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Newport News Now is a daily e-newsletter that launched in March 2016. Articles that ran in our newsletter between March 2016 and March 2018 are available on these pages. Newsletters produced beginning in April 2018 can be viewed on our new daily newsletter page.

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Feb 22

Va. Sheriffs’ Institute Offers Scholarships

Posted on February 22, 2018 at 9:35 AM by Communications Department

Law Enforcement/Criminal Justice Students encouraged to apply

2-22 scholarshipInterested in a career in law enforcement or criminal justice? Sheriff Gabe Morgan is encouraging students to apply for a scholarship through the Virginia Sheriffs’ Institute (VSI). Last year, three city students received scholarships of $1,000 or $500 for full-time and part-time studies at a Virginia college or university. In 2017, VSI provided 78 scholarships totaling $77,000.

For information about eligibility, the application checklist and more, visit the VSI website. One required item is a letter of recommendation from Sheriff Morgan.  Contact 757-926-3992 to schedule your appointment. Students must log in to the online application system to upload documents and submit the completed application by the May 1 deadline. For other questions, contact the NNSO PIO Office at 757-926-8747 (8 a.m. – 4 p.m. weekdays).