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This committee nominates men & women for consideration for Rotary Internationals Academic-Year Ambassadorial Scholarships. These provide funding for one academic year of study in another country. This award is intended to help cover round-trip transportation, tuition, fees, room and board expenses, and some educational supplies. Academic-Year Scholarships are the most common type of scholarship offered; nearly 1,000 were awarded for study in last Rotary year.

What It Is…

$30,000.00 Scholarship Award for Graduate Study outside the USA.


Key Eligibility Requirements

Previous work experience, intended graduate degree studies, and future career plans that are related to at least one of the following areas
1.      Peace and Conflict Prevention/Resolution
2.      Disease Prevention and Treatment
3.      Water and Sanitation
4.      Maternal and Child Health
5.      Basic Education and Literacy
6.      Economic and Community Development



District 5450 will sponsor two $30,000 scholarships for studies. These will fall under the Future Vision (FV) Global Grant program with 50% funded by District 5450 and matched by 50% from The Rotary Foundation. New requirements are that the scholarships are limited to graduate study and that the study must comply with the requirements listed in Areas of Focus.

The District will continue to offer the endowed Temple Buell Architectural and Community Planning Scholarship.  

To learn more about these scholarships - please visit the District 5450 Ambassadorial Scholarship webpage

Dorothy Rupert is this Committee's Chair.