Fairplay, CO (Feb. 11, 2021) – The 2021 Town of Fairplay/Burro Buster 5K Scholarship applications are now available.

The Town of Fairplay is pleased to offer $1,000 in scholarship monies to a 2021 South Park High School graduating senior or a 2021 Fairplay area home-schooled graduating senior. The scholarship funds are earned from the race registration fees for the Burro Buster 5K during the Town’s Independence Day Celebration each year.

Scholarship applicants are required to fill out an application and write a 400-word essay. Applicants must also be pursuing a post high school education at a two-year or four-year college or university or at an accredited post-secondary technical or vocational training institution.  The recipient must use the scholarship within one year from the date awarded or it will be forfeited.

Applications may be picked up at South Park High School, Fairplay Town Hall at 901 Main Street, or accessed from the town website www.fairplayco.us under documents and forms. Applications are due back by Thursday, March 25, 2021 at 4:30 p.m.

If you have questions or would like more information, please contact Julie Bullock, at 719-838-0163, via e-mail at jbullock@fairplayco.us.

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