The Harold Johnson Law Enforcement Scholarship was established in memory of Police Chief Harold "Hal" Johnson to provide financial support to students who plan to pursue a career in police work, corrections or other criminal justice fields. This scholarship honors Hal's 29 year law enforcement career, which began in Sacramento, California, in 1955. This scholarship is designed to recognize students who demonstrate a similar passion for public service and who demonstrate academic potential, leadership, and financial need. Offers up to $5,000 worth scholarship. Must have demonstrated desire and a plan to pursue a career in police work, corrections or other criminal justice fields. Law school students are not eligible. Minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale required. Must be a current graduating senior or graduate of a public or private high school in the greater San Francisco Bay Area (includes San Francisco, San Mateo, Marin, Alameda, Contra Costa, Santa Clara, Napa, Solano, Sonoma, Monterey Bay, Santa Cruz, Monterey and San Benito counties); planning to enroll or currently enrolled in a two- or four-year college, university or police academy as a full-time student; and a United States citizen.
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a four-year college or two-year college
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