Illinois Sheriff’s Association Scholarship Program

The Illinois Sheriffs’ Association will be awarding over $50,000 in college scholarships throughout the State of Illinois to students seeking to pursue higher education during the 2019-2020 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.

Lake County Sheriff John Idleburg will be awarding two scholarships in the amount of $500. Applicants for the scholarships compete in an essay contest, as part of their application process.

Applications are now available at the Lake County Sheriff’s Office or on the ISA Website 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, 2019 (must be postmarked by this date).

Scholarship deadline is March 15, 2019.