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Richard L. Resurreccion Public Safety Scholarship
The International Public Safety Leadership and Ethics Institute has partnered with Phi Theta Kappa to establish an endowment for the Richard L. Resurreccion Public Safety Scholarship. The purpose of the endowment is to provide scholarships to Phi Theta Kappa members who demonstrate potential for or involvement in public safety or service while enrolled in a regionally accredited associate degree public safety program.
This scholarship honors Richard L. Resurrecion who is widely known for his expertise in the areas of life safety, technology and emergency management. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the International Public Safety Leadership and Ethics Institute (IPSLEI). Professor Resurreccion has been honored by a number of cities, public safety agencies and civic organizations for his work in emergency services training. He has been particularly involved in training and development programs for fire, police and emergency medical services personnel. Professor Emeritus of the College of Health and Human Services at California State University, Long Beach, Dr. Resurreccion has more than four decades of experience in varied teaching at the secondary, junior and two-year college, military and university levels.
To apply, submit a completed Spring Common Application form online no later than May 15, 2013 at 5:00 pm, CST. The goal is to award up to two $1,000 scholarships annually. The selection of those meeting the applicable eligibility criteria for scholarships shall be made by the International Public Safety Leadership and Ethics Institute.
- Member of Phi Theta Kappa
- Minimum 3.50 GPA on all course work/no courses marked incomplete at the time of application
- Part-time, full-time and international students are eligible to apply
- A citizen or having permanent or temporary residence in the country where the two-year college is located or a visa considered appropriate by the college
- Completed by June of each year, at least 50 percent of coursework in an associate degree public safety program (e.g. Criminal Justice, Fire Science, Fire Technology, Emergency Medical Services, Public Safety Administration, Emergency Management, Homeland Security) at a regionally accredited two-year college
- Students with previous associate, bachelor's or master's degrees are eligible
- Pre-major students and certificate students are ineligible
- The director of the program in which the applicant is enrolled must complete the Institutional Certification Form by the application deadline
- The applicant's academic record must be free from suspension, probation or other disciplinary action
- The applicant's record must be either free from any criminal conduct or if the applicant is a convicted felon, he or she must have completed all conditions of sentencing, including probation
- Complete and submit a Spring Common Application online no later than May 15, 2013 at 5:00 pm, CST.
- Materials may not be submitted by fax or email
- Partial materials, even submitted before the deadline, will be deemed ineligible
For more information about the Richard L. Ressurreccion Public Safety Scholarship, contact firstname.lastname@example.org, 601.987.5741.