Foundation Minute

Posted by Lana Rouff on Jul 23, 2017
Foundation Minute for Week of July 31st
As the world’s largest private provider of international scholarships, The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International helps more than 1,000 students annually to study abroad and serve as cultural ambassadors.  Rotary clubs around the world offer scholarships for secondary, undergraduate or graduate study.  
 
RI partners with seven prestigious universities around the world, providing opportunities to earn a master’s degree in peace and conflict resolution as well as water and sanitation.   Global Grant scholarships last from three months to four years and can include an entire degree program.  These scholarships are funded using cash or District Designated Funds matched by the World Fund. 
 
District grants can be used to sponsor secondary school, undergraduate or graduate students studying any subject, either locally or abroad.  The scholarship may cover any length of time, from a six-week language training program to a year or more of university study. 
 
$7.5 million on average for scholarships are given by Rotary each year and over 350,000 scholarships have been awarded.    Your support of the Rotary Foundation enables this to happen.  Thank you. 
 
Funding Needed:  The Rotary Club of Blumenau-Norte is seeking funding for a shelter for newborn mothers – Contact Felipe Bittencourt at felbit@gmail.com