In the Shield

Posted on: February 9, 2017


The Louisiana Sheriffs' Scholarship Program will award 64 scholarships for a maximum of $500.00 each for the 2017-2018 academic year. The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office is now accepting applications. 

The requirements for application are: the applicant must be a permanent resident of Jefferson Parish, Louisiana; the scholarship award funds must be utilized in an institution of higher learning within the State of Louisiana; and the student will be enrolled as a full-time, undergraduate student. Families of employees of the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office are eligible to apply. Only the immediate family of Sheriff Newell Normand is ineligible to apply.  

Please return the application to: Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office, Attention: Tracy Eddy, 1233 Westbank Expressway, Building B, 5th Floor, Harvey, LA 70058. The deadline to apply is Friday, March 31, 2017 @ 4:30 p.m. Any applications received after this date will not be considered. A winner and an alternate will be selected. If for any reason the winner relinquishes the scholarship then the alternate will be granted the scholarship. The winner will be announced by May 1, 2017.

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