Ambassadorial Scholarship $25,000 Offered by Rotary District 6060
Rotarians and relatives of Rotarians are not eligible to apply for a Rotary scholarship. However, members of Rotaract clubs are eligible and encouraged to apply, provided that they meet all other eligibility criteria.
They are available only to applicants whose field of study and career plans pertain directly to one or more of the following seven humanitarian focus areas:
1) Peace and conflict prevention and/or resolution
2) Disease prevention and treatment
3) Water and Sanitation
4) Maternal and child health
5) Basic education and literacy
6) Economic and community development
Applicants may be a graduate student or may have completed one or more degrees and/or be engaged in the early stages of a career. There is no upper age limit. But applicants must have completed their bachelor’s degree prior to submitting an application. The program provides for a grant in the amount of up to $25,000 to pay for tuition, fees, room and board, educational supplies, and round-trip transportation to/from the study site. Scholars must account for all expenditures and must provide funding to cover all costs that exceed the amount provided by Rotary. All unspent funds must be returned to Rotary.
January 31, annually – deadline for applicants to submit a completed application form to a local Rotary club for endorsement
February 28, annually – deadline for club presidents to mail endorsed applications to the District Scholarship Chair
April annually – interviews of endorsed applicants by the District 6060 Scholarship Committee in St Louis. The District Scholarship Committee will review all applications and interview all endorsed applicants April 2021 virtually.
Return Completed Application to: Rose Cooper, New Generations Chair: firstname.lastname@example.org