Global Scholars
District 6900 Rotarians Help Launch Humanitarian Careers

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 Foundation Areas of Focus?Are they committed to service and interested in building a relationship with a Rotary? Would $30,000 help them achieve their education goals? If the answer to these questions is yes, then let them know about District 6900’s Global Grant Scholarship.

District 6900 is offering two competitive $30,000 scholarships for graduate study starting the fall of 2019. 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.

What Difference Does It Make?

Through advocacy of this Rotary Foundation Scholarship since 2010, District 6900 Rotarians have helped more than a dozen young professionals launch careers in humanitarian service. These young people are “doing good in the world” as they apply their expertise to community service across the globe. Please join the District Scholarship Committee on the search for qualified scholars.

What You Need to Know

Scholars may NOT be a Rotarian; an employee of a club, district, or any other Rotary entity; or the spouse, a lineal descendant, or an ancestor of any person in the first two categories. Scholars MAY BE a member of a Rotaract Club.Scholars must be US citizens, living, working or studying full time in the state of Georgia.

Applications are due Monday, October 15 at 12:00 noon.. For an application and information package, go to https://rotary6900.org/scholars. To schedule a presentation at your club about the amazing benefits clubs enjoy from by joining the search for qualified candidates, contact a member of the District 6900 Scholarship Committee: Stuart Gulley (Atlanta); Jack Hellriegel (Buckhead); Mark Keramidas (Buckhead) Grady Enlow (Thomasville); Eleni Bafas (Dunwoody); Anne Glenn (Dunwoody); Mike Irvin (Muskogee); Robbie Green (North Columbus); Kathy Brandt (Dunwoody).Scholarship inquiries may also be sent to Kathy Brandt, District Scholarship Chair at kgbrandt1@comcast.net.

Posted by Kathy Brandt
August 7, 2018


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