2015 LA LEY Youth Scholarship Contest

LA LEY Youth Scholarship Contest

First Place one time award of $1, 500

Second Place one time award of $1,000

Third place one time award of $500



2015 LA LEY Essay Topic 

“What does it mean to have an LAPD Officer as a Parent/Grandparent”



  • This scholarship is available to any child, grandchild, stepchild, step-grandchild of LA LEY Members
  • (LA LEY Member must be a LA LEY member in good standing for one year as of April 1st).
  • Applicant must be a High School Senior.
  • Must be a Full Time Student.
  • Must complete the LA LEY Youth Scholarship Application.
  • Applicants must have a Good Understanding of the “Latin American Law Enforcement Association”
  • Applicant must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 (Official School Transcript to verify GPA)


Judging Criteria:   Applicants will be judged on four sections (Max 25 points each)

A: Academics       B. Leadership            C. Community Service          D. Essay.

Overview of the LA LEY Youth Scholarship Contest.


Eligible Applicant must submit a LA LEY Scholarship Application along with the Essay.

Applications and Essays will be reviewed by the LA LEY Executive Board.

Applicants will be interviewed by the LA LEY Executive Board.

The LA LEY Executive Board will select the three winners.

The winners will appear at a LA LEY Event to receive their Awards.

Administrative Notes


In the event of a tie, the LA LEY board will determine any needed tie breaker criteria.

LA LEY Board Members related to any Applicant will be excluded from participating in the scholarship selection process.

All applicants will be interviewed in person.

Awards will be presented to the winners at a LA LEY event.

Essay is minimum 400 words and 500 words maximum

Recommendation letter must be from teacher or counselor not a relative.

Please mail application’s to: LALEY Scholarship  14545 Victory Blvd, #-400   Van Nuys, CA 91405

You can also e-mail application to: Jose.Verdin@laley.org

Click here for the LA LEY Scholarship Application

Application must be submitted by May 15, 2015

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