Mike Byrd Science Scholarship

Crime Scene Scholarship Application

Deadline May 1, 2020 | Amount $2,000.00


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:

  • 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
  • Who is planning to or is currently majoring in Biology, Chemistry, Forensics, Pathology, or any major affiliated to Crime Scene Investigation and
  • 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.

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.

Applications and supporting documentation must be postmarked on or before May 1, 2020.

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