The Illinois Sheriffs’ Association announces that it will be awarding over $53,000 in college scholarships throughout the State of Illinois to students wishing to pursue higher education during the 2014-2015 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 State of Illinois.
Christian County Sheriff Bruce Kettelkamp will be awarding one 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 2014-2015 school year (excluding summer session).
Applications are now available at the Sheriff's Office or online at www.ilsheriff.org. Students must complete the application; answer the essay question and return all documentation to the Sheriff’s office in their permanent county of residence by March 15.