Rotary Foundation District Scholarships 2017-18

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Overview

  • District 6460 offers scholarships through The Rotary Foundation Grants process for 2017-2018.
  • The scholarship consists of $3000 payable to a College, University or Approved Vocational
    School for Tuition and/or Books
Eligibility Criteria
  • Lives in, goes to school in, or graduated from a school in, District 6460.
  • Completed a minimum of 24 credit hours of University Credits and have completed one year of instruction at a college, university or certified trade school.
  • Pursuing a degree in one of the following six areas of focus for Rotary International:
    • Water and Sanitation
    • Basic Education and Literacy
    • Disease Prevention and Treatment
    • Maternal and Child Health
    • Economic and Community Development, or
    • Peace and Conflict Prevention/ Resolution
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale) as certified by the official transcript.
  • Students may be asked to provide evidence of successful completion of program/courses. Without sufficient proof of completion, student may be required to repay the scholarship.
Application Process:  The application process for 2017-18 is now closed.
Eligibility
  • Each qualified club in District 6460 may sponsor one applicant. (See District Grant explanations on the District website for qualification requirements.)
  • An applicant must have been a member in good standing of an Interact Club sponsored by a District 6460 or Rotaract Club in the area of his/her college or university.
  • The applicant may not be a Rotarian, a member of the immediate family of a Rotarian, or employed by any Rotary entity as further delineated by the Rotary Foundation.
  • The applicant may not be a prior recipient of District 6460 Rotary Scholars District Grant.
  • The scholarship is for fulltime undergraduate or graduate study.
  • The scholarship can be for study in the US or internationally.
  • The scholarship will be a reimbursement for the student’s tuition, books, fees, and housing and transportation expenses paid by the student or family member and not funded by other scholarships or grants.
  • Applications will be judged primarily on the applicant’s demonstration of Service above Self through prior academic and extra-curricular experiences and on a proposed course of study which is in alignment with one or more of Rotary’s six areas of focus:
    • Promoting Peace
    • Fighting Disease
    • Providing Clean Water
    • Saving Mothers and Children
    • Supporting Education
    • Growing Local Economies

Contact:
Kris Rosentreter, District 6460 Rotary Scholarship Chair
crlnvl@gmail.com
217-854-4015
514 E. 2nd South St.
Carlinville, IL 62626-1838

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