Bluefield Police Department Offering A Scholarship For Someone Majoring In Criminal Justice

Posted on March 18, 2019 by Tyler Barker

BLUEFIELD, VA (WOAY) - The Bluefield Police Department will award a 200 dollar scholarship to an adult who is majoring in Criminal Justice.

To be eligible, the applicant must meet the following guidelines:

• The applicant must have a permanent residence in Bluefield, Virginia.
• The applicant must submit a letter of acceptance or attendance at an accredited institution, such as a two year or four-year institution.
• The applicant must be willing to perform community service – such as making five telephone calls weekly to check on elderly citizens, volunteering at community events, homeless shelter, etc.
• Adult learners are generally 25 years or older, and have additional responsibilities such as family, career, military, or community, and are seeking a degree to enhance their professional lives."

Awards:
• The scholarship is awarded on the following:
1. Educational Plans
2. Letter of acceptance or attendance from the institution.
3. GPA
4. Financial need
5. Community involvement
6. Three letters of recommendation – pastor, employer, teacher, etc.
7. Essay
• The Bluefield, Virginia Police Department will pay the award to the institution.

Application deadline is June 1, 2019

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BLUEFIELD, VA (WOAY) – The Bluefield Police Department will award a 200 dollar scholarship to an adult who is majoring in Criminal Justice.

To be eligible, the applicant must meet the following guidelines:

• The applicant must have a permanent residence in Bluefield, Virginia.
• The applicant must submit a letter of acceptance or attendance at an accredited institution, such as a two year or four-year institution.
• The applicant must be willing to perform community service – such as making five telephone calls weekly to check on elderly citizens, volunteering at community events, homeless shelter, etc.
• Adult learners are generally 25 years or older, and have additional responsibilities such as family, career, military, or community, and are seeking a degree to enhance their professional lives.”

Awards:
• The scholarship is awarded on the following:
1. Educational Plans
2. Letter of acceptance or attendance from the institution.
3. GPA
4. Financial need
5. Community involvement
6. Three letters of recommendation – pastor, employer, teacher, etc.
7. Essay
• The Bluefield, Virginia Police Department will pay the award to the institution.

Application deadline is June 1, 2019



Tyler Barker

Tyler Barker is currently the Interim News Director and Digital Content Manager for WOAY-TV. I was promoted to this job in Mid-November. I still will fill in on weather from time to time. Follow me on Facebook and Twitter @wxtylerb. Have any news tips or weather questions? Email me at tbarker@woay.com


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