Grants and Scholarships

The Sue Burch Memorial Scholarship: 2015-2016 School Year

Awarded – This tells about the scholarship.

Sue Burch was an accomplished civil attorney who performed work for governmental entities
including the National Education Association. She loved the law and was a tenacious advocate for her clients. Ms. Burch was also an outdoorswoman who loved to spend time in the mountains, especially fishing. She was dedicated to her cats and had an extensive jazz record collection.

Sue Burch had been an active member of the Zonta Club of Denver II for many years. The Zonta
Club of Denver II is a member club of Zonta International, a worldwide service organization of
executives in business and the professions, working to improve the status of women. Its goal is to help individual women realize their potential. In Sue Burch’s memory, the Zonta Club of Denver II began the Sue Burch Memorial Scholarship in 2003.

This year’s scholarship will support a woman who has graduated from Florence Crittenton High
School (Denver, CO) AND completed at least two semesters of college, university or technical school; it will assist her in furthering her education and training.

Awarded for the 2015-2016 school year, the scholarship may be used for any college or university, job training program, or other form of continuing education. The scholarship recipient received an award of $500.00, paid in one installment. Scholarship money may be used for tuition, books, lab fees, or other costs directly related to the degree program. The scholarship payment is made directly to the college, university or job training program on the student’s behalf at the start of the 2015-16 school year.

At the end of the semester/year, the Zonta Club of Denver II requires that the recipient submit grades along with a personal written assessment of accomplishments to the Zonta Club of Denver II.)


Deadline: See details later for next scholarship

Applications, essays, official high school transcript and official college, university or
technical school transcripts must be received by deadline at the following:


 Zonta Club of Denver II, Attention: Sue Burch Scholarship
1525 Josephine Street, Denver, CO 80206
– OR –
Zonta Club of Denver II, Sue Burch Scholarship, c/o Florence Crittenton School