Illinois Sheriff’s Association announces it will be awarding scholarships

Winnebago County Sheriff's Office (FILE)
Winnebago County Sheriff's Office (FILE)(23 WIFR)
Published: Feb. 1, 2023 at 10:55 AM CST
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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - More than $58,000 in college scholarships will be awarded by the Illinois Sheriff’s Association to students in the Land of Lincoln wishing to pursue higher education in the 2023-24 academic year.

Students interested in applying must be permanent Illinois residents and enrolled as a full-time student during the 2023-24 school year. The scholarships must be used at higher learning institutions within Illinois. Full-time online learning is also acceptable.

Winnebago County Sheriff Gary Caruana will be awarding two scholarships in the amount of $500 each. The money is to be applied to tuition, books and fees only.

Applications are available here and the deadline to apply is March 15, 2023.