Deadline for Applications - March 31, 2020
As a KPOA Member your dependents are eligible for college scholarships that are awarded annually.
Must be a high school senior or college student and the dependent of an active KPOA Member
Must attend an accredited technical school, junior college (community college) or four-year university in the state of Kansas. (Accredited list available through the KPOA Secretary- Treasurer or Scholarship Committee.)
Must enroll in 12 hours or more in college credits per semester.
Must submit to an oral interview by KPOA scholarship committee if so requested.
Must attach a brief (no longer than one type written page) resume of future academic and life goals.
Must attach a recent photograph.
Must attach a letter of endorsement from a ranking law enforcement officer in applicant's area.
Must submit High School and College (if applicant has attended college) transcripts with the application.
Must understand that the $1,000 Scholarship will be paid in two $500 installments in the first and second semesters.
Award recipients are only allowed a maximum of two (2) annual scholarships of $1000.00 each, payable in $500.00 installments each semester during the term of the scholarship award.
For more information and to apply, download our Scholarship Application. Applications must be received by March 31, 2020.
Over the two day period of July 16th and 17th, the Scholarship Committee had the honor of interviewing fourteen applicants for the five $1,000.00 scholarships that are awarded each year by the KPOA. The candidates were each exceptional and highly qualified and the process of narrowing the decision down to just five was challenging.
The Kansas Peace Officers Association is proud to announce the recipients of the KPOA Scholarships for the 2019/2020 school year.
Dalton is the son of Craig and Karrina Brasser from Andale. Dalton will be pursuing a professional pilot bachelor’s degree from Kansas State University/Polytechnic Campus in Salina. Dalton has been taking flying lessons and has already completed his solo flight. After obtaining his pilot’s license he hopes to become an international airline pilot.
Kelsie is the daughter of Timothy Burr from Arkansas City. Kelsie will be fulfilling her childhood dream of playing collegiate tennis while majoring in elementary education and minoring in coaching at Emporia State University. Kelsie hopes to return to Arkansas City after college and eventually become an elementary school principal in her hometown.
Kelsi is the daughter of Danny Broyles from Olpe. Kelsi attends Emporia State University and is majoring in nursing. Kelsi eventually wants to be a labor and delivery nurse after obtaining her Bachelor’s degree in nursing. Kelsi would like to continue her educational path and obtain a Masters or Doctorate in the nursing program.
Dylan is the son of Joby Harrison from Cimarron. Dylan has a passion for Architectural Engineering and will be pursuing that passion at Kansas State University. He has set an academic goal of finishing college with no lower than a 3.85 GPA. Dylan hopes to complete his ultimate goal of obtaining a master’s degree in his field of study.
Ashley is the daughter of Sean Morton from Salina. Ashley wants to double minor in Criminal Justice and Arabic with Islamic Studies at the University of Kansas. Ashley recently participated in the Cadet Lawman Training Academy in Salina. She is excited to have a career in law enforcement of some capacity.
We thank all of our applicants for your interest in our scholarship and giving the Scholarship Committee the opportunity to meet you. We wish you all the very best in your future endeavors.