About the program

The Concord Police Association Annual Scholarship Award Program targets outstanding college-bound graduating high school seniors, as well as community college transfer students and continuing college students who are either from the Concord community, attend a Concord school or are dependents of active or retired Concord Police Association members.  The scholarships are merit-based and intended to help the leaders of tomorrow defray their costs of continuing their quest for higher education.  $5000 in scholarships will be awarded for 2024.  1-$1000, 4-$500, 8-$250.

Who may apply?

The Concord Police Association encourages all graduating seniors, full-time community college transfer students that are Concord residents and full-time continuing college students from high schools in the Concord community bound for a college or university to apply.  Dependents of active or retired Concord Police Association members are also eligible to apply.

Application Requirements

  • Minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA (based on a 4.0 system) for graduating seniors and transfer students.

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA (based on a 4.0 system) for continuing college students from last full year of study.

  • Completed application – typed or legibly written and all questions answered.  

  • Copy of most recent transcript.

  • Acceptance letter from an accredited four-year college/university or Community/Junior College.

  • Copy of most recent transcript.

  • Typed essay, no more than two pages, Times New Roman font, size 12, and double spaced with one-inch margins including the following topics:  

    1. Your high school educational experience, including any extra-curricular activities.
    2. Your intended academic and extra-curricular activities during college.  
    3. How you will apply what you have learned to your post-college plans and your aspirations to give back to the community.  

Additional Requirements

  • Please do not include any recommendation letters or resumes.
  • Please do not include any photos.
  • Failure to meet the criteria, complete the checklist, and/or meet the deadline will result in an automatic disqualification.

Additional Information

Award winners will be notified via email.  The scholarship award check will be mailed to the address on the application unless otherwise specified.  All decisions are final.


Applications must be emailed or postmarked by Friday, May 24, 2024.

2024 Scholarship Application

Applications can be submitted online below, or mailed to:

Concord Police Association  
5060 Avila Rd.  
Concord, CA 94520

*Have proper postage to ensure delivery.  Do not mail with signature required or by certified mail.  Just standard postage for your envelope size.

Download Pdf Application  

Applications must be submitted online or postmarked by Friday, May 24, 2024.