Deputy Galen J. Herren Memorial Scholarship

Created to honor Deputy Galen Herren, a member of the Monroe County Sheriff’s Department, who was fatally injured in an automobile accident in 2005.


1. Current MCC Criminal Justice majors.
2. First preference will be given to a CRJ major working as a trainee in the Monroe County Sheriff’s Department. If no trainees submit an application it may be awarded to any applicant.
3. Recipients must comply with the eligibility requirements of the Law and Criminal Justice Department’s scholarship application.

$1,000 ($500/semester)
Law and Criminal Justice
Supplemental Questions
  1. Are you a trainee in the Monroe County Sheriff's Department?
  2. Please provide an Essay on "Why have you chosen a career in Criminal Justice? How do you expect your MCC education to benefit your life?" Essay should be one-page, double spaced, Times New Roman Font size 12.