Rotary Club of Harrisonburg's Foundation Scholarships
High Schools in Harrisonburg and Rockingham County are invited to submit a minimum of two and a maximum of four applications from the senior class. The number of awards and amounts are determined annually. For 2018, we anticipate awarding one $5,000 scholarship and several more with a minimum of $1,000 per scholarship. 
Applications are due at the school guidance departments in early March each year.  Please refer to your high school guidance for deadline.
 
  • Incomplete Application: An application not completed according to the instructions provided will be disqualified.¨
  • Number of Scholarships Awarded: As many scholarships as the income earnings from the endowment will permit will be awarded. This amount will change annually.¨
  • Minimum Academic Requirements: Student must have a minimum 2.0 grade average on a 4.0 scale.¨
  • Weighting of Scholarship Selection Criteria:
       1. 60% service activities, 
       2. 20% essay and references, 
       3. 10% paragraph on financial need and 
       4. 10% overall qualities and impression of applicant.
  • Use of Scholarship: The scholarship must be used during the school year immediately following its presentation to the recipient.¨
  • Payment of Scholarship: Upon receipt of the college or university tuition bill payment will be made directly to that institution prior to the academic year.