2023 Scholarship Application

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New York State Latino Court Officers Society Scholarship Application



The 2023 New York State Latino Court Officers Society’s Scholarship is open to:

  • High school seniors who graduated in 2023;
  • Students currently enrolled at a college/university;
  • Applicants who commit to continuing their education at an accredited institution of higher education during the 2023-2024 academic calendar year;
  • Children of LCOS members or applicants endorsed by an LCOS member who has been in good standing;
  • First-time recipients.

Application Process

The application period commences on June 1, 2023, and ends at 11:59 PM EST on September 30, 2023. All applications will be screened for accuracy and adherence to the guidelines set forth by the Scholarship Committee. It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to submit all documents by the deadline, failure to do so will preclude the applicant from award consideration.

Evaluation and Selection

The Scholarship Committee will decide based on the writing sample, scholastic ability, leadership potential, knowledge, and skill sets. Applications will be reviewed only during the defined application period. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applicants are required to submit the following:

  1. High school transcript (High school seniors only. Unofficial transcript is acceptable)
  2. College/University transcript (Unofficial transcript is acceptable)
  3. Two (2) letters of recommendation (from an instructor, clergy, mentor, coach, employer, and/or district/local/state representative, etc.)
  4. Writing sample
  5. Autobiography
  6. Professional style photograph
  7. College acceptance letter (High school seniors)
  8. Proof of registration for the Fall 2023 semester (Current college student)

If you are awarded a scholarship, you will be notified by email the week of October 9th. Award decisions are made solely by the Scholarship Committee under the leadership of the President and Financial Secretary.


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