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Posted on: February 7, 2019

Brighton Employee Charities accepting scholarship applications


The City of Brighton Employee Charities (BEC) is accepting applications for its college scholarship program. The BEC will award two $500 scholarships to qualifying high school seniors. The application deadline is Friday, March 29.


ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS (Please provide documentation):


  • Transcript that applicant currently attends School District 27J and has at least a 2.5 cumulative grade point average.

  • Letter of acceptance from a college, university, technical or vocational school.

  • Applicant may not be related to any BEC Committee Member.

  • Documentation of proven community service.

  • Letter of Recommendation from a Brighton community member (no relatives).

  • 500 word essay on what positive community service means to them.


Applications may be found online at or at the front desk of Brighton City Hall. Completed applications may be sent to or delivered to the front desk of Brighton City Hall, 500 S. 4th Ave.


The BEC receives its funding from City employee contributions and community partner donations. 


For questions, please call Gail Ashley at 303-655-8744 or Sheryl Johnson at 303-655-2042.


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