• County Sheriffs of Colorado Scholarship Award


    In alternating years, the sheriff's office awards one recipient a scholarship. The award represents the sheriff's office's confidence in and respect for education and training. The Sheriff's Office considers this an investment in the future and believes that we are helping to provide deserving students with an opportunity to make a positive contribution to society as a whole.

    Permanent residents of Jefferson County who plan to enroll in a vocational training program or institution of higher learning in the state of Colorado as a full-or part-time student for the 2017-2018 school year are eligible. 

    Please apply by the February 24, 2017 deadline.

    Applicants must be legal residents of the United States and eligible for admission or readmission to the school(s) or institution(s) of learning indicated in the application. The award will only be paid for attendance at certified schools or institutions of learning within the State of Colorado. Applicants must maintain good standing in their chosen program.

    There shall be no restrictions as to the course of study or training pursued. No restrictions shall be placed by reason of race, creed, color, age, sex or national origin.


    Applications must be obtained through the website: We will only consider applicants that apply using the CSOC Scholarship Application. Applicants submitting other forms will be disqualified.

    All applications must be submitted to the Sheriff’s Office in the applicant’s county of permanent residence no later than February 24, 2017. For Jefferson County Sheriff's Office send c/o: Amber Luttrell, Community Relations, Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, 200 Jefferson County Parkway, Golden, CO 80401.


    Applications received by your local Sheriff’s Office will be reviewed by a citizens committee selected by your local sheriff. Each county committee will select one scholarship recipient and two runners up.

    Announcement of Awards

    The final selection process is to be completed in time to allow the award announcement by April 21, 2017. Awards will be presented to recipients by the sheriff in the county of the student's permanent residence as soon thereafter as possible.

    Additional Questions

    All questions or inquiries regarding the CSOC scholarship program should be directed to the scholarship coordinator, Sharon Villanueva, at the CSOC office at 720-344-4618 or