Scholarship Check List

Application Checklist

  • Letter of Recommendation from resident Virginia Sheriff?
  • Application Completed Online and Electronically Signed?
  • Majoring in Criminal Justice Field (Not pre-law/law)?
  • Attending a Virginia College or University for the 2020-21 school year?
  • Application and all Required Documents and Information Submitted Online by May 1, 2020?
  • Essay Included?
  • High School Transcripts submitted (for incoming freshman applicants only)?
  • College Transcripts submitted for currently enrolled college students? College student’s transcripts must provide major.
  • Proof of Acceptance from College or University Submitted (for incoming freshman applicants only)?
  • For Students 18 and older, a copy of voter registration card submitted? For students under 18, a copy of a government issued picture ID with home address submitted?
To access the online 2020-21 Virginia Sheriffs’ Institute scholarship application, please check back here in January 2020.
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