EAGLE COUNTY — Eagle County Crime Stoppers recently announced it would award a local high school graduate a $1,000 scholarship for the student to attend any accredited Colorado college or university.
The purpose of the scholarship is to foster greater interest in criminal justice or public safety as a career. Scholarships are made possible by donations to the program, fundraising by the Eagle County Crime Stoppers Board of Directors and the cooperation of local prevention officials and organizations.
Scholarship applications can be downloaded at www.eaglesheriff.com under the “News” tab. Contact Jessie Mosher at 970-328-8540 for an application or more information.
Scholarship requirements include:
• Applicants must carry a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester.
• Applicants must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0.
• Undergraduate applicants must be high school graduates of schools in Eagle County.
• Resumes must include one community or volunteer service and at least two letters of recommendation.
Applicants must meet all the requirements listed on the application. Recipients will be notified via letter by July 31.