Application Period For IDHS Foundation Scholarships Closing Soon

(UNDATED) – Indiana college students who volunteer with a public safety organization should apply soon for the FY 2021 round of the Indiana Homeland Security Foundation scholarship.

The Indiana Homeland Security Foundation scholarship offers higher education financial assistance for Indiana students who wish to pursue a degree.

A full-time student with at least 12 credit hours per semester is eligible for a $2,000 scholarship and a part-time student with at least six hours per semester is eligible for a $1,000 scholarship.  The scholarship must be used during the awarded school year, and the funds are intended solely to reimburse eligible student educational expenses.

Eligible applicants include Indiana residents who are an incoming or continuing student who:

  • Attends or will be attending an accredited Indiana college.
  • Must have a grade point average of 2.8 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
  • Volunteers at a public safety organization such as fire, law enforcement, emergency management, or emergency medical services (validated by chief executive). The Indiana Homeland Security Foundation board will determine compliance eligibility. For more information on the compliance of an organization contact

Applications are due by June 15, 2020, at 5 p.m. Eastern. For more information, visit the IDHS website at