Deadline approaches for Sheriff’s Association scholarships

Time is running out to apply for scholarships provided by the Indiana Sheriff’s Association. The organization will be awarding college scholarships to qualified high school seniors or college students who are pursuing a degree in criminal justice studies.

Approximately 40 $750 scholarships awarded to qualifying students throughout the state. The deadline to apply is April 1st.

To qualify, 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 area high school counselors and the Sheriff’s Office front desk during regular business hours. The scholarship application can also be downloaded at