Posted on Jan 12, 2018

The Rotary Club of Shrewsbury will be awarding two or more $2,000 scholarships to high school seniors who are planning to attend college in the fall of 2018. These scholarships are paid directly to the student recipient upon their successful matriculation to college and may be used for any educational expense that the recipient chooses (examples: tuition, room and board, books, travel to and from school). 

The Rotary Club of Shrewsbury will also be awarding two or more $500 to $1000 scholarships to high school seniors who will be pursuing a certificate program in their career or trade or immediately entering their career or trade following high school graduation.  Awards can be used toward a certificate program or to purchase tools for one’s chosen trade and are paid directly to the recipient to reimburse the purchase of tools or cost of certificate program.

Any high school senior who lives in Shrewsbury or attends high school in Shrewsbury is eligible to receive a Rotary Club of Shrewsbury scholarship. Applicants should be aware that the Rotary Club of Shrewsbury is an affiliated club of Rotary International, a world-wide service organization. In keeping with Rotary’s motto of “Service Above Self,” an applicant’s record of involvement in service organizations and projects is given very high consideration in the awarding of the scholarships. Academic achievement and need are also considered.

Applicants will be expected to complete an application, provide one letter of recommendation, provide a transcript from your school’s guidance office as well as provide personal contact information.  All applications must be received by March 23, 2018.  To obtain a scholarship application, please contact Donald Harbert by emailing Applications are also available from the guidance offices at Shrewsbury High School and at Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School.