Newport News sheriff announces scholarship

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NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — The Newport News Sheriff’s Office has announced a scholarship for Virginia students who want to work in law enforcement.

The scholarship is available through the Virginia Sheriff’s Institute. It’s only for students who study law enforcement or criminal justice at colleges in Virginia.

According to Public Information Officer Kathleen Carey, Sheriff Gabe Morgan will personally award scholarship recipients.

The application deadline is May 1. Applications can be downloaded from the VSI office website. Several items must be included with the application,including a letter of recommendation from Sheriff Morgan and proof of acceptance from the college or university.

For further information about the Virginia Sheriff’s Institute scholarship, call (757) 926-8747.

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