Global Grants Scholarship Candidate Memo for 2020­-2021 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 graduate ­level 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 2020­-2021 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 applying for a Global Grants Scholarship and access to an application click on the link­foundation/global­scholarships­1
Listed below are some key dates for selection of the District 5970 Global Grants Scholar for the 2020­-2021 academic year:
August ­ September, 2019 ­ Clubs & District advertise the grant opportunity.

October 15, 2019 Grant applications from candidates are due. Grant committee begins to review applications to select qualified applicants.

November 15, 2019 Qualified applicants additional paperwork due ­­­ transcripts references etc. Mid­ November to Early December, 2019 ­ Applicants will be interviewed.
December 31, 2019 ­ 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:
Please feel free to contact District Foundation Leaders if you have questions:
John Stewart, Chairman
Rotary District 5970 Scholarship Committee
Donald Meyer
District 5970 Foundation Committee Chairperson
Email: Phone: 319­-352-8487