This fund was established in 2007 to support one or more scholarships for graduating high school seniors who are children of active police officers or firefighters serving in the City of Reading or who are children of retired or deceased police officers or firefighters who served in the City of Reading.

Applicants must plan to continue their education after high school at a vocational-technical school or at a two- or four-year college, university or trade school. Preference will be given to children of active police officers or firefighters. The recipients will be good citizens in their school and in their community and receive above-average grades in school, as evidenced by a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale.

To be considered for this scholarship, apply between January 1st and March 1st. All applicants will be notified in May.

To apply, click on “Apply for a Scholarship” under the “Scholarships + Grants” section of the website menu.