of you with children in college, or have a child
going to college, I want to make you aware of a
tremendous opportunity. The North
Carolina Sheriff’s Association is the proud
sponsor of ten scholarships each semester in the
amount of $1,000.00. The scholarships are
awarded to full-time North Carolina resident
undergraduate students majoring in criminal
justice, one for each UNC constituent
institution that has a criminal justice program.
in selection is given to the son or daughter of
(1) a Sheriff or Deputy Sheriff or (2) any law
enforcement officer killed in the line of duty.
is given to a son or daughter of any Sheriff or
Deputy Sheriff who is deceased, retired (regular
or disability), or is currently active in North
Carolina law enforcement.
of the scholarship are chosen by the financial
aid office at the constituent institution of the
University of North Carolina that the Student
plans to attend or is currently attending. The
student must obtain a letter of recommendation
from the Sheriff of the county in North Carolina
where he or she resides. Applications are
available from the school’s financial aid
office, and after completion, should be returned
to the school’s financial aid office.