January 16th, 2020- The Illinois Sheriffs’ Association will be awarding over $58,000 in college scholarships throughout the State of Illinois to students wishing to pursue higher education during the 2020- 2027 academic year. The scholarships are to be applied to tuition, books and fees only. Student must be enrolled full-time at a certified institution of higher learning within the State of Illinois. Applications are now available at your local Sheriff’s office or on the ISA Website www.ilsheriff.org. There will be no restriction on any applicant by reason of race, age, creed, color, sex or national origin. The only limitations are as follows: . Applicants must be permanent Illinois residents ‘ 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 2020-2021 school year (excluding summer session). 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 15,2020 (must be postmarked by this date).