Burroughs Education Scholarship Sponsored by Woodruff Johnson & Evans Law Offices

Opportunities For College-Bound Seniors

Burroughs Education Scholarship winners left to right: 2018 Megan Ng, 2019 Olivia Howard, 2020 Mo Park
Burroughs Education Scholarship winners left to right: 2018 Megan Ng, 2019 Olivia Howard, 2020 Mo Park

BURROUGHS EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP: $2,500 FOR COLLEGE 

Applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Be a graduating high school senior heading to college
  • Have at least one parent or legal guardian who is a school employee

Additionally, the scholarship is awarded based on academic achievement, career goals, and character.

The Burroughs Education Scholarship is named in honor of Dr. Stacy Burroughs. Dr. Burroughs has dedicated his life to education. During his teaching career in Indiana, he taught music to middle and high school students. He later went on to supervise student teachers working toward teaching degrees at the University of Illinois in Springfield.

For the last 38 years of his career, he represented and helped educate teachers and support professionals on behalf of the Illinois Education Association (IEA). In 1985, the IEA Representative Assembly nominated and hired Dr. Burroughs as the first IEA Educational Support Professionals Director. He held this position until he retired in 2010. As the ESP Director, he worked to bring recognition to the contributions that support professionals—such as custodians, bus drivers, and cooks—made to the education system across the state.

This scholarship recognizes the dedication and hard work of school employees by assisting their children in their educational pursuits.

Applications for 2021-2022 Accepted October 1, 2021 – January 31, 2020.

To learn more about our efforts to give back to our community, visit our Giving Back page or contact us at (630) 585-2320 today.

Prior Scholarship Recipients: 

2021 Scholarship winner Lauren Hagy

2020 Scholarship winner Mo Park

2019 Scholarship winner Olivia Howard

2018 Scholarship winner Megan Ng

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