Hartford Police Italian Officers Association

Hartford Police Italian Officers Association Scholarship

PURPOSE

The Hartford Police Italian Officers Association Scholarship was established in 2016. The mission of the scholarship is to provide financial assistance to individuals enrolled for undergraduate study in community colleges, and universities. The Scholarship principally targets two and four year academic programs. A student may not receive more than one Hartford Police Italian Officers Association Scholarship award in any one academic year.

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE is based on academic performance, leadership potential, and participation in community volunteer hours.

SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS
The Hartford Police Italian Officers Association awards scholarships on the basis of a comprehensive process.  Areas that are reviewed by the committee include, but are not limited to the following: Academic Accomplishments, Community Service, References, and Personal Essay. There will be a total of four Scholarships awarded in 2018;
First place: $1,500.00
Second place: $1,250.00
Third place: $750.00
Fourth place: $500.00


CRITERIA 

  • Applicants must be members or dependants; i.e. spouse, child or grandchild (or step-child, step-grandchild, or legal ward) of the Hartford Police Italian Officers Association in order to be eligible to apply. The member must in good standing.
  • Applicants must be completing or have completed high school successfully with a minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Applicants must be accepted as a full time student at a college, university, or trade school program for the upcoming academic semester.   
  • Applicants must complete and submit a Scholarship Application postmarked by Sunday, April 1, 2018
  • Applicants must submit an essay on “Family Culture and Traditions and how it relates to Italian Heritage” and consist of a minimum of 1,000 words, which will be judged on originality, scholarship (including works cited) and presentation (including grammar and spelling).


GUIDELINES

  • The scholarship award is evidenced by a Certificate of Award issued by the Hartford Police Italian Officers Association. All checks are paid directly to the school; under no circumstance can we make payment directly to the student.
  • Scholarship awards may be used for cost of attendance expenses. In order to receive payment, a student must have the school send the Hartford Police Italian Officers Association, the completed Verification of Enrollment form, whereupon, we will issue our check, payable to the school, and mail it directly to the school to establish a credit in the name of the student. We will notify the student when we mail the check.
  • It is the responsibility of the student to follow through on all matters relating to his or her scholarship award.
  • In all correspondence relating to a student who has been awarded a scholarship, we must have the full name of the student.

For more information contact the Hartford Police Italian Officers Association at Hartfordpoliceioa@gmail.com.


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