Local students eligible for General
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[JAN. 21, 2005]
SPRINGFIELD -- Students who
will be attending state universities in Illinois may submit
applications for the General Assembly Scholarship program to the
office of state Sen. Bill Brady, R-Bloomington, through March 19.
Students whose permanent addresses lie
within the 44th District are eligible. Eight one-year tuition
waivers -- for fall 2005 and spring 2006 (excluding summer 2006) --
are available to students who will be attending state universities,
with one specifically designated for a nursing student attending
Illinois State University.
remaining eight summer 2006 portions of the scholarship are
available for teachers who are continuing their education at a
A panel of community and education
leaders will evaluate applications and select scholarship
recipients. Brady will not be involved in the decision-making
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Students are encouraged to request
an application by writing to Brady's office at 2203 Eastland Drive,
Suite 3, Bloomington, IL 61704. A request for an application should
include the student's home and school address (if applicable) and
phone numbers. All requests for applications must be sent in letter
form to the district office.
The phone number for the Bloomington
office is (309) 664-4440.
General Assembly scholarships are
presented by all Illinois lawmakers to college students across the
state. Selection is based upon merit of the applicants.
Sen. Bill Brady]