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DuPage County Sheriff

James Mendrick


Monday, January 22, 2018

Illinois Sheriffs’ Association Announces Scholarships

Undersheriff Frank Bibbiano, along with the Illinois Sheriffs’ Association, announced today that the Illinois Sheriffs’ Association will be awarding $54,000.00 in college 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.  The student must be enrolled full-time at a certified institution of higher learning within the State of Illinois.

Two scholarships in the amount of $500 each will be awarded to two DuPage County residents.

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 2018-2019 school year (excluding summer session).

Applications are now available at the DuPage County Sheriff’s Office, Monday-Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., at your local Sheriff’s Office or on the ISA website:  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, 2018 (must be postmarked by this date). 

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