Foundation Scholarship Applications for Public Safety Volunteers Open

Foundation scholarship applications are now open for Indiana college students who volunteer with a public safety organization.

The Indiana Department of Homeland Security Foundation scholarship offers higher education financial aid for students who want to earn a degree.

To be eligible for a $2,000 dollar scholarship, applicants must be a full-time student with at least 12 credit hours per semester.

A part-time student with at least 6 hours per semester is eligible for a $1,000 scholarship.

These must be used during the awarded school year, and the funds are solely to reimburse eligible student educational expenses.

Eligible applications are Indiana residents who are an incoming or a continuing student who:

-attends or will be attending an accredited Indiana college

-must have a grade point average of 2.8 or higher on the 4.0 scale.

-volunteers at a public safety organization including fire, law enforcement, emergency management or emergency medical services that are validated by a chief executive.

The Indiana Homeland Security Foundation Board will determine the compliance eligibility.

The application deadline is 5 pm eastern on October 11th. More information can be found on the Indiana Department of Homeland Security Website.

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