Rotary District 6780 is offering a scholarship opportunity for a student interested in studying abroad for one year to pursue a masters or doctoral degree in the 2021/22 academic session.
Dr. Alan Clark, the district governor-nominee for Rotary District 6780, comprised of East Tennessee and southern Middle Tennessee including Franklin, Coffee, Bedford, and Lincoln counties, and a member of the Franklin County A.M. Rotary Club, explained that the purpose of the scholarship is to foster an understanding of Rotary’s areas of focus and provide a unique educational opportunity for non-Rotary students.
Worth of Award
- The scholarship is for a minimum of $30,000, awarded for the 2021-2022 academic year.
- District 6780 makes every effort to fund the entire cost of the academic year abroad.
- An exceptional applicant may be considered for a longer-term of support if sufficient funds for matching are available.
The applicant’s field of study must correspond to one of Rotary’s areas of focus, which are peace and conflict resolution, disease prevention and treatment, water and sanitation, maternal and child health, basic education and literacy, and economic and community development.
How to Apply
- The application process involves completing an application form, obtaining and including recommendations from educators and/or employers, and providing original transcripts from all post-secondary colleges or universities attended.
- The application must then be forwarded to the local Rotary Club submitting the application for grant funding.
- For more information, contact Clark at [email protected] or 931-691-1452, or make contact with a local Rotary Club to see if it is qualified to process the Global Scholars Grant application.
Deadline: The deadline for applicants is Feb. 28, 2021.