Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Scholarship Applications Available

The Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Scholarship offers students the opportunity to study for a year in a foreign country with virtually all expenses paid.
To be eligible for this scholarship program, students must have completed at least two years of college-level coursework or equivalent professional experience before commencing their scholarship studies; be proficient in the language of the host country; be a citizen of a country in which there is a Rotary Club; and be fully committed to participating in a program designed to promote cultural cooperation and awareness.  

The academic year scholarship grants the recipient $23,000 to cover transportation between home and the study city, some educational supplies, academic fees, and reasonable housing and meals. In return, the scholar is asked to be an ambassador of goodwill by making presentations in the host and sponsoring communities.

For more information, or to pick up an application, contact Marilyn Romine, School of Business, 785.4268, Violette Hall 2413 or Mark Hanley, professor of history, 785.4098, Baldwin Hall 255. Information is also available at the Rotary International Web site, Applications are due at 5 p.m. Feb. 29 for planned international study between July 1, 2009, and June 30, 2010.

An informational meeting will take place at 4:30 p.m. Nov. 29 in the West Campus Suites Multipurpose Room just inside the main entrance. Hanley and Romine will be there to introduce the program, answer questions, and distribute application materials. If you are interested but cannot attend, please plan to contact one of them individually.
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