Sheriff’s Department accepts scholarship applications

By on March 23, 2010

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:
• Applicants must be Illinois residents
• Scholarships must be utilized at initiations of higher learning within the state of Illinois
• 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.