CALI Scholarship Program

Friday, March 22, 2013  

The Scholarship Program Awards are for the purpose of promoting the professional standing of the investigation and security professions and those committed to continuing education.

Qualification Criteria:
Applicants must be one of the following:

  1. A licensed private investigator or private patrol operator
  2. The son or daughter of a licensee
  3. An employee of a licensee
  4. Sponsored by a member of CALI

Application Requirements:
Applicants must (1) meet one of the ‘Qualification Criteria’, (2) complete the CALI Scholarship Application form, and (3) submit an essay, by no later than May 21, 2013 for Scholarship consideration.

Essay Requirements:
Applications must be submitted with an original typed, essay ranging from 350-500 words, authored by the applicant. The essay should portray what distinguishes the applicant as deserving of the scholarship in addition to his or her educational pursuits relating to the investigation and/or security industries. All essays shall become the property of CALI and may be reviewed by the Scholarship Committee and/or its designees. The applicant authorizes the publication of the essay, in whole or in part.

Selection Criteria:
The Scholarship Committee will review all applications received by the deadline. The basis for selection by the committee will be the quality of the applicant’s essay and what distinguishes the applicant as deserving of the award. The committee may also take into consideration the financial need for the award and the applicant’s educational pursuits as they relate to the investigation or security industry.

Deadline: Friday, May 21, 2013
All applications must be postmarked no later than May 21st and sent to:

California Association of Licensed Investigators
Attention: Scholarship Committee

65 Enterprise
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
Or email:

The selected recipient(s) will be notified after May 21st, and the scholarship(s) will be presented during the Annual Conference on June 6-8, 2013, at the Hyatt Regency Santa Clara, CA.

Download Application Form (PDF)