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 in.gov/dhs/foundationscholarship.htm.

These scholarships are provided through purchases of “Secure Indiana” license plates. To purchase a “Secure Indiana” license plate to support the scholarship program, visit in.gov/dhs/2363.htm.

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