Scholarship programs for qualified children of the Palm Beach Police Department employees increase the likelihood of attending college and serve as a recruiting tool to attract the best caliber of qualified police employees.
This scholarship program is available to the dependent children of the employees of The Palm Beach Police Department.
In addition to the basic Palm Beach Police Foundation Scholarship, The Charles R. Evans Scholarship is based on academic achievement with $2,000 awarded to students with a 3.0 or higher grade point average. The Charles R. Evans Scholarship is made possible by a generous donation from the Charles R. Evans Foundation.
The William I. Koch Scholarship provides partial funding for post-baccalaureate education combined with superior academic achievement. The William I. Koch Scholarship is made possible by a generous donation from William I. Koch.
Employess of the Palm Beach Police Department may be eligible for a scholarship from Oxbridge Academy of the Palm Beaches. Students must apply with the school directly but should notify The Palm Beach Police Foundation at the time of application (before December 1 each year). Please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and include the name of the student(s). All decisions are made by Oxbridge Academy.
For more information about Oxbridge Academy of the Palm Beaches visit www.oapb.org
Qualified children of Police Department Employees have attended the following educational institutions with financial assistance provided by the Palm Beach Police Foundation Scholarship: Florida Atlantic University, Santa Fe Community, Palm Beach State, Florida Atlantic University, Florida State University, University of Florida, University of Central Florida, Liberty University, St. John's University, Nova Southern Law Center and Florida Gulf Coast.
Quotes from Past Scholarship Recipients
"Growing up a police officer's son, I became profoundly aware of the sacrifices police officers make on a regular basis. My dad was always there for me and always there for the citizens of the Town of Palm Beach. I am eternally grateful that The Palm Beach Police Foundation was always there for us. The Palm Beach Police Foundation and its donor contributions allowed me to graduate college without a considerable financial burden and that is something I will never fail to appreciate".
“I am truly grateful for the Palm Beach Police Foundation Educational Scholarship. Because of the generosity, I am able to pursue my career now with little concern over the financial obstacles that could have been there. Knowing that others supported my education motivated me to strive for success”.
“Gratitude: knowing that the generosity of others enabled me to go away for college, get an education, and start the next chapter in my life.”