Law Enforcement Scholarships
Here are some of the Law Enforcement scholarships on our site for which you may qualify.
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.
Each scholarship is a one year grant in the amount of $2,500.00 paid directly to the recipient. Persons may reapply for
To be eligible, an applicant must be a New Jersey resident accepted for admission to a law school and have an interest in law enforcement with an emphasis in Domestic Violence and Hate Crimes prosecutions. The applicant must demonstrate financial need.
Applications must be postmarked by June 15th of each year. Personal interviews of finalists will be conducted.
Applicants will be notified of the Trustees' decision in August of each year.
Applications should be sent to:
Harris Y. Cotton Memorial Scholarship
c/o Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow
Union County Prosecutor’s Office
32 Rahway Avenue
Elizabeth, NJ 07202
To be eligible, an applicant must be a New Jersey resident and a sworn law enforcement officer seeking educational advancement on a college or graduate level to improve his or her effectiveness as a law enforcement officer. The applicant must also demonstrate financial need.
-Contact Marlene Lynch Ford at (732) 929-2020 for more information.
Brooking is pleased to offer an education scholarship program for dependent high school and college students of current, full-time commissioned Law Enforcement officers and qualified First Responders.
The desired degree must complement a career within the Law Enforcement, EMS, Fire, or First Responder fields. The scholarship is for the purpose of study at accredited colleges & universities.
Grant to the designated institution may be used for room and board, tuition, library fees, textbooks, and related institution-imposed fees.
Funds will be distributed directly to the institute of higher education on behalf of the student. Funds will not be distributed directly to the student.
An award of $10,000 will be given (paid once) to the best video submission.
Four awards of $500 will be given (paid once) to the four runner-up videos.
Specific submission and qualification requirements are on our scholarship web page.
Established in memory of a young Grand Haven police officer, this fund offers educational assistance to local students pursuing careers in the fields of law enforcement and/or criminal justice.
Scholarships are awarded on the basis of a competitive process which considers financial need, academic achievement, extra-curricular activities, educational goals and personal aspirations. The community foundation's Board of Trustees has final approval of scholarship recommendations made by the foundation's Scholarship Committee or the advisory committees of certain scholarship funds. Scholarship amounts vary based on annual income available from each fund.
Two scholarships will be awarded to a male and female Justice Studies junior, respectively, based upon GPA and extra-curricular activities.
Scholarships are awarded to students in the following areas of study: Justice Studies. These awards are for incoming freshmen only.
Scholarships are available to students participating in APU
Regeneron STS is the nation’s oldest and most prestigious science research competition for high school students. Started in 1942 as the Westinghouse Science Talent Search, Regeneron STS recognizes and empowers our nation’s most promising young scientists who are developing ideas that could solve society’s most urgent challenges.
Each year, nearly 2,000 students enter the Regeneron STS, submitting original research in critically important scientific fields of study. Unique among high school competitions, the Regeneron STS focuses on identifying, inspiring, and engaging the nation’s most promising future leaders in STEM.
Eligibility: High school seniors living in the United States, and US citizens living abroad, who have completed independent research projects are encouraged to apply online for the chance to win up to $250,000!
Deadline: Apply today through November 8
Learn more & apply: https://www.societyforscience.org/regeneron-sts/
You focus on your studies. We'll help with your tuition. At LivSecure, 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.
The Fund was established for the purpose of providing scholarships to individuals who are considered a minority by race or representation in the police officer profession. The scholarship will be available for graduates or graduating seniors from the Battle Creek area who are seeking educational opportunities in the Kellogg Community College Police Academy in order to become a police officer. The Battle Creek area is defined as residents or schools providing diplomas or other graduating equivalency in the townships of Pennfield, Emmett, Bedford and the Cities of Springfield and Battle Creek. Students should demonstrate potential to succeed in the police academy program. Financial need, character, and volunteer involvement, leadership and commitment to community will also be considered. For the purpose of this scholarship minority will be defined as African American, Hispanic, Female or other populations which are under-represented in the police officer profession. How to Apply: General BCCF Scholarhsip applicaiton and essay explained on the last page of the application. (Please check the website for the application form)
Must be pursuing a career in probation or police-related field of study
Must be a resident of Hawai`i or California
Demonstrate financial need
Student Air Report (SAR) from the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Two letters of recommendation from teachers, coaches or community organization who can comment on your overall character
Applications are open to the general public. However, it is the policy of the Pauahi Foundation to give preference to applicants of Hawaiian ancestry to the extent permitted by law.
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