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Democrats Encouraged to Apply for $500 Scholarships, May 31 Deadline

posted May 5, 2011, 8:08 PM by Jody Harlan

CANADIAN COUNTY, Okla. – The Canadian County Democrats are currently accepting applications for up to two $500 scholarships to be awarded in the name of their deceased former county vice chair Robert "Bob" Burton.

To be eligible, students must be registered Democrats eligible to vote in Canadian County and enrolled full-time at any accredited Oklahoma state-funded college, university or career technology center. High school seniors and first-time enrollees must be admitted for full-time enrollment for the next semester.

Applicants will be required to complete short essay questions and submit copies of voter identification cards, proof of active enrollment or letters of admission, along with their scholarship applications.

The scholarship application deadline is 5 p.m. on May 31. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted.

Scholarship committee members are Canadian County Democrats Vice Chair Rodney Boegel, Carol Ruth, Jerri Edwards and Stephanie Fraker.

For scholarship applications or more information, contact Boegel at or 405-422-3678 or download the attached application form.


Jody Harlan,
May 5, 2011, 8:10 PM