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 For those 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.

 First priority 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.

 Second priority 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. 

 Application Procedure

 Recipients 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.


Participating State Institutions:             Appalachian State

                                                        East Carolina

                                                        Elizabeth City State

                                                        Fayetteville State

                                                         North Carolina Central

                                                         North Carolina State

                                                        UNC Charlotte

                                                         UNC Pembroke

                                                         UNC Wilmington

                                                         Western Carolina


Sheriff Ed