Sheriff’s Department announces scholarship opportunities

Bartholomew County Sheriff Matt Myers announced Monday that the Indiana Sheriff’s Association (ISA) will again be awarding college scholarships to qualified high school seniors or college students who are pursuing a degree in criminal justice studies. The Sheriff says that there will be approximately forty $500 scholarships awarded to qualifying students throughout the state.

Sheriff Myers explains that applicants must be an Indiana resident, a current member of the ISA or a dependent child or grandchild of a current member, attend an Indiana college or university, major in a law enforcement field and enrolled as a full-time student. The full-time student qualification means that the students is enrolled in at least 12 credit hours each semester.

The scholarship application can be downloaded from the Indiana Sheriff’s Association website at Myers adds that  applications are available at the Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Office.

Applications must be completed and received by the Indiana Sheriff’s Association, 147 East Maryland Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204-3608, on or before April 1.