Stan Corbitt Scholarship

Stan Corbitt began working at the Temple Police Department in 1984 and honorably retired in 2010 after 25 years of service. He started a motorcycle escort service, was a certified arson investigator, an accident reconstruction officer and was a certified firearms instructor.

Stan was a founding member of the Fraternal Order of Police Central Texas Lodge #29 in 1988.

Stan served in the Texas State Lodge Fraternal Order of Police as chairman of the Legislative Committee, Treasurer, and as Secretary. He was chosen by the National Fraternal Order of Police to serve on their Constitution & Bi-Laws Committee.

Outside of the Fraternal Order of Police and law enforcement, Stan worked a number of years with the Teens Off the Street as their security officer at The Other Side Teen Club.

Stan died April 3, 2016. The Texas State Lodge established the Stan Corbitt Scholarship in honor of his service to FOP.

2021 Recipients

  • Madison Brezik
  • Courtney Modley
  • Halle Utterback
  • Julie Thomas
  • Seth Linthicum

2020 Recipients

  • Kalista Garza
  • Grayson Leal
  • Kendall Smith
  • Kelsi Petty
  • Matthew Ward

2019 Recipients

  • Sophia Salo
  • Breanna Valadez
  • Breanna Scott
  • Eric Stock
  • Hanna Langford

2018 Recipients

  • Hanna Langford
  • Meagan Sheffield
  • Grecia Ramos
  • Christopher Diaz Jr
  • Jessica Folwell
Eligibility
  • Applicants must be children or grandchildren of members of the Fraternal Order of Police Texas
  • For the purpose of undergraduate study at accredited colleges, universities and training institutes
  • Applicants must be unmarried and under the age of 25 to receive the grant
  • Must not have been convicted of a criminal act
  • 5 (five) new awards will be given annually
Scholarship Criteria
  • $1000.00 – Five (5) scholarship awards for applicants of members. Students must reapply each year through the scholarship fund for awarding of the grants
  • Awards will be sent to the Institution where selected applicants have been accepted and attending by August 5th of each year
Deadline for submission: accepting applications March 1st through postmark date May 31st.
Application Requirements:
  • Minimum of two (2) letters from High School Teachers/Counselors, on letterhead with original signatures. If the applicant has already completed a college semester or is reapplying for a grant, letters of recommendation will be from Professors, Academic Advisors or Department Heads.
  • Personal recommendation from an adult who is not a relative, with original signature.
  • Autobiography to include career goals and plans. (optional if reapplying and has not changed)
  • Certified High School and/or College transcripts showing a GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • SAT or ACT scores (not needed if applicant has completed one year of college)
  • Awards and Honors
  • Extracurricular activities
  • Work History
Selection Process:
  • All scholarships will be awarded by the Scholarship Committee.
  • Applications of awarded recipients will be kept on file at the State FOP Office.
  • Awards are not limited by race, color, creed, national origin or sex.

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