FOP offering $500 scholarship

COVINGTON, Ky. – It’s not too soon for upcoming high school graduates to compose an essay that could lead to a $500 college scholarship from Covington’s police union.

The deadline is July 1 for the Covington FOP Lodge #1 Fallen Officer Scholarship, which is open to 2023 high school graduates headed to college.

“Due date is July 1st but we encourage students to apply as soon as possible,” said Covington Police Officer Douglas Ullrich. “We look forward to learning about some of the truly exceptional youth in Covington as we go through their applications.”

To earn the Covington scholarship, students must fill out an application found HERE and write an essay answering, “What does living in Covington mean to me?” The essay should be between 400 and 700 words long and must be original and previously unpublished.

Applicants must be a resident of Covington, have attended school in Covington, or be the dependent of an FOP or FOPA member.

Applications should be emailed to or mailed to:

FOP Scholarship

516 E. 18th St.

Covington, KY 41014

You can also use that email to request an application or ask questions.

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