County Sheriffs of Colorado Scholarship Award

CSOC Scholarship Application for the 2023-2024 school year.

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 Fall 2023/Spring 2024 academic year are eligible.

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 County Sheriffs of Colorado (CSOC) website. We will only consider applicants that apply using the (CSOC) Scholarship Application. Applicants submitting other forms will be disqualified.

Submission Filing Deadline

NOTE: JCSO Scholarship applications have been extended to 5 p.m. on Friday, March 10, 2023. 

Applications may be scanned and emailed to [email protected], dropped off, or mailed to:

Jefferson County Sheriff's Office
200 Jefferson County Parkway
Golden, CO 80401
ATTN: Sheriff - CSOC Scholarship


Applications received by your local Sheriff’s Office will be reviewed by a 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 May 5, 2023. Awards will be presented to recipients by the sheriff in the county of the student's permanent residence as soon as possible.

Additional Questions

All questions or inquiries regarding the CSOC scholarship program should be directed to the CSOC  scholarship coordinator Robert Branham at 720.344.4608.