Friday, September 16, 2016

Seeking Global Scholar in Rotary District 6910

Do you know a young person who is ready for graduate study and wants to study abroad?  Do they have career goals which are consistent with Rotary's Areas of Focus?  Are they committed to service and interested in building a relationship with a Rotary Club in another country?  Would $30,000 help them achieve their education goals?  

If the answer to these questions is yes, then let them know about District 6910’s Global Grant Scholarship.

Rotary District 6910 is offering a competitive $30,000 scholarship for graduate study starting the fall of 2017.  The student’s career goals must align with at least one of the Rotary Foundation Areas of Focus:  Peace and Conflict Prevention/Resolution, Disease Prevention and Treatment, Water and Sanitation, Maternal and Child Health, Basic Education and Literacy, and Economic and Community Development.  

Scholar may NOT be (1) a Rotarian; (2) an employee of a club, district, or any other Rotary entity, or of Rotary International; (3) the spouse, a lineal descendant (child or grandchild by blood or stepchild, legally adopted or not), the spouse of a lineal descendent, or an ancestor (parent or grandparent by blood) of any person in the forgoing two categories. Scholar MAY BE a member of a Rotaract Club. Scholar must have legal or permanent residence in District 6910 or must be employed full time in the district or be a full-time student in a college or university in the District.

Geographic Area of Rotary District 6910

Applications are due by January 27, 2017.  For more information and a copy of the application, check out the Rotary 6910 website (under Foundations, then Grants Program, then Scholar Grants). Scholarship inquiries may also be sent to Al Hombroek District 6910 Scholarship Chair at by phone at 770-313-4790.

Submitted by: Al Hombroek – District 6910 Global Grant Scholarship Chair

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