Posted by Tory De Fazio on Feb 18, 2019
Do you know anyone who might be a candidate for our D7910 Morley Scholarship?  Rotary District 7910 is pleased to announce that Global Grant applications are now being accepted for the David & Eleanor Morley Endowed Global Grant Scholarship, now open from February 1st through March 31, 2019. This $35,000 one year scholarship is open to any resident of the 117 cities and towns represented by District 7910 who is planning on graduate study abroad.
Unique to D7910, the Morley Scholarship was established by a generous WPI graduate and Rotarian.  It is managed by The Rotary Foundation Permanent Fund in cooperation with the D7910 Rotary Foundation Committee (Scholarship).  The window of application of two months will be followed by an interview, and the announcement of one qualified candidate.  Read more for the qualifications and application information.  
Guidelines for the David & Eleanor Morley Endowed Global Grant Scholarship:
Applicant be sponsored by a Rotary club in D7910, and not related to a Rotarian.
Must reside in D7910 (West Suburban Boston and Central Massachusetts)
Must submit a Scholarship Application on a form provided by Rotary District 7910
Have a letter of acceptance from the institution of higher learning (graduate school) abroad
The selected candidate will participate in the preparation of a global grant application. He/she will be hosted by a Rotary Club abroad in the country of study.
Use studies or research in one of the following selected fields (peace and conflict resolution; disease prevention & treatment; economic & community development; maternal & child health; water & sanitation, or, basic education & literacy).
Be able to begin studies/research in the Fall of 2019.
Successful candidate will be awarded $ 35,000 for one scholarship year.
Please help promote this wonderful scholarship to residents of your communities.  Last year we were fortunate to identify two (2) well qualified individuals who were awarded these scholarships.  One is studying at Oxford in the area of Economic & Community Development, sponsored by Concord Rotary; and the other at Cambridge University in the area of Disease Prevention & Treatment, sponsored by Neponset Valley Sunrise.  They join over 520 Global Grant Scholars (alumni) and more than 200 current scholars!
For more information on the Morley Scholarship and applications, please CLICK HERE TO contact Wellesley Rotarian Tory De Fazio