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Hollywood Police Athletic League

Scholarship Fund

The Scholarship Fund of the Hollywood Police Athletic League (PAL) was created to honor fallen police officers by providing financial support to individuals who demonstrate a commitment to academic achievement and community support. In order to quality for this scholarship, candidates must:

  1. Current Broward County resident affiliated with the Hollywood PAL
  2. Graduating senior in high school or recent graduate (within one year) who is currently enrolled or who has been accepted as a full-time degree or certificate seeking student at a postsecondary educational institution. This may include a university, college, community college, career/technical school, or vocational/trade school.
  3. Have a minimum grade point average of 2.75.
  4. Have verifiable volunteer experience of 200 or more hours within the past two years. (Volunteer hours are available at PAL)
  5. Complete an application and one page essay on how this opportunity will enhance your contributions to the community.

The PAL Board of Directors will select the scholarship recipient. Immediate family of current board members are not eligible for scholarship assistance. All applications must be received no later than July 15, 2024. Two scholarships will be awarded for the amount of $1500 each. All payments will be made directly to the school and may be done in a single, one-time payment or in two equal payments during the same school year, at the discretion of each scholarship recipient. Recipients will be notified by email provided, no later than July 30th. This is a one-time award. Recipients are not eligible to reapply.

On a separate piece of paper, please answer the following questions (typed):

  1. How would this scholarship help you attain your educational and professional goals?
  2. Describe one accomplishment in your volunteer activities that demonstrates your leadership ability?
  3. How would this scholarship enhance your contributions to the community?

Please attach the following items to this application form:

  1. Two letters of reference (one from a volunteer experience).
  2. Typewritten responses to above essay questions.
  3. Official school transcript.
  4. Proof of residency – Florida driver's license or student identification card.

For consideration, please submit all items to:

Hollywood Police Athletic League Scholarship Fund

2311 N 23rd Avenue

Hollywood, FL  33020