Posted on Aug 21, 2021
This bursary, is for students entering a Construction or Trade related program.  $1,500.00
 
Rotary Club of Dunnville and Watertite Roofing Bursary – Construction or Trade Program
 
Overview
 
The Rotary Club of Dunnville has been serving the community since 1993. While Rotary may be international in scope, local involvement is often the spark of real change. Our local projects include sponsoring poverty alleviation groups like Dunnville Bridges, hosting youth dances and supporting youth organizations like Haldimand 4H Woodworking Club, and our local healthcare facilities to name a few.
 
From Rotary International:
 
“Rotary is a global network of 1.2 million neighbours, friends, leaders, and problem-solvers who see a world where people unite and take action to create lasting change – across the globe, in our communities, and in ourselves.
 
Solving real problems takes real commitment and vision. For more than 110 years, Rotary's people of action have used their passion, energy, and intelligence to take action on sustainable projects. From literacy and peace to water and health, we are constantly working to better our world, and we stay committed to the end.”
 
What we do:
 
Rotary members believe we have a shared responsibility to take action on our world’s most persistent issues. Our 35,000+ clubs work together to:
 
  • Promote peace
  • Fight disease
  • Provide clean water, sanitation, and hygiene
  • Save mothers and children
  • Support education
  • Grow local economies
 
Scholarship Value: $1,500.00
 
Eligibility Requirements:
  • Student must be entering into a Construction or Trade related program. 
 
  • Maintain a “B” average (73%) in Grades 11 and 12
 
  • Complete a minimum of 10 hours of community service with the Rotary Club of Dunnville-not required at this time due to covid
 
Applicants must provide:
  • A resume outlining paid work and school and/or community-based volunteer experience
 
  • Two reference letters, one from your community and one from your school;
 
  • A written statement, minimum 500 words, describing at least ONE of the following:
    • What are your career goals are
    • How do you think your chosen career will positively impact society
    • A memorable volunteer experience and how it impacted your life
    • Your interests and hobbies outside of school and why these are important to you
 
Please submit the required documents to your guidance counselor by June 1st.  Be sure to specify which bursary you are applying for. Additional questions may be directed to the Rotary Club of Dunnville Youth Services Chair, Lois Crysler at lcrysler@rogers.com.