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Mustang, El Reno, Piedmont & Yukon students eligible to win $500 scholarship

posted Mar 13, 2015, 8:21 PM by Jody Harlan   [ updated May 31, 2016, 10:02 PM ]
David Parker from Yukon won the Canadian County Democrats scholarship for 2014 .

CANADIAN COUNTY, Okla. – The Canadian County Democrats are accepting applications for a $500 scholarship to be awarded in the name of their deceased former county vice chair.
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 indicating they are registered Democrats, along with their scholarship applications.

The scholarship application deadline is 5 p.m. on May 15. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted.

Scholarship committee members are Canadian County Democrats Secretary Shirley Burton, Tom Lucas and Shirley Robertson.
The application may be downloaded below. For more information, contact 405-354-5754 or