California Law Enforcement Personnel Dependents Grant Program (LEPD)
- Scholarship Description
The Law Enforcement Personnel Dependents Grant Program provides need-based educational grants to dependents and spouses of: California peace officers (highway patrol, marshals, sheriffs, police officers), Department of Corrections and California Youth Authority employees, and permanent/full-time firefighters employed by public entities who have been killed in the performance of duty or 100% disabled as a result of an accident or injury caused by external violence or physical force incurred in the performance of duty.
To be eligible for this grant, the applicant must: be a dependent or spouse of an employee who lost his/her life in the line of duty or was totally disabled as a result of an accident or injury; submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); attend a Cal Grant eligible school; meet the Cal Grant income and asset ceilings; and demonstrate financial need. For more information and to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.