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LITTLE VALLEY – Cattaraugus County High School Seniors who are heading into law enforcement programs can apply for a scholarship to give them an extra boost, financially.

The Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Employees Benevolent Association will accept applications for a $500 scholarship from now until June 2. To qualify, students must be entering a criminal justice or police science field, with the intent of continuing on to law enforcement, as well as be a resident of Cattaraugus County. Those who are interested in the scholarship are encouraged to talk to their guidance counselor for an application.

The award is in its third decade and has recipients in The Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s department, as well as many other law enforcement departments in the area.