The Rotary Foundation Scholarship Committee of District 7090 is pleased to be able to award a total of 3 NEW scholarships to deserving high school graduating students as follows:
  • TWO - $1,000.00 USD Awards
  • ONE - $1,500.00 USD Award for a student with a median family income of less than $37,000 USD/year.
Applications must be made to the Rotary Club of St. Catharines Lakeshore prior to April 30, 2022. Click the "Read More" link below for full details.
Scholarship Description:
General scholarships to be awarded to student(s) who at the time of application are in their final year of high school education, with a commitment to enroll in post-secondary education. The scholarship is open to any area of study and must be used towards full time post-secondary study at a university, college, or community college - anywhere in the world. The applicant’s permanent address must be within the boundaries of District 7090 (which includes Rotary Clubs in Ontario, Canada and New York, USA).
Application Process
All eligible students must submit their scholarship application and materials to the Rotary Club of St. Catharines Lakeshore. Contact Dr. Al Scales, Youth Committee Chair at ascales81@gmailcom to express interest and for further details.
Scholarship Criteria: The scholarship will be based on the following criteria:
1. Academic merit: high school transcripts.
2. A resume of community service and/or volunteer activities completed, plus a 100 word paragraph about the impact these experiences have had on you.
3. An essay of 750 words describing: why you chose your career/education path, and what community service/volunteer activities you plan to participate in.
4. Optional: letter of reference from any community member.
To Obtain an Application Form
The detailed Application Criteria Overview and Application form are available on-line at this link.
Application deadline to the Rotary District is April 30, 2022. Applicants must have all materials needed for a complete application (the only ones that will be considered) to the Rotary Club of St. Catharines Lakeshore well before that date.
The scholarship will be awarded no later than June 30, 2022.
Eligibility Requirements:
  1. The student’s permanent address must be within the boundaries of District 7090. 
  2. The student must be accepted to a full time post-secondary/high school study at a university, college, or community college, anywhere in the world. 
  3. Proof of college acceptance must be provided prior to cheque(s)/check(s) being issued. No later than June 20, 2022. Cheques/checks are issued to sponsoring Rotary Club. ·
  4. Secondary/High School transcripts must be submitted with application. 
Rotary’s conflict of interest policy does apply to this scholarship and as a result cannot be awarded to the following:
  • a Rotarian, including honorary Rotarian;
  • an employee of a club, district, or other Rotary Entity, or of Rotary International;
  • a spouse, lineal descendant (child or grandchild by blood, legal adoption, or marriage without adoption), spouse of lineal descendants, or ancestor (parent or grandparent by blood) of person(s) in the above categories; 
  • an employee of an agency, organization, or institution that partners with The Rotary Foundation or Rotary International;
  • a former Rotarian or honorary Rotarian who has terminated membership within the preceding 36 months; or
  • a person who is ineligible based on a familial relationship to a former Rotarian or honorary Rotarian, for a period of 36 months after termination of family member’s membership.