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Media Release: Canadian County Democrats to offer $500 scholarships to Canadian County students

posted Mar 23, 2012, 11:51 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 for the Robert “Bob” Burton Democratic Scholarship, 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.

Students of all ages are eligible.

Applicants will be required to complete short essay questions and submit copies of voter identification cards, along with their scholarship applications.

The scholarship application deadline is 5 p.m. on May 25. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted.

Scholarship committee members are Canadian County Democrats Secretary Shirley Burton, Jerri Edwards and Stephanie Fraker.

For scholarship applications or more information, contact Burton at Boegel at 405) 354-5754 or or download an application form below.


Jody Harlan,
Mar 23, 2012, 11:51 PM