We are now accepting applications for an Out To Protect Scholarship to be awarded in December 2021. To be eligible for consideration, you must demonstrate how you meet the scholarship criteria. This includes submitting a complete application by 5:00PM on November 26, 2021. Scholarship awards are $1000.
To apply for a scholarship, complete the application form below entirely. An incomplete application will not be considered for an award.
You are strongly encouraged to submit letters of recommendation at the time of application from fellow students and academy staff. Letters should be submitted on academy letterhead and speak specifically to the scholarship criteria. Simply scan the letter(s), save them in PDF form, and submit them using the upload field at the bottom of the application form.
- Identify as gay, lesbian, bi-sexual, or transgender.
- Be currently enrolled in a basic law enforcement training program in the United States (sponsored or self-sponsored in a law enforcement academy, corrections academy, or 9-1-1 dispatcher academy).
- Demonstrate being a visible, positive role model for law enforcement
- Demonstrate being able to graduate from a law enforcement training program.