The Rotary Foundation and clubs invest in our future leaders and philanthropists by funding scholarships for undergraduate and graduate study.

 
 
 
Costa Rica International Experience - Rotary District Scholarship
Arrival Date in Costa Rica:            May 26, 2020
Departure Date from Costa Rica:  June 8, 2020
 
The Costa Rica International Scholarship is intended to support two undergraduate students who will have completed at least two-years of university work prior to May 26, 2020 in pursuit of a degree in a field directly related to one of the Rotary Foundation’s Areas of Focus (i.e., Peace and Conflict Prevention/ResolutionDisease Prevention & Treatment, Water and SanitationMaternal and Child HealthBasic Education and LiteracyEconomic and Community Development.  These areas are described below.)
 
Scholarship recipients will spend from May 26-June 8, 2020 in Costa Rica working under the supervision of health professionals as volunteer members of a medical brigade responsible for providing medical assistance to individuals in need.  The registration fees, room and board (with some meals), travel insurance, and the flight arrangements for the trip are being paid by Rotary District 5930. 
 
The application for this scholarship, along with other relevant information about this international experience, can be accessed at https://www.rotary5930.org/page/district-scholarships.
 
Need Endorsement by President of a Rotary club in District 5930.  Suggest applicant contact the President or other appropriate club official (e.g., Director of Foundation) no later than Oct. 12, 2019 to arrange for the endorsement. Download free District 5930 app from the App Store for assistance.   
 
Application Deadline: The application and other required documents must be submitted to Kayla Stovall at kaylastovall95@gmail.com on or before October 26, 2019.
 
Competitive Interview Schedule Interviews for this scholarship will be conducted on November 9, 2019
at Del Mar College, Northwest Center, 13725 Northwest Blvd., Corpus Christi, TX  78410
Only non-Rotarians are eligible to apply.  Please share this information with anyone you believe would qualify.
 
 
 
Watch these videos of experiences in Costa Rica.
 
 
 
 
Military Veterans - Rotary District Scholarship
The Rotary District 5930 Military Veterans Scholarship is designed to provide financial assistance to two honorably discharged veterans to help them pursue undergraduate studies, graduate studies, or a degree/certificate program from a recognized accredited college/university. The application for this scholarship, along with the other information that needs to be submitted, can be accessed at
 
Need Endorsement by President of a Rotary club in District 5930.  Suggest applicant contact the President or other appropriate club official (e.g., Director of Foundation) no later than Oct. 12, 2019 to arrange for the endorsement. Download free District 5930 app from the App Store for assistance.   
 
Application Deadline: The application and other required documents must be submitted to Paul Torres at foxtorres2@aol.com on or before October 26, 2019. 
 
Competitive Interview Schedule: Interviews for this scholarship will be conducted on November 9, 2019
at Del Mar College, Northwest Center, 13725 Northwest Blvd., Corpus Christi, TX  78410
We encourage you to forward this information to anyone you believe would qualify.  Only non-Rotarians are eligible to apply.  
 
 
Global Grant Scholarship - Rotary District
Rotary District 5930 is excited to announce it is accepting applications for its Global Grant Scholarship.  The purpose of the Global Grant Scholarship is to help at least one qualified graduate student earn a master's degree at a recognized university in a non-U.S. country in an area directly connected to one of the Rotary Foundation's Six Areas of Focus (i.e., Peace and Conflict Prevention/ResolutionDisease Prevention & Treatment, Water and SanitationMaternal and Child HealthBasic Education and LiteracyEconomic and Community Development.  These areas are described below.)  The award for the global grant scholarship for the 2019-2020 academic year will be $30,000. 
 
The application for this scholarship, along with other relevant information, can be accessed at https://www.rotary5930.org/page/district-scholarships.
 
Need Endorsement by President of a Rotary club in District 5930.  Suggest applicant contact the President or other appropriate club official (e.g., Director of Foundation) no later than Oct. 12, 2019 to arrange for the endorsement. Download free District 5930 app from the App Store for assistance.   
 
Application Deadline: The application and other required documents must be submitted to Pat Abrego at pabrego@tamiu.edu on or before October 26, 2019. 
 
Competitive Interview Schedule: Interviews for this scholarship will be conducted on November 9, 2019 at Del Mar College, Northwest Center, 13725 Northwest Blvd., Corpus Christi, TX  78410
 
Only non-Rotarians are eligible for this scholarship. Please share this information with anyone you believe would qualify.
 
 
The Rotary Foundation’s Areas of Focus:
 
Peace and Conflict Prevention/Resolution: Initiatives designed to promote peace and conflict prevention/ resolution by: Training leaders, including potential youth leaders, to prevent and mediate conflict; supporting peace-building in communities and regions affected by conflict; Supporting studies for career-minded professionals related to peace and conflict prevention/resolution.
 
Disease Prevention and Treatment: Initiatives intended to prevent disease and promote health by: Improving the capacity of local health care professionals; promoting disease prevention programs, with the goal of limiting the spread of communicable diseases and reducing the incidences of and complications from non-communicable diseases; enhancing the health infrastructure of local communities; educating and mobilizing communities to help prevent the spread of major diseases; preventing physical disability resulting from disease or injury; supporting studies for career-minded professionals related to disease prevention and treatment.
 
Water and Sanitation: Initiatives designed to ensure that people have sustainable access to water and sanitation by: Providing equitable community access to safe water, improved sanitation and hygiene; strengthening the ability of communities to develop, fund and maintain sustainable water and sanitation systems; supporting programs that enhance communities’ awareness of the benefits of safe water, sanitation and hygiene; supporting studies for career-minded professionals related to water and sanitation.
 
Maternal and Child Health: Initiatives intended to improve the health of mothers and their children by reducing the mortality and morbidity rate for children under the age of five; reducing the maternal mortality and morbidity rate; improving access to essential medical services, trained community health leaders and health care providers for mothers and their children; supporting studies for career-minded professionals related to maternal and child health.
 
Basic Education and Literacy: Initiatives designed to strengthen the capacity of communities to provide basic education and literacy to all; increase adult literacy in communities; seek to reduce gender disparity in education; support studies for career-minded professionals related to basic education and literacy.
 
Economic and Community Development: Initiatives intended to focus on creating sustainable, measurable and long- term economic improvements in their communities and livelihoods by: Building the capacity of entrepreneurs, community leaders, local organizations, and community networks to support economic development in impoverished communities; developing opportunities for productive work; reducing poverty in underserved communities; supporting studies for career-minded professionals related to economic and community development.
 
How to Locate District 5930 Rotary Club Presidents and Their Contact Information
 
  • Download the free District 5930 app from the App Store/Google Play.
  • Click on the Leadership link.
  • Click on the 2019-2020 Club Presidents link.