Ambassadorial Scholarships 2011-2012

Posted: February 28 - 2011

Each year Rotary District 5080 awards an Ambassadorial Scholarship to an individual wishing to study for a year over-seas. Applicants for this scholarship must have completed at least two years of university or college work, or must havea secondary school education and have been employed in a recognized vocation for at least two years when the schol-arship begins.

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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