La Porte County Sheriff John T. Boyd, recently announced 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. There will be approximately forty (40) $750-dollar scholarships awarded to qualifying students throughout the state.
The ISA 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 enrolled as a full-time student (12 credit hours).
Applications needed to apply for the scholarship are available from any high school counselor or at the front desk of the Sheriff’s Office. The scholarship application can also be downloaded from the ISA website: www.indianasheriff.org. The applications must be completed and received by the ISA on or before April 1st, 2019.