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2019 Dr. Betty Barr Scholarship for Higher Education

Can you believe that Dr. Betty has been retired for 4 years! To honor her legacy, we are asking our patients that will be attending college this upcoming fall to apply for the Dr. Betty Barr Scholarship for Higher Education.

The applicant must be attending college in the fall of 2019 to be considered. Please see the following instructions to apply.

Important Dates

Deadline: May 30th, 2019

Awarded: June 15th, 2019

Amount: 2 $2000 scholarships to top applicants and 1 $1000 scholarship to the runner up

Eligibility Requirements

  • Current high school senior
  • Current Children’s Dentistry of Westminster patient (seen in the last year)
  • Proof of college attendance for fall of 2019 (copy of acceptance letter, college ID or other form stating commitment)


Betty Barr always exemplified these three characteristics: integrity, perseverance, and hard-work. Write an essay citing specific examples that describe how you best represent the three qualities listed above. The essay should be typed, no less than 600 words and no more than 1200.

  • How do you demonstrate integrity?
  • How do you demonstrate perseverance?
  • How do you demonstrate hard-work?

Selection and Notification

All applicants must submit their essay to Children’s Dentistry of Westminster by May 30th to be considered. Dr. Betty will review the applicants and select the winner that best demonstrates integrity, perseverance and hard-work. We will let you know via phone if you receive the $5,000 scholarship. The scholarship will be mailed to the address once we have confirmed the recipient.

Include your full name, address and phone number at the top of the essay. Email, mail or personally deliver to:


Children’s Dentistry of Westminster
5150 W 80th Ave
Westminster, CO 80030

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