Silicon Valley Community Foundation/Harold Johnson Law Enforcement Scholarship

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. This scholarship is designed to recognize students who demonstrate a similar passion for public service and who demonstrate academic potential, leadership, and financial need. Must have demonstrated desire and a plan to pursue a career in police work, corrections or other criminal justice fields. Law school students are not eligible. Minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale required. Must be a 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); planning to enroll or currently enrolled in a two- or four-year college, university or police academy as a full-time student; and a United States citizen.

Award Information

Award Amount
$1,000 - $5,000
Number of Awards
1 - 7
Application Deadline
February 21
Available to Class Level
None specified
Renewability
Not renewable

Eligibility Requirements

Minimum GPA Required
2.5
Ethnicity/Heritage
None specified
Residency
None specified
Gender
None specified
Religious Affiliation
None specified
Location of College
None specified
Area of Study
Criminal Justice/Criminology
Financial Need
Financial need analysis is required

Scholarship Sponsor

Organization
Scholarships Team
Silicon Valley Community Foundation
Address
2440 West El Camino Real Suite 300
City, State, Zip
Mountain View, CA , 94040
Telephone
(650) 450-5487
E-mail
scholarships@siliconvalleycf.org
Website
Website

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