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Scholarships Available For Those Seeking Degree In Criminal Justice

Last updated on Wednesday, January 23, 2013

(UNDATED) - Dubois County Sheriff Donnie Lampert says the Indiana Sheriff’s Association will again be awarding college scholarships to qualified high school seniors or college students who are pursuing a degree in Criminal justice Studies.

The association will award 40 scholarships with a value of $500 each to qualifying students throughout the state.

The Indiana Sheriff's Association Scholarship Fund was established for the purpose of receiving, 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 these scholarships, the applicant must be and 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 enroll as a full-time student.

Applications needed to apply for the scholarships are available from you high school counselor, the sheriff's office or by writing the Indiana Sheriff's Association, 147 East Maryland Street Indianapolis 46204-3608, and requesting an application form. The scholarship application can also be downloaded from the Indiana Sheriff's Association's website: www.indianasheriff's.org.

The applications must be completed and received by the Indiana Sheriff's Association on or before April 1st.

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