The Volunteers In Corrections Board will provide educational scholarship funds for qualified applicants who are current or former clients of the Ramsey County Community Corrections Department. We provide up to $4500 in scholarships. Up to $1500 per quarter/semester for a maximum of three (3) quarter/semesters is available to qualified applicants.
Examples of VIC scholarships awarded:
The VIC awards financial grants to assist current and former Ramsey County Community Corrections clients and their families with day to day expenses and transition to life outside of the justice system.
$200 awarded to the Adult Probation Dept. for bus tokens for their clients.
$350 awarded to the Adult Probation Dept. for gifts to participants in group programming.
$2660 awarded to the Unsheltered Probation Project for supplies such as mylar sleeping bags, emergency rain ponchos, and emergency tube tents.