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The revenue from “Secure Indiana” license plate sales funds the Indiana Homeland Security Foundation. The Foundation, one of the first of its kind in the nation, provides financial support for critical public safety needs across Indiana. The Foundation offers a Secure Indiana Scholarship to provide higher education financial assistance for Indiana students who wish to pursue a degree.
The application period for the 2015 Indiana Homeland Security Foundation Scholarships is May 15 to July 1, 2015.
There are nine (9) potential scholarships to be awarded to undergraduate students attending an Indiana college. At least one scholarship maybe awarded in each of the nine Congressional districts.
A full-time student with at least twelve (12) credit hours is eligible for a $2,000 scholarship and a part-time student with at least six (6) hours is eligible for a $1,000 scholarship. The program funds are intended solely to reimburse eligible student educational expenses. Deadline for applications is July 1, 2015.
An Indiana resident who is an incoming or continuing student who:
NOTE: Applicants who are state employees or special state appointees ARE NOT eligible for a scholarship.
Application will require the following:
All applications will be processed through the Indiana Grants Management System (iGMS: http://myoracle.in.gov/hs). If you are interested in submitting an application, please contact the council coordinator, Mary Fields, at firstname.lastname@example.org and you will be given a vendor form, username and access to the system. The application closes on July 1, 2015. Awards will be announced in January 2016. Questions should be directed to Mary Fields, Council Coordinator:
Indiana Department of Homeland Security
Attn: Mary Fields, Council Coordinator
302 West Washington St., Rm. E208
Indianapolis, IN 46204