East Salem Rotary ~ 2019 Scholarship
$1000 for College Tuition or Books
The East Salem Rotary Club will award one $1000 or two $500 scholarships to the winner(s) of their essay contest.
Student applicants are requested to answer the two leadership questions and write a 400 plus word essay on the 2018-19 Rotary International theme “Be The Inspiration”. The winning essay will demonstrate how the recipient(s) has embraced a cause to bring people together to change the lives of others for the better. The essay contest is open to any college bound student who will graduate from high school this spring (year 2019). Preference may be given to students graduating from the schools directly associated with the East Salem Rotary Club (Blanchet Catholic School, Chemawa Indian School, McKay High School and Salem Academy).
The scholarship money will be paid on behalf of the winning student, to the college designated by the student for the 2019-20 school year. A copy of the college registration acceptance letter is required. Should the student end up not attending college, the award will be forfeited.
The essay and answers to the leadership prompts will be judged by East Salem Rotarians. A writing scoring rubric is provided to students.
All essays are to be typed with the topic centered at the top, and the student’s name and contact information in the right hand corner. All work on the essay is to be completed only by the student applicant.
Essays are due no later than April 1, 2019. Essay and answers should be e-mailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org
400 + word essay theme: “Be The Inspiration”
In addition to the essay, please provide written answers to the following leadership prompts:
1.Define your specific leadership abilities.
2. Describe school / work activities in which you have been involved (social, civic, religious, etc.) and note your leadership roles.