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Patricia Calderon Scholarship

SAPOA Memorial Scholarship

The San Antonio Police Officers Association Patricia Calderon Scholarship (formerly SAPOA Blue Cares Scholarship) was created in memory of Officer Patricia Calderon, the first female officer killed in the line of duty, on December 27, 1988.

The SAPOA Patricia Calderon Scholarship continues to honor all San Antonio Police Officers who have made the ultimate sacrifice while serving to protect our city. We keep their memories alive by awarding college scholarships to deserving applicants wishing to further their education.

Scholarship Criteria

The application period for the 2023 scholarships is now open. The application period ends at February 18th at midnight.

Any graduating high school senior wishing to apply must meet the following criteria:
Each applicant must:

2022 Recipients

Isabella Ireland

  • O’Connor High School

Naomi Arriaga

  • Memorial High School

Sydney Jackson

  • St. Philips Early College High School

Kyra Keeling

  • BASIS San Antonio- Shavano Campus

Ashlie-Chellsie Aminkeng

  • Health Careers High School

Ashley Brown

  • Johnson High School

Travis Fontenot

  • Brandeis High School

Caitlin Gonzales

  • Johnson High School

Tamara Gruslova

  • BASIS San Antonio- Shavano Campus

Christopher Huelitl-Romero

  • Harlandale High School

Jane Kamata

  • Legacy of Educational Excellence (LEE) HS

Juliette Lange

  • Homeschool

Delaney Morrison

  • Madison High School

Dominga Perez

  • Edison High School

Ansalma Rodriguez

  • Incarnate Word High School

Jasmine Watkins

  • Southside High School