Student public safety volunteers could win Indiana Homeland Security Foundation scholarship

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INDIANA (WOWO): College students who volunteer with public safety organizations could earn some cash for school.

The Indiana Homeland Security Foundation is accepting applications for its scholarship program, according to the Indiana Department of Homeland Security.

Thirteen scholarships are available for students who volunteer with public safety organizations, attend or will attend an accredited Indiana college and must have at least a 2.8 GPA on a 4.0 scale.

The scholarships, which are funded through Secure Indiana license plates, are available for both full-time and part-time college students.

Full-time students, or students who take at least 12 credit hours, could win a $2,000 scholarship and part-time students, who take at least six credit hours, are eligible for a $1,000 scholarship.

The deadline to apply is July 15. For an application contact the Indiana Department of Homeland Security Grants Management at grants@dhs.in.gov.

For more information, visit the foundation’s website.

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