The officers and members of the Jamaica Ex-Police Association of South Florida, Inc., in their effort to assist students in our South Florida Community and in Jamaica wish to provide two one time scholarships.
The association’s USA Scholarship will be awarded to a college student who resides in Miami-Dade, Broward or Palm Beach County. The second scholarship will be awarded to a high school student in Jamaica.
The USA Scholarship will be awarded at JEPA’s 20th anniversary fundraising ball on Saturday, April 21, 2012, at the Universal Palms Hotel, 4900 Powerline Road, Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The Jamaican Scholarship will be awarded on Tuesday, May 29, 2012, after JEPA’s Police Station Renovation Project at the Warsop Police Station in Trelawny, Jamaica.
Criteria for USA Scholarship are:
1. Applicant should be a legal resident in Broward, Miami-Dade or Palm Beach County, Florida.
2. Applicant must provide proof of residency in one of the listed counties.
3. Applicant must be currently registered as a student in a 2-4 year college, or has been accepted as such.
4. Applicant MUST submit a two-page essay (81/2 x 11), typed in 12 inch font and double-spaced. In the essay, the applicant should articulate convincingly why he/she should be awarded the scholarship.