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Mike Byrd Science Scholarship


Crime Scene Scholarship

Deadline May 3, 2024 | Amount $2,000.00

You May Be Eligible


The Mike Byrd Crime Scene Investigation Scholarship is awarded to any Miami-Dade, Broward, or Monroe County high school senior or full-time college student:

  1. Who is the son or daughter of a sworn officer working for any law enforcement agency within the geographical boundaries of Miami-Dade County and
  2. Who is planning to or is currently majoring in Biology, Chemistry, Forensics, Pathology, or any major affiliated to Crime Scene Investigation and
  3. Currently maintains a 2.5 minimum grade point average

This scholarship is awarded based on achievement in the Sciences associated with Crime Scene Investigation. One scholarship in the amount of $2,000.00 will be awarded. Prior applicants and recipients may apply for this scholarship annually.

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Application Process

Please submit the following items:

  1. Mike Byrd Scholarship Application
  2. A certified transcript of your grades

High School Seniors also include the following:

  1. One letter of recommendation from a faculty member who is familiar with your work
  2. One letter of recommendation from a school guidance counselor
  3. Prior to receiving the scholarship funds, you must provide us with a confirmation of enrollment letter from the college, university, or vocational school you are attending.

Mike Byrd Scholarship Application

Send To:

Police Officer Assistance Trust
Attn: Scholarship Committee
1030 N.W. 111 Avenue, Suite 232
Miami, Florida 33172

Applications and supporting documentation must be postmarked on or before May 3rd, 2024

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