Students pursuing criminal justice careers may apply for sheriff’s association scholarships

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LaPorte County Sheriff John Boyd has announced that the Indiana Sheriff’s Association (ISA) will again award scholarships to qualified high school seniors and college students pursuing a degree in criminal justice studies. Approximately forty $750 scholarships will be awarded to qualifying students throughout the state.

The ISA Scholarship Fund was established for the purpose of receiving, investing, and dispensing of funds to provide college scholarships to qualified students committed to pursuing an education and career in the law enforcement field.  To qualify for one of these scholarships, the applicant must be an Indiana resident, be 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 a law enforcement field, and enrolled as a full-time student (12 credit hours).

Applications are available from any high school counselor or at the front desk of the sheriff’s office.  The application may also be downloaded at www.indianasheriff.org. Applications must be completed and received by the ISA on or before April 1, 2019.

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