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Zearing scholarship applications available

Published: Monday, Jan. 7, 2013 2:38 p.m. CST • Updated: Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013 7:55 p.m. CST

PRINCETON — Applications for the Delyte K. and Robert I. Zearing scholarship are now available from the Regional Office of Education. Any Bureau County resident who graduates from one of the high schools in Bureau County, including the Illinois Math and Science Academy, who has applied and been accepted for admission at the University of Illinois, is eligible to apply for the Zearing scholarship.

Completed applications must be received by the Regional Office of Education, 107 S. State St., Atkinson, IL 61235 on or before May 1, 2013.

To obtain a Zearing scholarship brochure and application, call the Regional Office of Education at 309-936-7890.

The Zearing scholarship is administered by the trust department of Heartland Bank and Trust Co. (formerly known as Citizens First National Bank) of Princeton and Angie Zarvell, regional superintendent of schools for Bureau, Henry and Stark counties.

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