February 1, 2024

Sheriff Tadelman and Illinois Sheriff’s Association Announce Scholarship Opportunity

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 the 2024-2025 academic years.

Sheriff Robb Tadelman will be awarding a scholarship in the amount of $500 to a deserving McHenry County scholar.

The scholarship is to be applied to tuition, books, and fees only. The student 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.
  • 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 2024-2025 school year (excluding summer session).

Applications are now available at McHenry County Sheriff’s Office or on the Illinois Sheriff’s Association website (https://www.ilsheriff.org/youth-2/). Students must complete the application, answer the essay question, and return all documentation to the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office by March 15, 2024 (must be postmarked by this date).

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