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First Responder and Advisory Board Scholarship Program

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First Responder and Advisory Board Scholarship Program

Continuing Education in the discipline of Criminal Justice and Sociology has a significant influence on the delivery of public safety services and empowers students to serve and lead as catalysts for positive change.

The First Responder and Advisory Board Scholarship Program gives partner organizations the ability to grant scholarship opportunities to their employees who wish to pursue their degree in Criminal Justice and Sociology.

Averett supports employees of the Partnership Program by providing:

  • a $250 scholarship per undergraduate course, and a $350 scholarship per graduate course;
  • No standard deposit and/or registration fees;
  • Lifelong professional and personal growth;
  • Dedicated enrollment process support;
  • Online student support and tutoring; and
  • Flexible course scheduling to accommodate life events (including single course delivery or accelerated with addition courses if the student chooses, degree seeking programs, and non-credit based opportunities.

Averett supports employers of the Partnership Program by providing:

  • Engaged and motivated employees;
  • Custom direct payment options; 
  • Additional employee benefits for educational options and opportunities; and
  • Opportunities for specialized training. 
  • Averett University Partner Scholarships are only available to partners and their employees. 
  • City of Lynchburg Police Department
  • Danville Sheriff’s Office
  • City of Danville Police Department
  • Martinsville Police Department
  • Martinsville Sheriff’s Office
  • City of South Boston Police Department
  • Bedford County Sheriff’s Office
  • Campbell County Sheriff’s Office
  • Caswell County Sheriff’s Office
  • Rockingham County Sheriff’s Office
  • Halifax County Sheriff’s Office
  • Pittsylvania County Sheriff’s Office
  • Henry County Sheriff’s Office
  • Altavista Police Department
  • Danville Department of Probation
  • Green Rock Correctional Center
  • Blue Ridge Regional Jail
  • Virginia State Police
  • Virginia Alcohol Beverage Control
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms
  • Piedmont Regional Criminal Justice Training Academy
  • Central Virginia Criminal Justice Academy (Employees and Graduates working in Law Enforcement)
  • Danville Community College (Graduates working in Law enforcement)
  • Piedmont Community College (Graduates working in Law Enforcement)
  • Patrick Henry Community College (Graduates working in Law Enforcement)
  • Central Virginia Community College (Graduates working in Law Enforcement)
  • Western Virginia Regional Jail
  • Roanoke County Sheriff’s Office
  • Salem Police Department
  • Vinton Police Department
  • Roanoke City Police Department
  • Roanoke County Police Department
  • Roanoke City Police Department Police Academy (Graduates working in Law Enforcement)
  • Roanoke County Police Department Criminal Justice Training Academy (Graduates working in Law Enforcement)
  • New River Criminal Justice Training Academy (Graduates working in Law Enforcement)
  • Central Shenandoah Criminal Justice Academy (Graduates working in Law Enforcement)
  • Roanoke City Sheriff’s Office
  • New River Valley Regional Jail
  • Cardinal Criminal Justice Academy (Graduates working in Law Enforcement)
  • Franklin County Sheriff’s Office
  • Probation and Parole- District 15
  • Community Corrections Western Regional Office
  • Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms
  • Virginia State Police
  • New River Community College (Graduates working in Law Enforcement)
  • Blue Ridge Community College  (Graduates working in Law Enforcement)
  • Dabney Lancaster Community College (Graduates working in Law Enforcement)
  • Virginia Western Community College (Graduates working in Law Enforcement)
  • Central Shenandoah Criminal Justice Academy (Graduates working in Law Enforcement)
  • Chesterfield County Police Academy
  • Chesterfield County Police Department
  • Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Training Academy (Graduates working in Law Enforcement)
  • Chesterfield County Sheriff`s Office
  • Crater Criminal Justice Training Academy (Graduates working in Law Enforcement)
  • CSX Transportation Police
  • Department of Juvenile Justice
  • Dept. of Juvenile Justice Training Academy  (Graduates working in Law Enforcement)
  • Hanover County Sheriff’s Academy  (Graduates working in Law Enforcement)
  • Hanover County Sheriff’s Office
  • Henrico County Division Of Police
  • Henrico County Police Training Academy (Graduates working in Law Enforcement)
  • Henrico County Sheriff’s Office
  • Henrico Sheriff’s Office Training Academy (Graduates working in Law Enforcement)
  • King George County Sheriff`s Office
  • King William County Sheriff`s Office
  • Petersburg Police Department
  • Powhatan County Sheriff’s Office
  • Richmond City Sheriff’s Office
  • Richmond City Justice Center
  • Richmond Police Department
  • Richmond City Police Academy (Graduates working in Law Enforcement)
  • Southside Regional Jail
  • Spotsylvania County Sheriff`s Office
  • Riverside Regional Jail
  • John Tyler Community College (Graduates working in Law Enforcement)
  • Sergent Reynolds Community College  (Graduates working in Law Enforcement)
  • Alexandria City Sheriff’s Office
  • Alexandria Police Department
  • Arlington County Emergency Communication Center Arlington County Sheriff`s Office
  • Arlington County Police Department
  • Herndon Police Department
  • Leesburg Police Department
  • Lord Fairfax Community College Police Department
  • Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office
  • Northern Virginia Community College Police Department
  • Northern Virginia Criminal Justice Academy (Graduates working in Law Enforcement)
  • Northumberland County Sheriff`s Office
  • Prince William County Criminal Justice Academy (Graduates working in Law Enforcement)
