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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.

Captain James J. Regan Memorial Scholarship

Two merit-based awards are conferred. Each consists of a $500 one-time scholarship. The recognition will be presented at the national law enforcement Explorer conference or at a local ceremony. Who Is Eligible Any law enforcement Explorer who is in the 12th grade or in an accredited college program may apply. Candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their academic record, leadership ability, extracurricular activities, and a personal statement on "What significance I place on a technical background in law enforcement." Application Process The candidate should complete the application with the certification of the 1. Post Advisor 2. Head of the participating organization 3. Learning for Life representative The applicant should also submit 1. Three letters of recommendation (at least two from people outside of law enforcement) 2. A 250-word (minimum) essay on "How will technology affect law enforcement in the 21st Century?" 3. High school transcripts (if in college, submit both college and high school transcripts) 4. A black-and-white glossy photograph (preferably in uniform) for publicity purposes in the event of selection Deadline The original and RQH cop\of the application and support materials must be received no later than March 31 to: National Law Enforcement Scholarships and Awards 1325 West Walnut Hill Lane P.O. Box 152079 Irving, TX 75015-2079

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.

Imagine America High School Scholarship

The Imagine America Foundation created its Imagine America High School Scholarship Program in 1998 to help provide scholarships for high school students. This annual scholarship program has helped thousands of high school seniors afford a career education at hundreds of career schools across the United States. Each year, every high school in the United States and Puerto Rico may nominate up to five graduating seniors to receive a $1,000 Imagine America scholarship!

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

Young women in public affairs awards

The progress of women in the last century has dramatically increased the opportunities available to women, yet women's participation in positions of public influence continues to lag behind. Although women account for nearly 50 percent of the workforce, they hold on average just 20.3 percent of seats in the world's national parliaments as of 31 December 2012, according to the Inter-Parliamentary Union. Zonta International believes young women are the key to women's advancement in the field of public service. The Young Women in Public Affairs (YWPA) Awards program recognizes young women for their demonstrated leadership skills and commitment to public service and civic causes and encourages them to continue their participation in public and political life. Since the program's inception, Zonta has given 637 awards to 565 young women from 50 countries.

Brent Vroman Scholarship of Honor

Special Qualifications: • Recipient must be entering the military or a career in public service (education, firefighter, police officer, nursing, etc.).Other Requirements: • Recipient will also receive a scholarship medal of honor.

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.

The Al Ponte Graduate Scholarship Award

Mr. Albano F. Ponte is a vital part of AFIO's "legion of merit," through active participation and time, talent and funds donated to AFIO programs and development. His generous financial donations make this scholarship possible. Eligibility: Students who are going to graduate school, focusing on International Relations and/or Intelligence, and who are either AFIO members, or children (grandchildren) of AFIO members or of serving Intelligence personnel. Non-AFIO members will be considered, so please apply if that is the only aspect an applicant lacks. Award amount is $1,000. For Graduate scholarships, applications must be submitted no earlier than your senior undergraduate year and no later than your second year of graduate studies. Evaluation criteria include merit, character, serious of academic commitment, and relevance of your studies to national security interests and career ambitions. Applications are evaluated by a special AFIO committee. Decisions are final. Tuition grants will be paid directly to the Bursar/Registrar of the University concerned –under NO circumstances will payments be made directly to awardees. All applicants must be U.S. citizens. No Scholarship will be awarded to students attending foreign universities or schools not US-accredited, nor to law, med, or business schools [foreign or domestic].

Justice Studies - Academic Opportunity Award

Scholarships are awarded to students in the following areas of study: Justice Studies. These awards are for incoming freshmen only.

Anthony (Tony) Gobar Juvenile Justice Scholarship Fund

Named in honor of Anthony Gobar of Jackson, a long-time juvenile justice specialist, this fund will provide an annual scholarship based on both merit and need for a full-time junior or senior at a public university in Mississippi or at Southern University in Louisiana majoring in criminal justice, political science, or counseling. The student must have a stated career interest in juvenile justice or a similar field and have demonstrated a strong commitment to community and public service. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and have at least a current grade point average of 2.5 on 4.0 scales.

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