Investing in the Future
District 5440 Scholarships
 
District 5440 offers scholarships for students who are studying in one of Rotary’s six areas of focus:
  • Water and sanitation
  • Disease prevention and treatment
  • Peace and conflict resolution
  • Economic and community development
  • Education and literacy
  • Maternal and child health
 
Two types of scholarships are awarded
  • $2,000 undergraduate scholarship funded by a district grant
  • $30,000 graduate level study abroad scholarship funded by a global grant
 
Undergraduate scholarship
  • Six scholarships will be awarded each year
  • Applications are first submitted to a Rotary club in district 5440 using the District Grant Scholarship application form under Files on this web page
  • Rotary clubs select one applicant using their regular application process
  • Selected applicant is submitted to the regional scholarship committee by April 9
  • Winning applicants will be notified by the end of April
  • Funding will occur in May
  • See District Grant Scholarship and District Grant Scholarship Terms and Conditions under Files on this web page for details
 
Graduate study abroad scholarship
  • One scholarship will be awarded each year
  • Applications are first submitted to a Rotary club in district 5440 using the Global Grant Scholarship application under Files on this web page
  • Rotary club will interview and select one applicant using their own scholarship process
  • Rotary clubs submit their selected candidate to the district by submitting a project on matchinggrants.org by March 15
  • The club with the candidate selected by the district will be notified by the end of March
  • Rotary club and candidate submit a global grant application on the Rotary International web site
  • Funding will occur in July if the application is approved by the Rotary Foundation
  • See Global Grant Scholarship and Global Grant Scholarship Terms and Conditions under Files on the web page for details