congratulations to our 2019 Scholarship Recipients

Bianca Lastomirsky, 20

Bianca Lastomirsky, 20

Michael Cracchiolo, 36

Michael Cracchiolo, 36

Jacob Fournier, 18

Jacob Fournier, 18


The Officer Collin Rose Memorial Foundation Scholarship


The Officer Collin Rose Memorial Foundation Scholarship honors the memory of fallen Wayne State University Police Officer Collin Rose. He was murdered while on a street investigation in Detroit in November 2016. He was pursuing a master’s degree from the university at the time of his death.

Award Amount: $1000.00. This scholarship may be renewed once for the following academic year. Student must request renewal by April 1, 2021 and show proof of continued enrollment in one of the eligibility fields of study while maintaining passing grades.

Deadline for application is April 1, 2020.

Complete applications will be reviewed by the Scholarship Awards Committee. The selected recipient will be notified via postal mail and electronic communication to confirm interest and to formally accept the award. A press release will then be issued on social media and forwarded to local news media announcing the recipient. 

This scholarship is awarded for tuition and fees required for enrollment or attendance at the educational institution. It is awarded on an objective and nondiscriminatory basis under procedures approved by the Internal Revenue Service. Preference may be given to applicants who are the surviving child of a fallen public safety employee. This scholarship shall be directly distributed to the recipient's educational institution.

Eligibility Requirements: 

  • Applicant shall be a U.S. citizen and a Michigan resident age 17 or older.

  • Applicant shall have obtained a cumulative 2.50 Grade Point Average or higher with a demonstrated record of good attendance.

  • Applicant shall be accepted and entering into a field of study at an accredited post-secondary institution or accredited basic police or fire training academy.

  • Applicant shall be entering into one of the following fields of study: mediation, dispute resolution, criminal justice, law enforcement, firefighting or paramedic services.

  • Applicant shall be pursuing an associate, undergraduate, graduate or post-graduate degree.

  • Applicant should be familiar with the legacy of Officer Rose.

  • Applicant shall submit a 500 word biographical essay detailing their achievements and career aspirations.

  • Applicant shall submit their most recent school transcript.

  • Applicant shall submit a portrait photograph suitable for publication.

  • Applicant may also submit a letter of recommendation if desired.

  • Applicant must be available for a personal interview by the Scholarship Awards Committee if so requested.

Please complete the application form below or download and submit

Name *
Birth Date
Birth Date
Address *
Michigan residents only.
Please complete a 500 word biographical essay detailing your achievements and career aspirations. 
List all activities that you participated during high school or college. Include any accomplishments which you feel are significant.
List community activities that you have participated. These should be outside of school and for the betterment of your community.
List your last five years of work experience, and any job-related honors or recognition that you have received
Have you ever been convicted of a felony? *
Have you ever been convicted of a felony? If yes, please explain
If yes, please explain:
I affirm that the information provided on this form is accurate and complete to the best of my knowledge. I affirm that I have read and agree to the general eligibility criteria and that I have personally completed this application. I understand that this application will be shared with the scholarship awards committee and that submitted materials cannot be returned. *