The National Latino Peace Officers’ Association is committed to helping students pursue a higher education. Students need not be Latino, but merely promote diversity in school work-place. Consideration will be given to those students interested in law enforcement careers. The deadline for the 2018 scholarship application submissions will be announced later this year.
- Applicants must be high school seniors or college students residing in Ventura County.
- Applicants must submit an official transcript.
- Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 2.75 with no D or F in all completed course work.
- Applicants must demonstrate community service and/or involvement.
Applicants must submit the following documents as one package:
- Scholarship application typed or printed clearly in black ink.
- One letter of recommendation from a teacher or a counselor.
- A letter of recommendation from an organization or community leader where community involvement occurs.
- Official copy of transcripts in a sealed envelope.
The 14th Annual Scholarship Banquet was held on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at the Las Posas Country Club in Camarillo. We awarded $16,000 to 16 scholarship recipients. The Recipients were High School Seniors from Ventura County as well as local colleges. We look forward to increasing the number of scholarship recipients next year. NLPOA National President Cindy Rodriguez was the keynote speaker
12th Annual Scholarship Banquet was held on Saturday, April 25, 2015 at the Topa Tower Club. This was one of most successful Scholarship Banquets so far. We awarded $12,500.00 in scholarships. The recipients for NLPOA VC were Jacqueline Cervantes (Channel Islands High School), Sophia Y. McCarty (Santa Susana High School), Yulissa Mateo (Rio Mesa High School), Zachary D. Bunker (Ventura College), and Briana K. Vazquez (Ventura College). Yilda J. Pamatz (Oxnard and Ventura College) Received the Lisa Whitney Memorial Scholarship and Michael Sarkisian (Santa Susana High School) received the Johnson & Aranda Scholarship. Amanda A. Rodriguez (Santa Clara High School) received the Judith Robles Memorial Scholarship and Evelyn Lopez (Channel Islands High School) received the Mayra Aguirre Memorial Scholarship. The Miranda Family Memorial Scholarships were awarded to Daisy Valdes (Ventura High School) (Tomas Miranda Sr.), Stephanie A . Meza (Fillmore High School) (Jaime Miranda), Viridiana J. Quintana (Fillmore High School) (Humberto Miranda), and Hector G. Molina (Adolfo Camarillo High School) (Rafael Miranda).
Our 11th Annual Scholarship Banquet was a huge success. Thank you to all who attended and supported the event. Planning is already underway for next year’s Scholarship Banquet. This has always been a very successful event, and we owe that to all our members, sponsors and supporters. We hope to see you all there again next year. We had the honor of having Ventura County Superior Court Judge Gilbert Romero, as out guest speaker and want to thank him for the heartfelt speech that brought home the very essence of our organization and what it means to our scholarship recipients.