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ALLEN COUNTY
SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT

715 S. Calhoun St.  Fort Wayne, IN 46802
Phone 260-449-7535 Fax 260-449-7915

 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

DATE:             January 29, 2009

 

Indiana Sheriffs’ Association College Scholarships

 

Details:

 

     Allen County Sheriff Kenneth C. Fries announced today that the Indiana Sheriffs’ Association 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 40-$500 scholarships 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 (12 hours).

 

Applications needed to apply for the scholarships are available from your high school counselor, the Sheriff’s Office or by writing to the Indiana Sheriffs’ Association, Post Office Box 19127, Indianapolis, Indiana 46219, and requesting an application form.  The applications must be completed and received by the Indiana Sheriffs’ Association on or before April 1.

 

 

 

CONTACT:     Steven A. Stone

                        Public Information Officer

                        260-449-4954