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Mustang, El Reno, Piedmont & Yukon students elegible to win $500 scholarship from Canadian County Democrats

posted Mar 19, 2014, 10:36 PM by Jody Harlan

CANADIAN COUNTY, Okla. – The Canadian County Democrats are currently accepting applications for a $500 scholarship 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 16. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted.

Burton's widown Shirley, who is secretary of the Canadian County  Democrats, also serves as scholarship committee chair with members Elma Holder and Tom Lucas.

For scholarship applications or more information, contact Burton at 405-354-5754 or or download an application from the Canadian County Democrats’ website at


Jody Harlan,
Mar 19, 2014, 10:36 PM