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"For heroism, valor, and undaunted devotion to duty we respectfully honor Sergeant Edward J. O’grady and police officer Waverly L. Brown of the Nyack police department who courageously gave their lives in the performance of duty in the finest police tradition on October 20, 1981"

About the Scholarship

The fund seeks to honor and perpetuate the names of two tragically slain police officers who gave their full measure of duty during the October 20th, 1981 Brink’s robbery, by giving scholarships to deserving students that are pursuing careers of public service in law enforcement.

Scholarship Requirements

The O’Grady-Brown Memorial Scholarship Fund, Inc. seeks to perpetuate the goals, aspirations and ideals that characterize two tragically slain police officers. To that end, the fund seeks to support and encourage the educational endeavors and achievements of students seeking careers in law enforcement by awarding scholarship grants.

Annual Scholarship Breakfast


June 24, 2022 at 10:00 AM


The Nyack Seaport

Join us for the annual Scholarship Breakfast. For more details, download our Scholarship Flyer.

Special Thanks