Westfield Rotary Club Seeks Applicants For Scholarships

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WESTFIELD — The Rotary Club of Westfield invites all high-school seniors who reside in Westfield to apply for scholarships by Tuesday, April 6. The scholarships will be awarded in June and will be announced at the Westfield High School awards night.

All high-school seniors who reside in Westfield and who will be attending an accredited college or university are eligible for the scholarships. Some scholarships also can be awarded to students who reside in Westfield and who will be attending an accredited law school.

Each year, the Rotary Club of Westfield awards approximately $90,000 to $100,000 in scholarships. Individual awards are typically in the range of $1,500 to $15,000. Since 1967, the club has awarded over $3 million in scholarships. Scholarships are awarded based on academic excellence, financial need, and the student’s commitment to community service.

To download an application, visit westfieldrotary.com and click on Grants and Scholarships. The form will include instructions for submitting it and a list of materials which must accompany the form. These materials will include the application form, an essay on involvement in community service, a FAFSA report, SAT or ACT Scores/Transcripts and full disclosure of any financial aid already received from college or other sources. All of these materials must be submitted by the deadline; later or incomplete applications cannot be considered. College acceptance letters and financial aid offers received after the deadline must be submitted promptly when received.

The Rotary Club of Westfield is a service organization of business men and women. It is part of an international organization of 1.2 million people in 200 countries around the world. For more information, visit rotary.org. Local projects include hunger insecurity, helping homeless veterans, planting trees, supporting youth service clubs in the schools, and scholarships.

Guests are always welcome to attend the Zoom meetings. For information, contact Club Secretary Dr. D. Michael Hart at drmhart@yahoo.com or visit westfieldrotary.com or follow the club on Facebook @WestfieldNJRotary.