Scholarships

Scholarship Program for WSLEA and WSRLEA Members

As a membership service, the Association sponsors a scholarship program for WSLEA and WSRLEA members and/or their family for college classes and vocational training.  WSLEA recognizes that investing in the future through scholarship awards will have a positive benefit to members, their family and the community.  Up to five scholarships in the amount of $750.00 are offered annually to students throughout Washington State.

The WSLEA deadline for accepting Applications for 2018 Scholarships is May 1, 2018

For consideration, you must be a current member of WSLEA/WSRLEA and have been a member for at least one (1) year prior to application.  The deadline for submitting scholarship applications is May 1st of each calendar year. Click on the link, and complete the application, and mail to WSLEA Scholarship Program, 6947 Coal Creek Pkwy SE, PMB 447, Newcastle, WA  98059.  Scholarship Application.  To receive an application, e-mail your request to wslea@wslea.org. You can also call 1-800-227-WSLE(9753) or mail your request to: WSLEA Scholarship Program, 6947 Coal Creek Pkwy SE, PMB 447, Newcastle, WA  98059.

2017 WSLEA Scholarships continue to support the community

WSLEA Scholarship Chairman Dave Wiyrick is proud to announce the following recipients of a 2017 College Scholarship Award, in the amount of $750.00:

Morgan Ann Smith will be graduating from North Central High School in Spokane with a GPA of 3.95.  She is a “Three Sport Athlete” and Class Secretary.  Morgan Ann will be attending Whitworth University to obtain a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics and Secondary Education, with the goal of becoming a high school math teacher.  Morgan Ann is the daughter of WSLEA Member Matthew Smith of Spokane County.

Stephanie Renz-Isaac is a Certified Nursing Assistant and is pursuing her Registered Nursing degree through Spokane Community College.  Stephanie is the daughter of WSLEA Past Chairman and current Board Member Mark Renz of Spokane County.

Victoria Burnett graduated from Central Valley High School and her goal is to acquire an Associate Arts degree from Spokane Falls Community College.  Victoria is the granddaughter of WSLEA Treasurer Dick Collins from Spokane County.

Holly Grazette has worked in the field of nursing and will be attending American Sentinel University to complete a degree in MSN Informatics.  Holly is the daughter of WSLEA Treasurer Dick Collins from Spokane County.

Danielle Wiyrick obtained an Associates degree in Business from Spokane Falls Community College and she is attending the Institute of Extended Learning at Spokane Community College, with the goal of attaining certifications in computer training and upgrades.  Danielle is the daughter of WSLEA Board Member Dave Wiyrick from Spokane County.

Sophie Nevin graduated from the Tacoma School of the Arts as a dance major with a minor in technical theatre.  She has been attending Bennington College in Vermont and will be graduating with a Bachelors degree in Fine Arts, with a major in dance composition and a minor in literature and psychology.  Sophie is the granddaughter of WSLEA Past Chairman and current Board Member Bruce Morrison from King County.

For past scholarship award recipients, READ MORE.


Continuing Education Professional Development Scholarship Program

The WSLEA Scholarship Committee has established a scholarship program for all Law Enforcement Officers (Active or Reserve) wishing to pursue continuing education programs which are recognized by the Criminal Justice Training Commission.  READ MORE.

To receive an application e-mail your request to wslea@wslea.org. You can also call 1-800-227-WSLE(9753) or mail your request to:  WSLEA Continuing Education Program, 6947 Coal Creek Pkwy SE, PMB 447, Newcastle, WA  98059.