State offers funds for full, part-time students

The Indiana Homeland Security Foundation is accepting applications for the Secure Indiana Scholarship.

The scholarship offers funds to Indiana students pursuing a career in public safety. Up to 20 students will receive scholarships from the foundation.

Full-time students are eligible for $2,000 and part-time students are eligible for $1,000. To be eligible, students must have a minimum grade point average of 2.8 on a 4.0 scale, volunteer for a public safety organization and must be pursuing an undergraduate degree at an accredited Indiana college.

The deadline to apply is Aug. 1. Additional information is available at

These scholarships are provided through purchases of “Secure Indiana” license plates. To purchase a “Secure Indiana” license plate to support the scholarship program, visit

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Kaitlyn Evener is an editorial assistant for The Republic. She can be reached at or 812-379-5633.