Rotary Foundation District Scholarships 2018-19

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Overview

  • District 6460 offers scholarships through The Rotary Foundation Grants process.
  • 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:
    1. Water and Sanitation
    2. Basic Education and Literacy
    3. Disease Prevention and Treatment
    4. Maternal and Child Health
    5. Economic and Community Development, or
    6. 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.
  • The scholarship is to be used in the academic year 2018-19 for tuition, books and other university
    fees (funds may NOT be used for room and board and other incidental expenses).
Application Process:  The application process for 2018-19 is now OPEN
NOTE:  All applications must be received by midnight May 31. 2018.  [Please note:  the deadline has been extended beyond the date of May 15 listed on the application forms.]. Interviews will be schedule no later than July 9.

District Scholarship Information and Application

Eligibility Guidelines

  • The following students are NOT ELIGIBLE to receive this scholarship

(a)  Previous recipients of the District 6460 Scholarship
(b)  Students pursuing graduate degrees
(c)  A Rotarian or Honorary Rotarian
(d)  Employee of a Rotary Club or District of Rotary International or of
another Rotary-affiliated entity
(e)  Spouse, lineal descendant (child or grandchild by blood, adopted or not adopted) a spouse of lineal descendant, or
an ancestor (parent or grandparent) of any living person in categories (c) or (d). Any Rotarian and their relatives as
described above remain ineligible to receive this scholarship for 36 months after resignation from Rotary.

Rotaract and past Interact students are eligible if the above guidelines do not exclude them.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

1. Submit a typed essay, 500 words or less, describing your commitment to your Major
(which is associated with at least one of the areas of focus of Rotary International listed
above) and your career goals.
2. Submit (1) one copy of your official transcript. The transcript should be enclosed in an
envelope sealed by your school or it may be mailed directly from your school to:
Kris Rosentreter, 514 E. 2nd South St., Carlinville, IL 62626-1838.
3. You must include three (3) letters of recommendation. Letters of recommendation should
NOT be from family members or relatives.
4. Submit your resume. Your resume should include accomplishments and activities
achieved during high school and/or college.
5. Essays, resume, transcript, and letters of recommendation must be received no later
than midnight, May 15th, 2018.
6. Candidates will be selected for interviews which will be scheduled no later than July 9th,
2018. The decision of the committee is final.
7. Applicants must sign the Eligibility Guidelines (included at the end of this application).
8. Complete the application information on page three and include it along with the following
materials assembled in an application packet in the following order:
a. Application d. Essay
b. Transcript e. Letters of Reference
c. Resume
9. Send the completed application package to:
Mr. Kris Rosentreter
514 E. 2nd South St.
Carlinville, IL 62626-1838

All applications must be received by midnight May 15. 2018. Interviews will be schedule no later than July 9, 2018.

District Scholarship Information and Application

Contact and send applications to:
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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