NPSO accepting applications for LSA Scholarship


Natchitoches Parish Sheriff Stuart Wright has announced the availability of a $500 college scholarship for a Natchitoches Parish graduating high school senior. The scholarship is made available each year through the Louisiana Sheriff’s Honorary Membership Program to help defray the cost associated with higher education.

One scholarship is awarded in each parish where the sheriff participates in the Honorary Membership Program. To qualify for a scholarship, the recipient must be a permanent resident of Louisiana, plan to enroll as a full-time undergraduate student, and agree to use the scholarship at a Louisiana institute of higher education.

Applicants must be eligible for admission to the school indicated on their application. The deadline to apply is April 1.

Completed applications should be mailed to Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office, Attention: Deputy Naomi Smith, P.O. Box 266, Natchitoches, LA 71458 or can be delivered in person to the Sheriff’s Office at 200 Church Street. Scholarship winner will be announced by May 1. To receive an application contact the Sheriff’s Office at 318-357-7802.

In print Jan. 30-31, 2021