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Scholarship Purpose

To assist holders of a current TSISC BOP or BOPR badge (or their spouses, children, or stepchildren) planning to attend or currently enrolled in accredited two- or four-year colleges, universities, graduate schools or vocational/technical schools.

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• Applicants must hold a valid TSISC BOP or BOPR badge. Also, spouses and children, including stepchildren, are eligible to apply. Relationship to the badge holder must be verified.
• Applicants must be high school seniors, high school graduates, or must have received a high school equivalency certificate.
• Applicants must be admitted to an accredited two- or four-year college, university, graduate, or vocational/ technical school.
• If an applicant has already received two TSISC scholarships in the past, they are not eligible to reapply.

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Selection Criteria

In addition to possessing a valid TSISC BOP or BOPR badge, or meeting above mentioned eligibility standards, reasons for granting scholarships include, but are not limited to:
• Academic performance
• Class ranking
• Participation in school and community functions
• Personal growth
• Career development
• Retraining opportunity
• Letters of reference
• Financial need

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Amount of Award

$1,500—Applicants are limited to winning two scholarships. Up to ten
scholarships will be awarded each year.

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Selection Committee

The selection committee will consist of three volunteers from organizations without TSISC affiliation.
Applications will be made anonymous before distribution to the selection committee to allow for a blind
judging process.

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