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Eagle County Crime Stoppers Announces 2014 Scholarship

Contact: Jessie Mosher at

Eagle County Crime Stoppers is pleased to make available a 2014 college scholarship award to any accredited Colorado College/University for $1,000.

The purpose of this scholarship is to foster greater interest in criminal justice or public safety as a career and to enhance local law enforcement by encouraging local students to pursue a college degree in this area. Scholarships are made possible by the many generous donations to our program, fundraising by the Eagle County Crime Stoppers Board of Directors and the cooperation of our local prevention officials and organizations.

Scholarship applications can be downloaded at under the “News” tab (on the homepage). Please contact Jessie Mosher (law enforcement coordinator) at 970-328-8540 for a scholarship application or for more information regarding this scholarship.

Scholarship Requirements

  • Award must be used at an accredited Colorado College/University
  • Applicants must carry a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester
  • Applicants must have a minimum cumulative G.P.A of 3.0
  • Undergraduate applicants must be high school graduates of schools in Eagle County, Colorado
  • Must include a resume on community/volunteer service
  • Must include at least two letters of recommendation
  • Briefly explain why you are interested in pursuing a college education. Explain you short term goals and where you see yourself five to ten years from now (keep this brief-no more than one page
  • Complete Consent for Release of Information form
  • The Crime Stoppers applicant must meet all the requirements listed under the Crime Stoppers Scholarship Requirements. There will be no exceptions. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Scholarship recipients will be notified by letter in July 31, 2014. 

Criteria for Award

  • Scholarship must be used at any accredited Colorado College/University
  • Award is based on the merit of the candidate
  • Applications must meet all school admission requirements
  • High school students must provide a sealed certified transcript showing the individual’s grades and a cumulative grade point average
  • Undergraduate college students must provide previous year’s transcript
  • Applicants must agree to undergo a criminal background check

Use of Funds and Payment

  • Awarded funds will be paid directly to the recipient’s chosen school
  • Awarded funds may only be used for tuition, books, and required materials
  • Recipients must supply Eagle County Crime Stoppers Board of Directors with college/university address for mailing of award funds

Application Procedure

  • Completed applications must be accompanied by:
    • Completed Consent for Release of Information form
    • Resume for community/volunteer service
    • High school transcript
  • All applications will be held confidentially and will not be returned to applicants
  • All applicants receiving a scholarship will be notified by mail/email/telephone

The deadline for submitting your application is Monday, June 16, 2014. Applications will only be considered if they are mailed to:

Eagle County Crime Stoppers
Attention: Jessie Mosher
P.O. Box 1616
Eagle, CO 81631

Applicant Procedure Letter