Sheriffs Association Scholarships Available To Students

ScholarshipsJASPER (NNDC) – The Indiana Sheriffs Association is again awarding college scholarships to qualified high school seniors or college students who are pursuing a degree is criminal justice studies. Dubois County Sheriff Donny Lampert says approximately 40 $500 dollar scholarships will be awarded to qualifying students throughout the state.

The Sheriffs Association scholarship fund was established for the purpose of receiving, investing, and dispensing of funds to provide college scholarships to qualified students who are committed to pursuing an education and career in the law enforcement field.

To qualify for one of the scholarships the applicant must be an Indiana resident, a current member of the association or a dependent child or grandchild of a current member of the association, attend an Indiana college or university, major in the law enforcement field and enroll as a fulltime student (12 hours).

Application blanks are available from high school counselors, at the sheriff’s office, or by writing to the Indiana Sheriffs Association, 147 E. Maryland St., Indianapolis, IN 46204-3608. The application can also be downloaded from the Sheriffs Association website at www.indianasherrifs.org.

The application must be completed and received by the Sheriffs Association on or before April 1.

 

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