Harold Johnson Law Enforcement ScholarshipScholarship Value: $5,000Awards Available: 7Award Deadline: Feb 20, 2019
The Harold Johnson Law Enforcement Scholarship was established in memory of Police Chief Harold "Hal" Johnson to provide financial support to students who plan to pursue a career in police work, corrections or other criminal justice fields. This scholarship honors Hal's 29 year law enforcement career, which began in Sacramento, California, in 1955. He chose his career after serving honorably as a Staff Sergeant in the United States Marine Corps.
Hal rose through the ranks swiftly to become one of the youngest Police Captains in Southern California. In 1970, Hal was selected as the Police Chief for the Town of Los Gatos, California, where he served the community faithfully until his retirement in 1983. After his retirement, Hal continued his career dedication as an educator in law enforcement at local colleges. Hal was a devoted member of the Los Gatos Lions Club for 27 years. He was a Past President, Life Member Award recipient, and his contributions to the club, the community, and law enforcement, spanned over 46 years.
This scholarships is designed to recognize students who demonstrate a similar passion for public service and who demonstrate academic potential, leadership, and financial need.
A) A demonstrated desire and a plan to pursue a career in police work, corrections or other criminal justice fields. Law school students are not eligible
B) Minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale
C) Current graduating senior or graduate of a public or private high school in the greater San Francisco Bay Area (includes San Francisco, San Mateo, Marin, Alameda, Contra Costa, Santa Clara, Napa, Solano, Sonoma, Monterey Bay, Santa Cruz, Monterey and San Benito counties)
D) Planning to enroll or currently enrolled in a two- or four-year college, university or police academy as a full-time student
E) United States citizen
Amount: $1,000 to two students.
Description: The SeniorHomes.com Caregiver Scholarship is intended for students who are passionate about helping seniors live healthy lives and are pursuing careers in senior care. The award can be used towards tuition and/or books.
Applicant Eligibility: Applicants must be actively enrolled in or accepted to attend a U.S. college or university and pursuing a career in senior care.
Application Requirements: Applicants must submit either a 500-word essay or 2-3 minute video addressing a topic related to elder care.
Where to Apply: SeniorHomes.com scholarship page
Deadline: The 2018 deadline was July 31, 2018. The 2019 deadline has not been released.
This year, the California Association of Collectors Educational Scholarship Foundation (CACESF) is offering a total of three scholarships. First place winners will receive $2,500, second place winners will receive $2,000, and third place winners will receive $1,500.
To apply, students must submit an original essay on the following prompt: Debt collection agencies in the US have an important job of collecting unpaid consumer debts. Why is unpaid debt collection so important to the US economy, and what personal finance strategies can you implement in your young adult life to ensure long-term personal financial stability?
All applications must be submitted online at cacesf.org—the deadline to apply is June 30, 2019.
More information is available in the Guidance Center.