Bonners Ferry Rotary is pleased to announce that there will be 25 scholarships available for the upcoming year: a $1,000 scholarship from the Amy Farrell Memorial Scholarship, 13 $500 scholarships and 10 $100 scholarships for Dual Credit students.

Applications are currently available at Bonners Ferry High School and must be returned postmarked by April 15, 2010 to be considered. Scholarships will be awarded at an Awards Reception on May 13 at 7 p.m. There will be a short program honoring the scholarship recipients as well as refreshments. Families are invited to celebrate with their students.

The Rotary Club of Bonners Ferry is a non-profit organization open to all individuals interested in expanding their sense of self and community.


The Rotary Scholarship is offered to any deserving citizen of Boundary County pursuing a higher education in any accredited college, university or vocation school.  Scholarships will be award only twice to any candidate. 


Scholarship selection is on the basis of the applicant's academic achievement, community service, personal goals and motivation.  The scholarship must be used within one year of the date awarded.  The scholarship will be sent directly to the school of the recipient's choice.  Successful applicants will be asked to speak at a Rotary Club meeting.


To be considered for this scholarship, return completed application postmarked no later than April 15, 2010 to:

Rotary Club of Bonners Ferry

Attn: Scholarship Committee

P. O. Box 1921

Bonners Ferry, ID  83805-1921



1.  Complete all sections and add any information that you think might be necessary or helpful.


2.  Format should be strictly followed.  Documents should be typed or clearly legible.


3.  Submit three (3) letters of recommendation.  Preferably, one should be from a teacher who knows       you well.  The others may be from employer, minister or family friend.  Do not submit recommendations from relatives.


4.  Application should be secured in a clear term-paper folder in the following order.

            a.  Cover page which includes full legal name

            b.  Personal History

            c.  Transcript- most recent copy of transcript including GPA score.

            d.  Letters of recommendation


5.  Scholarship winners need to send proof of registration to the Rotary Club scholarship chairman as soon as they are registered at the school of their choice.  Please remember to include full name and complete address of their choice of school so that the scholarship award check can be sent.  Should you decide not to pursue higher education at this time, please notify the Rotary Club scholarship committee chairman of your decision so the award can be give to an alternate student.


6.  Finalists may be invited to go through an interview.





Mailed applications must be postmarked by April 15


Name: _________________________________________________________________________


Date of Birth: ___________________________________________________________________


Home Telephone:  _______________________________________________________________


Mailing Address : ________________________________________________________________




Colleges you have submitted applications to:  __________________________________________




Colleges you have been accepted at:  __________________________________________________





Personal History (limit 2 double spaced typed pages)


            1.  Please write a statement describing yourself.  Include any special talents or skills in a particular field, achievements at work or in academics and community activities in which you are involved. "Service Above Self" is the motto of Rotary; we are especially interested in community service activities in which you have participated. 


            2.  Please describe your reasons for pursuing further education. Include personal and academic goals, individuals who have inspired you or circumstances that have led you to this decision.  Include the reasons why you feel you deserve consideration for this scholarship.



Recipients will be invited to speak at a Rotary Club meeting.  Rotary meets each Tuesday noon at Mugsy's restaurant.


A dessert reception for Rotary scholarship recipients and their families will be held on May 13 at 7 P.M. 


The Rotary Four-Way Test

Is it the truth?

Is it fair to all concerned?

Will it build goodwill and better friendship?

Will it be beneficial to all concerned?