Beth Cortina RPL Scholarship

Beth Cortina Receives Her RPL 2022 Illinois APCO Beth Cortina RPL Scholarship

The APCO Institute Leadership Certificate Program is a comprehensive 12 month online program leading to the professional designation of Registered Public-Safety Leader (RPL). 

Documents to apply: 

Documents required:

  • RPL applicants receive a certificate of acceptance into the APCO Institute Registry of Public-Safety Leaders
  • A formal and prestigious letter serving as an acknowledgment of excellence within our industry.
  • RPL Scholarship application / contract downloadable below. 

Illinois APCO has designated one full scholarships for 2022


 To be eligible to apply, you must be:

  • An APCO International member (Illinois Chapter) in good standing with a demonstrated record of service to our Association and our industry.
  • Must maintain APCO membership during the RPL Program and one year immediately after
  • Full-time employment with an Illinois 911 PSAP
  • Willing and able to commit to completing and critiquing the program requirements
  • Dedicated to accepting the challenge of ongoing leadership and service for the betterment of public safety communications

After Acceptance

Once accepted into RPL program, applicants shall provide a copy of RPL application, proof of acceptance, and signed liability addendum. Applications for scholarship must be received by April 30, 2022.

RPL classes begin:

April 2022
May 2022
June 2022
July 2022
September 2022
October 2022
November 2022

Application Submission

Download the RPL scholarship application (PDF):

Submissions shall be made via email or U.S. mail to:

Ed Milam, Chapter Secretary
Illinois APCO
17547 Woodbrook Lane
Lockport, IL 60441

Email to Edward Milam