AFP and CC Police Family Survivors College Scholarship

Each year, AFP&CC awards hundreds of scholarships to surviving sons and daughters of police officers killed in the line of duty. This nationwide program provides assistance to high school graduates attending a traditional four-year college, university, technical or vocational institution.

Annual Amount


Additional Selection Criteria

Eligibility & Documentation Required

· Applicant must be the surviving son, daughter or spouse of a law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty.

· Applicant must be enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours.

· Applicant must maintain a 2.0 GPA.

· Applicants currently enrolled in college must submit a copy of their most recent college transcript.

· New college students must submit a high school transcript, ACT/SAT scores, and a copy of the acceptance letter from the institution he/she plans to attend.

Application Process

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There is no deadline for application submission as funds are distributed throughout the year.

Checks will be mailed and made payable to the applicant.

It is the intent of this program to not turn away any survivor requesting assistance to pursue higher education. Scholarships of $500 per year will be granted to qualified applicants. Applicants are eligible for a total of four scholarships. The number of scholarships issued is subject to the availability of funds. The scholarship funds may be used towards tuition, books, housing, or fees directly associated with educational expenses. Applicant MUST re-apply each year and understands the review and approval of applications may take 30 – 60 days from receipt of proper documentation. 

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