The scholarship funds will be awarded to APCO members for professional development opportunities.
Alexandria, VA – The Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) International received a grant award in the amount of $50,000 from Motorola Solutions Foundation, the charitable arm of Motorola Solutions. The generous grant is being administered through APCO’s Commercial Advisory Council (CAC) Scholarship Program, which makes scholarship funds available to public safety communications professionals to participate in APCO Institute training.
The scholarship application period is from January 1 to March 31, 2022. Award recipients may use scholarship funds to enroll in any APCO Institute training and certification courses between July 1, 2022, and June 30, 2023. The Institute is the training division of APCO International and offers public safety communications practitioners worldwide comprehensive training in live, virtual classroom and online training formats.
“The support of the APCO Scholarship Program by the Motorola Solutions Foundation is appreciated and demonstrates their continued commitment to those that serve in public safety,” said APCO International President Jason E. Kern. “This grant allows us to offer our members professional development opportunities to further their training which, in turn, allows us to better serve our communities. We are truly grateful for the Foundation’s continued support and generosity to the scholarship program.”
The APCO Institute is the largest provider of public safety communications training, serving industry professionals with a variety of professional development opportunities to enhance safety and security for first responders and the communities they serve. This is the eighth year that the Motorola Solutions Foundation has awarded a grant to the Institute for scholarships.