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BPSO and CPSO accepting scholarship applications

If you're a high school senior in Bossier or Caddo Parish there is a way you can save some money on your tuition.
If you're a high school senior in Bossier or Caddo Parish there is a way you can save some money on your tuition.

Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington and Caddo Parish Sheriff Steve Prator are accepting applications from students for a $500 college scholarship.

The scholarship will be awarded to a graduating high school student from Bossier and Caddo Parish and is made available through the Louisiana Sheriffs' Honorary Membership Program. 

It will be awarded as a gift to defray the rising costs of higher education and there are no restrictions on how the scholarship can be spent.
Applicants must be permanent residents of Louisiana and the scholarship will be utilized in higher education within the state of Louisiana. 

Students must also be enrolled as full-time, undergraduate students and applicants must be eligible for admission to the school indicated on the application.

Sheriff Whittington said, "The scholarship is a commitment we have here at the Bossier Sheriff's Office to higher education of our young men and women."

Students must submit their applications to the Bossier Sheriff's Office by April 1 and the scholarship winner will be announced a few weeks later. To find out more about the program or obtain an application contact Dep. Mary Kerry at (318) 965-3409.

The deadline to apply in Caddo Parish is March 21. Completed applications should be mailed to the Caddo Parish Sheriff's Media Relations Office, 501 Texas Street, Shreveport, LA, 71101, or can be delivered in person to the Sheriff’s Office at 505 Travis Street, 7th floor.

Scholarship winners will be announced by May 1. To receive an application, contact the Caddo Sheriff's Office at (318) 681-0813.


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