Law Enforcement Scholarships

Here are some of the Law Enforcement scholarships on our site for which you may 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.

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.

I Mua Mälama JROTC Ka`awaloa Takemoto Scholarship

This scholarship is intended to encourage graduating JROTC Cadets to attend a post-high educational institution and give back to their community and nation by pursuing a career in public service in such professions as the military, law enforcement, firefighting, teaching, nursing, etc.  Minimum GPA 2.0  Be a graduating high school senior and Cadet in Junior Reserve Officer Training (JROTC) program from Farrington High School, Nänäkuli High School, or Kapolei High School  Half-time enrollment allowed  Successfully completed minimum one year JROTC program and held a leadership position  Demonstrate high moral character and exemplify the Army Values of: Loyalty, Duty, Respect, Selfless service, Honor, Integrity, and Personal Courage  Letter of recommendation signed by your respective schools Senior Army Instructor (SAI)

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.

Theatre/Forensics Scholarships

Scholarships are available to students participating in APU

My Alarm Center Student Scholarships

At My Alarm Center, we are proud to support those who are studying to make our neighborhoods a safer place. If you are currently studying law enforcement, law, criminal justice, or a related field, then you are eligible to submit a security-focused essay for a chance to win a $1000 scholarship to put toward your college tuition. How to Apply In 500-1000 words, please answer one of the following essay topics: What have been the most impactful advances in home security over the last five years, and how have the advances contributed to public safety? What is it that initially attracted you to a law enforcement related career, and what do you hope to achieve from this career? Send your double-spaced, 12-point font essay in a Word document with the file name format as "Lastname_Scholarship_Year" to and include a cover page with: Name Address Email address Phone number Year in school School School address School phone number Eligibility: You must be studying law enforcement, law, criminal justice, or a related field and also: Be a graduating high school senior or freshman/sophomore in college NOT be related to any My Alarm Center staff or extended family Provide your essay in the format stated above with all the required information Submit your application by the deadline: July 1

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 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.

Officer Chad Spicer Heroes Scholarship

The Ronald G. Williams, Jr. Foundation was formed in memory of Delaware State Police Master Corporal Ronald G. Williams, Jr., and to honor his commitment to faith, family, and duty. In keeping with this goal, the Foundation each year solicits applications for one-time $1000.00 scholarships to be used toward full-time post-secondary education at an accredited college or university. The Officer Chad Spicer Heroes Scholarship was created in memory of Georgetown, DE police officer Chad Spicer, killed in the line of duty on September 1, 2009. To honor Officer Spicer and his commitment to the community, the Heroes Scholarship seeks to bring awareness to other heroes in our own hometowns. The scholarship is open to high school seniors from Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania, having at least a 2.5 grade point average (GPA) or equivalent, and who are pursuing an education, majoring in Criminal Justice. To compete for a scholarship award, the completed application packet must be postmarked March 1st through May 31st of the applicant’s senior high school year. The award must then be applied to full-time schooling, with a declared major in Criminal Justice, starting in the Fall of that same calendar year. Winners will be notified by mail, and have their names, high school name, and essay posted on the Foundation’s Internet website in July of that same year. To be considered as an applicant for this scholarship, the following instructions must be followed: The complete Application Packet must be received by the Foundation as a single mailing that is postmarked March 1st through May 31st of applicant’s senior high school year. The Application Packet must contain this two-page Application Form, being filled out and signed as directed. The Application Packet must contain a copy of applicant’s most recent high school course transcript and a copy of the applicant’s most recent report card. The Application Packet must contain three reference letters from 3 different adults, each making specific mention of this particular Foundation’s scholarship. The Applicant Packet must contain a 500-word minimum essay, authored by the applicant, describing; "In your eyes, and with a focus on your local community, who is your hometown hero?" Additionally, "What specific character traits and community service activities make this person your hometown hero?" The essay must be typed double-spaced, black ink on white paper, using Times New Roman or Arial font style, and 12 pt font size.

Theresa Edel Memorial Fund

College/Department: Applied Sciences & Arts - Administration of Justice Student must be an administration of justice major.

Wisconsin Professional Police Association Scholarship

Special Qualifications: • Must pursue a degree in police science, criminal justice, or a law enforcement-related field (not law school) • Any Wisconsin or Upper Peninsula of Michigan resident enrolling in a college or vocational/technical schoolRequirements:# Transcripts# ReferencesOther Requirements: • Three letters of recommendation • Essay of 200 words or less outlining why you have chosen a law enforcement career. visit for more detailed requirements

Alphonso Deal Scholarship Award

Rules for Scholarship Contest Applicants 1. Applicant must be a senior in high school. 2. Applicant must be a United States Citizen. 3. Applicant must be of good character. 4. Applicant must have a recommendation from his/her principal, counselor or teacher. 5. A current high school transcript must be submitted with the application. 6. Applicant is permitted to attend a two year college or university of their choice. 7. Applicant must be accepted by a college or university, prior to date of award.

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