WIFLE Foundation, Inc. and Women in Federal Law Enforcement, Inc. (both known as WIFLE) are organizations with a goal to achieve gender equity within federal law enforcement through the recruitment, retention, and promotion of qualified women. WIFLE offers several scholarships to talented individuals to meet the demands in the field of law enforcement and to foster the professional development of those engaged in Law Enforcement.
-Physically attend and be a full-time student at an accredited four-year college or university; or be currently enrolled in a full-time in a fully accredited community college with the intention of transferring to a four-year degree
-Have completed at least one full academic year of college work at an accredited college or university or community college
-Major in criminal justice or related discipline such as social sciences, public administration, computer science, finance, linguistic arts, chemistry, physics, etc., leading to a four-year degree (students in graduate and post-graduate programs are also eligible. Students pursuing associate degrees are not eligible, unless as stated above, fully articulate in the application their intention to transfer to a four-year program)
-Have a minimum 3.0 overall GPA
-Demonstrate a commitment to the community through a 500-word essay describing their involvement in a community project, and the results or impact of that involvement to the community or if the applicant if currently serving or has served an internship with a law enforcement agency, preferably a federal law enforcement agency, the applicant must
provide details including the name if the agency, the dates served and describe the value of the experience and the accomplishment through the internship in a 500-word essay
-Have at least one community leader or member of a community or police official sponsor their application with a written statement of support
-Be a citizen of the United States
For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.