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UI seeks applicants for 1998 Myron J. Walker Scholarship

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Iowans planning to study in a seminary can apply for the annual Myron J. Walker Scholarship at the University of Iowa School of Religion.

The application deadline is Feb. 15. The amount of the scholarship varies according to the number of recipients selected and money available.

The scholarship is offered to Iowa residents in need of financial assistance to pursue seminary studies in the coming year and who plan to become a minister, a priest, or a rabbi. Selection is made by the trust office of the First National Bank, Iowa City, on the recommendation of the UI School of Religion.

To receive an application, write to: Walker Scholarship, School of Religion, 314 Gilmore Hall, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242-1376, or call (319) 335-2164.