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St. Francois Co. sheriff announces scholarship

FARMINGTON, MO (KFVS) -

St. Francois County, Missouri Sheriff Daniel R. Bullock has announced the availability of the John Dennis Scholarship, which will be awarded by the Missouri Sheriffs' Association.

The sheriff says it is for Criminal Justice majors only.

The $1,000 scholarship will be presented to 16 college-bound Missouri high school seniors who intend to pursue a criminal justice career, and will be attending a Missouri college or university.

Applicants must be in good standing with their school, have a good reference from their school counselor, demonstrate financial need and have at least a 2.0 GPA.

Those applying must be active in extra-curricular activities.

A paragraph attached to the application detailing the applicant's goals 10 years after high school graduation is also required.

Students interested in applying for the scholarship may obtain the application online at http://www.mosheriffs.com and click the Scholarship tab.

You can send an email to Karen Ingan at karen@mosheriffs.com to request an application or contact the Missouri Sheriffs' Association and Training Academy, 6605 Business 50 West, Jefferson City, MO 65109, 573-635-5925, extension 100.

Applications along with the required paragraph must be turned in by January 31, 2015.

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