Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Scholarships - Cultural

The purpose of the Ambassadorial Scholarships program is to further international understanding and friendly relations among people of different countries and geographical areas.

Sponsor: Rotary Foundation

Ambassadorial Scholarships, The Rotary Foundation's oldest and best-known program, was founded in 1947. Since then, nearly 38,000 men and women from about 100 nations have studied abroad under its auspices. Today it is the world's largest privately funded international scholarships program. Nearly 800 scholarships were awarded for study in 2005-06. Through grants totaling approximately US$500 million, recipients from about 70 countries studied in more than 70 nations. This scholarship supports students pursuing either three or six months of intensive language study and cultural immersion. The award provides funds to cover round-trip transportation, language training expenses, and home stay living arrangements, not to exceed US$12,000 and US$19,000 respectively. Applicant must contact a Rotary Club in their legal or permanent residence (or place of full-time study or employment) for an application and information on scholarship availability and local deadlines.
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