The Rotary started with the vision of Paul Harris. The Chicago attorney formed the Rotary Club of Chicago on 23 February 1905, so professionals with diverse backgrounds could exchange ideas and form meaningful, lifelong friendships. Over time, Rotary’s reach and vision gradually extended to humanitarian service. Members have a long track record of addressing challenges in their communities and around the world. That commitment endures today through an organization that remains truly international. The Carleton Rotary Club was chartered in 1937.
This scholarship was established by the Carleton Rotary Club to honor and encourage Airport High School seniors who exemplify the high ethical standards promoted by Rotary International. Rotary International is a worldwide organization of business and professional leaders that promotes humanitarian service, encourages high ethical standards in all vocations, and helps build goodwill and peace in the world.
Award: Two $1,000.00 scholarships (these are renewable scholarships…recipient will work directly with the Rotary Club for the additional scholarship years).
Eligibility Criteria: An Airport Community High School senior with at least a 3.0 GPA at the end of the first semester of their senior year and must be enrolled full-time in an accredited post-secondary institution. The applicant must exemplify the Rotary motto of “Service Above Self.”
- Write a short essay (max. 500 words) describing your involvement in community service activities. Please include what motivates you to serve your community and world as well as any future community service goals. Include essay in your application.
- Utilize Google Forms scholarship application: https://forms.gle/SZwFD47LRMVX52eh7
- Submit form by Monday, March 6, 2023.
- Recipients are expected to attend Blue & Gold Banquet.