The Weld County Sheriff’s Office is looking for applicants for our annual youth advancement scholarship.



In our ongoing effort to advance our community’s youth, the Weld County Sheriff’s Office will award its annual scholarship to a deserving Weld County Student who intends on pursuing a degree in higher education. The scholarship will be a $500.00 one-time 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 April 7th, 2017 to:


The Weld County Sheriff’s Office – Scholarship Committee

Attn: Rosy Soto

1950 “O” Street

Greeley, CO 80631



Accompanied by:


  • A letter of recommendation by a teacher or counselor from the applicant’s school.
  • A 500 word essay on why proactive community interaction is paramount in today’s society
  • An official certified scholastic transcript.


Finalists will be selected by the Weld County Sheriff’s Office Scholarship Committee, and will be informed by May 5th 2017