DuPage County, IL – The Illinois Sheriffs’ Association Announces 2024-2025 Peacekeepers Scholarship

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DuPage County, IL – The Illinois Sheriffs’ Association is now accepting applications for the 2024-2025 Peacekeepers Scholarship. 

The scholarship program is dedicated to dependents of law enforcement officers and military personnel who are either on active duty, retired, or have made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty. Eligibility for the Peacekeepers Scholarship is open to dependents of active-duty or retired law enforcement officers, those who have lost their lives while serving, as well as dependents of active-duty military, military reserve, national guard members, or those killed in action. 

The scholarship aims to provide financial assistance for higher education to the deserving sons and daughters of Illinois’s bravest, without any discrimination based on race, age, creed, color, sex, or national origin. The key requirements include being a permanent resident of Illinois and planning to enroll as a full-time student at an accredited institution of higher learning.

Interested applicants are urged to retrieve the application forms from their local sheriff’s office or online at www.ilsheriff.org. The application process involves filling out the form, completing a written essay, and submitting all required documentation to the Sheriff’s Office of the applicant’s permanent residence by the deadline of June 3, 2024. It’s important to note that applications should not be sent directly to the ISA Office.

The winners of the Peacekeepers Scholarship will be announced on June 21, ensuring that the legacy and sacrifices of Illinois’s military and law enforcement personnel are honored through the educational success of their dependents. 

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