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Dr. Betty Barr Scholarship for Higher Education–2016

Scholarship for Higher Education–2016

For the second consecutive year, Children’s Dentistry of Westminster is asking our patients that will be attending college this upcoming fall to apply for the Dr. Betty Barr Scholarship for Higher Education. As many of you know, last year Dr. Betty retired from Children’s Dentistry after 38 years. This scholarship is our way of carrying on her legacy of excellence.

The applicant must be attending college in the fall of 2016 to be considered. Please see the following instructions to apply.

Important Dates

Deadline: May 15th, 2016

Awarded: May 31st, 2016

Amount: $1,000

Eligibility Requirement

  • Current High School Senior
  • Current Children’s Dentistry of Westminster patient (Seen in the last year)
  • Proof of college attendance for fall of 2016 (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. 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 15th to be considered. Dr. Nelle and Dr. Sean will review the applicants and select the winner that best demonstrates integrity, perseverance and hard-work. We will let you know via phone whether you will receive the $1,000 scholarship. The scholarship will be mailed to the address provided once we have confirmed the recipient.

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


Children’s Dentistry of Westminster

5150 W 80th Ave

Westminster, CO 80030

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