General Assembly Scholarship applications available
From press release
SYCAMORE, Ill.—Applications for General Assembly Scholarships are available at State Sen. J. Bradley Burzynski’s (R-35) district offices in Sycamore and Rockford, from high school guidance offices in the 35th Senate District, or online at Sen. Burzynski’s Web site.
An independent, five-member Scholarship Committee selects recipients based on a combination of the following criteria: civic and community involvement, grades, need and special circumstances.
To be eligible to receive a scholarship, applicants must:
1. Reside in the 35th Senate District (check voter registration cards or contact County Clerk’s office to verify residency in the 35th District. You also may call the office in Sycamore, (815) 895-6318, or Rockford, (815) 987-7557);
2. Be accepted at the state university of one’s choice as a full-time student;
3. Show evidence of activity in public and civic affairs.
Applicants may apply for a one-year scholarship (includes tuition and some fees) to: Illinois State University; Chicago State University; Governors State University; Northeastern Illinois University; Northern Illinois University; Southern Illinois University-Carbondale Campus; Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville Campus; Eastern Illinois University; University of Illinois, any campus or school; and Western Illinois University.
Both graduate and undergraduate level study are acceptable. However, all scholarships are for one year only, and no student may win more than two years. Students may apply any number of years they wish.
To be considered for the General Assembly Scholarship as sponsored by Sen. Burzynski, students must complete the application and supply the information required, including official transcripts, postmarked no later than March 31, 2010. All comments and information received will be kept confidential. Students will be notified by early May regarding scholarship awards.
Applications may be downloaded and printed from Sen. Burzynski’s Web site: www.senatorbrad.com. For any further information or for applications, contact one of Sen. Burzynski’s offices at (815) 895-6318 or (815) 987-7557 or you may write: Scholarship Advisory Committee, State Senator J. Bradley Burzynski, 1101 DeKalb Ave., Sycamore, IL 60178.
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