District 6270 Global Grant Scholarship:  Must be a graduate level program overseas.  Applicants must hold at least an undergraduate degree or anticipate graduation within the current year.  The application period is announced as applicable.

NOTE: Applicant cannot be a Rotarian or be related to a Rotarian but can be a member of Rotaract.  To be eligible, applicant must be a resident in the geographical area of District 6270, be a student at a college/university in the geographical area of District 6270 or have strong ties to Southeast Wisconsin (see District 6270 map).  Experience (professional or volunteer) in the field of study is required. All fellowship/scholarship/stipend funding opportunities must relate to one of Rotary’s Seven Areas of Focus.

District 6270 Short-Term Scholarly Stipend:  Occasionally, when funds are available and when the District 6270 Board of Directors authorizes it, a short-term scholarly stipend is available for graduate-level students to pursue travel or undertake limited research in support of their graduate program.  When available, such opportunities are advertised here.

Rotary Peace Fellowships:  Each year, Rotary awards up to 130 fully funded fellowships for dedicated leaders from around the world to study at one of seven peace campuses/programs throughout the world.  There exist both a certificate program (at least five years of working experience related to peace/conflict resolution are required) and a master’s degree program (at least three years of working experience related to peace/conflict resolution are required).  Rotary Peace Fellowships are international in scope and highly competitive. Application deadlines are announced as applicable. Click the “Rotary Peace Fellowships” link on the left to access detailed information.

Local Scholarships:  Local Rotary clubs within District 6270 typically offer annual scholarships of various types which require residency in specific geographical areas.  Additionally, local clubs fund education opportunities.  Check the websites of clubs to ascertain availability (see the club locator on this website).

FOR ROTARIANS: WHAT can I do? HOW can I help?

  • Promote scholarship opportunities and recruit candidates (local universities or colleges, scholars or community, locally- & globally-focused businesses)
  • Direct candidates to District 6270 website and mentor applicant; invite to your Rotary club meeting
  • Volunteer to serve on the District 6270 Scholarships Subcommittee

To learn more about the criteria, process, eligibility, etc., see links at left OR contact Rotary International District 6270 Scholarships Subcommittee Chair, Larry Myers, scholarshipchair@rotary6270.org.