• This scholarship is intended to provide financial support to the children of members in good standing of the State Police Association of Massachusetts in their pursuit of higher education.


  • $2,000 Scholarships annually for full-time undergraduate study only.




  • Must be a dependent child of a State Police Association of Massachusetts member in good standing or a dependent of a SPAM member killed in the line of duty for a scholarship to be awarded to a candidate.
  • Pursuing an under graduate degree or equivalent in a full time program.
  • Be a high school senior or full-time student in an accredited community college, college, university, professional or technical school.

Application Procedure

  • Complete and sign application.
  • Prepare and submit a brief essay of 500 words or less on the importance of the public safety and how it affects your life.
  • Submit application and all documentation to SPAM Benevolent Fund, c/o Christopher Donahue, 11 Beacon Street, Ste. 700, 7th Floor, Boston, MA 02108.
  • Application Postmark Deadline: 12/13/2020

Selection of Awards

  • Each application will be “Coded” so the Committee will not know the name of the individual, during the review and selection process.

Awards Presentation

  • The award check will be made payable to the scholarship recipients at a date to be determined.


  • The application must be filled out completely and accurately.

For further questions regarding the S.P.A.M Benevolent Fund Scholarship Program, please send an email to trooper388@msptrooper.org.