Christopher A. Burrows Memorial Scholarship

The Burrows Memorial Scholarship was established in memory of Christopher A. Burrows, a 1976 graduate of Crescenta Valley High School and La Canada resident, who passed away in 1999 from a malignant brain tumor. Mr. Burrows was an attorney, an active community volunteer, a loving husband and father of four, and a devoted friend who encouraged young and old alike. This scholarship is awarded to students who reside in La Canada Flintridge or La Crescenta and are graduating from a public or private high school in La Canada Flintridge or La Crescenta. The student must demonstrate a high level of academic and extra-curricular achievement, strength of character and a zest for life.

Up to $2,500
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please submit a paragraph that addresses your interest in this particular scholarship and why you believe you would be a worthy recipient. Also, please tell us how this scholarship will make a difference to you financially.
  2. Choose one of the following essays
    • Submit your favorite college application essay that tells about yourself.
    • A personal statement. The personal statement will enable the Selection Committee to learn what is important to you and what motivates you. Your statement should discuss your background, your goals, why these goals are important to you, and how and why you believe you will achieve them. Remember, the Burrows Scholarship Selection Committee reads your statement to learn more about you – so please take your time and compose a personal essay.