Law enforcement scholarships availableSheriff Wolbersen of Douglas County recently announced the commencement of the Law Enforcement Scholarship Program for 2012.
Sheriff Wolbersen of Douglas County recently announced the commencement of the Law Enforcement Scholarship Program for 2012. The MSA board of directors has established a scholarship fund for the awarding of up to 15 $600 scholarships for this year. These scholarships are due to the coordinated efforts of the 87 sheriffs of the state of Minnesota.
The Scholarship Committee, in making its selection of awards, intends on achieving representation from all geographical areas of the state. Scholarship awards will be announced by December 31 of this year.
Application forms and a statement of procedures are available at the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office.
Scholarships are only available to students currently enrolled in one of the following three categories:
--Mandated POST skills program
--In their second year of a two year law enforcement program
--In their third or fourth year of a four-year college criminal justice program
Students meeting these criteria are invited to obtain a scholarship application form from their local sheriff’s office or online at www.mnsheriffs.org.