Global Grants Scholarship Candidate Memo for 2018­ 2019 Academic Year

This memo contains information concerning the Global Grants Scholarships, a scholarship program that District 5970 will offer, under the Rotary International Global Grants Program. Through Global Grants Scholarships, Rotarians fund graduate­level coursework or research, at a minimum of $30,000 for one to four academic years. The Global Grants Scholarship is now being offered for the 2018­ 2019 academic year. You may be interested in this outstanding opportunity. Applicants must undertake international graduate study in a field that prepares them for service in one of the six Rotary Areas of Focus: More information is available here

For more information on the applying for a Global Grants Scholarship and access to an application click on the link http://district5970.org/SitePage/district­foundation/global­scholarships­1

Listed below are some key dates for selection of the District 5970 Global Grants Scholar for the 2017­ 2018 academic year:

August ­ September , 2017 ­ Clubs & District advertise the grant opportunity.


October 15, 2017­ Grant applications from candidates are due. Grant committee begins to review applications to select qualified applicants.


November 15, 2017­ Qualified applicants additional paperwork due ­­­ transcripts references etc. Mid­ November to Early December, 2016 ­ Applicants will be interviewed.

December 31, 2017 ­ Interviewed applicants and Sponsor Clubs will be notified of decision on or before this date. District Scholarship Committee will proceed with the two ­step grants application process of The Rotary Foundation.

All interested candidates should proceed to the Global Grants Scholarship Application Form, posted on the Rotary District 5970 website, to read additional information and to begin the application process: http://district5970.org/SitePage/district­foundation/global­scholarships­1

Please feel free to contact District Foundation Leaders if you have questions:

Rebecca Schultz, Chairman
Rotary District 5970 Scholarship Committee
Email:  schultz.rotary5970@gmail.com

Michelle Bell
District 5970 Foundation Chairperson
Email: foundationchair@district5970.org Phone: 319­431­2755