SEYMOUR-OXFORD — The Seymour/Oxford Rotary Club will award scholarships to two graduating high school seniors and/or continuing education college students residing in the towns of Seymour and/or Oxford.
High school graduating seniors and/or continuing education college students attending a four-year college or university full time in August/September, 2021 are eligible.
Rotary International’s theme is Service Above Self.
Scholarship applicants must submit an essay which addresses the theme of Service Above Self pertaining to personal experience, the importance of service in the community, the state and throughout the world.
Essays are limited to no more than 500 words.
The scholarships are $500 to two individual students.
Checks will be made payable directly to the college/university upon verification of student’s attendance, i.e, presenting an invoice from college/university indicating student’s name, address and ID number.
Deadline for essay submission is April 9 to be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The essay must include the applicant’s name, address, telephone, email address, college/university name, address and year of attendance.
Scholarship recipients will be notified by end of April and recipients will be requested to attend a club meeting to share their essay and college goals.