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The Board of Polk Sheriff’s Charities has again approved a scholarship program!

 Up to a total of $8,000 in scholarships will be awarded!

To be eligible for the award an applicant must be a graduating senior and be the child and/or dependent of a full-time member of the Polk County Sheriff’s Office who has been employed full-time by the agency for at least one (1) year OR be a member of the Polk County Sheriff’s Office Explorer Program for at least one (1) school year and also be a graduating senior.

Interested candidates should complete the attached application with the requested documentation and submit via interoffice mail to Executive Director Andria McDonald, Office of Business Affairs, Sheriff’s Operation Center or submit electronically to by Monday, February 17, 2014. Incomplete applications will result in disqualification.

This scholarship program is possible because of the generosity of members of the Polk County Sheriff’s Office, as well as private citizens and businesses supporting our charity.  

 Download the application here:

Scholarship Application