SUBJECT: Indiana Sheriffs’ Association College Scholarship Program
RELEASE NUMBER: 2019-NR-011
CONTACT: Lt. Mark Rasure
AUTHORITY: Sheriff Dave Wedding
Indiana Sheriffs’ Association President, Vanderburgh County Sheriff David L. Wedding, is pleased to announce that the Indiana Sheriffs’ Association will again be awarding college scholarships to qualified high school seniors or college students who are pursuing a degree in Criminal Justice studies. There will be approximately forty $750 scholarships awarded to qualifying students throughout the state.
The Indiana 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 and education in the law enforcement profession.
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 association member, attend an Indiana college or university, major in a law enforcement field, and enrolled as a full-time student (12 or more credit hours).
Applications needed to apply for the scholarships are available from your high school counselor or the Sheriff’s Office. The scholarship application can also be downloaded from the Indiana Sheriffs’ Association website: www.indianasheriffs.org. The applications must be completed and received by the Indiana Sheriffs’ Association on or before April 1st, 2019.