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Newark Police Memorial Scholarship Fund Application

Newark Police Memorial Scholarship Fund Application

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THE NEWARK POLICE DEPARTMENT MEMORIALSCHOLARSHIP FUND APPLICATION
This is the time of year when high school seniors entering into college, 8
th
graders entering to a private high school or community organization aremaking critical decisions about their future. In addition to completing thatfinal year of high school or 8
th
grade, the next chapter of life is a major areaof focus. This next chapter often includes preparing for college or highschool and figuring out how to pay for the associated expenses.The Newark Police Department Memorial Scholarship Fund would like tohelp relieve some of the financial burden by awarding scholarships todeserving Newark students and other educational organizations. Thescholarship awards are funded through charitable contributions from Newark Police Officers and the community they serve.The organization currently hosted an annual cigar event in December to helpraise monies towards funding these scholarships and is proud to present fivedeserving students this opportunity.
ABOUT US
The Newark Police Department ranks as the largest municipal police force in New Jersey, and the fifth oldest in the United States. Over a century and ahalf of policing experience has shaped our rich history and traditions. Newark’s police officers serve our City proudly. We strive to enhance partnerships with our diverse communities to make Newark a safer place for those who live, work, and visit our City. We rely on our partnerships as acornerstone for crime prevention.Our goal is to provide the very best of police services. Our job is to providesecurity so that the City of Newark may continue to set a national standardfor urban transformation.
Newark Police DepartmentMemorial Scholarship Fund480 Clinton AveNewark, NJ 07108
Phone (973) 733-6007Fax (973) 792-9123Email:
Website:www.newarkpd.org 
 
NEWARK POLICE DEPARMENTMEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Please PRINT or TYPEName_____________________________________________________________________  Address ____________________________________ Phone_________________________ City _________________________ State ___________ Zip ___________ Email Address ________________________________________________ Date of Birth _____/_____/______ Parent(s)/Guardian(s) ____________________________________________________ School Name ____________________________________________________________ School Address __________________________________________________________ Organization Name and Address ____________________________________________ Provide a list of employment for the last two years; starting with your current or mostrecent job. Include employer(s), job description, dates, or employment and hours perweek you work. (Attach an additional page if necessary.) ________________________ 
 ___________________________________________________________________________ 
 ___________________________________________________________________________ Extra-Curricular/School/Community/Leadership Activities ________________________  ___________________________________________________________________________ Honors/Awards/Recognitions _________________________________________________  ___________________________________________________________________________ College(s), Private High School or Community Organization where student has appliedor been accepted ____________________________________________________________  ___________________________________________________________________________ Major ___________________________________ Deadline is December 13, 2012
 
Application Instructions
INSTRUCTIONS:
Complete the Scholarship Application and submit along with two letters of recommendation, your essay, high school transcript, and a wallet sized photo by
Thursday, December 13,2012
. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
QUALIFICATIONS:
To be eligible for a Newark Police Department Memorial Scholarship, you must be a resident of Newark, New Jersey and a student in your senior year of high school or 8
th
grade who willgraduate in June 2013 from a Newark Public School. Also, you must have plans to attend college or a private high school in the fall of 2013. Applicants should have an interest in law enforcement and supportthe goals of the law enforcement profession. Proof of proposed or actual college or private high schoolattendance is required, along with a demonstration of satisfactory high school or 8
th
grade performance.
THE ESSAY:
Write an ESSAY about why you deserve to receive a Scholarship from the Newark PoliceDepartment Memorial Scholarship Fund. Indicate your objectives and how you are preparing yourself for college or private high school. Also, include your plans for life after college. You may want to includeinformation about your educational, career, and personal goals. Demonstrate your talent by writing aboutany special interests or special circumstances that you may wish the selection committee to consider. Theessay must set forth your life goals and how you plan to attain those goals.
ESSAY FORMAT:
Use 8 ½” x 11” white paper, and limit the essay to one or two typed pages. Pleaseinclude your name at the top of the Essay page, and double-space with 1” margins.
COMMUNITY/SCHOOL SERVICES AND LEADERSHIP ACTIVITIES:
Please provide alist of your community/school and leadership activities. This list may include, but not limited to, student body positions, community outreach, tutoring, mentoring, social clubs, sports teams, religious activities andany volunteer work.
SUPPORT MATERIAL
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Two letters of recommendation
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Personal Essay
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A wallet sized photograph
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High school transcript
AWARDS:
Scholarship recipients will be presented with their scholarships at a Scholarship Awardsceremony. All recipients are required to attend this event where they will be honored. All scholarshipwinners will be notified of the time, date and location of the Scholarship Awards ceremony.
DEADLINE:
Please submit the complete application package
POSTMARKED NO LATER THANTHURSDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2012
to the below address:
Newark Police DepartmentMemorial Scholarship Fund480 Clinton AveNewark, NJ 07108
I UNDERSTAND THAT SUBMISSION OF THIS APPLICATION AUTHORIZES THESCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE TO OBTAIN MY HIGH SCHOOL TRANSCRIPT INCLUDINGACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS, ATTENDANCE, ATHLETIC AND DISCIPLINARY RECORDS.I HEREBY AUTHORIZE RELEASE OF ALL THE FOREGOING SCHOLARHIPINFORMATION AND/OR MATERIALS TO THE NEWARK POLICE DEPARTMENTMEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND COMMITTEE. I ALSO GIVE PERMISSION TO RELEASEMY NAME AND PHOTOGRAPH TO THE SPONSORS AND MEDIA.
 _______________________________ ___________________________ Student’s Signature Date: _______________________________ ___________________________ Parent/Guardian’s Signature Date:

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