Sheriff’s Association Awarding Scholarships


The Illinois Sheriffs’ Association announces that it will be awarding over 100 scholarships throughout the State of Illinois to students wishing to pursue higher education during the 2018-2019 academic year. The scholarships are to be applied to tuition, books and fees only, and will be allocated at the time the student becomes enrolled full-time at a certified institution of higher learning within the State of Illinois.

DeKalb County Sheriff Roger Scott, on behalf of the Sheriff’s Association will be awarding one scholarship in the amount of $500.00 to a DeKalb county student. The winner will be selected by a Scholarship Committee made up of citizens and education professionals. 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 a permanent resident of DeKalb County.
  • Scholarships must be utilized at institutes of higher learning within the State of Illinois.
  • Students must be enrolled as a full-time student during the 2018-2019 school year (excluding summer session).

Applications are now available at the local Sheriff’s Office or on the ISA website. Students must complete the application; answer the essay question and return all documentation to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office, 150 N. Main St. Sycamore, IL 60178 and must be postmarked by March 15, 2018.

Do not send completed applications to the ISA Office. For more information please contact the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office at 815-895-7260, a high school adviser or college financial aid office.