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Apply now for Cass County Community Policing scholarship

Posted on Feb. 18, 2013 at 12:00 a.m. | Updated on Feb. 18, 2013 at 10:50 a.m.

CASSOPOLIS, Mich. — Cass County Community Policing Scholarship Applications are available. Now in its 17th year, the program gives law enforcement the opportunity to work with local businesses, citizens and youth in offering eight $500 scholarships to local students. The money for these scholarships is a direct result of the annual golf outing supported by local businesses and citizens. Criteria to be eligible for the scholarship includes being a resident of Cassopolis County, a high school senior of a Cassopolis County high school or Brandywine, Constantine, Decatur, Niles or White Pigeon high school or college freshmen, planning to attend or currently attending a college or university in the state of Michigan and a minimum grade point average of 2.5. Scholarship applications can be picked up at the high school guidance offices, requested at the Sheriff’s Office or by calling 269-445-1201 for an application to be mailed to the student. All completed applications must be received at the Sheriff’s Office by April 10.