The International Association of Women Police sponsors a scholarship award each year for a serving Police woman to attend the Annual IAWP Training Conference. The Scholarship is a competitive award given to an outstanding Police Woman employed outside the U.S. or Canada.
The objectives of the award are:
To increase understanding of the roles of women officers in various countries.
To encourage participation in the International Association of Women Police by all countries of the world.
To promote membership in the International Association of Women Police through the recipient of this award within her region.
To increase international understanding and awareness of women in law enforcement and the International Association of Women Police.
To recognize the accomplishments of a woman officer from outside North America.
IAWP shall pay the actual costs of the hotel room and economy class airfare from the recipient’s country to the conference city, to include visa application expenses. In addition, IAWP shall provide the recipient $500 for food, incidentals, and other sundry expenses for use while at the conference. All other incidentals are the responsibility of the recipient.
Scholarship Applications must be received no later than May 1 each year unless a different date is announced.
Download details Instructions Application form
View IAWP Scholarship Program Policy
For additional information on the International Recognition and Scholarship Award, contact the IAWP Committee Co-Chairs Linda Mayberry and Cindy Shain.
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