The Illinois Sheriffs’ Association announces that it will be awarding over $58,000.00 in college scholarships throughout the State of Illinois to students wishing to pursue higher education during the 2021-2022, academic year. The 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 the State of Illinois, full-time online learning is acceptable.
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 2021-2022 school year (excluding summer session).
- Applications are now available at the ISA Website https://www.ilsheriff.org/youth-2/
Students must complete the application, answer the essay question, and return all documents to the Sheriff’s Office by March 15th, 2021 (must be postmarked by this date).
For more information, please contact Illinois Sheriffs’ Association, or your local high school advising center or college financial aid office.