$2000 Scholarship Available for Law Enforcement Students

Jun 01, 2023

Victoria, BC– The Capital Regional District (CRD) Traffic Safety Commission is accepting applications for the $2,000 Constable Sarah Beckett Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship is for post-secondary students who live in the capital region and demonstrate academic achievement, financial need, community service and an expressed interest in pursuing a career in law enforcement.

"This is a great opportunity for anyone developing a career in law enforcement. Through this scholarship, we have supported students of all ages, from those just starting to adult learners transitioning their careers," said Dean Murdock, Chair of the Traffic Safety Commission. "This is the seventh year we can honour Constable Beckett's memory by contributing to education for those who are committed to caring for community safety, and it is inspiring to see her legacy in action."

Applications for the 2023 scholarship will be accepted until July 7, 2023. The application form and criteria are available at https://crdtrafficsafety.ca/cst-sarah-beckett-memorial-scholarship/.

Constable Sarah Beckett lost her life in a tragic automobile crash in 2016. Subsequently, the CRD Traffic Safety Commission created the scholarship to elevate awareness of traffic safety and community policing. The CRD Traffic Safety Commission is responsible for traffic safety education programs and making road safety recommendations to the CRD Board.


The CRD delivers regional, sub-regional and local services to 13 municipalities and three electoral areas on southern Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands. Governed by a 24-member Board of Directors, the CRD works collaboratively with First Nations and government partners to enable sustainable growth, foster community well-being, and develop cost-effective infrastructure while continuing to provide core services to residents throughout the region. Visit us online at www.crd.bc.ca.



For media inquiries, please contact:
Andy Orr, Senior Manager
CRD Corporate Communications
Tel: 250.360.3229
Cell: 250.216.5492


Photo caption: Constable Sarah Beckett

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