Honoring a Life by Aiding the Lives of Others

'Honoring a Life by Aiding the Lives of Others'

Kenny R. Moats Scholarship

   Eligibility: Students must meet the following eligibility criteria. 

o Blount County resident 

o U.S Citizenship 

o Dependent child of a First Responder (Law Enforcement, Fire or Ambulance) 

o Graduating high school senior 

o Attending an accredited public or private college, university, trade school or non-traditional higher education program accredited by the appropriate accrediting body for the course of study, registered as a full-time student 2018-19 school year 

o Be able to demonstrate financial need 

Scholarship: $1,156 one time award for one year  


Thank you for your interest in the Kenny R. Moats Scholarship. The 2019-2020 scholarship deadline has passed.

2020-2021 applications will be available in the fall 2019

Files coming soon.

Officer 156 Memorial Scholarship

   Eligibility: Students must meet the following eligibility criteria. 

o Blount County resident 

o U.S Citizenship 

o  Individual desiring a career in “local law enforcement” by attending a

local police academy 

OR a current Law Enforcement Officer enrolled in an

accredited college or university where the course selection directly applies

to advancement in their Law Enforcement career

OR a current student studying criminal justice entering their final year  

o Be able to demonstrate financial need 

Scholarship: $1,156 one time award for one year  


Thank you for your interest in the Officer 156 Memorial Scholarship. The 2019-2020 scholarship deadline has passed.

2020-2021 applications will be available in the fall 2019

Files coming soon.

2018 Scholarship Recipients

Officer Moats Foundation is proud to announce the 2018 Scholarship Award Recipients. 

The attached press release contains details and information about the scholarship and the four recipients.