Ted Matkin Memorial Ritenour Scholarship sponsored by Spirit of St. Louis County Rotary Club

Spirit of St. Louis County Rotary Club awards scholarships based on the desire and need of the recipient for their chosen field. There are 2 $2,500 scholarships available. Applicants for a Spirit of St. Louis County Rotary Scholarship must:
• Be a student at Ritenour High School
• Plan to graduate high school in the Spring of 2024
• Plan to enroll at an accredited post-secondary program leading to a bachelor’s or associate degree, technical degree, or certificate
• Complete an online scholarship application at My Scholarship Central, myscholarshipcentral.org
• Demonstrate significant financial need, as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or similar need calculations
• Submit a letter of recommendation from a teacher or work supervisor

All completed applications will be screened by a committee of Rotarians. Examples of factors considered in selection may include the following:
• Financial need
• Academic accomplishments, school attendance, extracurricular activities
• Work experience, community service, volunteerism
• Quality of responses to additional questions
• Special consideration may be given to students pursuing a technical degree

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Finalists for the scholarships will be interviewed by a committee of Rotarians.

If you have any questions, contact Mary Robinette mary.robinette59@gmail.com

Supplemental Questions
  1. What experience, if any, do you have in your chosen field/program?
  2. How will you benefit from receiving this scholarship?
  3. What personal challenges have you had during your high school years and how have you overcome them?
  4. What other information do you want to share that may be beneficial in learning more about you and to assist the committee in assessing whether you should be awarded a scholarship?
  5. Weighted, cumulative GPA after 7 semesters of high school:
  6. Please explain any missing information from the items requested on this application.
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