Rotary seeks applicants for Global Grant Scholarship

The Rotary Club of Farmington is accepting applications for a new global grant scholarship from Rotary District 5960. Worth $30,000 annually, this exclusive scholarship will help fund a graduate-level student pursue educational and service dreams generating impact in the areas of Rotary’s new future vision focus:
• Peace and conflict prevention/resolution
• Disease prevention and treatment
• Water and sanitation
• Maternal and child health
• Basic education and literacy
• Economic and community development
Global grant scholarship applications are now available at www.rotary5960.org/scholarships. Qualified candidates must be endorsed by their local Rotary Club by Jan. 3, 2011. Endorsed candidates by local clubs need to submit their application online by Jan. 10, 2011. Interviews for district finalists will be conducted on Jan. 29, 2011 in the Twin Cities. Scholarship recipient will then be able to study at an international university starting fall 2011.
For more information about the global grant scholarship eligibility, the global locations to which the scholarship can be used and more, visit www.rotary5960.org/scholarships, or call Michelle Arulfo, 952-412-8770.
Rotary is the world’s largest privately-funded source of international scholarships and has more than 30,000 Rotary clubs in over 200 countries and geographic regions.

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About Rotary Club of Farmington

The Rotary Club of Farmington chartered in 2003. The club is involved in the Farmington life, taking on projects including STRIVE, an effort to help struggling students take a renewed interest in education. The club offers several scholarships every year and undertakes service projects both within the community and around the world.
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