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Colorado County Clerks Association 2018 Annual Scholarship

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The Colorado County Clerks’ Association Scholarship Fund was established to aid outstanding Colorado graduating high school seniors in furthering their education, particularly in the field of public service. The scholarships will be awarded to qualifying students on an objective and non-discriminatory basis. The scholarships will be one-time awards on a regional basis:

Central Region: Two (2) $1,000 awards.

Eastern, Southern and Western Region: One (1) $1,000 award each.

The scholarship award may be used for educational expenses at an institution of higher learning including university, college, junior/community college,or technical institution.   

Selection Criteria

  • Completed application
  • 25 minimum grade point average (G.P.A.)
  • Participation in extracurricular, community and service activities.
  • Demonstrated financial need or hardship.

Selection Process

Students must submit applications to their county clerk by the applicable deadline.

The applications can be submitted by email , USPS, or in person to the County Clerk by the last Friday in March. Each Regional Chair will convene a selection committee and select the regional winners by the adopted scoring system.

Regional Chairs will email the name and contact information of the winnerand 2nd and 3rd place finalists to the Executive Director by the last Friday in April. The Executive Director will notify the winners and represented county clerks and post the name of the winner on the website by May 1st.

The winner will email the institution remittance information to the Board Treasurer upon graduation.  The Board Treasurer will remit the financial award directly to the institution for access in the student’s account. 

Exclusions from Eligibility

Family members of the Clerk and Recorder are not eligible for the CCCA Scholarship Award. Family members of clerk and recorder staff members are eligible.

Return of Scholarship Award

Scholarship Award winners must request the funds to be distributed by December 31st of the year the scholarship was awarded.  If the funds are not claimed by the deadline, the second place winner will be advanced.

Application Process

  1. Complete application.
    Click here to download the Application Packet - Microsoft Word Format
    Click here to download the Application Packet - Adobe Acrobat Format
  2. Return to Clerk’s office no later than MARCH 30, 2018:

Rio Grande County Clerk & Recorder

965 Sixth Street

Del Norte, CO 81132

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  1. Regions will convene and select regional winners and notify the Executive Director of the CCCA no later than the last Friday in April (April 28, 2017).
  2. Scholarship winners will be notified and posted online at by May 1st
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