The 100 Club of Wharton County is excited to offer scholarship opportunities to applicants attending a two or four year college who are pursuing a career in Law Enforcement/Criminal Justice. Scholarships are $1500 per semester. Recipients will receive $1500 after registration for their first semester and $1500 after registration for their second semester of enrollment provided they meet all requirements. The maximum benefit is $3000 per application.
Applicants attending the Police Academy – Scholarships may be awarded to students that are attending a recognized Policy Academy. Scholarships are $1500 per semester payable upon applicant’s approval and $1500 payable upon employment by a law enforcement agency of Wharton County, Texas.
To be considered as a scholarship recipient, the applicant must:
* be a graduate of a Wharton County High School or be a resident of Wharton County for the past five years or be currently employed by a law enforcement agency of Wharton County.
* plan to become a certified Peace Officer, or be a current certified Peace Officer pursuing a continued education in law enforcement
* must satisfy the admission requirements of the chosen college.
If you know of an eligible candidate, please let them know about the financial assistance that is available. For more information, contact Scholarship Chairman David Pagel at 979-533-2384 or mail your application to P. O. Box 46, El Campo, TX 77437. To print a copy of the scholarship application please click on Scholarship Application below:
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS!