03/02/11 Marshall County Sheriff Thomas G. Chamberlin has confirmed the Indiana Sheriffâ€™s Association will be awarding college scholarships to qualified high school seniors or college students pursuing a degree in the criminal justice field. There are going to be approximately forty (40) five hundred dollar ($500.00) scholarships awarded throughout the State of Indiana.
The Indiana Sheriffsâ€™ Association established the scholarship fund for the purpose of receiving, investing and awarding funds to allow college scholarships to be issued to those students committed to pursuing an education and subsequently a career in the Law Enforcement Field.Â Â
In order to qualify, the applicant must also be a member of the Indiana Sheriffsâ€™ Association or a dependent child or grandchild of a current member, a resident of the State of Indiana, attend a college or university within the State of Indiana, be enrolled as a full time student (12 credit hours) and have a law enforcement major.Â
Persons who receive a scholarship previously may apply for a renewal for only three consecutive years.Â The Indiana Sheriffsâ€™ Association should be contacted regarding regulations and information required to qualify.Â The telephone number for ISA is 317-356-3633.
Applications may be obtained from any high school counselor, at the Marshall County Sheriffâ€™s Office, or by contacting the Indiana Sheriffâ€™s Association, at 7215 East 21st Street, Suite E, Indianapolis, IN 46219.
Completed applications must be received by the Indiana Sheriffsâ€™ Association by April 1, 2011.