Apply for the Adam Burris Memorial Scholarship

Each year, we award one student $1000

Adam left a lasting impression on the people around him. Many found his optimism and confidence inspiring, and in turn found themselves motivated to do great things.

To honor his contribution to the lives he touched, we would in turn like to make a contribution back to the young people that have the same spirit. The Adam Burris Memorial Scholarship was created to reward students that lived like he did: with great work ethicdedicationperseverancecompassion, and good humor.

The scholarship recipient will receive a one-time award of $1000, paid to the student. This scholarship can be put towards tuition, fees, and school supplies for specific courses.


Candidates must meet the following criteria to apply:

  • Resident of Colorado or Wyoming
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Intent to pursue a degree in the performing arts (music, theatre, or dance) in the Summer or Fall 2024 semester
  • Demonstrate great work ethic, dedication, perseverance, compassion, and good humor

To Apply

Please fill out the application below.

  • Deadline to apply is May 10, 2024
  • Applicants will be notified by May 17, 2024 about the status of their application
  • If selected, applicants may be asked to submit proof of residency and GPA. (License or piece mail, and an unofficial transcript are acceptable.)

Apply for the 2024 Scholarship

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