November 30, 2012
Dear Educator, Counselor, Program Director:
The North Stockton Rotary Club is pleased to announce that it will again be awarding eight scholarships to qualified students to help advance their education. The scholarships are made possible through the North Stockton Rotary Foundation and Endowed Scholarship Trust Fund.
Four (4) scholarships of one thousand dollars ($1000) will be awarded to high school seniors who will be pursuing their education at a four year college or university. The Cliff Dochterman Scholarship will be awarded to a student planning to attend the University of the Pacific. The North Stockton Rotary Scholarship, the Mel Hansen Scholarship, and the Pete Hodgson Scholarship will be awarded to students planning to attend any college or university.
The scholarships will be awarded in APRIL 2013. All scholarships are awarded on a one time, single academic year basis.
Four (4) scholarships in the amount of five hundred dollars ($500) will be awarded to qualified students planning to pursue education in vocational programs. All vocational progams are eligible including Delta College, Heald College, Kaplan College. These scholarships are the Lisa Hunefeld Memorial Scholarships.
All applicants must be Stockton residents. Immediate family members of Rotary members are not eligible. Applicants should be planning to attend a college or university or their vocational program for the 2013-2014 academic year. Strong consideration is given for applicants that demonstrate activities involving community service. Although applications include a transcript, the awards are not based upon academic achievement. Financial need is not considered for awarding the scholarships.
Enclosed are the applications for the (4) four year institution scholarships and the (4) vocational program scholarships. Copies can be made to give o the students. Also enclosed is a “What is Rotary” informational sheet that should be given with the application.
DEADLINE FOR APPLYING: MARCH 15, 2013 Please forward applications, essays, transcripts, and letters of recommendations to PO BOX 7184 Stockton, CA 95267. If possible, have the students return the materials to you and forward to North Stockton Rotary as a group.
Thank you for your assistance in getting the word out about our scholarship program. Please feel free to contact me if you should have any questions.
Lyndon S. Low, DDS
Chair, Scholarship Committee
North Stockton Rotary Foundation
1110 W. Robinhood Dr.
Stockton, CA 95207