Scholarships

Scholarship Rules and Information

The deadline for applications has passed. Please check back next year! The recipients of the 2018 scholarships will be announced on May 7th. 

 

 

Who is eligible? Each scholarship has different rules, please review each scholarship and choose the scholarship(s) that you are eligible for.

How to apply? You can apply online by clicking the online application link under the specific scholarship, or you can download the scholarship application and mail it in.

Application Checklist: 

  • Completed Application Form (with any additional pages as required)
  • A copy of your High School/College transcript
  • Completed Essay

Selection Process: Operation Thank an Officer judges independently review each application and score according to scoring guidelines.  Criteria used for scoring: Academic Achievement, Extracurricular and volunteer activities, Quality of Essay

 

The Darius Quimby High School Memorial Scholarship

Who is eligible? Current high-school seniors who wish to pursue a degree in a law enforcement field following their high-school graduation.

Awards: One award of $1,000 will be awarded.  Funds are deposited directly into the award winner’s school of higher education in August of 2018.

 

 

The Darius Quimby College Scholarship

Who is eligible? Current college students or graduates who are or wish to pursue a degree in a law enforcement field.

Awards: One award of $1,000 will be awarded.  Funds are deposited directly into the award winner’s school of higher education in August of 2018.

 

 

Operation Thank an Officer High School Scholarship

Who is eligible? Current high-school seniors that have a parent currently serving in law enforcement or have a parent who is a retired law enforcement official.

Awards: One award of $1,000 will be awarded.  Funds are deposited directly into the award winner’s school of higher education in August of 2018.

 

 

Operation Thank an Officer College Scholarship

Who is eligible? Current college students that have a parent currently serving in law enforcement or have a parent who is a retired law enforcement official.

Awards: One award of $1,000 will be awarded.  Funds are deposited directly into the award winner’s school of higher education in August of 2018.

 

 

Joshua Orbeck Memorial Scholarship

Who is eligible? Current high-school seniors who reside in the State of Minnesota, have achieved the level of Eagle Scout and will be pursuing a career in a service industry (i.e., law enforcement, military, medical, public safety).

Awards: One award of $1,000 will be awarded.  Funds are deposited directly into the award winner’s school of higher education in August of 2018.

 

Operation Thank an Officer is funded by donations from our community. Please show your support for our law enforcement community with a small donation. Your donation helps us expand our reach and purpose by offering new programs like this scholarship program. Click here to donate online.