Texas County Sheriff James Sigman announced the availability of the John Dennis Scholarship, for criminal justice majors, which will be awarded by the Missouri Sheriffs’ Association.
The $1,000 scholarship will be presented to 16 college-bound Missouri high school seniors who intend to pursue a career in criminal justice and will be attending a college or university within the state. Applicants must be in good standing with their school, have a good reference from their school counselor, demonstrate financial need, have a grade point average of 2.0 or better and be active in extracurricular activities.
Applicants are also required to submit a paragraph detailing goals 10 years after high school graduation.
Students interested in applying can obtain an application online at mosheriffs.com, by emailing Karen Logan at Karen@mosheriffs.com or by calling the Missouri Sheriffs’ Association and Training Academy at 573-635-5925. Applications and the accompanying paragraph must be submitted by Jan. 31, 2014.