Introducing the 2020 Wear the Badge Scholars

The Minnesota Chiefs of Police Foundation is excited to introduce and congratulate our first class of Wear the Badge Scholars. The students were chosen from a pool of more than 40 applicants and represent communities and schools across Minnesota. The scholarships include $500 awards for beginning or first-year students and $1000 awards for advanced students. The MCPF supports diversity in this application and award process.  MCPF welcomes donations to support the Wear the Badge Scholarship program. Click the box to make your tax deductible contribution. Thank you!


Eligibility requirements:

  • The 2021 application period will open later this year.  Check this page for updates.
  • Students must be pursuing an undergraduate degree in law enforcement or a related field
  • High school and first-year students will be considered for $500 awards and students in their 2nd, 3rd or 4th status are eligible for $1000 awards
  • Applicants must be enrolled at an accredited, Minnesota-based higher education institution
  • Past scholarship applicants and recipients are eligible to re-apply as long as they meet the rest of the requirements