FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, February 26, 2016
Contact: Jessica Wallin, CMPD Public Affairs
Charlotte’s Finest Legacy Foundation is excited to announce the 2016 CMPD Officers Clark and Shelton Scholarship Opportunities. These scholarships were created in memory of CMPD Officers Clark and Shelton who were killed in the line of duty on April 1, 2007.
Two $2,500 scholarships will be awarded to two eligible students who wish to pursue a career in law enforcement.
Please be sure to read the criteria below regarding eligibility of applicants. If you know a high school senior or a current college student interested in a career in law enforcement, please feel free to forward this information.
Eligibility Criteria includes but is not limited to:
· Applicant who wishes to pursue a career in law enforcement.
· Applicant must be a high school senior OR a currently enrolled college student.
· Employee of law enforcement agency may be in either a sworn or non-sworn position.
· Employee should be employed by the agency or can be retired from agency.
· Students interested in a career in law enforcement without an immediate family member employed at a qualified agency may still apply for the scholarship. Please note priority will be given to applicants who meet all criteria outlined in scholarship application.
APPLICATION DEADLINE IS APRIL 30TH.
For questions related to the scholarship please contact Jennifer Shelton at firstname.lastname@example.org or Sergeant Susan Manassah at email@example.com.