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P.O.A.T. offers seven scholarships yearly, each with its own set of guidelines. Please click on the links below to determine if you qualify to apply:

Mike Byrd

Science Majors

Paul Janosky

Art Majors / Criminal Justice Majors

Roger Castillo


Amanda Haworth


Christopher Todd

Law Related Majors (Available to officers)

Charles “Chuck” Duncan

Determination Scholarship

Additional Scholarships Available

C.O.P.S. Scholarship Programs

Provides financial assistance to surviving children and to surviving spouses of law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty, according to Federal government criteria, who wish to pursue a course of study beyond high school. Scholarships are not awarded for post-graduate study or to survivors who are entitled to a tuition-free education as a state death benefit.

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American Police Hall of Fame Scholarship

The American Federation of Police & Concerned Citizens (AFP&CC) honors the memory of men and women killed in the line of duty both as officers and as parents, by assisting their children in attaining a college education, an experience which has an immeasurable impact on a young adult’s life and future. Fallen officers leave behind a legacy of courage, commitment and honor. Unfortunately, that is not all they leave behind. Many of our fallen officers leave sons and daughters whose lives are forever changed by the hardship of losing a parent.

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The Huntley Wealth Care Scholarship

The Huntley Wealth Care Scholarship awards $1,500 in prize money twice per year, the the Fall and the Spring to high school seniors and college students. Scholarships are awarded to students who have lost one or both parents, who either had no life insurance or were underinsured.

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