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Nygren to award $500 scholarship

WOODSTOCK – The Illinois Sheriffs’ Association will award more than $53,000 in college scholarships to Illinois students who wish to pursue higher education in the 2013-14 academic year.

Sheriff Keith Nygren will award one $500 scholarship to be applied to tuition, books and fees only. The students must be enrolled full-time at a certified institution of higher learning in the state.

Applicants must be permanent Illinois residents and McHenry County residents. Students must be enrolled as full-time students during the 2013-2014 school year (excluding summer session).

Applications are available at the sheriff’s office, 2200 N. Seminary Ave., Woodstock, or online at www.ilsheriff.org.

Students must complete the application, answer the essay question, and return all documentation to the sheriff’s office by March 7.

For information, call the sheriff’s office at 815-338-2144 or consult the student’s high school, advising center or college financial aid office.

– Northwest Herald

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