The Bradley J. Dearing Memorial Scholarship is open to full- time students at North Arkansas College. To be considered for this award, you must be at least 17 years of age, have been a resident of Boone, Marion or Newton County for at least two years, be a non- varsity athlete or student not on an athletic scholarship, and be of Christian- Judeo faith. Freshmen must rank in the top 15 percent of their high school class or have a minimum 18 ACT score. Continuing students with 15 or more semester hours of college credit are eligible and must have at least a 2.8 GPA. Preference is given to students who have worked with young people, the elderly or disabled in a teaching, assistance or help program.