JCEA Scholarships

JCEA offers several scholarships for Jeffco Schools students and educators. These scholarships reflect JCEA’s desire to help develop a community of educators and students in Jeffco that feel supported in their continued efforts to develop and learn.

JCEA Scholarships

JCEA offers several scholarships for Jeffco Schools students and educators. These scholarships reflect JCEA’s desire to help develop a community of educators and students in Jeffco that feel supported in their continued efforts to develop and learn.

The Excellence Fund Scholarship

The JCEA Excellence Fund Scholarship provides $4000 over the course of four years of college to a Jeffco student pursuing a career in education.

The application window opens on November 14th, 2022 and closes on February 7th 2023.

The Shermita West Student of Color Scholarship

Shermita West made history in Jeffco as the first woman of color to become President of JCEA. This scholarship honors her legacy by offering $1000 to a student of color in Jeffco pursuing a college education.

The application window opens on November 14th, 2022 and closes on February 7th 2023.

Sue Anne Berger Scholarship

Sue Ann Berger was a dedicated educator in Jeffco for 23 years and the recipient of the 1990 President’s Award for Excellence in Science Teaching, which she used to create a team of educators who shared scientific education across rural school districts.

Through a continuing endowment, the Sue Ann Berger Scholarship Fund honors the thousands of lives that Sue Ann Berger impacted and improved through her life by providing a staggered scholarship to two students each year that begins as a two thousand dollar award but increases to a $5000 award by the student’s senior year. The total scholarship amount is $14,000. This scholarship benefits students studying for a career in physical sciences.

The application window opens on November 14th, 2022 and closes on February 7th 2023.

Dave Sanders Quality Teaching Grant

The Dave Sanders Quality Teaching Grant honors the memory of Dave Sanders, a fallen educator at Columbine High School whose heroic actions saved dozens of students’ lives during the shooting that took place there in April of 1999. The Scholarship offers up to $1,000 in funds for educators to further their professional development and is funded through the JCEA Excellence Fund.

The application window opens on November 14th, 2022 and closes on February 7th 2023.