Attention military veterans the Rotary District 5930 Postsecondary Scholarship for Military Veterans is searching for applicants.

The Rotary District 5930 Postsecondary Education Scholarship for military veterans must be used in the pursuit of undergraduate studies, graduate studies, or a degree/certificate program from a recognized accredited college or university. This purpose of this scholarship is to financially assist veterans who have exhausted government aid, or who might not otherwise have the financial means to further their education. Up to $6,600 will be awarded annually contingent upon the student maintaining the higher education institution’s prescribed academic standards and showing evidence of enrollment.

Deadlines are Nov. 1 for club level and Nov. 8 for district level.

To be considered for this scholarship, applicants must meet all the eligibility requirements and submit the completed application with accompanying materials on or before Nov. 8 of the current year to dgarza@webbcountytx.gov. For questions regarding the application, required documents or application processes, please contact David Garza at 956-206-0606 or by email at dgarza@webbcountytx.gov.

Eligibility requirements:

Must be a United States military veteran who has been honorably discharged. Must demonstrate financial need. Must agree to authorize Rotary District 5930 to publicize your scholarship award, if you are selected. Must be sponsored by a Rotary Club in District 5930 Must meet at least one of the following requirements: (i) reside in District 5930; (ii) attend college or university in District 5930; (iii) have graduated from a high school in District 5930. (Rotarians and family members of Rotarians are not eligible.) Membership in a Rotaract Club does not affect eligibility. Certify that he/she will abide by Rotary’s Conflict of Interest policy. Certify that he/she is in compliance with Rotary’s Conflict of Interest policy. Potential scholarship recipients will be required to participate in an interview with District 5930 Scholarship Committee on Nov. 18 at the Best Western Corpus Christi Inn and Suites.

To submit your application, you must first be sponsored by a local Rotary Club, which can be any club in Rotary District 5930. If you are unsure of the closest Club, please visit the Rotary District 5930 website: http://www.rotary5930.org. The Club will usually want to informally interview you before they submit your application to ensure you are a suitable candidate.