Law Enforcement Educational Services Scholarship

The Law Enforcement Educational Services Scholarship is intended for employees of law enforcement agencies nationwide who have the goal of earning an associate’s, bachelor’s, or master’s degree or academic certification. The award will pay 25 percent of tuition for approved coursework. The Scholarship will remain in effect for the duration of the student’s academic time at the University, notwithstanding the termination of employee’s employment with the agency or provided the employee does not miss two or more consecutive academic periods. No formal scholarship application is required and funds are automatically awarded to qualified students.

  • Police Department
  • Sheriff’s Department
  • Highway Patrol
  • Fraternal Order of Police
  • Port Police
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • Department of Justice Office of the Attorney General
  • Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation
  • State Hospital Police Officers
  • Department of Fish and Game
  • State Park Rangers
  • Coroner’s Office
  • Probation Department
  • US Marshals
  • US Customs and Border Protection
  • US Immigration and Customs Enforcement
  • Office of Public Safety
  • Fire Department
  • Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives
  • Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services
  • Bureau of Justice Statistics
  • Department of Homeland Security
  • Drug Enforcement Administration
  • Federal Bureau of Prisons, Office of Correctional Education
  • Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
  • Office of Victims of Crime
  • Transportation Security Administration
  • US Department of State Bureau of Consular Affairs
  • US Parole Commission
  • US Sentencing Commission
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Central Intelligence Agency
  • Drug Enforcement Agency
  • National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
  • US Secret Service
  • Transit District Police Department

To be eligible for this award, students must meet the following qualifications:

  • Be in good academic standing at the time of application to National University
  • Individual degree programs may have additional admission requirements
  • Have verified employment with an approved law enforcement agency
  • Be formally accepted to the University (All transcripts must be submitted within 30 days of applying)

Awards will be credited to students' accounts in increments, up to the maximum of 25 percent of tuition per approved program course.

NOTE: Students who qualify for the above scholarship are not eligible to receive other National University provided scholarships. Some federal financial aid, cohort, military or reimbursement programs may affect eligibility. Pre-licensure nursing, radiation therapy, and some extended learning programs are not eligible for this scholarship. Scholarship applies to new students and once approved to new classes for current students and does not apply retroactively. Some additional restrictions may apply. For questions, please contact the Admissions Office at