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

March 20, 2014
For Immediate Release

Contact: 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.

Scholarship committee members are Canadian County Democrats Secretary and Committee Chair Shirley Burton, 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