Apply now for Rotary Club of Downers Grove's Trade Scholarship!Wednesday, March 8, 2023 By: Cathy Mead
The application for the Downers Grove Rotary Club Trade Scholarship for 2023 is now available! Scholarships will be awarded beginning at $1,000. The deadline for all applications is Friday, March 24, 2023. Applications are accepted online through the Google form, with link below.
Requirements for the Rotary Club of Downers Grove Trade Scholarships are as follows:
- You must be a graduating high school senior who lives within the geographical boundaries of Community High School District 99.
- You must be attending an accredited trade school or community college certificate program in 2023.
- Scholarships will not be awarded based on GPA or financial need.
Apply now for Downers Grove Rotary Club's service scholarship!Friday, March 3, 2023 By: Cathy Mead
• Must be a resident of Downers Grove, enrolled in a public or private high school.
• Must be a Graduating Senior pursuing a post-secondary program.
• Participant in service activities in school or the community.
• Demonstrated leadership qualities within service activities.
• Applications will be reviewed by the Rotary Scholarship Committee.
• If applicant is selected for an interview, notification of the time of the interview will be sent to the applicant via email.
• Ten minute interviews for the finalists will be held between 6:00 - 9:00 pm on the following dates:
• 60515 HS Area Interview date: Tuesday, April 18th
• 60516 HS Area Interview Date: Tuesday, April 11th
Application information has been sent to the local high school counselors to distribute. If you have any questions, contact Barb Wysocki at email@example.com
Apply now for Downers Grove Rotary Club's music scholarship!Tuesday, February 28, 2023 By: Dave Humphreys
The Rotary Club of Downers Grove is now accepting applications for their annual Charles Dickerman Music Scholarships. Each year since 2009 the Rotary Club presents scholarship checks to deserving high school seniors who reside in Downers Grove or the District 99 attendance area.
This year, both the number and value of the awards have increased. Up to six scholarships will be awarded, including a Grand Award of $5,000, plus up to five additional cash awards of at least $2,000.
Charles Dickerman was a founding member of the Rotary Club of Downers Grove. He was a nuclear physicist at Argonne National Laboratory who had undergraduate degrees in both physics and music. Charles stayed involved in music throughout his life and was an avid bagpiper.
Application information is available from area high-school music teachers, by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, or by contacting Dave Humphreys at (630) 968-5526.
These Charles Dickerman Music Scholarships are funded by proceeds from the annual Downers Grove Rotary GroveFest held each June in downtown Downers Grove, and the annual Thanksgiving Day Grove Express 5K.