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Law Enforcement Career Scholarship Program

The program is open to students who are citizens of the United States enrolled in a Law Enforcement or Police Administration course in an accredited college or university which offers a degree in these fields of study. Only applicants who have completed one year of study in a college are eligible. Students working toward an advanced degree are eligible if their graduate study is in Law Enforcement or Police Administration. Applications will be accepted from more than one member of the same family. Not more than one scholarship, however, will be granted to any one family. Past recipients of a scholarship are ineligible for consideration for a second grant. Please get in touch with the contact person below for deadline of application.

Beaudry Administration of Justice Endowment

Applied Sciences & Arts - Administration of Justice For undergraduate and graduate students majoring in Administration of Justice with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

The James E. Breining Scholarship Award

The intent of this award is to enable students to attend the college of their choice while building their career. In most cases, the Breining Scholarship award will be at least $1,500. Awards are announced at the National Law Enforcement Explorer Conference held biannually in July. We encourage Award Recipients to participate in the Conference. All awards must be applied to tuition and fees only. Recipients will be directly reimbursed upon submission of receipts for approved expenses. Who is Eligible? Any Law Enforcement Explorer who is in good standing with their local Explorer Post and graduating from high school within the next 18 months or is currently enrolled in undergraduate studies. Candidates will be evaluated according to their character, ethics, and demonstrated leadership in Law Enforcement Exploring and their community. High school seniors entering college and returning undergraduate college students attending accredited U.S. colleges or universities are eligible. Awards may only be granted to applicants who are active Law Enforcement Explorers in good standing with recommendation from their Post advisor and head of your agency sponsor. Demonstrate a meaningful contribution to society both present and future. Demonstrate impeccable character and ethics. Demonstrate leadership abilities in Law Enforcement Exploring and their community. The Foundation, in making grants does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, gender, sexual orientation, handicap, or national ethnic origin. Trustees of the James E. Breining Scholarship Award Foundation or their families are ineligible to receive these grants. Deadline: Complete application packages with all supporting materials can only be submitted between January 1 and March 31 of the year of the National Law Enforcement Conference. Send complete applications with supporting materials to info@jebscholars.org. Only transcripts should be mailed hard copy to Breining Scholarship, 1201 SW Wall, Des Moines, IA 50315. Verify your eligibility before submitting an application to be sure that you qualify.

Law Enforcement Career Scholarship Program

The program is open to students who are citizens of the United States enrolled in a Law Enforcement or Police Administration course in an accredited college or university which offers a degree in these fields of study. Only applicants who have completed one year of study in a college are eligible. Students working toward an advanced degree are eligible if their graduate study is in Law Enforcement or Police Administration. Applications will be accepted from more than one member of the same family. Not more than one scholarship, however, will be granted to any one family. Past recipients of a scholarship are ineligible for consideration for a second grant. Please get in touch with the contact person below for deadline of application.

Sheryl A. Horak Law Enforcement Explorer Memorial Scholarship

This merit-based award involves a $1,000, one-time scholarship. The number of scholarships awarded depends upon the yield of the endowment. The award also includes a plaque and pin. The recognition will be presented at the national law enforcement explorer conference or a local ceremony. Who is Eligible Any law enforcement Explorer who is at least in the 12th grade may apply. Candidates will be evaluated according to their academic record, leadership ability, extracurricular activities, and personal statement on "Why I want to pursue a career in law enforcement." Application Process The candidate should complete the application, being careful to secure the certification of the • Post Advisor • Head of the participating organization • Learning for Life representative They should then submit • Three letters of recommendation (at least two from people outside of law enforcement) • A 500-word (minimum) essay on "Why I want to pursue a career in law enforcement" • A transcript of his/her high school record (if in college, submit both college and high school transcripts) • A black-and-white glossy photo (preferably in uniform) for publicity purposes in the event of selection Deadline The original and a copy of the completed application and supporting materials must be received no later than March 31. Send applications to National Law Enforcement Scholarships and Awards 1325 West Walnut Hill Lane P.O. Box 152079 Irving, TX 75015-2079

Eliot H. Lumbard Scholarship

For the State University of New York School of Criminal Justice is awarded annually in honor of the founding Trustee of the Police Foundation.

George and Lois Reed Endowed Scholarship Fund

Students must be concentrating in Criminal Justice and have a GPA of 2.500 or better.

Graduate Fellowship for Ethnic Minorities

Criteria: 1. Must be a minority. 2. Must be studying criminology. 3. Must be accepted into a program of doctoral studies. Contact Information: Students interested in applying for this scholarship should view http://www.asc41.com/minorfel.htm for more information and an application form.

The Max and Ruth Anteles NYPD-Israel Fellowship Award

Given to support the training of a New York City Police Officer with the Tel Aviv police force for one year. Max Anteles was a NYPD Sergeant with the Motorcycle Squad #2 until he and his wife, Ruth, died in a bus accident in 1947. The Fellowship is given in their honor by their grandchildren.

Lyle F. Wohlers Scholarship Fund

Eligibility: An applicant must be the dependent child, between the ages of seventeen (17) and twenty-three (23), of a regular member as regular member is defined in the bylaws of the Association of Colorado State Patrol Professionals. All applicants must provide proof of acceptance by an accredited educational institution. All applicants must follow the process outlined in the application for financial assistance from this program. Benefit: Up to $2,500 per year will be awarded toward tuition and/or expenses at the college of the recipients choice. Once funds are awarded, they will be deposited with the recipients educational institution to be credited toward tuition or expenses. Qualifications for benefit: The recipient must pursue a criminal justice or law enforcement related degree. The recipient must graduate within six (6) years of his or her first enrollment in a bachelors degree program or within three (3) years of the recipients first enrollment in an associates degree program. The recipient must take at least twelve (12) credit hours per semester (full time student). The recipient must maintain a grade point average of 2.0 and remain academically eligible while on a scholarship. Recipient responsibilities: The scholarship recipient must provide official transcripts from the educational institution he or she is attending, to the foundation board, at the end of each semester. The scholarship recipient must write one article for publication in the official magazine of the foundation, during the first semester for which the recipient is receiving a scholarship. The scholarship recipient must donate eight (8) hours of community service to a non-profit organization of the recipients choice. At the completion of the community service, written documentation of community service hours must be submitted by the recipient to the foundation board for their review and approval.

USAttorneys.com National Scholarship

WHO IS ELIGIBLE: US Citizens, currently enrolled in an accredited American university or college majoring in Pre-Law, Family Law, Law, Criminal Justice or Sociology. HOW TO ENTER: Any student who fits the eligibility requirements listed above can apply for the USAttorneys.com divorce law scholarship. To enter student must submit a 800 to 1000 word legal essay on one of the following topics: Divorce Basics Divorce without Court Divorce and Property Filing for Divorce Parental Rights Understanding Child Custody Understanding Child Support Understanding Prenuptial Agreements Understanding Alimony Uncontested Divorce vs. Contested Divorce For submission, simply email your essay along with a signed content contribution agreement as an attachment in PDF or Word format, including your full name, school you will be attending and contact information to scholarships@usattorneys.com ADDITIONAL DETAILS: The scholarship funds awarded are to be used for tuition and books only. Once awarded, a check will be written to the recipients school of choice and credited for academic costs. Scholarship is non-renewable and is only good for one semester cycle. Recipient’s are only eligible to receive the scholarship once during their lifetime. DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: The essay submission deadline is 12:00 midnight EST July 14, 2015. Essays will then be reviewed by the USAttorneys.com Scholarship Committee and the winner will be announced July 25, 2015 on the USAttorneys.com website. The winner will also be notified via email.

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