Kane County Sheriff Patrick Perez is accepting applications for the Illinois Sheriff’s Association Scholarship.
Each year, the Illinois Sheriff’s Association announces it will be awarding more than $53,000 in college scholarships throughout the state of Illinois to students wishing to pursue higher education during the 2010-11 academic year. The scholarships are to be applied to tuition, books and fees only. The student must be enrolled full-time at a certified institute of higher learning within the state of Illinois.
Perez will award one scholarship in the amount of $500. There are no restrictions on any applicant by reason of race, age, creed, color, sex or national origin. The only limitations are as follows:
â€¢Â Applicants must be Illinois residents
â€¢ Scholarships must be utilized at initiations of higher learning within the state of Illinois
â€¢Â Students must be enrolled as a full time student during the 2010-11 school year (excluding summer session)
Applications are available by calling Dawn Barsanti at (630) 208-2003 or at www.ilsheriff.org. Applications are to be returned to the Sheriff’s Office in the student’s permanent county of residence and must be postmarked by April 12.