The sheriff's offices in Kendall and DeKalb counties are offering scholarships through the Illinois Sheriffs' Association. The Illinois Sheriffs' Association will be awarding over $50,000 to Illinois students pursuing higher education in the 2021-2022 school year.
Scholarships can be applied to tuition, books, and fees only. Students must be from Illinois and enrolled full-time at certified institution of higher learning in Illinois.
The DeKalb County Sheriff's Office is awarding two scholarships worth $500 each. The Kendall County Sheriff's Office will award one scholarship worth $500. Applications will include an essay question.
Applications can be found at both sheriff's offices in Yorkville and Sycamore and online at the two sheriff's web sites.
Applications must be turned in or postmarked by March 15th.