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 2019 Scholarships is May 1, 2019

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 Funds 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.

2019 WSLEA Scholarships continue to support the community

WSLEA Scholarship Chairman Dave Wiyrick is proud to announce that the  following recipients have been awarded a 2019 College Scholarship, each in the amount of $750.00:

Morgan Ann Smith graduated from North Central High School in Spokane with a GPA of 3.95.  She was a Three Sport Athlete and Class Secretary.  Morgan Ann is attending Whitworth University to obtain a Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education, with endorsements in Reading, Middle Level Math, and English Language Learners.  Morgan Ann is the daughter of WSLEA Member Matthew Smith of 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 a 4-year degree with certifications in computer technology. Danielle is the daughter of WSLEA Secretary Dave Wiyrick from Spokane County.

Victoria Burnett graduated from Central Valley High School and is attending Spokane Falls Community College with the goal of attaining a degree in General Studies.  Victoria is the granddaughter of WSLEA Treasurer Dick Collins from Spokane County.

Michele Sirois attained her CNA certificate, followed by an AA degree with an emphasis in Human Development/Sociology. Having worked within the medical field for the past 10 years, Michele will be attending Wenatchee Valley College to obtain a BA in Anthropology with a minor in Native American History. Michele is the daughter of WSLEA Member Pete Sirois from Omak.

Kailani Sirois is attending North Central HS with plans to attain a 2-year degree.  Kailani is the granddaughter of WSLEA Member Pete Sirois from Omak.

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.