The purpose of the Allen butler minority law-enforcement scholarship fund is to provide financial assistance to people of color to begin or continue law-enforcement training. The award honors officer
Allen Butler who serve the Duluth Police Department for more than 20 years, retired from the department in July, 1996, and was positively influence in the lives of many Duluthians. Persons who
are pursuing continuing education in the field of law-enforcement. The award may be used for post-secondary education, including those which have the peace officer standards and training
program excepted by the city of Duluth Police Department. People who may apply; people of color, including African-Americans, Asians, Native Americans and Hispanics; who are graduates of
the duluth public schools or have received a GED in Duluth; who have been Duluth residence for at least three years. Persons must qualify for FAFSA. Academic arteria applicant should
have a 2.0 grade point average. Number and duration of awards; one or more scholarships of $500-1,000 will be awarded each year depending on the availability of funding and income of the
scholarship. Scholarship may be renewed for additional years depending on the availability of funding and scholastic records Are maintained.