03/02/11 Marshall County Sheriff Thomas G. Chamberlin has confirmed the Indiana Sheriff’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 Sheriffs’ 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.
In order to qualify, the applicant must also be a member of the Indiana Sheriffs’ 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.
Persons who receive a scholarship previously may apply for a renewal for only three consecutive years. The Indiana Sheriffs’ Association should be contacted regarding regulations and information required to qualify. The telephone number for ISA is 317-356-3633.
Applications may be obtained from any high school counselor, at the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office, or by contacting the Indiana Sheriff’s Association, at 7215 East 21st Street, Suite E, Indianapolis, IN 46219.
Completed applications must be received by the Indiana Sheriffs’ Association by April 1, 2011.