Charlotte's Finest Legacy
Charlotte's Finest Legacy Foundation


Clark and Shelton Scholarship Information

Charlotte's Finest Legacy Foundation is excited to announce the 2017 CMPD Officers Clark and Shelton Scholarship Opportunity. These scholarships were created in memory of CMPD Officers Clark and Shelton who were killed in the line of duty on April 1, 2007.

For the 2017 Scholarship Awards, please be sure to read the criteria below regarding eligibility of applicants. If you know a high school senior interested in a career in law enforcement, please feel free to send them to this website.

Scholarship guidelines:

  • Two $2,500 scholarships will be awarded annually to two eligible high school students who wish to pursue a career in law enforcement.
  • Applicants should be a resident of one of the following counties
    Mecklenburg County
    Stanly County
    Lincoln County
  • Children of officers/directors of the Charlotte’s Finest Legacy Foundation are not eligible for scholarship awards


Click here for Scholarship Application Form

For questions related to the scholarship please contact Jennifer Shelton at or Sergeant Susan Manassah at