Rotary District 7620 Scholarship

Call for Applications

Rotary District 7620, which includes most of Central Maryland and Washington, DC, is pleased to call for applications to Rotary Clubs in the District through Rotary Club Contacts for either Post-Secondary or Global Grant scholarships.  Any additional questions can be relayed to our District Scholarship Chair, Tracey Heibel at

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District 7620 Post-Secondary Scholarships

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Completed District Scholarship applications must include the following:

1      A completed Application for Rotary District 7620 Scholarship       


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      2      Essay explaining educational objectives and subsequent occupational goals (300-500     words)

3      A summary/resume of extracurricular and community activities, work experience, awards and honors received

4      An official copy of student’s high school or college transcript

5      A copy of any test scores (SAT, ACT, TOEFL) used to qualify for admission at a Post Secondary institution

6      Copies of any college acceptance letters received by the time of application

Information for Individual Rotary Clubs


District 7620 offers four Post Secondary Scholarships of $5,000 to scholars residing in District 7620 and enrolling in an accredited US college, university or technical school for 2014-2015.  Funds will be sent to the academic institution of winning scholars to cover tuition, room, board and books.


Timeline for Scholarship Application Process and Selection


Late November, 2013 through mid-February, 2014:  Individual Rotary Clubs should begin to promote the District Post-Secondary scholarships to local high schools and/or colleges.


February 15, 2014 – March 15, 2014: Rotary Clubs review applications and interview candidates


March 15, 2014: Deadline for all individual Rotary Clubs to submit an completed application packet to Tracey Heibel, District Scholarship Committee Chair, at  Incomplete scholarship packets will not be considered for further review.


March 15, 2014 -April, 2014:  Scholarship nominees will be contacted by the District Scholarship Committee and invited for an interview, if selected as a finalist.


May 1, 2014:  Scholarship recipients notified of their scholarship award by the District Scholarship Committee.


October, 2014:  Scholarship funds will be sent to the academic institutions where recipients are enrolled.


Members of the District 7620 Scholarship Committee as of 2/7/14:

Ms. Tracey Heibel, Chair, Rotary Club of Leonardtown

Ms. Kelly Schroeder, Rotary Club of Leonardtown

Mr. Cornelius Fay, Rotary Club of Carroll Creek-Frederick

Position vacant

Position vacant