Press Release- Illinois Sheriffs Assn. Scholarship Available through Sheriff Prim

3/14/2017 12:00:00 AM


McHenry County Sheriff Bill Prim announced today that the Illinois Sheriffs' Association will be awarding over $54,000 in college scholarships throughout the State of Illinois to students wishing to pursue higher education during 2017-2018 academic years

Sheriff Prim will be awarding (1) scholarship in the amount of $500.

The scholarship may 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

There will be no restriction on any applicant by reason of race, age, creed, color, sex or national origin.  The only limitation is as follows

  • Applicants must be permanent Illinois residents.


  • Applicants applying to the McHenry County Sheriff's Office for this scholarship must be residents of McHenry County.


  • Scholarship must be utilized at institutions of higher learning within the State of Illinois.


  • Student must be enrolled as a full-time student during the 2017-2018 school year (excluding summer session).

Applications are now available at your local sheriff's office or on the Internet @  Students must complete the application, answer the essay question and return all documentation to the Sheriff's office in their permanent county of residency by April 3, 2017

For more information, please contact your local Sheriff's office, high school, advising center or college financial aid office.




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