WCSO Scholarship, 2024

Published on January 09, 2024

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Weld County Sheriff’s Office announces the Annual Youth Advancement Scholarship for 2024

[Greeley, CO]- In our ongoing effort to advance our community’s youth, the Weld County Sheriff’s Office will award its annual scholarship to one deserving Weld County student who intends on pursuing a degree in higher education. The scholarship will be a one-time $500.00 award.

To be eligible, the applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • A high school graduation senior or current college / university student
  • A citizen of Weld County, Colorado
  • Accepted at an accredited university or college

The applicant must submit a completed application form by March 1st, 2024, to:

The Weld County Sheriff’s Office – Scholarship Committee
Attn: Rosy Soto
1950 “O” Street
Greeley, CO 80631

The scholarship application must be accompanied by a letter of recommendation by a teacher or counselor from the applicant’s school and an official certified scholastic transcript. All applicants must also submit a 500-word essay on the following question: “How do law enforcement professionals balance the opinions of the public, agency transparency to the public, and negative feedback on situational outcomes while serving their community?”

The competitive selection process is based GPA, student’s need, and community involvement. Finalists will be selected by the Weld County Sheriff’s Office scholarship committee and will be informed by April 5th, 2024.

“Awarding this scholarship to a Weld County student that values and strives for a higher education is just one way we can give back to our local youth. I encourage all who meet the criteria to apply, and I look forward to meeting and presenting the winner with the check,” said Weld County Sheriff, Steve Reams.