Vigo County Sheriff Greg Ewing recently announced that the Indiana Sheriffs’ Association will again award college scholarships to qualified high school seniors or college students who are pursuing degrees in criminal justice studies. There will be about 40 $500 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 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 enroll as a full-time student (12 hours).
Applications needed to apply for the scholarships are available from the sheriff’s office or by writing to Indiana Sheriffs’ Association, 147 E. Maryland St., Indianapolis, IN 46204-3608, and requesting an application form. The scholarship application also can be downloaded from the Indiana Sheriffs’ Association website at indianasheriffs.org. The applications must be completed and received by the Indiana Sheriffs’ Association on or before April 1.