RYLA College Scholarship 

The Rotary Club of Suntree RYLA College Scholarship is the brainchild of former Rotary Club of Suntree President Alan Frisher. Each year the club awards a scholarship of $1,000 to a RYLA student based on a written essay. Mr. Frisher has agreed to fund the scholarship at a rate of $500 per year for the next ten years, and the Rotary Club of Suntree Foundation matches his contribution.

Essay Requirements

An original essay or creative treatise, no more than 300 words in total must be submitted, describing how any one portion of the Rotary 4-way test can help you, as a current and future leader in your community, guide you and/or focus your energy toward achieving one or more important goal(s) in your life,

 OR:

An original essay or creative treatise, no more than 300 words in total must be submitted, describing how your RYLA experience has helped you, as a current and future leader in your community, guide you and/or focus your energy toward achieving one or more important goal(s) in your life.

How the Essays are Graded

Essays/creative treatises submitted online will be read and subjectively graded for originality, practicality, and resourcefulness by one or more members of the Suntree Rotary Club Board of Directors. Candidates whose work displays those unique qualities will be contacted by a Board
member of the Suntree Rotary Club for a personal interview to discuss their goal(s) and submitted work.

Rules

All decisions are final unless the student, for whatever reason, does not attend the College of choice submitted for the grant. In that case, all grant money previously paid must be returned to the Suntree Rotary Club Foundation.

Alan Frisher

Sponsor & Former Club President

The Rotary Club of Suntree RYLA College Scholarship was the idea of former Club President Alan Frisher. Mr. Frisher has committed to jointly funding the scholarship in conjunction with the Rotary Club of Suntree Foundation through 2030.

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