Fallen Officers Fund


All applicants wishing to apply must be the spouse or dependent child of a regular member in good standing of the ACSPP who was killed in the line of duty.  A regular member in good standing is defined in the current ByLaws of the ACSPP.  A dependent child is defined as one between the ages of seventeen (17) and twenty-three (23).

All eligible persons wishing to receive consideration for this scholarship must agree to and abide by all applicable rules as established by the Board of Trustees of the Colorado State Patrol Family Foundation.


Benefits provided shall be used toward tuition and/or expenses at the college or trade school of the spouse or dependent child’s choice for six (6) years.  The yearly benefit amount is equal to current in-state tuition rates plus funds for room/board, books and other Foundation Board of Trustees approved expenses.

Additional Qualifications

  • Spouse or dependent children must attend a college or trade school.
  • Spouses attending school part-time will have eight (8) years to obtain their degree or complete the trade vocation requirements.
  • Spouses must take at least six (6) credit hours per semester
  • Dependent children must start college or trade school between the ages of seventeen (17) and twenty-three (23).
  • Dependent children must obtain a bachelor’s degree within six (6) years, or an associate’s degree within three (3) years, or complete the trade vocation within the school’s prescribed timeframe.
  • Dependent children must take at least twelve (12) credit hours per semester.
  • A grade point average of 2.0 must be maintained for each semester.
  • There are no specifications on the area of study.

How to Apply for this Scholarship

  • Review the guidelines for the scholarship
  • Download and print the Fallen Officers Fund scholarship form
  • Complete the form in its entirety and send form and a current official academic transcript(s) to:
Colorado State Patrol Family Foundation
Attention: Scholarship Coordinator
55 Wadsworth Boulevard
Lakewood, CO 80226
If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact the Scholarship Coordinator at 720-269-4046.