Scholarship Program

2017 Scholarship Award Winners:
We would like to congratulate the following nine recipients of the 2017 CIRSA Scholarship Awards:

  • Michelle Eddy, Town Administrator/Clerk, Town of Blue River for the Clerks Institute
  • Kathryn Ducharme, HR Analyst, City of Cherry Hills Village for the Colorado PRIMA Conference
  • Randi Gallivan, Town Clerk, Town of Foxfield for the Colorado Municipal Clerks Association (CMCA) Conference
  • Toni Pearl, Town Clerk/Assistant Treasurer, Town of Keenesburg for the Clerks Institute
  • Michelle Oeser, Town Administrator/Clerk, Town of Kiowa for the Colorado City and County Management Association (CCCMA) Conference
  • Rebecca Jones, Sr. HR Generalist, City of Lone Tree for the PRIMA Conference
  • Lyndsey Davis, Town Clerk, Town of Morrison for the Clerks Institute
  • Becky Frank, Main Street Manager, City of Victor for the Colorado City and County Management Association (CCCMA) Conference
  • Chrissy Stapleford, Deputy City Clerk, City of Woodland Park for the Clerks Institute

Available Awards:
To assist members in furthering their risk management education, CIRSA will provide $10,000 in funding for scholarship awards in 2017.  Available scholarships include:

To Apply:
Please complete the application and include a copy of your resume.

Scholarships will be limited to one recipient per CIRSA member entity each calendar year.

Recipient's Responsibilities:
CIRSA will reimburse the entity of each scholarship recipient for their expenses to attend the conference of their choice.  Recipients must submit receipts for each qualifying expense (registration fees, lodging, transportation, and meals) incurred and will be reimbursed a maximum of the award amount.  If the total award amount is not needed, unused funds will be kept in the Scholarship Program to be used for future awards.

Recipients will be responsible for funding the expenses not covered by the award.  This scholarship is not transferable and CIRSA will not provide reimbursement if the designated recipient is not able to attend the conference.

Scholarship recipients will be asked to write a summary of their conference experience.

Application Deadline:
We are no longer accepting applications, but check back next year.