Paul Janosky Criminal Justice-Related Majors Scholarship

Deadline May 1, 20120| Amount $2,000.00


The Paul Janosky Criminal Justice Scholarship is awarded based on studies in the criminal justice field.  One scholarship in the amount of $2,000 will be awarded.  Prior applicants and recipients may apply for this scholarship annually.

The Paul Janosky Criminal Justice Scholarship is awarded to:

  1. A Miami-Dade, Broward, or Monroe County high school senior or full-time college student and
  2. 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
  3. Is planning to or is currently majoring in criminal justice, law, or public safety at an accredited college or university and
  4. Currently maintains a 2.5 minimum grade point average

Instructions for Applicant:

  1. Complete ALL information on the Paul Janosky Criminal Justice Scholarship Application
  2. Attach a current certified transcript of grades

High School Seniors – Please 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 guidance counselor

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


  1. Glenn Collier March 28, 2017 10:29 pm

    Is this only for his school seniors or college students as well?

  2. P.O.A.T. April 7, 2017 9:59 am

    College students as well.

  3. Elizabeth Williams April 5, 2020 8:55 pm

    Can I enroll for it even though I am a senior next fall?

  4. P.O.A.T. April 6, 2020 9:02 am

    You have to be graduating this year from high school. Or enrolled in a college/university.

  5. Saundria Anderson April 7, 2020 9:44 am

    Will you accept transcript copies since schools are closed?

  6. Anonymous April 7, 2020 6:13 pm

    I live in Oklahoma can i Still apply for this ?

  7. P.O.A.T. April 8, 2020 8:36 am

    Yes, if your mother or father is still an active law enforcement officer that works in Miami-Dade County.

  8. P.O.A.T. April 8, 2020 9:12 am

    Yes, we will accept copies.

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