Homeland Foundation scholarships open for the 2021-22 school year


FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – The Indiana Department of Homeland Security has announced that Indiana students who volunteer with a public safety organization can now apply FY 2022 Indiana Homeland Security Foundation Scholarship Cycle.

The Indiana Homeland Security Foundation Scholarship provides higher education financial assistance to Indiana students seeking a degree, the department said.

A full-time student with at least 12 credit hours per semester is eligible for a $ 2,000 scholarship and a part-time student with at least six hours per semester is eligible for a $ 1,000 scholarship. The ministry said the scholarship is to be used during the assigned school year and that the funds are only intended to reimburse students’ eligible tuition fees.

Eligible applicants include residents of Indiana who are an entering or continuing student who:

  • Attends or will attend an accredited Indiana college.
  • Must have a GPA of 2.8 or above on a scale of 4.0.
  • Volunteers in a public security organization such as firefighters, law enforcement, emergency management or emergency medical services (validated by the general manager). The Indiana Homeland Security Foundation board will determine eligibility for compliance. For more information about an organization’s compliance, contact [email protected]

Applications must be submitted by 4.30 p.m. on May 31. For more information, or to sign up for email updates on the Indiana Homeland Security Foundation Scholarship, visit the IDHS website at dhs.in.gov/foundationscholarship.htm.

Applications can be submitted here. New users of the iGMS system must complete the New user form.

For help or questions, enter a Grants Support Ticket.

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