The Illinois Sheriff’s Association announced that it is awarding over $58,000 in college scholarships throughout the state of Illinois to those students who wish to pursue higher education during the 2023-2024 academic year. Scholarships will be applied to tuition, books, and fees only. The student must be enrolled full-time at a certified institution of higher learning within Illinois, full-time online learning is also acceptable.
Shelby County Sheriff, Brian McReynolds says that he will be awarding one $500 scholarship. Applicants must be permanent Illinois residents, scholarships must be utilized at a school of higher learning within Illinois, and students must be full-time during the 2023-2024 school year.
Applications are available at the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office at 151 North Morgan Street in Shelbyville, or on the ISA Website at https://www.ilsheriff.org/youth-2/ Students must complete the application, answer the essay question, and return all documentation to the Sheriff’s Office by March 15th.
For more information, contact the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office, the high school advising center, or college financial aid office.