Scholarships available for law enforcement students

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Gordon Ramsay

Date: September 06,2023

Media Contact: Sheriff Gordon Ramsay
(218) 726-2340

Scholarships available for law enforcement students

The Minnesota Sheriff's Association (MSA) is offering up to 20 scholarships worth $2,000 each to law enforcement students.  These scholarships are due to the coordinated efforts of the 87 Sheriffs of the State of Minnesota, and St. Louis County Sheriff Gordon Ramsay is encouraging students in this area to apply.

Scholarships are available to students currently enrolled in one of the following law enforcement programs:

1. Mandated POST Skills Program

2. In their second year of a two-year law enforcement program.

3. In their third or fourth year of a four-year college criminal justice program.

In order to qualify, students must have completed at least one year of the two-year program or two years of a four-year program. 

Students meeting these criteria may pick up a scholarship application packet from the St. Louis County Sheriff's Office locations in Duluth, Hibbing or Virginia; or may access the application online at .

The deadline to submit an application is November 17, 2023.  Scholarship awards will be announced by December 29th, 2023.