Scholarship Award Form
TO: All BPPA Members
DATE: October 1,
This letter is of vital
importance to every member of the Boston Police Patrolmen’s Association who has
dependent children they wish to be considered for Tuition
Scholarships, sponsored by the BPPA. In order to make certain that your
dependent child is eligible please complete an application by 5:00 p.m. Monday, November 17, 2014.
The House of Representatives
has not yet determined how many scholarships will be awarded, or their value.
It will be comparable to the amounts given in years past. The winners are
selected at a random drawing at the House of Representative Meeting on Wednesday,
November 19, 2014 (note deadline above).
Scholarships will be awarded
- Each child of a member in
good standing is eligible. (Documentation of child’s relationship to
member is required and may include but is not limited to birth
certificates, income tax returns, etc).
- Each child may be entered
once and only once in the annual random drawing. A duplicate entry will
disqualify the child, and nullify any prize awarded.
- Children currently
attending tuition based school; the sponsoring member parent may present
evidence of tuition costs and elect an immediate lump sum payment of the
- Children not currently
attending tuition based school, the scholarship award shall be placed in a
college savings financial vehicle determined by the BPPA Treasurer and
approved by the House of Representatives. The BPPA and the named member’s
child shall jointly own the savings plan. If the child does not attend a
tuition based school by their 20th birthday, the entire scholarship
amount will revert back to the BPPA scholarship fund or any other BPPA fund at the discretion of the House of Representatives.
The deadline for filing is
Monday, November 17, 2014 by 5:00PM.
You may obtain an application from your Shift Representative, by contacting the
BPPA offices or at bppa.org. The awards will be distributed at the House of
Representatives 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at the BPPA Offices at 9-11 Shetland Street, Roxbury, MA 02119.
Remember the deadline is Monday, November 17, 2014 at 5:00 p.m.