In any given year, at the sole discretion of the Participating Member Clubs of the President’s Roundtable (PRT), The President’s Roundtable may choose to Award The College Education Student Allowance(s).
The College Education Student Allowance is a specified dollar amount, which, an eligible student may make a claim for reimbursement for any verifiable and eligible college education expense, as defined by the PRT, within the designated claim period.
Eligible Student shall be those, qualified College age children of Polk County Public Safety Personnel and, who’s Parent(s) are actively working for a Participating PRT Agency, within the current event year. Eligible Students must be actively enrolled in an academic program offered by an accredited College or University.
Participating PRT Agencies are those designated Public Safety Agencies that primarily serve the general Lakeland Area and are included in the Annual Public Safety Awards Banquet Event.
Eligible College Education Expense is defined as any of the following: College Text Books; E-Books; College Book Store Educational materials, equipment or supplies, as required for academic course work.
Claim Period shall be within (12) Twelve consecutive calendar months of the Public Safety Awards Banquet Event Date, commencing on the date when allowance was awarded to the Student.
Funding for the College Education Student Allowance Fund shall be designated PRT funds in excess of the Annual Public Safety Banquet event cost. PRT Member Club representative(s) shall determine, by majority vote, the amount and number of College Education Student Allowances to be awarded each event year.
The Presentation of the College Education Student Allowance(s) shall be made after the PRT Annual Public Safety Award Banquet, at the May PRT Recap Meeting.
Unclaimed Allowances shall remain deposited in the PRT College Education Student Allowance fund, until the end of the claim period. After which the unclaimed allowance may be used to fund future events or future PRT College Education Student Allowance awards.