Louisiana Sheriffs’ Scholarship Program Offers $1,000 Opportunity to Washington Parish Graduates

Published 10:17 am Wednesday, January 24, 2024

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WASHINGTON PARISH, La. – In an exciting development, the Louisiana Sheriffs’ Scholarship Program has been officially launched, providing crucial support to deserving Louisiana students pursuing higher education. Made possible through the resources provided by the Louisiana Sheriffs’ Honorary Membership Program, the initiative aims to empower students on their educational journey.

The highlight of this program is the announcement of a $1,000 scholarship, which will be awarded to a graduating high school student from Washington Parish. Sheriff Randy Seal, at the helm of this initiative, reassures applicants about deadlines, emphasizing the importance of timely submissions.

To be eligible for this scholarship, completed applications must reach the Washington Parish Sheriff’s Office (WPSO) by April 1st. It is imperative that applicants also meet the admission requirements of the educational institution they are applying to. The scholarship award is exclusively designated for those attending higher education institutions within the state of Louisiana, contributing to the growth and development of local talent.

Interested candidates can download the application form from the WPSO website. Once filled out, applications should be returned to the Temporary Office Location at 974 Washington Street, Franklinton, LA 70438.

Sheriff Seal encourages aspiring students to seize this opportunity to invest in their future through the Louisiana Sheriffs’ Scholarship Program. The program promises not only financial support but also a chance for recipients to excel in their educational pursuits. Stay tuned for the announcement of scholarship winners at a later date and time.

About Timothy Holdiness

Timothy Holdiness is a native of Louisiana and has been published in several state, national and international publications. He has earned two undergraduate degrees in Biology, most recently from Northwestern State University in 2022. Notably, Holdiness was the 2014 Microsoft Office Specialist United States Champion in PowerPoint 2010.

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