All Plymouth Rotary Dollars for Scholars applications will be administered ON-LINE!

 

The ChapterNet Student Dashboard is your "one-stop shop" for everything related to our chapter's scholarships. Log in and create or update your profile, and you'll be able to apply for the scholarships you're eligible for with just a few clicks. And it's not just our chapter's scholarships -- you'll see opportunities from Scholarship America's partners across the nation.

Scholarship information and criteria. (Only online application will be considered thru this website- we are no longer accepting mail-in applications).

GENERAL INFORMATION: 

The Rotary Club of Plymouth will be providing three(3) $1,500.00 scholarships during 2019 - 2020 for use in the school year 2020 - 2021. Successful applicants will have demonstrated leadership ability and desire to pursue further education at a two (2) or a four (4) year vocational/technical school or university. Opening date: January 15th, 2020. Closing date: March 6th, 2020.
An in person interview will be conducted for the final 5 top recipients. The date will be held on March 16th, 2020. Details on location to follow.  Interview times will be slotted between 6-8pm. Keep this date open in case you are selected. We cannot make exceptions for students that cannot attend.  3 winners to be awarded scholarships and their parents/guardians are invited to our Thursday lunch meeting at the Rotary Club of Plymouth to be recognized on April 16, 2020 (details to follow). Disbursement of funds will happen after students submit their first semester's grades. Students must show a G.P.A. of 3.0 or above. The Rotary Club of Plymouth is an authorized affiliate of Dollars For Scholars.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA: 

• Seniors who (1) attend a public or private high school located in the City of Plymouth or (2) are home schooled and are residents of the City of Plymouth or (3) are residents of the City of Plymouth but attend a public or private high school in a different city.
• The applicant must plan on attending a two or a four-year vocational/technical school, college or university with a full-time enrollment status.
• Male or female students, any race or religion 
• U. S. citizenship or permanent resident 
• 3.0 Cumulative grade point average or higher (or the equivalent if the school is not on a 4.0 grading system) or evidence of similar academic achievement if the applicant is home schooled. 
• Must NOT be a direct descendant of an active Rotarian 
• Written essay will be required (see online application form)

• An "in person" interview will be held for finalists. Applicants MUST be available to attend. Date March 16, 2020. Details on location to follow.

• Must have been involved in community service (church, school, city, etc.)
• Work experience (must have held some type of part-time job; could be babysitting, lawn care, retail, restaurant, etc.) 
• Demonstrated financial need for full-time enrollment status.

HELPFUL SUGGESTIONS: 

 

Go to Plymouthrotary.dollarsforscholars.org to create an ONLINE profile. Go to the Student/parent tab. Follow instructions to apply ONLINE ONLY. Our scholarship will be open to apply on January 15th, 2020. DEADLINE is March 6, 2020. 
• Keep essay concise and limited to five or six paragraphs. 
• Check spelling, punctuation, and sentence structure carefully. 
• Take time to give a thoughtful response to questions. 
• Don't be shy about your accomplishments. Give yourself credit without bragging. 
• If you are contacted for an interview, dress appropriately and please be on time.

What's more, logging into the Student Dashboard will also give you access to volunteer and internship opportunities, important news about college life, and exclusive resources to help you manage your money, succeed in college, and take advantage of everything Dollars for Scholars has to offer.

 

If you're a parent, this is a great resource, too; if you're here to enter financial or other information for scholarships, you've come to the right place!

 

Students, Please note: To be considered for a broader range of scholarship opportunities, complete the on-line application fully.

 

Students and Parents: Click below to log into the ChapterNet Student Dashboard!

 

If this is your 1st time here, register and you will receive an e-mail to set your password.

Students: Click here for instructions on setting up your account and completing your profile.

Parents: Click here for instructions on completing the online consent and financial information forms.