The Chicago Police and Firefighter Training Academy (CPFTA) awards a two-year scholarship for cadets of the four-year program (two years in high school and two in college). Students must meet or exceed the following requirements to be eligible:
-A 3.0 (B) average upon completing the two-year high school component
-A 90% attendance rate throughout the high school component
-No Driving suspensions or revocations
-Two letters of recommendation (one from a school official, one from a community leader)
-Current physical (must be from within the last 12 months)
-Copy of student's driver's license or state identification card
-Copy of high school transcript for GPA and attendance verification
Meeting or exceeding these requirements will guarantee a scholarship to attend one of many City Colleges of Chicago.
For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.