Awarded by the NCLEWA President to a member who displayed excellent leadership and service to the association for the year.
Criminal Justice Scholarship:
Presented to Criminal Justice students within the community college system based on excellent academic achievement.
In 2017, NCLEWA received a $20,000 donation from Bank of America toward the NCLEWA Criminal Justice Scholarship Program. This donation was made in recognition of four female NC Police Chiefs: Chief Hawkins, Chief Deck-Brown, Chief Davis, and Chief Andrews.
NCLEWA awards four $500 scholarships to Criminal Justice students from the community college nearest the Chiefs' respective jurisdictions:
In honor of Chief Hawkins, Fayetteville Technical Community College In honor of Chief Deck-Brown, Wake Technical Community College
In honor of Chief Davis, Durham Technical Community College
In honor of Chief Andrews, this scholarship is awarded to a student at the local community college nearest to the Annual Training Conference.