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Global Grant Scholars

Rotary District 5930 Global Grant Scholarships

Attention students interested in pursuing a Master’s

Have you ever wanted to study abroad for your Master’s while making a difference? Then think globally, and apply for the Rotary Global Grant Scholarship!!

The Global Grant Scholarship is designed to support an individual who has exhibited a passion for public service. It is intended to provide for a course of overseas graduate-level studies which will enable the individual to be a more successful leader in their chosen field of service. Rotary will award the successful candidate(s) $30K for travel, post-graduate tuition and living costs. For more information about the requirements, application process, or general questions, please see contact email below.  
The student must study at a university located in a country other than the country of his or her citizenship. Applicants’ planned studies and career plans must:
 
1.    Lead to sustainable, high-impact outcomes in one of the following Areas of Focus:
(a) Peacebuilding and Conflict Prevention
(b) Disease Prevention and Treatment
(c) Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene
(d) Maternal and Child Health
(e) Basic Education and Literacy
(f) Community Economic Development  
(g) Supporting the Environment 
 
2. The successful candidate(s) must qualify in one of the following three ways:
(a) Have attended or graduated from a high school in the district;
(b) Enrolled currently at a university in the district; or
(c) Graduated from a university in the district.
 
Application Deadline is October 31, 2020 with interviews conducted (by invitation only) through Zoom by the District 5930 Scholarship Sub-committee on November 14, 2020. Get the application here - 2020-2021 Rotary District Global Grant Scholarship Application
 
So -- interested in a fun, foreign adventure that will change your life as well as serving the local community? Then please go to our website for the full requirements of the scholarship and to download an application: https://rotary5930.org/page/district-scholarships
 
For questions, please contact Sara Pompa (Chair of the District Scholarship Subcommittee) at sara.pompa@laredo.edu or Pat Abrego (Contact Person for District Global Grant Scholarship) at pabrego@tamiu.edu