PIKE COUNTY, Ill. — The Illinois Sheriffs’ Association recently announced that it will be awarding over $58,000 in college scholarships throughout the State of Illinois to students wishing to pursue higher education during the 2023-2024 academic year. The scholarships are 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.
Pike County Sheriff, David Greenwood will be awarding a scholarship in the amount of $500.00
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
• 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 2023-2024 school year (excluding summer session).
Applications are now available at the Pike County Sheriff’s office (204 East Adams St in Pittsfield) or on the ISA Website https://www.ilsheriff.org/youth-2/ . Students must complete the application, answer the essay question, and return all documentation to the Sheriff’s office in their permanent county of residence by March 15, 2023 (must be postmarked by this date). A directory of Sheriffs offices is available on the ISA website at https://www.ilsheriff.org/sheriffs-directory/ . For more information, please contact the local Sheriff’s office, Illinois Sheriffs’ Association, high school advising center, or college financial aid office.