Morris Rotary Club Scholarship

 MORRIS ROTARY CLUB SCHOLARSHIP 

Due Friday, March 4th, 2022

 

 

The members of the Morris Rotary Club #171, Morris, Illinois, in order to demonstrate their continuing desire to be of service to their community, wish to show their concern by establishing ONE (1) ONE THOUSAND DOLLAR SCHOLARSHIP. The scholarship to be provided, is intended to help a deserving high school graduate pursue their goal in life. The scholarship money is for post-high school education, as long as it is provided by a recognized and licensed junior college, or a GAVC approved business, technical / trade school. This scholarship is not intended for an individual seeking a four (4) year degree.It is not intended that this scholarship money be repaid or otherwise constitute a debt of any kind.

 

BASIC CRITERIA:

United States Citizenship - Applicants must be either natural-born, or naturalized citizens, as determined by the United States Immigration Service for legal Citizenship. Residency - Students must be legal residents of their respective school districts and have been enrolled in and attended the Grundy Area Vocational Center for one year immediately prior to the year of the scholarship award.

 SECTION:

1. Applications for this award must be turned in to the Grundy Area Vocational Center Guidance Department. The Grundy Area Vocational Center Guidance Department will forward the applications to the Morris Rotary Club by no later than Friday, March 4th 2022, to be considered.

2. Each applicant needs to submit a seven (7) semester transcript which also has attendance on it. A letter is also needed from the student's guidance / counselor stating their eligibility for graduation. If the transcript does not have the student's attendance on it, then the attendance should be included in the letter from their counselor.

3. Applicants must have displayed sound personal traits and leadership qualities in school, work, and outside activities. Additionally, financial need will be considered.

4. Letters of recommendations are to be submitted with this application. 

ATTENDANCE:

1. Recipient must enroll and attend as a full-time undergraduate student at a post-secondary educational institution.

2. Scholarship award payments will not be made until the student can provide documentary evidence of being registered as a full-time student in a post-secondary educational institution.

 3. Award dollars shall be made payable directly to the student's junior college, business, technical / trade school (cashier or bursar's office). Payments will be made in two parts, at the discretion of the Scholarship Committee 

 

All applicants will be interviewed by a committee:

 

Things to consider when preparing for your interview:

I. Presentation

Cleanliness, neatness, vocabulary, etc.

II. Interest

Is the applicant truly interested in pursuing post secondary training to achieve their occupational

goal?

III. Has the applicant set realistic and attainable goals.

IV. Do the applicants achievements reflect his / her ability.

 

THE ROTARY FOUR-WAY TEST OF THE THINGS WE THINK, SAY, OR DO:

1. Is it the TRUTH?

2. Is it FAIR to all concerned?

3. Will it build GOODWILL and BETTER FRIENDSHIPS?

4. Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned?

 

Application can be found at the link below.

 

https://form.jotform.com/90225883749165