The Rotary District 6220 Global Scholar Program provides $30,000 scholarship awards for graduate (not doctorate) studies at a qualified college/university (i.e., has a graduate level program of study that directly relates to at least one of TRF’s Areas of Focus) outside the USA for US citizens; or, for international citizens (namely, cannot have U.S. citizenship or have a green card or in the process of applying for U.S. citizenship), outside their native country where a Rotary host club can be identified. Scholars must commence studies no earlier than the beginning of the academic year in the fall of 2021 and conclude no later than December 30, 2022 and expend the scholarship funds within 12 months of starting studies.
Eligible applicants will have a demonstrated record of high academic achievement; a reasonable level of proficiency in the language of the region of study; excellent leadership skills and potential; a proven record of success in his or her academic field or vocation; a commitment to community service; well-defined and realistic goals; concrete ideas for advancing within his or her chosen field; and, sincerity about maintaining a lifelong relationship with Rotary after the scholarship period.
Interact Club of Appleton North is sponsored by the Rotary Club of Appleton.
Motto: “Take action, build international understanding, and make new friends around the world. Develop your leadership skills while you discover the power of Service Above Self, and find out how serious leadership can be seriously fun!”
Origin: The founding of the club was initiated by Eeshani Buddi in January 2018 with the support of her rotary and school advisors. The first official School meeting with 6 motivated and committed interact team was on April 26, 2018. This is the first Interact club in the Fox Valley and is currently 56 Interactors strong.
After reaching a $1,000,000 fundraising goal early, Rotary International Districts 6220 & 6270 extend the goal deadline and dollar amount to support the Rotary Foundation during trying times
(August 21, 2020) A joint effort between the Wisconsin & Michigan Rotarians of districts 6220 and 6270 to raise $1,000,000 for the Rotary Foundation by October, 2020 reached its goal four months early. With that success, and with even greater need, the districts will continue the journey by raising more funds, and a new conclusion in April, 2021.
A bit over one year ago, on the recommendation of Rotary International District Governors Steve Handrick and Steen Sanderhoff, their respective districts embarked on a path to collectively raise one million dollars of new gifts to the Rotary Foundation; a Million Dollar Journey. With many generous gifts – each in excess of $10,000 – from both districts, the goal was reached early, in July of 2020.
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