NYPD Leadership Program - Police Officer Scholarship

NYPD Leadership Program - Police Officer Scholarship

The NYPD Leadership Program is a scholarship for active NYPD Uniform Members of the Service (UMOS) police officers and supervisors.  The scholarship covers tuition, technology fees and textbook costs for four college courses (12 credits total).  The program is designed for undergraduate and graduate non-degree students interested in earning a degree.
 
BENEFITS
  • Undergraduate students may receive up to $4,000 in scholarship awards that covers the tuition, technology fees, and textbook costs for four courses (12 credits total)
  • Undergraduate students may receive up to 29 transfer credits for basic academy training 
  • Undergraduate students are exempt from meeting the general admission criteria
  • Students completing the program receive a Certificate of Completion
  • Apply credits earned in the NYPD Leadership Program toward a bachelor's or master's degree program at John Jay College
  • Police officer rankings are eligible for an additional one-course tuition waiver when registering for any course outside of the NYPD Leadership Program
 
PROGRAM DESIGN
 

The Program courses meet once a week on Fridays at John Jay College.  Courses are offered during morning, afternoon and evening times in the fall and spring semesters.  Students may register for up to two courses per semester. 

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

All active NYPD UMOS police officers and supervisors of any ranking are eligible for the NYPD Leadership Program. 

FALL 2017 APPLICATION DEADLINES 
 
NEW Undergraduate Students:  Monday, July 24, 2017
NEW Graduate Non-degree Students:  Monday, August 7, 2017
 
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