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Global Grant Scholarships

What scholarships are available for 2020-2021?

  • Two, maybe three, Global Grant scholarships will be available for the 2020-21 Rotary year.

Who is eligible to apply?

  • The applicant must have lived (gone to elementary/junior high/ high school) and/or college within the boundary of District 5300. A parent’s home in District 5300 meets this requirement.
  • The applicant may not be a Rotarian, nor a member of the immediate family of a Rotarian, nor employed by any Rotary entity. Members of a Rotaract Club are eligible.
  • The applicant will live and study abroad beginning in 2021 at the university of one’s choice.  The funds can be applied for a Masters or Doctorate degree.
  • An applicant’s field of study (including demonstrated high school and college courses and extracurricular activities) must align with one (or more) Areas of Focus.

What is the application process?

  • Each District 5300 Rotary Club may sponsor one applicant.
  • A sponsoring club agrees to contribute $1,050 and to arrange for a qualified Rotary Club in the host location to be the scholar’s host.
  • District 5300 will contribute $15,000 to each scholarship and TRF will match.

Who can I contact for more information?

Global Scholars

Mark Liang
2021-22
Cambridge University (UK)
Major Focus: Disease Prevention and Treatment 
Degree: MPhil in Health, Medicine, and Society
Sponsoring Club: San Marino
Sponsor Club Representative: Bill Payne

Chantay BenShimon
2020-21
University of Tel Aviv
Major Focus: Peace & Conflict Prevention/Resolution
Degree: Masters
Sponsoring Club: Las Vegas
Sponsor Club Representative: Karen Whisenhunt
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Anna Enger
2020-21
Sciences Po, Paris
Major Focus: Economic & Community Development
Masters
Sponsoring club: San Marino
Sponsor Club Representative: Bill Payne

Kelsea Jeon
2020-21
Oxford (UK)
Major Focus: Peace & Conflict Prevention/Resolution
Masters
Sponsoring Club: Arcadia
Sponsor Club Representative: Jesse Hamilton

Natasha Oviedo
2020-21
Queen’s University, Belfast
Major Focus: Peace & Conflict Prevention/Resolution
Masters
Sponsoring Club: Sierra Madre
Sponsor Club Representative: Marilyn Diaz

Jacqueline Chen
2019-20
Oxford (UK)
Major:  Disease Prevention & Control
Degree: Masters
Sponsor Club: San Marino
Sponsor Club Representative: Bill Payne

Nicole Grajewski
2018-21
Oxford (UK)
Major: Peace and Conflict Resolution
Degree: Doctorate
Sponsor Club: San Marino
Sponsor Club Representative: Bill Payne

Amy Elzik
2018-19
School: Hult Int. Bus., London
Major:  Econ & Comm Develop.
Degree:  Masters
Sponsor Club:  Glendora
Sponsor Club Representative:  Joe Cina

Larissa Phillips
2017-18
School:  London School of Economics
Major:  Econonic & Comm. Development
Degree: Masters
Sponsor Club:  San Marino
Sponsor Club Representative:  Bill Payne

Anna Casalme
2017-18
School:  Edinburgh
Major:  Maternal & Child Health
Degree:  Masters
Sponsor Club:  Chino
Sponsor Club Representative:  Zeb Welborn

Gaelen Stanford-Moore 
2016-17
School:  Cambridge
Major:  Disease Prevention & Control
Degree:  Masters
Sponsor Club:  San Marino
Sponsor Club Representative:  Bill Payne

Jennifer Binley
2016-17 
School:  Cape Town
Major:  Peace and Conflict Resolution
Degree:  Masters 
Sponsor Club:  San Marino
Sponsor Club Representative:  Bill Payne       

Laura Breen
2016-17
School:  Cambridge
Major:  Peace and Conflict Resolution
Degree:  Masters
Sponsor Club:  Claremont Sunrise
Sponsor Club Representative:  Parker Emerson

District Calendar

DACdb University- Navigating Rotary International's Brand Center
May 18th 2021
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Virtual Bourbon Happy Hour
May 21st 2021
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District 5300 4 Way Test Speech Contest Finals
May 22nd 2021
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District Conference
May 22nd 2021
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Dan Stover Music Contest Finals
June 5th 2021
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Virtual RYE Conference
June 5th 2021
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Virtual Rotary International District Conference
Jun 10th - Jun 16th 2021
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District5300 Business Meeting
June 22nd 2021
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