Sheriff Mark Curran announced the Illinois Sheriff's Association will be awarding a $500 college scholarship to a local student seeking to pursue higher education during the 2017-2018 academic year. 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.
Those applying for scholarship must meet the following criteria:
Guidelines include submission of a 350 word essay. This year's essay question focuses on the heroin epidemic. Applications are now available at the Lake County Sheriff’s Office or on the Sheriff’s website. Students must complete the application; answer the essay question and return all documentation to the Lake County Sheriff’s Office; 25 S Martin Luther King Jr Avenue in Waukegan, IL by March 15, 2017 (must be postmarked by this date.)