Global Grant Scholarships
Rotary Scholarships for Graduate Students
 
The Rotary Foundation has scholarships available for graduate degree programs abroad.  We are looking for candidates who have been accepted in an international  university program in one of the following six areas of focus:
  • Peace and conflict prevention
  • Disease prevention and treatment
  • Water, sanitation, and hygiene
  • Maternal and child health
  • Basic education and literacy
  • Community and economic development
Rotary District 5180 has a minimum of $30,000 scholarships available, depending on the number of qualified inbound and outbound scholarship applicants.  Applicants for outbound scholarships must work or live within Rotary District 5180 boundaries.  Inbound applicants must already be accepted at a college or university within (or very close to) our District boundaries.  The ideal candidate’s professional goals should align with The Rotary Foundation’s humanitarian efforts.
 
The 2019-2020 Schedule for the application and completing the process is as follows:
 
November 16, 2019             
Deadline for submitting applications to a local Rotary Club.
 
November 20, 2019              
Deadline for Clubs-sponsored applications to be sent to the District Global Grants Scholarship Subcommittee for review.
 
January 8, 2020              
The tentative date for selected candidates to be interviewed — location to be determined.
 
January 15, 2020              
The final decision on the award of scholarships will be announced by this date.
 
May 22, 2020         
Required orientation for successful scholars (location will be announced at the time of scholarship award).
 
January 31, 2021     Interim Report Due
 
June 30, 2021            Final Report Due
 
Please email completed application and essay to Joe Scheimer