Sheriff announces ISA scholarship

Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Sheriff Scott Stockton

Students pursing a degree in criminal justice studies could get a financial boost from the Indiana Sheriffs' Association.

Putnam County Sheriff Scott Stockton announced recently that the Sheriff's Association will again be awarding college scholarships to qualified high school seniors or college students pursuing such degrees.

There will be approximately $500 awarded to qualifying students throughout the state.

The Indiana Sheriffs' Association 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 enroll as a full-time student.

Applications needed to apply for the scholarships are available from high school counselors, the Putnam County Sheriff's Office or by writing the Indiana Sheriffs' Association, 147 E. Maryland St., Indianapolis, IN 46204-3608 and requesting an application form.

The scholarship application can also be downloaded from the Indiana Sheriffs' Association website at

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

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