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Fallen Heroes Scholarship


Deadline to return all necessary
documents is:
Friday, April 18, 2014
5:00 p.m.

Drop off or mail to:
Sergeant David Rosen
City of North Miami Police Department
700 NE 124 Street
North Miami, Florida 33161


What is the scholarship amount? $3,500 for college

Who can enter?

  • A college bound senior (12th Grade) who is attending a high school within the North Miami jurisdiction. Must be a future Law Enforcement/Criminal Justice major and maintain 2.5 high school GPA or higher.

  • North Miami Police Junior Cadet planning to attend or attending a Police Academy.

Also - Applicant shall possess good moral character and have a good reputation as evidenced by three (3) letters of recommendation. These should come from school, religious, business, or other community leaders.

Here is what you will need:

  • Completed Application (Chick here to download application packet)
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • 500-word expressive essay about fallen Law Enforcement Heroes and the impact of their loss to the community. Due by 5:00 p.m. on April 12, 2012
  • Current high school transcript

The Winner will be chosen by a Panel of North Miami Police Officers on the basis of the quality of essay, and will be contacted by telephone number listed on application before April 25.

  F.A.C.T. Festival Art Contest  

The Police Athletic League (PAL) of North Miami, in partnership with various sponsors, will host its annual event which provides our communities'' families and their children with valuable information about health, safety, and crime prevention.

Students are invited to participate in an art poster contest that would reflect their vision of families coming together with their local police.

VISA gift cards courtesy of Moca Café and the North Miami Police department will be awarded as follows:

Prizes for Middle School Winners:
        1st Place winner: $100 VISA gift card
        2nd Place winner: $75 VISA gift card
        3rd Place winner: $50 VISA gift card


Prizes for High School Winners:
        1st Place winner:$200 VISA  gift card
        2nd Place winner: $150 VISA gift card
        3rd Place winner: $100 VISA gift card

Entry Rules

  • The contest is open to students in grades 6 – 12.
  • Artwork must be mounted on 18x14 poster board.
  • An identification label must be affixed to the poster board and must have the student’s name, grader, teacher’s name and school name printed in ink and securely attached to the back of the board. Please do not put any personal information on the front of the artwork.
  • The theme should reflect the idea behind the event name, “Families Against Crime Together” to promote safety, crime, and/or drug preventions.
  • Posters are due no later than Monday, April 4, 2014, by 5:00 p.m. at:
    North Miami Police Department - Community Services Section
    700 NE 124 Street
    North Miami, Florida 33161
    Attention: Diana Chang
    305.891.0294, Ext.23200

In addition to the VISA gift card prizes, the winners will be presented at the F.A.C.T. Festival and will be recognized at a City of North Miami Council Meeting. The posters will be framed and become one of hte official 2014 "Families Against Crime Together" posters and featured on various social media websites.


  F.A.C.T. Festival - Families Against Crime Together  

Saturday, April 26, 2014
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

North Miami Senior High School
13100 NE 8 Avenue


Children will enjoy the chance to see rescue trucks, police boats and more! Bring your family for a day filled with fun, giveaways and education on social services that are available in our community.

Learn about crime prevention, gang awareness, how to best use the 911 system, drug awareness and prevention, and much more! Meet North Miami Police Officers and staff.

For more information please call 305.891.0294 ext. 23200.

Click here to see the flyer

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