Jan 25, 2023
Illinois Sheriffs' Association Announces Scholarships
The Illinois Sheriffs' Association announces that it will be awarding over $58,000 in college scholoarships throughout the State of Illinois to students wishing to pursue higher education during the 2023-2024 academic year. The scholarships are to be applied to tuition, books, and fees only. The student must be enrolled full-time at a certified institution of higher learning within the Sate of Illinois, full-time. Online learning is acceptable.
Sheriff Mike Walker, DeWitt County, will be awarding 1 scholarship in the amount of $500.
There will be no restriction on any applicant by reason of race, age, creed, color, sex or national origin. The only limitations are as follows:
- Applicants must be permanent Illinois residents
- Scholarships must be utilized at institutions of higher learning within the State of Illinois
- Students must be enrolled as a full-time student during the 2023-2024 school year (excluding summer session).
Applications are now available through your school counselor, by clicking here or on the ISA Website https://www.ilsheriff.org/youth-2/. Students must complete the application, answer the essay question, and return all documentation to the DeWitt County Sheriff's Office by March 15, 2023 (must be postmarked by theis date). For more information and instructions, click here or call 217-935-9507.