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SCHOLARSHIPS 
for 2019


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WIFLE SCHOLARSHIPS

Haley Jenkins - Tennessee

Alyssa Lee - Ohio

Eryn Elizabeth Lloyd – Maryland

 

Members Only Scholarship

Chela Cottrell – California



WIFLE SCHOLARSHIP 2019 Announcement

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WIFLE Scholarship APPLICATION 2019

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WIFLE MEMBERS ONLY SCHOLARSHIP 2019 Announcement

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WIFLE Members Only Scholarshp APPLICATION 2019

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General Information

THE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Purpose:

WIFLE offers several scholarships to talented individuals to meet demands in the field of law enforcement and to foster the professional development of those engaged in Law Enforcement.  The dollar amount of each scholarship will be $2,500 but can vary based on numerous factors.  WIFLE awarded $10,000 in scholarships in 2018.  Awards may be renewable on subsequent applications.

Eligibility

WIFLE scholarships are awarded based on a student’s academic potential, achievement, and commitment to serving communities in the field of law enforcement.  The scholarship is open to all eligible persons.  To be eligible for the scholarship, the applicant must:

  • Physically attend and be a full-time student at an accredited four-year college or university; or be currently enrolled in a full-time in a fully accredited community college with the intention of transferring to a four-year degree;
  • Have completed at least one full academic year of college work at an accredited college or university or community college;
  • Major in Criminal Justice or related discipline such as social sciences, public administration, computer science, finance, linguistic arts, chemistry, physics, etc., leading to a four-year degree (Students in graduate and postgraduate programs are also eligible; students pursuing Associate degrees are not eligible, unless as stated above, fully articulate in the application their intention to transfer to a four-year program.);
  • Have a minimum 3.0 overall grade point  (GPA) average;
  • Demonstrate a commitment to the community through a 500-word essay describing their involvement in a community project, and the results or impact of that involvement to the community; OR, if the applicant if currently serving or has served an internship with a law enforcement agency, preferably a federal law enforcement agency, the applicant must provide details including the name if the agency, the dates served and describe the value of the experience and the accomplishment through the internship in a 500-word essay;
  • Have at least one community leader or member of a community or police official sponsor their application with a written statement of support;
  • Submit a completed application with the required information, 500-word essay, transcripts, and a recommendation letter from a community leader or police official;
  • Be a citizen of the United States.

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION PROCESS

Information and applications are available above and must be received by the Scholarship Coordinator no later than May 1, 2019.  Extensions will not be granted.  Applications that are incomplete or received after the deadline will not be considered.

Letters of recommendation should be mailed with the application, if possible, but must be received by the deadline, along with the required application, 500 word essay, and college transcripts.  Recipients will be notified by May 17, 2019, and awards will be mailed directly to the educational institutions.  For answers to specific questions, contact WIFLE by email at WIFLE@comcast.net. Mail all applications to the attention of the Scholarship Coordinator at:

WIFLE

Attention: Scholarship Coordinator

1600 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 801

Arlington, VA 22209

MEMBERS-ONLY SPONSORED SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Purpose: As a benefit to its members, WIFLE offers one scholarship in the amount of $1,500 per year to a member or member-sponsored applicant. Once selected for the award, the awardee will receive an additional automatic $1,500 in the following year, without renewing the application. 

Eligibility: Only those applicants sponsored by a WIFLE member and WIFLE members sponsoring themselves must hold current membership. An applicant must also meet the following eligibility criteria as it pertains to their status:

·         physically attends and is a full-time student at an accredited four-year college or university; or is currently enrolled full time in a fully accredited community college with the intention of transferring to a four-year degree program; if pursuing a graduate degree, applicant must carry at least six (6) semester hours; OR, WIFLE members working full time law enforcement jobs pursuing a post graduate degree at an accredited on-line university that incorporates a two-week residency program.

·         has completed at least one full academic year of college work at an accredited college, university or community college;

·         maintains a minimum 3.0 overall grade point average (GPA);

·         majors in Criminal Justice or a related discipline such as social sciences, public administration, computer science, finance, linguistic arts, chemistry, physics, etc., leading to a four-year degree. Students pursuing Associate degrees are eligible only if they fully articulate in the application their intention to transfer to a four-year program.

·         WIFLE members sponsoring their own application and are enrolled in either a graduate program physically attending during off-duty hours or an accredited online university program with a two week residency program must describe the relevancy of their degree to law enforcement.

·         submits a letter demonstrating their financial need and includes a statement of career objectives;

·         provides at least one letter of recommendation from a local community member and/or leader or law enforcement professional;

·         be a citizen of the United States.

Note: Members-only sponsored scholarships are not open to current employees and/or current

officers of the WIFLE Foundation and/or Women in Federal Law Enforcement, Inc.

MEMBERS-ONLY SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION PROCESS

Information on Members-Only scholarship applications are available above and must be received by the Scholarship Coordinator no later than May 1, 2019. Extensions will not be granted.  Applications that are incomplete or received after the deadline will not be considered.

Letters of recommendation should be mailed with the application, if possible, but must be received by the deadline, along with the required application, 500 word essay, and college transcripts.  Recipients will be notified by May 17, 2019, and awards will be mailed directly to the educational institutions. For answers to specific questions, contact WIFLE by e-mail at WIFLE@comcast.net.  Mail all applications to the attention of the Scholarship Coordinator at:

WIFLE
Attention: Scholarship Coordinator

1600 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 801

Arlington, VA 22209


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WIFLE Foundation, Inc. is in SAM.gov. DUNS Number: 006311038
D&B Legal Business Name: WIFLE (Women in Federal Law Enforcement) Foundation, Inc.
The Foundation Tax ID is 20-4532945

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