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Education

Zearing Scholarship applications are now available

ATKINSON — Applications for the Delyte K. and Robert 1. Zearing Scholarship are now available from the Bureau, Henry and Stark Regional Office of Education 28.

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 to the University of Illinois is eligible to apply for the Zearing Scholarship.

Completed applications must be received by the Bureau, Henry and Stark Regional Office of Education on or before 4 p.m. May 1. Completed materials should be sent to the regional office at 107 S. State St., Atkinson, IL 61235.

To obtain a Zearing Scholarship brochure and application, call the ROE at 309-936-7890.

The Zearing Scholarship is administered by the trust department of Heartland Bank and Trust Company (formerly Citizens First National Bank) in Princeton and Angie Zarvell, regional superintendent for Bureau, Henry and Stark counties.

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