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Illinois Sheriffs' Association Scholarship

Jan 13, 2017

The Illinois Sheriffs’ Association will award over 100 college scholarships throughout the State of Illinois to students pursuing higher education during the 2017-2018 academic year. The scholarships are intended to assist with the cost of tuition, books, and fees during the regular school year. Criteria and eligibility is detailed on the application.

Applications are available at the Administration Office on the second floor of the Peoria County Sheriff’s Office, 301 N. Maxwell Road and at the Peoria County Courthouse, Room B-20. Applications are also available online at www.ilsheriff.org.

Sheriff Michael D. McCoy will award one scholarship for Peoria County in the amount of $500.00. The scholarship program is funded through the various programs of the Illinois Sheriffs' Association Associate Membership Program. Sheriff McCoy considers this scholarship program an investment in the future and believes this will provide for better communication with residents of the communities served.

All applications must be postmarked by Sunday, March 15, 2017.

They will be reviewed and evaluated by a Citizens' Committee selected by Sheriff McCoy. The committee will select the winner and two alternates from Peoria County.

Submit completed applications by dropping them off or mailing to: Scholarship Application Peoria County Sheriff's Office Attn: Ellen Balagna, Sheriff's Secretary 301 N. Maxwell Road Peoria IL 61604 All applicants will receive notification by Monday, May 1, 2017.

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