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Sen. Brady's office accepting applications for scholarships

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[February 04, 2010]  SPRINGFIELD -- Students who will be attending state universities in Illinois and are interested in applying for the General Assembly Scholarship program must submit their applications to the office of state Sen. Bill Brady, R-Bloomington, by March 1.

Students whose permanent addresses are located within the 44th District are eligible. Eight one-year tuition waivers -- for fall 2010, spring and summer 2011 -- are available to undergraduate or graduate students who will be attending state universities, with scholarships specifically designated for nursing, agriculture, and a veteran or the child of a veteran.

A panel of community and education leaders will evaluate applications and select scholarship recipients. Brady will not be involved in the decision-making process.

Scholarship program information and applications are available at All materials should be mailed to Brady's office, 2203 Eastland Drive, Suite 3, Bloomington, IL 61704. The office phone number is 309-664-4440.

Notification of scholarship awards will be made in the summer of 2010.

Scholarships through the General Assembly program are presented by all Illinois lawmakers to college students across the state. Selection is based upon merit of the applicants.

[Text from file sent on behalf of Sen. Bill Brady by Illinois Senate Republican staff]

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