Wednesday, January 20, 2010

National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives Scholarship

The National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE) is a 501 (c) (3) organization comprised of federal, state, and local law enforcement professionals from around the country. The NOBLE Washington Metro Chapter is one of the largest chapters in the country, and we have dedicated ourselves to four goals:

•To establish effective programs to increase minority participation at alllevels of law enforcement throughout the Metropolitan region.

•To establish a mechanism for working with members of the community to achieve greater involvement, understanding, and cooperation with law enforcement.

•To develop a dialogue for sensitizing police executives, police officers, and
law enforcement agencies to the problems of minority communities and minority police officers.

•To support the national organization in its goals and objectives.

NOBLE will award $1,000.00 scholarships to college students within the DC/MD/VA metro area who have demonstrated a concern for their community while maintaining academic excellence.

The Scholarship Committee will evaluate candidates based on community service, academic achievement, a personal statement, a written essay, an interview and letter of recommendation. All candidates must possess a minimum grade point average of 3.0 calculated through the end of the 1st semester 2009-2010 school year and plan to continue full-time in 2nd semester of the 2009-2010 school year.

The following must be returned in one packet (no later than March 1, 2010)to:

Professor Margaret Moore
University of the District of Columbia
Department of Urban Affairs, Social Science,and Social Work
Administration of Justice Program
Bldg. 41/Rm 308
Washington, D.C. 20008

(1) Typed/signed application;
(2) Personal statement (maximum of 2 typewritten pages double spaced);
(3) Essay – Respond to ONE of the essay questions listed in the packet (Maximum of 3 typewritten pages double-spaced.);
(4) One (1) recommendation: A scholastic recommendation letter from
staff/faculty member (Letter must be on official letterhead and must be typewritten.);
(5) Copy of official transcripts;
(6) Wallet size school or passport photograph; and,
(7) Proof of U.S. Citizenship.

Incomplete applications WILL NOT be considered. Candidates are required to participate in an interview with the members of the Scholarship Committee. Interviews will be completed by April 15, 2010. A complete copy of the Scholarship Application is available at

For more information please contact the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives Scholarship Committee at with the subject line “NOBLE 2010 Scholarship.”

For scholarship applications please contact Cotina Lane at with the subject line "NOBEL 2010 Scholarship".

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