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.
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
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
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.
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.
Two letters of recommendation
A wallet sized photograph
High school transcript
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.
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: