The Association of State Correctional Administrators (ASCA) offers annual scholarships to college-bound kids who are the children of employees from the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.

The ASCA 2016 Susan M. Hunter Correctional Scholarship application is open now and due by March 31, 2016.

There are four main requirements:

  1. Students must be the son or daughter of a corrections employee (current full-time, retired or deceased) within any ASCA member department of corrections.
  2. Incoming first-time freshmen, along with enrolled full-time college and graduate students, must have a minimum high school GPA of 3.3.
  3. Students must be enrolled full-time in an accredited two-year or four-year college or university, or an accredited graduate program. In prior years, the scholarships have been $1,000 for undergraduate students, $1,500 for graduate students and $500 for individuals who received one of the other scholarships in a previous year.
  4. Scholarship applications are due by March 31, 2016.

For more details, see the PDF: ASCAS ANNUAL 2016 SUSAN M HUNTER CORRECTIONAL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

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Applicants should visit the ASCA website at https://collaboration.asca.net/projects/20/pages/149 to learn more about the process.

To apply, visit https://collaboration.asca.net/projects/20/pages/153.