Merritt Island Rotary Club Scholarship Application

Award Amounts: For the school year 2019- 2020, TWO (2) $1,000 ROTARY SCHOLARSHIPS will be awarded as follows: Applicants must be graduating seniors and will be selected from Merritt Island High School, Edgewood High School, and Merritt Island Christian School.


Eligibility: To be eligible for a ROTARY SCHOLARSHIP, the student must have been accepted into a four-year, degree-granting program at an accredited college or university or a two-year program at an accredited junior college at the time of the award. The student should also demonstrate a need for financial assistance to further his or her continuing education. Relatives of Rotary members are not eligible.


Qualification: To qualify for a ROTARY SCHOLARSHIP, the student should be:

  • a person with a broad range of interests encompassing a good academic record, participation in a variety of school activities, and involvement in community or charitable service;

  • an individual who has a knowledge of Rotary and has demonstrated a belief in the work ethic through work experience;

  • a self-motivated person who has established goals and objectives with the proven ability to meet or exceed those targets.


Requirements: Candidates for a ROTARY SCHOLARSHIP will complete a comprehensive application that will confirm their eligibility qualifications, demonstrates the need for financial assistance and highlights the candidate’s qualifications, discusses his or her educational and career goals in light of Rotary’s motto of “Service Above Self” and describes why he or she should receive this scholarship. Candidates may be interviewed by the Scholarship Committee of the Merritt Island Rotary Club.


Please include the following with your application:

  • Certified copy of your high school transcript.

  • Letters of recommendation from two teachers at your high school.

  • Evidence from your school Guidance Department indicating class rank.

  • A copy of your SAT/ACT scores.

  • Evidence demonstrating financial need. Please enclose copy of your Student Aid Report (SAR).

  • A copy of your favorite college essay you wrote.

Applications are due by April 15, 2020 and should be mailed to:
Dr. Sandra L. Roberts, Chair
Merritt Island Rotary Club
Scholarship Committee
P.O. Box 541122
Merritt Island, FL 32954


Candidates for a ROTARY SCHOLARSHIP may be interviewed by the Scholarship Committee of the Merritt Island Rotary Club.


Please direct any questions to the following Scholarship Committee member:
Dr. Sandra L. Roberts, Chair

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