High School Scholarships
The Rotary Club of Colorado Springs High School Scholarships
 
The Rotary Club of Colorado Springs is proud to offer high school seniors attending Palmer High School, Roy J. Wasson Academic Campus, Mitchell High School and Coronado High School the opportunity to compete for (10) $1000 scholarships.
 
These scholarships are for students entering four-year colleges and universities, vocational/technical schools and programs, apprenticeships and two year colleges.  They are to help local students further their academic pursuits or vocational training.
 
The Rotary Club of Colorado Springs is one of 7 clubs in Colorado Springs and part of Rotary International which is the largest community service organization in the world.  There are over 30,000 clubs, and over 1.2 million members in more than 160 countries worldwide.  The Rotary motto is “Service Above Self”, so we are interested in hearing how you exemplify “service above self” by telling us about your community service work in clubs at school, your community involvement or volunteering at a local agency helping disadvantaged persons or church volunteer work.
 
Who is eligible?  Students currently attending Palmer High School, Roy J. Wasson Academic Campus, Mitchell High School, or Coronado High School and will graduate in May 2021, are encouraged to fill out an application.
 
Students must submit an essay no longer than 1500 words along with their unofficial high school transcript and a copy of their acceptance letter to a college or vocational school by May 1, 2021.  Students must submit a compelling paper detailing the reason that they deserve this scholarship addressing their “service above self” commitment to others. 
 
 Your essay needs to include the college or technical school you will be attending and your intended area of study.  It should also include one or all of the following:
 
-School and extra-curricular activities
-Leadership awards received or special recognitions
-Statement of family and/or financial need
 
Please put your name, address, phone and email on your application.
 
ALL SUBMISSIONS ARE DUE BY May 1, 2021 ALONG WITH YOUR TRANSCRIPT AND LETTER OF ACCEPTANCE TO:
 
The Rotary Club of Colorado Springs will review all applications and will notify the recipients by email by May 14, 2021.
 
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