The Denville Rotary offers five annual awards of $1,000 to graduating seniors attending Morris Knolls, Morris Catholic, and Morris County School of Technology. Four of the awards are given to those students from Morris Knolls and Morris Catholic. The fifth is given to a student from Morris County Vocational – Technical School.
All applications are secured from the Guidance Department of each respective school. The applications are screened by the Guidance Department and the Rotary Scholarship Committee interviews the final applicants.
REQUIREMENTS AND PROCEDURES FOR SELECTION OF STUDENTS FOR ROTARY COLLEGE ASSISTANCE GRANTS
ROTARY CLUB OF DENVILLE
A. Resident of Denville, New Jersey for at least one year as of the date of high school graduation.
B. Academically have an 80% average or better at the mid point of the senior year.
C. Must have a positive attitude with a continual desire to improve and achieve excellence.
D. Indicates a need for financial assistance to achieve goal.
E. Good all around high school record, including participation in extra-curricular activities with emphasis on service to the school and to the community.
F. Planning to attend a four-year degree granting college or university.
G. In the opinion of the school administration, have good college potential.
A. Four nominations, two boys and two girls, will be made by both Morris Knolls High School and Morris Catholic High School prior to February 1st of each year. These nominations are to be made in writing to the Chairman of the Student Aid Committee of the Rotary Club of Denville, and include all pertinent information to support the nominations of each student – class rankings, scholastic records, college board scores, extra-curricular activities, etc. One nomination is made from Morris County School of Technology.
B. If, in fact, or in the opinion of the school administration of either school, there are fewer than four eligible candidates for this award, fewer nominations may be made.
C. Upon receipt of the nominations, the Student Aid Committee will notify each nominee in writing of his/her selection.
D. After receipt of the completed Selection Information Forms, the Student Aid Committee will review each student’s record and personally interview each of the candidates.
E. Prior to June 1st of each year, the Student Aid Committee will notify the school and the student, in writing of their selections.
F. Payment of the grant will be made to the recipient.