Florham Park Rotary Scholarship Deadline is March 15

2022 Scholarship winners, both of Hanover Park High, Samantha Howden and Sydney Stavraka are flanked here by Rotarians George Gregor and Peter Nicolas

The Florham Park Rotary scholarship is all about volunteerism and community involvement.  Applications for the 2024 Scholarships are currently being accepted.

 

To be eligible, students residents of Florham Park who are Seniors in good standing in a local high school.  They must have a background in volunteerism and community involvement, and be in the process of applying to a certified school (technical or trade, college or university) of higher learning.

 

Students should contact their high school counselors for the applications and return the completed scholarship applications by March 15. The Rotary Scholarship Committee will schedule the interviews with the finalist the week of March 27.  There will be at least two scholarships and possibly more.

 

The Florham Park Rotary annually is able to build the funds thanks to the generosity of residents and businesses in and around Florham Park who participate in Rotary events.  In 2024 those scholarship fundraisers, (which include 50/50 raffle ticket sales) are:

      4th Annual Taste of Florham Park at the FDU Mansion (May 20),

      Independence Day Parade and celebration (July 4)

      5th Annual Halloween Dog Parade & Costume Contest (October 19).

 

The Rotary Scholarship Committee has received student applications from several local high schools in recent years.  Examples of local High Schools are: Hanover Park High, Morris County School of Technology, Oratory Prep, Seton Hall Prep, St. Benedict’s Prep, Newark Academy, Morristown-Beard, Delbarton, and Academy of St Elizabeth.

 

Rotary International is a nonpolitical and nonsectarian organization open to all people, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, or political preference.

40,000+ clubs in 200 countries worldwide dedicated to humanitarian services, high ethical standards, and goodwill and peace around the world. This global network of 1.4 million people who volunteer their skills and resources to solve issues and address community needs.

 

One such club is in Florham Park. To learn more and consider joining, guests are welcome to attend a weekly Rotary breakfast meeting at the Florham Park Diner at 182 Ridgedale Ave.  Meetings are 7:47 to 8:50 a.m. every Friday.

 

For additional information about the Florham Park Rotary visit the new website at www.FlorhamParkRotary.org, check Florham Park Community TV (Channels 21 for Cablevision and 35 for Verizon), or write or call Membership Chair George Gregor at ggregor@florhamparkrotary.org or (917) 848-0982.

 

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