Rotary Offers Scholarships To Those With Service Above Self

Rotary Offers Scholarships To Those With Service Above Self

The Rotary Club of Madison will provide four $1,000 scholarship awards to graduating seniors who exemplify this motto through their volunteer service activities and actions. Examples would include but not limited to participation in a service club like Interact or Key Club, participating in organized mission trips, volunteering to help others, volunteering at a community organization like the YMCA or food bank, scouting, shoveling sidewalks for seniors, raising money to benefit others.

Graduating seniors who live in Madison and attend an accredited high school are eligible to apply. Financial need is not a consideration.

Three scholarships are based on citizenship and “Service above Self” for students attending college. One scholarship is based on citizenship and “Service above Self” for a student planning to attend business, vocational or technical school. Scholarships may be redirected to others if there are not applicants from both categories.

Students apply by completing an application and answering the questions regarding their volunteer and community service activities in and out of school. Be as thorough and complete as possible describing the activities and or services provided. If served in a leadership capacity, include that information.

Send to Barry Kroll, scholarship chair, 27 Laurel Way, Madison, NJ 07940; or email HYPERLINK “” Deadline for submission is Sun., May 1.

Applicants selected for consideration will have a personal interview with members of the Scholarship Committee on Tues., May 10.

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