, click on ‘I’m New to BRCC.’  Read the instructions and click ‘OK.’
  • Once you populate your Last Name and SSN (no dashes or spaces), click ‘Submit’.  A box will pop up that says ‘Here’s Your User ID’.  Write it down for safekeeping because you will need it to log into all BRCC systems.
  • Hit the BACK (<-) button (top left of the page) on any browser EXCEPT Chrome.  Your Colleague (student) ID number will fill in underneath your SSN and username.  Write it down for safekeeping.
  • Hit the FORWARD (->) button (top left of the page) on any browser EXCEPT Chrome.  You will return to the ‘Select an E-mail Address’ page.  In the drop down box, select your personal email address to receive your temporary password.  Then click ‘Submit’.  Once you receive your temporary password, go to http://online.blueridge.edu and click on ‘Log In’ in the top user bar.  Once logged in, click ‘Change Password’ in the top user bar and follow the on screen instructions to set your permanent password. [If your personal email address is NOT listed, go to http://password.blueridge.edu and follow the first time login instructions.] 


Contact Us

For general application and scholarship information, contact the Financial Aid Office at (828) 694-1816.

For technical/computer issues or questions, contact Information Technology Help Desk at (828) 694-1895.