What The Rotary Foundation means to me The Rotary Foundation gives me a chance to HELP and to sow seeds of HOPE for those who need HELP and HOPE. The Rotary Foundation gives me the possibility of doing good in small matters as well as big, and to inspire others to do so. To keep The Rotary Foundation sparkling and active is a matter of great concern for me.
TRF Programs • Educational • Humanitarian • PolioPlus
FOUNDATION PROGRAMS Educational Programs utbildningsprogram Ambassadorial Scholars Group Study Exchange Rotary Grants for University Teacher Rotary Peace and Conflict Studies Program Rotary Centers Humanitarian Grants Program humanitära program • Matching Grants • District Simplified Grants PolioPlus • PolioPlus Partners 3 H Grants Volunteer Service Grants
Ambassadorial Scholarships For Students to study abroad and serve as Ambassadors of good will For Students to study abroad and serve as Ambassadors of good will
Cultural Scholarship 3 to 6 months Intensive language study Ambassadorial Scholarships 3 Scholarship Types • Academic-Year • 9 months full-time study • Multi-Year • Two years full-time study
Ambassadorial Scholarships Change in Ambassadorial Scholarships DDF cost Starting with the Program Year 2008-09: • Academic-Year Scholarship: US$23,000 • Multi-Year Scholarship: US$23,000 • 6 Month Cultural Scholarship: US$15,000 • 3 Month Cultural Scholarship: US$10,000
Ambassadorial Scholarships Application Process Materials distributed to districts: December Districts distribute applications and scholarship availability to clubs: January-February Applications due to clubs from applicants: set by clubs (usually from 1 March-15 July) Club-endorsed applications due to districts: set by districts District-endorsed applications to TRF: 1 October Applications approved by Trustees: 15 December
Ambassadorial Scholarships What candidates to select? • Select scholars with an interest in humanitarian studies • E.g.: health care, food production, environmental protection • Select scholars who wish to study in areas that do not normally host scholars • E.g.: Africa, Brazil, Southeast Asia, Eastern Europe