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Here you will find all criteria related to applying for the Scott County Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Scholarship. Provided at the bottom of this page are the documents you will need to print and fill out to apply (application & reference form). All of the information on this page is also provided on the application itself. Please read thoroughly to understand all criteria. 

Apply, Scott County Law Enforcment Scholarship


1. Applicants must return the completed application to the scholarship committee NO LATER than March 15th, 2024.

2. Scholarships in the amount of $1,500.00 will be awarded at the banquet; Tuesday, May 14th, 2024.

3. Checks to the scholarship winners will be jointly drawn in the name of the academic institution and the student.


1. At the time of application and the awarding of the scholarship, the applicant must reside in or be employed within the geographical

boundaries of Scott County, MN, or have a parent/guardian who is employed within Scott County. 

2. Candidates are required to validate their academic achievement through the submission of high school, vocational and/or college transcripts and/or workshop certificates.

3. Preference may be given to candidates who must relinquish their regular employment to attend the skills course. Preference may also be given to candidates currently enrolled in a law enforcement course.

4. Scholarships are only available to students who have applied to or have been accepted into one of the following educational categories:
                    a. Two year Law Enforcement program
                    b. Vocational Technical Police program
                    c. Mandated skills program
                    d. Four year College Law Enforcement or Criminal Justice program

5. Individuals who have previously been awarded The Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Scholarship of Scott County are not eligible to apply for the 2024 scholarship award.

6. It is the responsibility of the applicant to:
                   a. Obtain and submit one (1) reference to the committee –see reference section in application;
                   b. Submit completed application along with most recent educational transcripts.
                   c. Comply with all requirements of the Procedure and Student Criteria sections in order for an application to be considered.

Each year, qualified applicants are rejected because they have not provided the one (1) required reference information, the most recent educational transcripts, or fail to complete the application correctly and completely.

Mail, or email completed application, current transcripts, and references to:

The Law Enforcement Officers Memorial
Scholarship Committee of Scott County

Attn: SGT Jake Lannon
4649 Dakota St SE

Prior Lake, MN 55372


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