“Visions of How to Keep Vanderburgh County Safe” Scholarship Essay Contest For High School…

first_imgTopic: Ways law enforcement, city leaders and the community can better protect the streets of Evansville.Students must come up with an original idea of how to deter crime in the local area. For example, a topic may include how to decrease drugs, domestic violence, thefts or gang activity.Once an idea is presented, the student must explain why his or her idea will work and the importance of addressing that safety issue in the community.Scholarship funds:$1,000 top essay winner$300 second place$200 third placeEach scholarship is a one-year grant paid directly to the recipient.Rules: Essay must be no less than 1,000 words.Must be a high school senior in Vanderburgh County (resident as well).Must plan to attend a four-year or two-year degree program following high school graduation (must be accepted into that program by the time you apply for the scholarship).Application needs to be typed (no handwritten entries will be accepted).Please attach the application to your essay.Judging: Judging will be made by the Vanderburgh County Prosecutor’s Office on the originality of the idea and how well it is presented in written form.Deadline: Essay should be turned into the prosecutor’s office by April 1, 2016. Winners will be contacted via telephone the week of April 7, 2016.Please mail or email your essay with the application to:Whitney Riggs1 N.W. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.Room 108 Administration Bldg.Evansville, IN 47708Email: [email protected] 812-435-5688 for more information or if you have questions.Application:Name:Address:Phone number:High school:Name of school you plan to attend:Possible major/studies:FacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailSharelast_img read more