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Posted: February 22 - 2011

Your contribution will help Rotary raise US$200 million to match $355 million in challenge grants received from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The resulting $555 million supports immunization campaigns in developing countries where polio continues to infect and paralyze children, robbing them of their futures and compounding the hardships faced by their families.

As long as polio threatens even one child anywhere in the world, children everywhere remain at risk. The stakes are that high. By donating now, you can help Rotary achieve a polio-free world.

Go to the website RI End Polio

All applicants must be citizens of a country in which there is a Rotary club. Initial application is made through a local Ro-tary club in the applicant’s legal or permanent residence or place of full-time study or employment.  The scholarship is forone regular academic year (usually nine months) of full-time study at an institution assigned by The Rotary FoundationTrustees. Because the scholarship is limited to one academic year, recipients may not be able to earn degrees or diplo-mas during the study period.

The scholarship provides a flat grant of US $26,000. Funding is intended to defray costs associated with round-trip trans-portation, one month of intensive language training (if assigned by the Foundation), required fees for normal course load,room and board, and educational supplies. The Foundation will not pay additional costs resulting from personal livingpreferences.



 
 
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