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Tony Burns Memorial Scholarship

Tony Burns Memorial Scholarship

The Tony Burns Memorial Scholarship has been set up by the Wisconsin Ice Arena Management Association to help grow the networking and learning experiences within the ice rink industry that Tony so dearly loved.

The scholarship provides a free WIAMA 2020 Spring Conference Tuition and one room at Spring Brook Resort vacation home with the WIAMA board.  1 Full Conference = $200 and 2 nights charged at $100/ night for a total value of $400.  

A portion of the proceeds from the annual golf outing at the Spring Conference will go towards the scholarship.  Proceeds being identified as after the cost of golf/ dinner/ prizes. 

  • Applications will be evaluated by the WIAMA board
  • Applications are due by February 29, 2020
  • The Scholarship Winner will be notified March 2020

Criteria for this scholarship: In a one page essay please share with us why your rink is a good candidate to attend WIAMA spring conference?

  • Financial need
  • Academic achievement, shown by grade point average, test scores, etc.
  • Extent of community involvement
  • Leadership skills
  • Work history
  • Writing skills, demonstrated by an application essay or otherwise
  • Achievements in particular fields

Application Procedure

  • Complete Tony Burns Memorial Scholarship Application located at the bottom of this page
  • Completed applications emailed to or

Mailed to 2711 16th Street South, Wis. Rapids, WI  54494

  • components of an application - Form with one page essay
  • recipient notified by board member

After the conference we would like to get feedback as to what the new person liked and disliked to help us continue to grow,  including gauging interest on attending future WIAMA Spring Conferences.