HPOU announces 2023 essay topic

“How does social media affect your life, the safety of our community, and your view of Law Enforcement”.

Who qualifies?  All dependents of our members graduating high school in the Spring 2023 and planning to attend an institution of higher learning (university, college, technical or business school) and those students opting to serve our country by enlisting in the military for the first time.


All documents

2023 HPOU Scholarship Instructions, 

2023 HPOU Scholarship Application, 

2023 HPOU Scholarship Commitment Letter, 

Typed 4 pages Essay (double spaced, 12 font Times New Roman, 1” top and bottom, 1” right and left margins) 

Official High School Transcript 

MUST be completed in its entirety and received by Friday, February 24, 2023, 3 pm.  ABSOLUTELY NO EXECPTIONS.

Scholarship winners will be announced the week of March 20, 2022.

The scholarship breakfast will be held on Saturday, April 15, 2023, 9:00 am at the Houston Police Officers’ Union.

Should you have additional questions please do not hesitate to contact:

Rhonda R. Williams, rwilliams@hpou.org or 832-455-0104