The Scholarship Committee of Rotary District 5930 is proud to announce that it has extended the application deadline to December 8, 2018 for students wishing to apply for the International Scholarship to Costa Rica.

Applicants must have completed at least two years of college/university work prior to May 26, 2019 in pursuit of a degree in a field directly related to one of the Rotary Foundation's Areas of Focus (i.e., Peace and Conflict Prevention/Resolution, Disease Prevention & Treatment, Water and Sanitation, Maternal and Child Health, Basic Education and Literacy, and Economic and Community Development.)

Scholarship recipients will spend from May 26-June 8, 2019 in Costa Rica working under the supervision of health professionals as volunteer members of a medical brigade responsible for providing medical assistance to individuals in need. The registration fees, room and board (with some meals), travel insurance, ID cards, and the flight arrangements for the trip are being paid by Rotary District 5930.

The application for this scholarship, an explanation of how to contact a District 5930 Rotary club President to obtain his/her endorsement, and other relevant information about this international experience can be accessed at https://www.rotary5930.org/ page/district-scholarships.