Bursaries offered by Noon Rotary Club

The Campbell River Rotary Club Foundation (noon club) has announced that it will have $8,000 in bursary funds this year to aid Campbell River students to continue their education.

The Campbell River Rotary Club Foundation (noon club) has announced that it will have $8,000 in bursary funds this year to aid Campbell River students to continue their education.

These funds are budgeted from the clubs income from bingo games and will be limited to $1,000 per student.

It is possible that additional funds may be granted to students from the regular investment income from the foundation’s capital fund.

Eight bursaries of $1,000 each will be awarded. Bursary recipients are selected on the basis of scholarship combined with need. A good quality student who has been unable to qualify for scholarships from other sources may be eligible. Funds may be granted to aid in attending college or university for first, second, third or fourth year studies.

Applicants who wish to attend trade or vocational schools, as well as adults who wish to continue their education, will be considered.

Eligibility for bursaries from the foundation requires that the applicant be a resident of Campbell River and a graduate of a District 72 high school.

The Campbell River Rotary Club Foundation was set up to administer the permanent fund that has been established for the funding of bursaries.

Applications are available on the club’s web site. Go to the Rotary Club of Campbell River, click on Club Business and scroll down to Bursary and scholarship applications. Print the application and fill it out completely and mail to Chairman, Bursary Committee, Box 72, Campbell River, BC. V9W 5Z9. Applications may also be picked up at Above Shore Dental Clinic, 97 South Island Highway, phone 250-286-0088.