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Spouses and dependents of law enforcement and correctional officers enrolled in an eligible career and technical education district, community college, university or private postsecondary educational institution are eligible for a scholarship that covers tuition and fees on a first-come, first-served basis. The scholarship will be available beginning in fall 2024.

For eligible students enrolled in a career and technical education district, community college or university, the award amount is up to the cost of tuition and mandatory fees after other financial aid.

For eligible students enrolled at a private postsecondary educational institution, the award amount is up to the average resident tuition and fees charged by universities under the jurisdiction of the board after other financial aid.

How to qualify:

  • Qualifying students must be either a dependent under the age of 27 or a spouse of a law enforcement or correctional officer and:
  • Enroll at an Arizona institution in a program that will award a career technical education district program certificate or license, private vocational program certificate, associate degree or baccalaureate degree.
  • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
  • Submit a copy of the Law Enforcement Officer’s Commission Card as applicable.
  • Submit a current employment verification letter.
  • Submit a marriage certificate for a spouse, or a birth certificate or applicable court order for a dependent.

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Participating institutions

Public Institutions

  • Arizona State University
  • Northern Arizona University
  • University of Arizona
  • Eastern Arizona College
  • East Valley Institute of Technology

Private Institutions

  • Benedictine University
  • Conservatory of Recording Arts & Sciences
  • Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
  • Grand Canyon University
  • Pima Medical Institute
  • University of Advancing Technology
  • Western Governors University

Institutions not listed may email to learn more about requirements for participation.

Questions about the scholarship? Email