The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Foundation (LVMPD Foundation) awarded Alyn Beck and Igor Soldo Memorial Scholarships to 12 students.
The scholarship program is named in memory of Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department officers, Alyn Beck and Igor Soldo, who were tragically killed in an ambush in 2014. The program is now in its eighth year, and funds are raised by the LVMPD Foundation through the generosity of individual and corporate donors. This year, the scholarships are funded in part by a grant from County Commission Recovery Outside Agency Grant (OAG) Program. To date, the Foundation has granted scholarships totaling more than $430,000 to 86 students in Southern Nevada.
All of the students were selected based on their GPA, overall merit and community engagement. Each recipient received a $5,000 scholarship to offset the costs of tuition, books, and fees for the college or vocational school of each recipient’s choice.