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John F. Duffy Scholarship


Scholarship Value: $24,000
Awards Available: 6
Award Deadline: June 1, 2021

Dependents of California peace officers who have died in the line of duty are eligible to receive annual scholarships from the California Peace Officers' Memorial Foundation.

Donations from member law enforcement associations and corporate sponsors fund the John F. Duffy Scholarship program. Scholarships are awarded on an annual basis. All dependents of California peace officers that have died in the line of duty, regardless of how long ago, are eligible. Approval of applications will not be based upon sex, age, race, creed, national origin, or religious preference, or restricted based upon the applicants' field of endeavor. The criteria to be used in granting scholarships may include; academic achievement, financial need, school activities, and community service.

AWARD PREREQUISITES

A) Scholarship recipients must be a survivor of a peace officer killed in the line of duty and enrolled on the California Peace Officers' Memorial Monument. Eligible survivors are:

Spouses
Children
Stepchildren
Adopted children

B) Students must be enrolled in, at a minimum, the fall semester of the forthcoming school year.

C) Students must carry a minimum of six (6) units per quarter or eight (8) units per semester.

D) Students must maintain a minimum grade point average of 2.0.

E) Past CPOMF scholarship recipients must provide sealed copies of their most recent transcripts.

F) Scholarship funds shall be spent for educational needs and recipients shall return a signed 'Acceptance of Terms and Conditions statement to CPOMF upon receipt of funds.

G) Individuals may receive a maximum of six (6) scholarship awards.

SCHOLARSHIP CATEGORIES AND CORRESPONDING ANNUAL AWARDS

A) Accredited Trade Schools up to $2000

B) Accredited Two (2) year college up to $3000

C) Accredited Four (4) year college up to $4000

D) Accredited Graduate Programs up to $2500

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

A) Completed/signed application form submitted electronically or mailed receipt-signature-required (i.e., certified mail, FedEx, etc.).

B) Proof of enrollment mailed receipt-signature-required.

C) Most recent transcripts (if applicable) mailed receipt-signature-required.

IMPORTANT DEADLINES

APPLICATION JUNE 1

Applications must be submitted electronically by JUNE 1 of each year or mailed receipt-signature-required postmarked by JUNE 1 of each year.


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