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The Bert Fordham Memorial Scholarship

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The Sauk Valley Community College Bert Fordham Sr. Memorial Scholarship is an annual scholarship established to assist one or more full-time Sauk Valley Community College student(s) seeking a career in one of the Criminal Justice fields listed below.

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Sauk Valley Community College student who resides within the Sauk Valley Community College district – does not include dual credit high school students. Student who is pursuing a degree or certificate in one of the following fields: Criminal Justice – Justice Affairs Degree; Criminal Justice – Law Enforcement Degree; or Criminal Justice – Criminal Justice Corrections Certificate. Applicant is NOT eligible for this scholarship if on a level 3 “suspension” or higher.
One (1) scholarship at $225.00
Qualifying Expenses:
Tuition, books and fees. No part of this scholarship will be awarded to the recipient, all unused funds will be returned to the Sauk Valley College Foundation.
Application Requirements:
Complete the SVCC Bert Fordham Sr. Memorial Scholarship Application. Submit a 200 word essay on what you think will change in the criminal justice field in the next 10 years. Must have a completed FAFSA on file in SVCC Financial Aid Department.

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