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Fall 2014- January 2015
Application materials for 2016/17 Global Grant Scholarship available to clubs via District website atwww.rotary5960.org. The application is a PDF document and must be printed and completed, then scanned/emailed to Ed Jones, Jr. attention at n2ecj@hotmail.com . (application and essays proposal documents attached). Link to application document: http://www.rotary5960.org/showDoc.cfm?pMenuTop=5&pObject=455.
-     Publicize Global Grant availability through local media and area colleges. (See press release.)
March 20, 2015
Club deadline for 2016/17 Global Grant Scholar application review and support.  There is no longer a limit on how many a club can submit to the district, please consider sharing with neighboring clubs if you have more.  Club signature is not due until later in the process.
April 24, 2015
-    District deadline. Applicants should forward complete applications electronically to Ed Jones, Jr. .n2ecj@hotmail.com  .
-     Applications will be distributed electronically via email.
-     Review committee members complete the short-list of candidates to be invited to interview.
April 24-May 1, 2015
-  Finalist candidates are notified and given directions to the interview site, which will be in the Twin Cities metro area on May 9, 2015.
May 9, 2015
-     Scholar candidate interviews from approximately 8:30 am – 4 pm.
-     Applicants must be available on this date for interviews--exceptions will not be considered.
October/November 2015
-     DGE connects with Host district DGE for preliminary acceptance of the scholar.
November 2015
-     Complete proposal on the RI website.
-     Requires Host Club authorization, Student essays, budget, etc.
December 2015/January 2016
-     Student applies to universities
April 2016
-     When university acceptance is received, the RI application must be completed - one for the student and one for the scholarship chair online
May/June 2016
-     Orientation by district
-     Funding released
-     travel planning
August/September 2016
-     Scholar departs
Other information
-     Applicants must currently live, work, or study in District 5960, and may not be Rotarians or members of their immediate families. Rotaractors are eligible to apply. A full description of qualifications can be found in the Global Grant Scholarship information letter at http://www.rotary5960.org/showDoc.cfm?pMenuTop=87&pObject=434.

-     Call or e-mail Ed Jones, Jr., 651-275-3700.