Michael Burke Memorial Scholarship

Each year, the Michael Burke Foundation will provide one local high school senior the opportunity to attend the University of Iowa, Burke's alma mater.

Michael Burke Foundation Scholarship Criteria:

To be eligible for the scholarship students must meet the following criteria:

  • Student must be a senior at Central Lee High School
  • Must have grade point average of 3.0 or better
  • Must be outgoing, social, involved in a variety of activities
  • Must embody the energetic, good-natured, make-the-most-out-of-life attitude that Burke was known for

How to Apply:

To apply for the scholarship, students must:

  • Compose a 500 word essay on why they deserve the scholarship
  • Submit High School transcript
  • Provide at least two letters of recommendation (one must be from current teacher)
  • More details re: submission to be released in Spring 2006

For more information about the scholarship and educational opportunites, please contact:

Jennifer Burke