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St. Paul, Southeastern Minnesota and Western Wisconsin – November 25, 2014 – Applicants are now being sought for the new global grant scholarship from Rotary District 5960. Worth $30,000 annually, this exclusive scholarship will help fund a graduate-level student from the St. Paul area, southeastern Minnesota or western Wisconsin to pursue educational and service dreams generating impact in the areas of Rotary’s new future vision focus:
  • Peace and conflict prevention/resolution
  • Disease prevention and treatment
  • Water and sanitation
  • Maternal and child health
  • Basic education and literacy
  • Economic and community development
Global grant scholarship applications are now available at www.rotary5960.org (click on Foundation tab). Qualified candidates must submit completed application for review and support by their local Rotary Club by March 20, 2015. Approved candidates need to submit their final application via email to Angela Eifert by April 24, 2015. Interviews for district finalists will be conducted on May 9, 2015 in the Twin Cities. Scholarship recipient will then be able to study at an international university starting Fall 2016.
For more information about the global grant scholarship eligibility, visit www.rotary5960.org (click on Foundation tab), or email Ed Jones. Jr., at n2ecj@hotmail.com. 

Rotary is the world's largest privately-funded source of international scholarships and has more than 30,000 Rotary clubs in over 200 countries and geographic regions.