Virginia Sheriffs’ Institute offers Scholarship

If you are enrolled at a Virginia college or university, majoring in a criminal justice field, and a resident of York County or the City of Poquoson you are eligible to apply for a college scholarship from the Virginia Sheriffs' Institute (VSI) Scholarship Program through the York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office. Scholarships are available to both full and part-time students. 


• Please review the scholarship eligibility criteria and application checklist HERE.

• The application and the required attachments must be at the Virginia Sheriffs' Institute by May 1, 2021.

Founded in 1981, the Virginia Sheriffs' Institute is a non-profit professional and educational organization. In 2019, the VSI Scholarship Committee awarded six scholarships to students in York County and Poquoson. The number of scholarships awarded each year varies depending on the number of eligible students and the amount of money that is raised.

Sheriff Diggs is a member of the Virginia Sheriffs' Institute and participates in the scholarship fundraising efforts.