College of the Redwoods' Northcoast California Student Oppo Consortium will award scholarships to high school students in several counties including Del Norte County.

The students participated in CalSOAP's College Knowledge program for 1 year involving full-time attendance at the college or at Humboldt State University.

The consortium received the $75,000 scholarship funds from The Education Financing Foundation of California.

andquot;Affordability is still a big barrier for many families in applying to college,andquot; said Marcy Manning, CalSOAP director in a press release.