2017 Scholarship Award Program

The Concord Police Association has a strong commitment to the youth in our community. As such, we are announcing our annual Scholarship Award Program. This program targets outstanding college-bound graduating high school seniors, as well as community college transfer students and continuing college students who are either from the Concord community, attend a Concord school or are dependents of active or retired Concord Police Association members. The scholarships are merit-based and intended to help the leaders of tomorrow defray their costs of continuing their quest for higher education. $5000 in scholarships will be awarded for 2017. 1-$1000, 4-$500, 8-$250.

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Who may apply?
The Concord Police Association encourages all graduating seniors, full-time community college transfer students that are Concord residents and full-time continuing college students from high schools in the Concord community bound for a four-year college or university to apply. Dependents of active or retired Concord Police Association members are also eligible to apply.

Application Requirements:
Minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA (based on a 4.0 system) for graduating high school seniors and transfer students.
Minimum 3.0 GPA (based on a 4.0 system) for continuing college students from last full year of study.
Completed application – typed or legibly written and all questions answered.
Copy of most recent transcript.
Copy of SAT or ACT scores (graduating High School seniors only).
Acceptance letter from an accredited four-year college or university.

Typed essay, no more than two pages, Times New Roman font, size 12, and double spaced with one inch margins including the following topics:

Your high school educational experience, including any extra-curricular activities.
Your intended academic and extra-curricular activities during college.
How you will apply what you have learned to your post-college plans and your aspirations to give back to the community.

Additional Requirements:
Please do not include any recommendation letters or resumes.
Please do not include any photos.
Failure to meet criteria, complete the checklist and/or meet the deadline will result in an automatic disqualification.
Award winners will be notified via phone or mail. Scholarship award check presentations will be arranged upon notification. All decisions are final.

Deadline: Applications must be postmarked by Wednesday, May 31, 2017.
The required documents can be mailed to:
Concord Police Association
5060 Avila Rd.
Concord, CA 94520
Attention: POA Board/Scholarship Committee
Or e-mailed to: cpaoffice@concordpoa.org

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