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Scholarship available for Criminal Justice Majors

Sheriff Dan Bullock announces the availability of the John Dennis Scholarship, for Criminal Justice majors only, which will be awarded by the Missouri Sheriffs’ Association. The scholarship, in the amount of $1,000, 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, have a 2.0 GPA or greater, and be active in extra-curricular activities. Also required, a paragraph attached to the application detailing goals 10 years after high school graduation. 

Students interested in applying for the scholarship may contact the Missouri Sheriff’s Association and Training Academy, 6605 Business, 50 West, Jefferson City, Mo. 65109, 573-635-5925, ext. 100; or send e-mail to to obtain an application. Applications must be submitted by January 31, 2011. 

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