Kane County Sheriff's Office offers scholarships

Posted3/1/2021 12:05 PM

The Illinois Sheriffs' Association will be awarding over $58,000 in college scholarships throughout the state to students wishing to pursue higher education during the 2021-22 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 four scholarships in the amount of $1,000 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 2021-2022 school year (excluding summer session).

Applications are now available at www.KaneSheriff.com or on the association's website, www.ilsheriff.org/youth-2/.

Students must complete the application; answer the essay question and return all documentation to the Sheriff's office in their permanent county of residence by March 15, 2021 (must be postmarked by this date).

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

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


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