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The purpose of the scholarship program is the promotion of professional and educational development through financial support to students with intellectual ability and professional maturity who manifest a commitment to the field of probation, pretrial services, parole and/or criminal justice.

To Qualify you must pursue an undergraduate degree in:
Criminal Justice, Psychology, Social Work or related fields of study.
Level of Education for which Award is granted:
College, junior, senior or graduate.
Amount of Award:
Maximum of $1,000 per year.
Method of Disbursement:
Cash payment
Applicants must have:
  1. A parent, guardian or grandparent who is an active or honorary member of the Federal Probation & Pretrial Officers Association;
  2. Be enrolled as a full-time student; and
  3. Have a personal commitment to enter the field of criminal justice, probation, pretrial services upon graduation.
You need to submit:
  1. Transcript of all college credits;
  2. Include two letters of recommendation from individuals (excluding relatives) who have known you for at least two years;
  3. Provide a brief narrative highlighting your future plans; and,
  4. A personal interview may be required
Apply to:
Please e-mail your application to - scholarships@fppoa.org
Selection Process
The monetary amounts and number of awards granted are determined by the FPPOA Executive Board
Deadline for Receipt of Applications:
Close of business on September 1st annually

 

 

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