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Oregon Public Safety Officer Grant Program

Applicants for awards must be the natural, adopted or stepchild of any Public Safety officer in Oregon, as defined by ORS 237.610 who, in the line of duty, was killed or disabled. The income for the disabled public safety officer must be less than that earned by public safety officers performing duties comparable to those performed at the highest rank or grade attained by the disabled parent.

Eligible public safety officers include:
•Firefighters (excludes volunteers)
•State Fire Marshal and the chief deputy fire marshal and deputy state fire marshals
•Police chiefs and police officers
•Sheriffs and deputy sheriffs
•County adult parole and probation officers
•Correction officers
•Investigators of the criminal Justice division of the Department of Justice

Applicants must be Oregon residents and enrolled or planning to enroll as full-time students.
The amount of the annual grant at public 2- and 4-year colleges may not exceed the cost of tuition and fees. The amount of the annual grant at private colleges may not exceed the cost of tuition and fees at the University of Oregon.

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