The Haywood County Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) Lodge # 16 want to help deserving students who wish to continue their education in the criminal justice field or are a family member of a law enforcement officer. Funds for these scholarships are raised through events held during the year by members of the Haywood County Fraternal Order of Police #16.
Graduating High School Senior from Haywood County Public Schools
Students applying must be enrolled or accepted for admission in an accredited Community College, College or University.
Students must intend to pursue a career in criminal justice or a related field (forensic science, pathology, etc.).
OR the student must be a family member of a Law Enforcement Officer and live in Haywood County (son, daughter, grandson, granddaughter, niece, or nephew).
The selection panel considers applicants’ abilities, interests, educational goals, and career aspirations, and to the extent deemed appropriate their relative financial needs.
A committee, appointed by the Haywood County FOP Lodge #16 will make a recommendation for the recipient of the scholarship. The selection process shall consist of a review and evaluation of the scholarship application and possibly a personal interview. The Board of Directors of the Foundation will make the final decision on the recipient of this scholarship. The Board’s decision shall be final. The Haywood County Schools Foundation, Inc., a tax-exempt charitable foundation, will administer the scholarship fund.
PAYMENT OF AWARDS:
Payment of scholarship awards will be made by the beginning of the school year or at the beginning of each semester. The student cannot receive FULL scholarship from any other source in order to receive the scholarship. The Haywood County Schools Foundation reserves the right to revoke the scholarship if the guidelines are not met.