Submitted by Kendall County Sheriff's Police:
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.
Kendall County Sheriff Richard A. Randall 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 2013-2014 school year (excluding summer session).
Applications are now available at the Kendall County Sheriff’s Office, 1102 Cornell Lane, Yorkville, or on the website for Kendall County at www.co.kendall.il.us/sheriff.
Deadline to apply is March 15. Winner will be announced May 1.
For more information, please contact your local sheriff’s office, Illinois Sheriffs’ Association, high school advising center or college financial aid office.