The Tennessee Narcotic Officers Association (TNOA) was formed by charter on January 21, 1991. The general purpose and objectives of the TNOA shall be to promote the cooperation, education, and exchange of information among all law enforcement agencies involved in the enforcement of drug laws throughout the State of Tennessee. When the TNOA was formed a total of (49) charter member was included in the Constitution and Bylaws of the association. Over the years, the TNOA has become actively involved in assisting drug enforcement associations throughout the United States. The TNOA has also become a member of the National Narcotic Officers Associations Coalition (NNOAC), which represents over 42,000 narcotic enforcement officers from throughout the United States. The TNOA currently has approximately 225 members and holds an annual training conference that provides members with 36 hours of specialized training, each year.
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The Tennessee Narcotic Officers Association (TNOA) Executive Board has elected to establish a fund for scholarships to be awarded to children and members of the TNOA.
Children of TNOA members who will be in their senior year of high school in the fall are eligible. The parent TNOA member must be current in his/her membership. Applicants will be required to submit to TNOA the attached application form along with an essay, more than 250 words but not to exceed 1000 words, on the topic described on the application form.
TNOA members who are full time law enforcement that are attending a higher education program are eligible. Applicants will be required to submit to TNOA the attached application form along with an essay, more than 250 words but not to exceed 500 words, on the topic described on the application form.
The signed certification statement must accompany the essay stating that a parent or guardian monitored the writing of the essay in compliance with the rules stated within the application. The essay will be judged for content, form, and grammar.
Prior to receiving the funds, the designated recipient will be required to provide proof of admission to an accredited institute of higher learning in a full-time or part-time status. Applications must be received by TNOA no later than October 10, 2018 to be considered. Please print off the application below and mail to TNOA, Attn: Scholarship Program, PO Box 1266, Franklin, TN 37065 or email Scott Jones. All applications will be reviewed, and a winner or winners selected, by the TNOA Awards Committee. The exact amount of each scholarship will be determined by funds available and the number of scholarships awarded in any given year. Each scholarship awarded will be up to $1,000. The scholarships will be presented at the TNOA awards banquet at the Fall Conference in Chattanooga.