Conferences/Scholarships

 The Robert E. Bobby Thomas Memorial Scholarship

​The Robert E. (Bobby) Thomas Memorial Scholarship Fund was created under the direction of then President Charles Maiden and the Kentucky Sheriff’s Association Board of Directors in 2000.  This scholarship fund is in honor of the former Hardin County Sheriff and Past President of the Kentucky Sheriff’s Association, the late Robert E. (Bobby) Thomas.


Robert E. Bobby Thomas Memorial Scholarship Application Fund is available to any qualified applicant who meets all the criteria outlined in the bylaws.  The amount awarded to the successful recipient will not exceed $1,000.00.

Download the bylaws and application for the Robert E. Bobby Thomas Memorial Scholarship.

Mail completed scholarship applications to:

Hardin County Sheriff
John Ward, Sheriff
150 N. Provident, Ste. 101
Elizabethtown, KY 42701