The Pasadena Police Athletic Association -Due June 1, 2023

The Pasadena Police Athletic Association (PPAA) is comprised of Pasadena Police Department employees  and seeks to improve the spirit, mind, and body of its members. The PPAA is also interested in  recognizing and assisting athletes who plan to continue their education after high school and are  involved in their community. As such, the PPAA is offering a $2,500 scholarship for two graduating  seniors (one male, one female) currently enrolled in the Pasadena Unified School District. To qualify, an  applicant must meet the following criteria: 

Graduating in the spring semester, 2023 

Currently enrolled in PUSD 

Currently involved in an organized athletic endeavor 

Currently participating in a service activity with a school, community, or faith-based organization Family members of Pasadena Police Department employees are not eligible 

In addition, applicants must submit the following documents: 

PPAA Scholarship Application Google Form The form will request that you upload proof of the following: 

Provide proof of acceptance from a college, university, or trade school 

2 letters of recommendation (1 from a coach/athletic director, 1 from a supervisor involved in  your community outreach) 

A video answering the listed questions 

Report card or other document(s) showing eligibility for graduation, grades & GPA for the last  grading period as well as your cumulative high school GPA. There is no minimum GPA  requirement, but GPA will be taken into account. 

The required video should be no longer than three minutes and answer the following questions: 

What sport/athletic event do you participate in and where do you play? 

What does the sport mean to you? 

How are you using the sport to give back to others/the community? 

What do you hope to achieve by pursuing your education? 

What distinguishes you from the other candidates? 

In addition to the above, some highlight footage of your athletics is acceptable but not required 

Applicants will be able to upload their video and required documents directly to the google application  form, or may email them separately to