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Posted on: January 19, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Sheriff Idleburg Partners with Illinois Sheriffs’ Association to Award Student Scholarship

Sheriff John D. Idleburg is proud to partner with the Illinois Sheriffs’ Association to award a $1,000 school scholarship to a Lake County resident, for an institution of higher learning.  The scholarship is 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.

There will be no restriction on any applicant by reason of race, age, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation,  national origin, or other protected classes. The only limitations are as follows:

•           Applicants must be permanent Illinois residents and reside in the county in which they are applying

•           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)

Application are available at the Lake County Sheriff’s Office or can be downloaded at the following link: https://go.usa.gov/xAVjY

Sheriff John D. Idleburg said, “It is great to partner with the Illinois Sheriffs’ Association and give back to the Lake County community.  While this isn’t a full-ride scholarship, $1,000.00, can go a long way with the purchase of books or registration for a class.  I look forward to awarding the scholarship money to a deserving Lake County resident!”

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). Directory of Sheriff’s offices available on our website. https://www.ilsheriff.org/sheriffs-directory/  For more information, please contact your local Sheriff’s office, Illinois Sheriffs’ Association, high school advising center or college financial aid office.

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