Sheriff Eldon Sprau announced today that the Iroquois County Sheriff’s Police Department will award a $1,000 scholarship for the 2010-2011 academic year. The goal of this scholarship is to assist a worthy Iroquois County student pursuing a career in Criminal Justice. The applicant must attend a college or university in Illinois, be a permanent resident of Iroquois County, and be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student.
The Sheriff’s Police Department Scholarship is funded by the Annual Iroquois County Sheriff’s Golf Outing, which is sponsored jointly by the Sheriff’s Police and the County Business Community. Sheriff Sprau advises all interested students to secure applications and information from the Sheriff’s Office or on the following link: Scholarship Application. Applicants should submit their completed application forms to Sheriff Eldon Sprau, 550 S. Tenth Street P.O. Box 67 Watseka, Illinois 60970 before the deadline of April 1, 2009. The award recipient will be announced by May 1, 2009.