Rotary Club of Campbell River accepting applications for bursaries

The Rotary Club of Campbell River (Noon) has announced that it is now accepting applications for bursaries for the 2017 year.

The bursaries are awarded each year by the Campbell River Rotary Club Foundation.

Application forms may be obtained from school councillors or by going on the club Website at www.campbellriverrotary.org.

Click on the “Club Business” tab, then “Public Documents” and finally “Bursary Application.” Download the form, fill it out completely and mail to Chairman, Bursary Committee, Rotary Club of Campbell River, P.O. Box 25072, Campbell River, BC, V9W0B7. Applications may also be dropped off at the Above Shore Dental Clinic, attention of Dr. Bruce Woermke. Only hard copies of the application will be accepted. Deadline for the applications is June 15. To qualify for a bursary, the application must be a graduate of a local high school.

Adults are considered and any type of advanced education will qualify, including trade and vocational schools and post graduate college education. Financial need is considered as well as scholastic abilities. Funds for the bursaries are obtained from investment returns from the Foundation and from a portion of the bingo funds earned by the club each year. Size of the bursaries are determined by the selection committee according to the funds available for distribution.