Effingham County Sheriff Dave Mahon will be awarding a $500 scholarship on behalf of the Illinois Sheriff’s Association. The association will be giving out $54,000 in college scholarships throughout the state to students pursuing higher education during the 2017-2018 academic year. Scholarships can be applied to tuition, books, and fees only. Students must be enrolled full-time at a credited institution in Illinois.
Applications are available at the Effingham County Sheriff’s Office or online here! Students must return the application and answer the essay question by March 15, 2017 to be considered for the scholarship.