JONESBORO, IL (KFVS) - The Illinois Sheriffs' Association will be awarding $54,000 in college scholarships for the 2016-17 academic year.
The money can be applied to tuition, fees and books to full time students who are permanent Illinois residents.
Scholarships must be used at schools within the state.
Applications are now available at your local Sheriff's office and must be returned there by March 15.
For more information, contact the Illinois Sheriff's Association, your high school counselor or college financial aid office.