January 13, 2023

Applications Now Available for Illinois Sheriffs’ Association Scholarship

McHenry County Sheriff Robb Tadelman announced today that the Illinois Sheriffs’ Association will be awarding over $58,000 in college scholarships throughout the State of Illinois to students pursuing higher education during 2023-2024 academic years.

One such scholarship, in the amount of $500, will be awarded to a deserving McHenry County scholar.

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The scholarship is to be applied to tuition, books, and fees only.  Eligible students must be enrolled full-time at a certified institution of higher learning within the State of Illinois, full-time online learning is acceptable. 

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 and residents of McHenry County.
  • The scholarship must be utilized at an institution of higher learning within the State of Illinois.
  • Applicants must be enrolled as full-time students during the 2023-2024 school year (excluding summer session).

Applications are now available at the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office or online at www.ilsheriff.org.  Students must complete the application, answer the essay question, and return all documentation to the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office by March 15, 2023 (must be postmarked by this date).

For more information, please contact the Sheriff’s Office, Illinois Sheriffs’ Association, high school advising center or college financial aid office.