The Evansville Police Foundation strives to support the Evansville Police Department’s
personnel through the distribution of college scholarship dollars.

This Evansville Police Foundation supports the Evansville Police Department personnel by providing scholarships for higher education. This year the Evansville Police Foundation will award up to eight (8) $2,000 college scholarships. College scholarship dollars are awarded to the highest ranked students who meet the specific qualifications:

  1. Applicants must be a child, grandchild, stepchild or step-grandchild under the age of 25 for an active, retired or deceased EPD employee;
  1. Applicants must be a high school graduate by June of this year with a cumulative GPA of at least 2.8;
  1. Applicants may receive up to two scholarships (not consecutive years) during the completion of undergraduate studies;
  1. Scholarships are exclusively for tuition, fees, books, and required supplies at any accredited institution of higher learning for undergraduate studies.

The scholarship selection committee is comprised of community leaders from the education and business fields. The committee oversees the selection process and determines the scholarship winners. The selection committee is independent of the Evansville Police Department and Evansville Police Foundation.

The 2024 application period has closed. Stay tuned for 2025, which will open on Feb 1, 2025.