The Harold Johnson Law Enforcement Scholarship

The Harold Johnson Law Enforcement Scholarship

Award Amount

Up to $5,000

Number of Awards

Up to 7 one-time scholarships

Finalists must interview with the selection committee

Previous applicants/recipients may reapply

Background

The Harold Johnson Law Enforcement Scholarship was established in 2010 in memory of Police Chief Harold Johnson to provide financial support to students who plan to pursue a career in police work, corrections or other criminal justice fields. These scholarships are designed to recognize students who demonstrate a passion for public service, academic potential, leadership and financial need.

Eligibility Requirements

 

  • A demonstrated desire and a plan to pursue a career in police work, corrections or other criminal justice fields. Law school students are not eligible.

  • Minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5

  • Current graduating senior or graduate of a public or private high school in the greater San Francisco Bay Area (includes San Francisco, San Mateo, Marin, Alameda, Contra Costa, Santa Clara, Napa, Solano, Sonoma, Monterey Bay, Santa Cruz, Monterey and San Benito counties)

  • Planning to enroll or currently enrolled in a two- or four-year college, university or police academy as a full-time student
     
  • United States citizen