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All graduating Jefferson County seniors (public, private, charter, homeschool students) eligible! Must be seeking higher education (university, community college, trade school). Teachers from winning essays will win $100 for their classrooms.
2024 Scholarship Application Open April 1-May 1


Jeffco Kids First Scholarship Awards 2024 

$1000 for 10 Graduating High School Seniors

*This scholarship does not require GPA


Our mission: To secure our children's future by preserving their present.




-The candiate must be a graduating Jefferson County Colorado High School Senior (public, private, charter, homeschool students welcome)


-The candiate must be seeking higher education (including university, community college, military, or trade school)




-The candiate will submit an essay (750 words or less) responding to the following:


Tell about a teacher who inspired you to make a difference in the world.

(Teachers from winning essays will receive $100 for their classrooms and honored at the awards dinner).


-The candidate will submit 2 letters of recommendation from non-relatives speaking to their character, integrity, and unique qualities.




-Combine essay and 2 letters of recommendation in 1 PDF file.


-Include a header on your PDF file with first and last name, name of high school, email, and phone number.


-Include one sentence under the heading stating your plans for higher education.


-Your completed PDF file must be submitted to by May 1, 2024 at 11:59 pm.


-Finalists will be notified and announced within 2 weeks.

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