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Studying criminal justice? You could qualify for this scholarship

NEWPORT NEWS — The Sheriff’s Office is offering two Virginia Sheriff’s Institute scholarships to students pursuing criminal justice or law enforcement in Virginia.

Students must be enrolled for 2019-2020 year and the deadline is May 1. Apply here.

According to the NNSO’s announcement, the sheriff’s office will choose one full-time student and one part-time student who meet the application requirements including proof of Virginia residency. Visit the VSI website for more details.

The full-time student will receive $1,000 and one part-time student will receive $500.

For more information, visit the Newport News Sheriff’s Office website or call 757-926-3992.

Julia Marsigliano
Julia Marsigliano
Julia Marsigliano is a multimedia reporter for WYDaily. She covers everything on the Peninsula from local government and law enforcement agencies to family-run businesses and weather updates. Before WYDaily, she covered Hampton and Newport News for WYDaily’s sister publication, HNNDaily before both publications merged in December 2018. Julia was born in Tokyo, Japan and moved to Long Island, New York in 2001. A true New Yorker, she loves pizza, bagels and good Chinese food. Send comments, tips and other tidbits to You can follow her on Twitter at @jmarsigliano

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