AMVETS Scholarship

University of Phoenix is pleased to collaborate with the Foundation of International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP Foundation) to offer a scholarship program. The IACP Foundation was founded in November 1990 as a separate 501(c)(3) non-profit organization to support the philanthropic efforts of the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP). In November 2015, the Board of Directors announced a new vision: traumatically injured law enforcement officers will never feel abandoned.

Through this scholarship program, three (3) full-tuition scholarships will be offered. Each scholarship will allow a prospective student the opportunity to complete an undergraduate or master’s degree program at University of Phoenix. Recipients may choose to attend a University of Phoenix campus or online.

Deadline:

A complete application, and supporting documentation, must be received on, or before, June 30, 2016. Applications not submitted or submitted after the designated deadline will not be considered. No exceptions.

Award Date:

The scholarship committee will determine the recipients of the scholarship by the award date, August 23, 2106. All applicants with a submitted application will be notified via email, regardless if selected as a recipient or not, by award date regarding the status of the scholarship.

Eligibility criteria

Applicants for the scholarship must demonstrate the following to be considered:

  1. If applicants reside in the United States*, they must meet one of the following requirements: be a legal resident of the United States; have been granted permanent residency; have a valid visa that does not prohibit educational studies; have been granted temporary protected status along with approved Notice of Action issued by Citizen Immigration Services and verified through CIS Form g-845; or have been granted asylum along with the approved Notice of Action issued by the Citizen Immigration Services.
    *
    Applicants who do not currently reside in the United States may disregard this criterion.
  2. Applicants must be a current or former law enforcement officer seriously injured in the line of duty, or the spouse or dependents of a current or former law enforcement officer seriously injured in the line of duty. Proof of disability, including medical/disability retirement documentation if applicable, must be provided at the time of application.
  3. Applicants must not be currently enrolled nor in the process of enrolling at a University of Phoenix campus or an online program at any time prior to the scholarship award date. Applicants who enroll after submitting an application, or before, the award date are not eligible to be a recipient of this scholarship.
  4. Applicants must meet all admissions requirements of University of Phoenix if selected as a scholarship recipient.
  5. Applicants must not be an employee (including full- and part-time faculty) or a family member (spouse, dependent child or domestic partner) of an employee of Apollo Education Group, Inc., University of Phoenix, Western International University or any other subsidiary of Apollo Education Group, Inc.
  6. Applicants must submit a complete, signed application, together with all supporting documentation, by the deadline listed in the Selection Process section. The completion of the application form does not create an obligation to award a scholarship to the applicant.
  7. Applicants must submit completed essays as described in the Essay section. High importance will be placed on the applicant’s desire to advance in their education, with an emphasis on furthering their careers, and their impact in the community in which they reside.
  8. Applicants must submit one letter of recommendation as described in the Letter of Recommendation section.

24. APPLICANT/RECIPIENT HEREBY AGREES TO RELEASE THE UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX, APOLLO education GROUP, INC. AND ITS AFFILIATES, AS WELL AS EACH OF THEIR OFFICER, AGENTS, EMPLOYEES, SHAREHOLDERS, SERVANTS, DIRECTORS (“THE RELEASED PARTIES”) , FROM DAMAGES, LOSSES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO,  LOSS OF EARNINGS, LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF BUSINESS, LOSS OF WAGES), COSTS, EXPENSES AND LIABILITIES OF EVERY KIND AND NATURE, WITHOUT LIMITATION, INCLUDING CLAIMS OF DAMAGES OR INJURY TO PERSONAL PROPERTY AND FURTHER AGREE TO RELEASE THE RELEASED PARTIES FROM ANY THIRD PARTY CLAIMS OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER WHETHER KNOWN OR UNKNOWN, SUSPECTED OR UNSUSPECTED, AND WHETHER OR NOT CONCEALED OR HIDDEN, WHICH I MAY NOW HAVE OR MAY HEREINAFTER HAVE AGAINST THE RELEASED PARTIES RESULTING FROM, OR ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, FROM THE SCHOLARSHIP SELECTION PROCESS BY GOODWILL INDUSTRIES INTERNATIONAL.

25. APPLICANT/RECIPIENT HEREBY AGREES TO RELEASE GOODWILL INDUSTRIES INTERNATIONAL AND ITS AFFILIATES, AS WELL AS EACH OF THEIR OFFICER, AGENTS, EMPLOYEES, SHAREHOLDERS, SERVANTS, DIRECTORS (“THE RELEASED PARTIES”) , FROM DAMAGES, LOSSES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO,  LOSS OF EARNINGS, LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF BUSINESS, LOSS OF WAGES), COSTS, EXPENSES AND LIABILITIES OF EVERY KIND AND NATURE, WITHOUT LIMITATION, INCLUDING CLAIMS OF DAMAGES OR INJURY TO PERSONAL PROPERTY AND FURTHER AGREE TO RELEASE THE RELEASED PARTIES FROM ANY THIRD PARTY CLAIMS OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER WHETHER KNOWN OR UNKNOWN, SUSPECTED OR UNSUSPECTED, AND WHETHER OR NOT CONCEALED OR HIDDEN, WHICH I MAY NOW HAVE OR MAY HEREINAFTER HAVE AGAINST THE RELEASED PARTIES RESULTING FROM, OR ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, FROM THE SCHOLARSHIP ADMINISTRATION BY THE UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX.

Apply here

If you meet the eligibility criteria, complete the scholarship application.

Application Instructions

  1. Access the University of Phoenix Foundation of International Association of Chiefs of Police Scholarship online application.
  2. Follow the given instructions.
  3. Review your complete application and submit.
  4. Print a copy of the submitted application for your records.

Applicants under 21 years of age must submit the supplemental materials listed below.

For Applicants Under 21 Years of Age (ONLY)

If you are under 21 years of age, you must print out, sign and upload a copy of the scholarship Terms & Conditions and Consent & Release Form to the online scholarship application. Documents found within the scholarship application.

Important Dates

Deadline:

A complete application, and supporting documentation, must be received on, or before, June 30, 2016. Applications not submitted or submitted after the designated deadline will not be considered. No exceptions.

Award Date:

The scholarship committee will determine the recipients of the scholarship by the award date, August 23, 2106. All applicants with a submitted application will be notified via email, regardless if selected as a recipient or not, by award date regarding the status of the scholarship.

Note:

Be advised that it is the applicant’s responsibility to submit a complete application, which must be received on or before the deadline as set forth above. The scholarship committee accepts no responsibility for incomplete applications, applications not in proper form, lost applications, or any other submission. No exceptions.

For any additional information, please email scholarships@phoenix.edu.