Bay Area Law Enforcement Assistance Fund
Bay Area Law Enforcement Assistance Fund

The Bay Area Law Enforcement Assistance Fund

annouces our

2018 Memorial Scholarship Awards

The Bay Area Law Enforcement Assistance Fund (BALEAF), established in 1999, provides support for law enforcement families who had members killed in the line of duty, seriously injured, or experienced a catastrophic event/illness.

 

The BALEAF Scholarship Program seeks to honor our fallen heroes and provide financial assistance to dependents of Law Enforcement Families who wish to pursue a course of study beyond High School at an accredited Business/Trade School, a Two (2) Year College or a Four (4) Year College.  We will be awarding (2) One Thousand Five Hundred Dollar Scholarships and (3) One Thousand Dollar Scholarships for 2018.  Scholarshop Applicants will be limited to the first 100 eligible applications.

 
   

For 2018, the BALEAF Scholarship Program remembers and honors:

 

Officer Jim Bloesch of the San Francisco Police Department, who died in the line of duty on August 2, 1988.  He served 16 years with his final and most loved assignment as an officer and trainer in the Mounted Unit.  He is survived by his wife, Stephanie, three adult children, including son SFPD Sergeant Matt Bloesch, Board Member of BALEAF, and seven grandchildren.

 

This year BALEAF will sponsor the 2018 Academic Scholarships to remember and honor the families of those Law Enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty, or were seriously inured, or experienced a catastrophic event/illness or loss of life.

 

The BALEAF 2018 Academic Scholarship will award three (3) scholarships each for $1,000 - open to all eligible applicants.

Eligibility

 

Scholarship applicants must be an eligible dependent of a sworn or non-sworn employee (active, retired or deceased) of a Law Enforcement Agency within the 9 Bay Area Counties (San Francisco, San Mateo, Marin, Santa Clara, Alameda, Napa, Solano, Sonoma, Contra Costa).  Eligible dependents include spouse, children, adopted children and step children.

Application Requirements

 

  • A Completed Application and Completed Written Essay must be received by 5:00 pm on April 27th, 2018.
  • Proof of Enrollment.
  • A G.P.A. of 2.0 or higher.
  • A copy of your most recent school transcripts.
  • A Written Essay on topic attached.

Bay Area Law Enforcement Assistance Fund

announces the

Officer James F. Dougherty Scholarship Award

The Bay Area Law Enforcement Assistance Fund (BALEAF), established in 1999, provides support for law enforcement families who had members killed in the line of duty, seriously injured, or experienced a catastrophic event/illness.

 

The BALEAF Scholarship Program, in partnership with the San Francisco Police Credit Union, has established a Scholarship Award for 2018 in memory of Officer James F. Dougherty of the San Francisco Police Department, who went down in the line of duty in 2000.  We will be awarding One (1) $1,500.00 Scholarship for 2018.  Scholarship Applicants will be limited to the first 100 eligible applications.

 

The "Officer James F. Dougherty" Scholarship Award will provide financial assistance for dependents of Law Enforcement Families who wish to pursue a course of study beyond High School at an accredited Business/Trade School, a two (2) year College or a four (4) year College/University.

 

Eligibility

 

Scholarship applicants must be an eligible dependent of a sworn or non-sworn employee (active, retired or deceased) of the San Francisco Police Department.  Eligible dependents include spouse, children, adopted children and step children.

 

Application Requirements

 

  • On-line Application and Written Essay will be available on March 26, 2018.
  • Completed Application and Written Essay must be received by 5:00 pm on April 27, 2018.
  • Proof of Enrollment.
  • A G.P.A. of 2.0 or higher.
  • A copy of your most recent transcript.

 

 

 

 

Link for Application and Essay download click here:     APPLICATION

Want to Become a Supporter?

To contact us, please call us at:

415 837-0875

 

Or fill out our contact form online.

 

You can also email us at:

baleaf1025@gmail.com.

 

Or write to us at:

Bay Area Law Enforcement Assistance Fund

P.O. Box 31764

San Francisco, CA 94131

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