The Mercer County Retired Teachers Association will be accepting applications for its Scholarship Program. One or more $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to deserving applicants beginning in May 2019. Eligible applicants include any graduating senior, living in Mercer County, who plans to enroll in a teacher education program at an accredited college or university, or any student who is currently enrolled, and in good standing, in a teacher education program, and who also has a home residence in Mercer County. Application forms are available from the high school counselors at all Mercer County high schools. Residency requirements will be strictly enforced. Applications are due no later than April 1, 2019. Recipients will be notified in May, and scholarship checks will be awarded in June. For more information, contact Scholarship Committee Chairperson Karen Jones at 309-221-0417 before the deadline.