Indiana Sheriffs’ Association welcomes scholarship applications

Friday, January 25, 2019

Putnam County Sheriff Scott Stockton has announced that the Indiana Sheriffs’ Association will again be awarding college scholarships to qualified high school seniors or college students pursing a degree in criminal justice studies.

There will be approximately 40 scholarships awarded for $750 each to qualifying students throughout the state.

The Indiana Sheriffs’ Association Scholarship Fund was established for the purpose of receiving, investing and dispensing fund 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 enroll as a full-time student (12 credit hours).

Applications for the scholarships are available from Indiana high school counselor or the sheriff’s office. The scholarship application can also be downloaded from the Indiana Sheriffs’ Association website:

The applications must be completed and received by the Indiana Sheriffs’ Association on or before April 1.

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