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January 21, 2020

DeKalb County Sheriff Roger Scott, on behalf of the Sheriffs’ Association will be awarding two (2) scholarships in the amount of $500.00 each to DeKalb County Students. The winners 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 institutions of higher learning within the State of Illinois
  • Students must be enrolled as a full-time student during the 2020-2021 school year (excluding summer session).

Applications are now available at your local Sheriffs Office, online at or on the ISA Website Students must complete the application; answer the essay question and return all documentation to the DeKalb County Sheriffs Office, 150 N. Main Street Sycamore, IL 60178 by the deadline of March 15, 2020 (must be postmarked by this date)

Sheriff Roger Scott

For more information, please contact the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office at 815-895-7260, a high school advisor or college financial aid office. The names of ALL scholarship winners will be announced by May 1, 2020 and notified in writing by the ISA.

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