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Illinois Sheriff's Association Scholarships

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Information: Illinois Sheriffs’ association   announces scholarships



Date: 02-25-2015


Time: 1400 hours


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               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 2015-2016 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. Winnebago County Sheriff Gary Caruana 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
  • students must be enrolled as a full-time student      during the 2015-2016 school year (excluding summer session)
  • scholarships must be utilized at institutions of      higher learning within the state of Illinois

Applications are now available at the Winnebago County Sheriff’s office, 650 West State Street, Rockford or on the internet Students must complete the applications; answer the essay question and return all documentation in their permanent county of residence by March 15, 2015 (must be postmarked by this date).


For more information, please contact the Winnebago County Sheriffs’ Office, Illinois Sheriffs’ Association, high school advising center or college financial aid office.


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Sheriff Gary Caruana                            

Supervisor   Authorizing Release



Date: _02/25/15___   Time:   __1400 Hours___



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