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The Rotary Club of Ventura presents the

Perspectives on Peace

Scholarship

The Rotary Club of Ventura is pleased to support this scholarship program for a third year.  All high school seniors, attending one of the five public schools mentioned on the rules page and who will be attending a two-year, four-year or advanced vocational/technical school are eligible.

This scholarship will focus on peace, one of the areas of focus for Rotary International.  Peace can be defined as an environment that supports equality and justice for all.  An initiative for peace can be anything that supports the human condition, for example, the need for food, water, shelter, health care, literacy, jobs, and human rights.

The scholarship awards are as followed:

First Prize: $5,000
Second Prize: $2,500
Third Prize: $1,500
Honorable Mentions (2): $500 each

*All applicants must submit their media project and two recommendations by March 31, 2021.  The announcement of winners will be on April 21, 2021 and an award’s ceremony will be held on May 5, 2021.

DEADLINES
March 31, 2021: Last day to have all your materials (project, submission form and two recommendations) uploaded to the website and confirmed
April 21, 2021: All winners will be notified by the Rotary Club of Ventura scholarship committee
May 5, 2021: Scholarships will be presented to the winners at the Rotary Club of Ventura luncheon meeting

Creating Your Perspective on Peace

Create your project utilizing video, photography, art or music.
Your project will be judged on thoughtfulness and creativity

VIDEO
Photography
Art
Music

Read through the full list of submission guidelines here

 

Other Criteria:

• Acceptance to a 2-or 4-year college, or an advanced vocational/technical school for the 2021 fall semester •

• Outstanding moral character and community involvement •

• Two recommendations from teachers, guidance counselors, or mentors •

Deadlines

March 31, 2021: Last day to have all your materials (project, submission form and two recommendations) uploaded to the website and confirmed

April 21, 2021: All winners will be notified by the Rotary Club of Ventura scholarship committee

May 5, 2021: Scholarships will be presented to the winners at the Rotary Club of Ventura luncheon meeting