Sheriffs’ association offering scholarships

The Indiana Sheriffs’ Association will award college scholarships to qualified high school seniors or college students who are pursuing a degree in criminal justice studies.

There will be 40 $500 scholarships awarded to qualifying students throughout the state.

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 are available from high school counselors, the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office or by writing to the Indiana Sheriffs’ Association, 147 E. Maryland St., Indianapolis.

The scholarship application can also be downloaded from the Indiana Sheriffs’ Association website: The applications must be completed and received by Saturday.