EFFINGHAM, IL-(Effingham Radio)- This year marks the 31st anniversary of the Effingham Rotary Club Scholarship Program.
The Rotary is pleased to announce that they will once again be awarding two $1,000 scholarships to: one college-bound senior graduating from Effingham High School and one college-bound senior graduating from St Anthony High School.
Applications for these scholarships may be obtained through the guidance counselors at each of the high schools.
Applications must be submitted by mail to the Effingham Rotary Club Scholarship Committee, and received by 12:00pm on April 1, 2019.
Each scholarship will be awarded based upon the following criteria:
- Scholastic Ability
- Extracurricular School Activities
- Activities Outside of School
- Honors and Awards
- An Essay of 750 Words or Less on the Following Topic “One Small Step for Man, One Giant Leap for Mankind”
Additional details regarding the scholarship rules will be provided with the application forms.
The recipients of this scholarship are recognized on a perpetual plaque displayed at each high school.
The Rotary Club’s scholarship fund is maintained from the contributions of the club members for the purpose of honoring and encouraging the scholastic achievements, extracurricular activities, and civic accomplishments of the graduating classes of Effingham High School and St Anthony High School.