  • Prince William County Police Department
  • Prince William County Public Safety Communications
  • Rappahannock Criminal Justice Academy (Graduates working in Law Enforcement)
  • Prince William County Sheriff`s Office
  • Prince Wm-Manassas Adult Regional Detention Center
  • Quantico Police Department
  • University Of Mary Washington Police Department
  • Fairfax City Police Department
  • Fairfax County Criminal Justice Academy (Graduates working in Law Enforcement)
  • Fairfax County Police Department
  • Fairfax County Sheriff’s Office
  • Fairfax Public Safety Communication
  • Falls Church City Sheriff`s Office
  • Falls Church Police Department
  • Fuquier County Sheriff’s Office
  • Fredericksburg City Sheriff`s Office
  • Fredericksburg Police Department
  • George Mason University Police Department
  • Germanna Community College Police Department
  • Northern Virginia Community College (Graduates working in Law Enforcement)
  • Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel Police Department
  • Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel Police Academy (Graduates working in Law Enforcement)
  • Chesapeake City Sheriff’s Office
  • Chesapeake Police Academy (Graduates working in Law Enforcement)
  • Chesapeake Police Department
  • Chesapeake Sheriff’s Training Academy (Graduates working in Law Enforcement)
  • Christopher Newport University Police Department
  • Eastern Shore of Virginia 911 Commission
  • Eastern Virginia Medical School Police Department
  • Hampton City Sheriff’s Office
  • Hampton Police Academy  (Graduates working in Law Enforcement)
  • Hampton Police Department
  • Hampton Roads Criminal Justice Training Academy (Graduates working in Law Enforcement)
  • Hampton Roads Regional Jail
  • Hampton University Police Department
  • James City County Emergency Communications
  • James City County Police Department
  • Newport News City Sheriff`s Office
  • Newport News Police Department
  • Newport News Police Training Academy (Graduates working in Law Enforcement)
  • Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport 
  • Norfolk City Sheriff’s Office
  • Norfolk Emergency Communications Center E911
  • Norfolk International Airport Police Department
  • Norfolk Police Academy (Graduates working in Law Enforcement)
  • Norfolk Police Department
  • Norfolk Sheriff’s Office Training Academy (Graduates working in Law Enforcement)
  • Norfolk Southern Railway Police
  • Norfolk State University Police Department
  • Northampton County Sheriff`s Office
  • Old Dominion University Police Department
  • Portsmouth City Sheriff’s Office
  • Portsmouth Police Department
  • Portsmouth Sheriff’s Training Academy (Graduates working in Law Enforcement)
  • Suffolk City Sheriff’s Office
  • Suffolk Police Department
  • Surry County Sheriff’s Office
  • Thomas Nelson Comm. College Police Department
  • Virginia Beach 911 Emergency Center
  • Virginia Beach City Sheriff`s Office
  • Virginia Beach Police Academy (Graduates working in Law Enforcement)
  • Virginia Beach Police Department
  • Virginia Beach Sheriff’s Office Training Academy (Graduates working in Law Enforcement)  
  • Virginia Marine Resources Commission
  • Virginia Port Authority Police Department
  • Western Tidewater Regional Jail
  • Tidewater Community College (Graduates working in Law Enforcement)
  • Thomas Nelson Community College (Graduates working in Law Enforcement)
  • Paul D. Camp Community College (Graduates working in Law Enforcement)
  • Accomack County Sheriff’s Office
  • Cape Charles Police Department
  • Cheriton Police Department
  • Chincoteague Police Department
  • College Of William & Mary Campus Police Department
  • Eastern Shore Community College Police Department
  • Franklin Police Department
  • Isle Of Wight County Emergency Communications Center
  • Isle of Wight County Sheriff`s Office
  • Southampton County Sheriff`s Office
  • Surry County Sheriff’s Office
  • Virginia Peninsula Regional Jail
  • Williamsburg -James City County Sheriff`s Office
  • Williamsburg Police Department
  • Windsor Police Department
  • York – Poquoson Sheriff`s Office
  • York/Poquoson/Williamsburg Regional 911
  • Albemarle – Charlottesville Regional Jail
  • Albemarle County Police Department
  • Albemarle County Sheriff`s Office
  • Augusta County Sheriff’s Office
  • Bath County Sheriff’s Office
  • Blue Ridge Community College Police Department
  • Bridgewater College Police Department
  • Bridgewater Police Department
  • Bridgewater Airpark Police Department
  • Buena Vista Sheriff’s Office
  • Central Shenandoah Criminal Justice Academy (Graduates working in Law Enforcement)
  • Charlottesville-UVA-Albemarle Emergency Communications Center
  • Charlottesville Albemarle Airport Police Department
  • Charlottesville City Sheriffs Office
  • Charlottesville Police Department
  • Clifton Forge Police Department
  • Culpeper County Communications E 911
  • Culpeper County Sheriff’s Office
  • Culpeper Police Department
  • Fluvanna County Sheriff’s Office
  • Gordonsville Police Department
  • Greene County Sheriff’s Office
  • Harrisonburg Police Department
  • Highland County Sheriff’s Office
  • Louisa County Sheriff’s Office
  • Louisa Police Department
  • Madison County Sheriff’s Office
  • Massanutten Police Department
  • Middle River Regional Jail
  • Page County Sheriff’s Office
  • Piedmont Virginia Community College Campus Police Department
  • Rockbridge County Sheriff`s Office
  • Rockbridge Regional Jail
  • Rockingham Co. Sheriff’s Office
  • Shenandoah County Sheriff`s Office
  • Shenandoah Police Department
  • Staunton City Sheriff’s Office
  • Staunton Police Department
  • University Of Virginia Police Department
  • Waynesboro City Sheriff’s Office
  • Waynesboro Police Department
  • Piedmont Virginia Community College (Graduates working in Law Enforcement)
  • Blue Ridge Community College (Graduates working in Law Enforcement)

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