Apply here for 2019 ROTARY CLUB of LEXINGTON Scholarships
For over 55 years The Rotary Club of Lexington has awarded scholarships to top performing high school seniors based upon outstanding academic achievement, extracurricular activities and community service. This year we will award $1,000 each to at least eight students on the All Fayette County Academic Team and a $6,000 scholarship (payable in 4 annual installments of $1,500/year) to the overall Rotary Scholar.

We are pleased to award one Rotary First Generation Scholarship in the amount of $1500 to a student based upon academic achievement, extra-curricular activities, community service, and financial need. Eligible students are from families where neither parent attended a four year college or university.

Requirements for Rotary Scholarship

1. Applicant must attend a four year college or university in the United States as a full time student with enrollment commencing in the Fall of 2019.
2. Applicant must have an un-weighted cumulative high school GPA of at least 3.5.(This requirement does not apply to First Generation applicant).
3. Submission of your complete high school transcript through the semester ending December 2018.
4. Applicant must be attending a Lexington, KY high school with a scheduled graduation in the Spring of 2019.

The following criteria will be used in judging applications along with the overall quality of the responses and content of application.
1. Academic Achievement including Class Rank and Test Scores - 50%
2. Leadership - 20%
3. Service above Self and Community Service - 20%
4. Recommendation Letter from Counselor or Other (non-relative) Person who is very familiar with the qualifications of the Applicant- 10%

Special consideration will be given to any Applicant who has overcome great challenges or difficult circumstances to excel.

Applicant must submit a completed application and all supporting materials prior to deadline of Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at 11:59 PM.

NO EXCEPTIONS OR EXTENSIONS TO THE DEADLINE WILL BE ACCEPTED.

After all applications have been reviewed, a select few applicants will be invited for an interview with the members of scholarship committee. Final scholarship recipients will be selected from the applicants who are interviewed.

Rotary Scholarships will be awarded during Rotary Club of Lexington weekly meeting on Thursday, April 25, 2019.
Meeting will take place at Noon at The Red Mile, Lexington, KY 40504. This event is by invitation only and honorees will be notified prior to the meeting.

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Application Deadline: Tuesday, April 9, 2019 11:59 PM
Applicant First Name *
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Applicant Last Name *
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Contact email *
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Contact phone *
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Are you applying for Rotary First Generation College Scholarship? *
IMPORTANT: If you select "Yes", you verify that neither of your parents attended a four year college or university.
Name of High School *
This scholarship is restricted to seniors from a Fayette County High School
If you selected "Other" above, name of your high school
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Name of Parent(s) or Guardian *
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Email of Parent(s) or Guardian *
We use this to communicate registration issues and to keep you informed.
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Phone Number of Parent(s) or Guardian *
We use this to communicate registration issues and to keep you informed.
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Full mailing address *
Number, Street, City and Zip
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What was your highest ACT composite score?
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What was your highest SAT composite score?
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What is your non-weighted high school GPA (through Dec 2018)? *
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Transcripts (REQUIRED)
It is the responsibility of applicant to ensure that complete high school transcripts through the semester ending December 2018 are emailed to winnivangessel@ultimatetestprep.com before application deadline.

Subject of email should be: Rotary Scholarship Transcripts for LastName, FirstName

College or University planning to attend in Fall 2019 *
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College Major
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Please List Status of your college admission process *
Please list any scholarships received and dollar amounts
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Personal Essay (250 - 500 words) *
Please write an essay to help the selection committee learn more about you, your experiences, values, interests, and goals. Rotary's motto is "Service above self". Please narrate how your activities address "Service above Self".
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Great Teacher Essay (250 - 300 words) *
Please write an essay about one of your elementary, middle or high school teachers who you feel is a great teacher. Please describe why you feel he or she is a great teacher and how he or she influenced you.
Your answer
Please list any significant awards or honors you have received either for academic or extracurricular achievements. *
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Please list your leadership positions. *
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Please list your extracurricular activities. *
Please list, in order of their importance to you, the activities outside the classroom that have been most significant to you and briefly indicate why the activity has been meaningful. (Please limit your list to three activities. Include work and volunteer experience.)
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Recommendation Letter (REQUIRED)
It is the responsibility of applicant to ensure that the person named below provides a recommendation letter before application deadline. Kindly send them the instructions below.

Recommendation letter MUST be from the person identified below.

Recommendation letters should be send to winnivangessel@ultimatetestprep.com

Subject of email should be: Rotary Scholarship Recommendation for LastName, FirstName

Recommendation letters must be written in the body of the email. (No attachments will be accepted.)

What is the name of person writing recommendation letter? *
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What is the email of person writing recommendation letter? *
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What is the phone number of person writing recommendation letter? *
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What is applicant's relationship with the person writing recommendation letter? *
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Thank You
By submitting this form you acknowledge that (1) information provided is true, (2) you have permission from your parent(s)/guardian, (3) you give permission to Rotary Club of Lexington to contact persons mentioned above regarding this application, and (4) you give Rotary Club of Lexington permission to use information furnished here.

Only ONE application per applicant. Do NOT submit incomplete application

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