Flower Mound Rotary

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This is the first Power Point I created to present to a Rotary club for one of my presentations as an Ambassadorial Scholar.

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Flower Mound Rotary

  1. 1. Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarships Lauren Williamson Ambassadorial Scholar 2009-2010 Rotary International District 5790
  2. 2. What is it? <ul><li>$25,000 scholarship to send 1 candidate abroad to study for 1 year, per district </li></ul><ul><ul><li>District 5790 – 2 candidates </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Students serve as ambassadors of goodwill; bridging cultural barriers </li></ul><ul><li>Rotary International began program in 1947 </li></ul><ul><li>Average of 800 recipients each year, sent all over the world </li></ul>
  3. 3. Benefits <ul><li>Finances education for future world and community leaders </li></ul><ul><li>Fosters Rotary ideals , raises awareness </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Improves international understanding, friendly relations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tackles health, education, poverty </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Expectations of students during and after their year abroad </li></ul>
  4. 4. From Gainesville to London Rotary and Me
  5. 5. Get Involved! <ul><li>LEARN MORE www.rotary.org keyword scholarship; www.rotaryasets.org training page; www.rotary5790.org link on the left </li></ul><ul><li>SPONSOR SOMEONE Rotaract clubs, schools & colleges, community members </li></ul><ul><li>APPLY 20 pg application, 2 essays, interviews </li></ul><ul><li>DONATE $ to the program </li></ul>MY BLOG Has the Scholar Handbook link, which explains duties of host/sponsor clubs
  6. 6. Sponsor District 5790 Gainesville Rotary Club, TX, USA Host District 1130 Ealing Rotary Club, London, England, UK

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