Scholarships

Palm Beach Police Foundation - Scholarship

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. 

Palm Beach Police Foundation Scholarship

This scholarship program is available to the dependent children of the employees of The Palm Beach Police Department. Scholarships are available for undergraduate education.

The Charles R. Evans Scholarship

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

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.

The Oxbridge Academy Scholarship

Employees of the Palm Beach Police Department may be eligible for a scholarship from Oxbridge Academy. 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 info@pbpf.us and include the name of  the student(s). All decisions are made by Oxbridge Academy. 

For more information about Oxbridge Academy visit www.oapb.org.

To make a donation to The Palm Beach Police Foundation, Inc., click here. 

 


Qualified children of Police Department Employees have attended the following educational institutions with financial assistance provided by the Palm Beach Police Foundation Scholarship:Cornell College,  Florida Atlantic University, Palm Beach State College, Florida Atlantic University, Florida Gulf Coast University, Florida State University, Indian River State College, Lake Forest University, Manhatten College, University of Florida, University of Central Florida, University of South Florida, Liberty University,Universiity of North Carolina, Penn State University, Santa Fe State College, St. John's University and Nova Southern Law Center.

 

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.”

 

Palm Beach Police Foundation

The Palm Beach Police Foundation is a charitable 501(c)(3) organization that exists to support the Town of Palm Beach Police Department and its employees through the acceptance, management and disbursement of tax-deductible gifts and contributions. It is organized and supported by town residents and the local community independent of the Town of Palm Beach. Federal Tax ID #83-046254. A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE 1-800-HELP-FLA OR ONLINE AT www.FloridaConsumerHelp.com, REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE. REGISTRATION #: CH21488