Kane County Sheriff's office offers two scholarships

Posted1/24/2022 1:24 PM

The Illinois Sheriffs' Association will be awarding over $58,000 in college scholarships throughout the state of Illinois to students wishing to pursue higher education during the 2022-2023 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, full-time online learning is acceptable.


Kane County Sheriff Ron Hain will be awarding two scholarships in the amount of $500 each.

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 2022-2023 school year (excluding summer session).

Applications are now available at the Kane County Sheriff's office or via www.ilsheriff.org/youth-2/. Students must complete the application; answer the essay question and return all documentation to the Kane County Sheriff's office by March 15, 2022. It must be postmarked by this date.

For information, contact your local Sheriff's office, Illinois Sheriffs' Association, high school advising center, or college financial aid office.

Kane County residents must submit applications to the Kane County Sheriff's Office, Attn: Christie Duffy, 37W755 Route 38, St. Charles, IL 60175.


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