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Global Grant Scholarships

Status of the 2019-2020 Scholarships

This District has committed its three scholarships for 2019-20 to:

  • Chantay BenShimon, Peace & Conflict Prevention/Resolution, University of Tel Aviv, sponsored by the Las Vegas Club, Karen Whisenhunt
  • Natasha Oviedo, Peace & Conflict Prevention/Resolution, Queen’s University, Belfast, sponsored by the Sierra Madre Club, Marilyn Diaz
  • Anna Enger, Economic & Community Development, Paris Institute of Political Studies, Sciences Po, Paris, sponsored by the San Marino Club, Bill Payne

Each of these scholarships are in the formal online application process, subject to final approval by Rotary International.

What scholarships are available for 2020-2021?

  • Two, maybe three, Global Grant scholarships will be available for the 2020-21 Rotary year, with interviews that could begin in July.

Who is eligible to apply?

  • The applicant must currently live or study in 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 2020 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 club may sponsor one applicant.
  • A sponsoring club agrees to contribute $1,000 and to arrange for a qualified Rotary Club in the host location to be the scholar’s host.
  • District 5300 will contribute up to  $15,000 to each scholarship and TRF will match.
  • Applications are submitted online at www.rotary.org/grants
  • For the 2019-20 year, applicants will be considered up to March 30th. Each applicant will be considered on a first come, first served basis.

Who can I contact for more information?

 

Global Scholars

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 S. 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

Mesquite Sunrise Meeting
April 2nd 2020
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Regular Meeting on GTM
April 2nd 2020
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19-20 Presidents and President Elects
April 2nd 2020
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Rotary Club of Downtown Las Vegas - Western Hoe Down
April 3rd 2020
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Three Square - CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19
April 4th 2020
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April 6th 2020
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April 7th 2020
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Las Vegas West Regular Meeting
April 7th 2020
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CANCELLED - CA East Regional Finals - 4-Way Test Speech Contest
April 7th 2020
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