Effingham Noon Rotary to Again Award Scholarships

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Published on January 29 2013 4:27 pm
Last Updated on July 14 2013 4:07 pm
Written by Greg Sapp

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Effingham Rotary Club Scholarship Program.

The Effingham Noon Rotary Club once again will award two $1,000 scholarships; one to a college-bound senior graduating from Effingham High School and one to a college-bound senior graduating from St. Anthony High School.

Applications for the 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 noon on April 1, 2013.

Each scholarship will be awarded based on these criteria:

--scholastic ability

--extracurricular school activities

--activities outside of school

--honors and awards

--an essay of 750 words or less on the topic "What America Needs Now".

Additional details regarding the scholarship rules will be provided with the application forms.