Tulsa Rotaract Foundation Scholarship

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The Rotaract Club of Tulsa’s mission is to develop future leaders within the Tulsa community through service, professional development, and a commitment to learning about the global impact of our actions.

Therefore, in 2016 Tulsa Rotaract set out to raise funds to establish a scholarship to be given each year to an Oklahoma high school male and female student, as a way to invest in the future leaders of our community. Recipients of the Tulsa Rotaract Foundation Scholarship will have demonstrated leadership capabilities in the classroom and in the community, through a commitment to excellence in school and through the participation in community service projects and various local charitable efforts.

In addition to wanting to recognize and reward the many accomplishments of outstanding Oklahoma students, the Tulsa Rotaract Foundation Scholarship is inspired in part by the actions and efforts of Rose and Howard Latschar. The Latschars played an integral role in the childhood rearing and support of one of Tulsa Rotaract's past presidents. The Latschars stressed diligence and excellence in the classroom and encouraged giving back to the community as much as possible, which are beliefs also held by Tulsa Rotaract and are indicative of successful recipients of this scholarship.

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Candidate Qualifications

Consideration for any scholarship award is based on a point system including GPA, participation in extracurricular activities, and community service. The candidate must meet the following criteria:

  1. Be attending an Oklahoma high school and must meet conditions to graduate

  2. Achieve a 3.0 cumulative GPA minimum (or the equivalent if grading is based on a weighted GPA scale)

  3. Be accepted and plan to attend a college or university for the upcoming fall term

  4. Demonstrate financial need

Please note: This will be a one-time $500 scholarship.

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Application Instructions

If a student meets the qualifications for the Tulsa Rotaract Foundation Scholarship, as outlined above, they are welcome to fill out the application below.

The deadline to submit your application is May 1 for the fall semester.

Applications must be fully completed, and all required fields must be answered to the best of the candidate's knowledge. Failure in completing all necessary fields or the providing of inaccurate information may subject the candidate to a denial of the scholarship.

Candidates will be notified if they are chosen as finalists. Finalists will then be required to submit an official transcript from your school's Registrar department, as well as a minimum of one letter of recommendation from a non-family member. More information concerning the subsequent steps will be provided to the finalists once they have been notified. The recipients of the scholarship will be announced shortly thereafter.

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Submit Application

When you are ready to start the application, simply click the button below. Please note: you will not be able to save your progress. If needed, you can open the application to get an idea of the information you will need and the essays you'll need to submit, and you can return to the application once you have all of the necessary information.


If you have any questions regarding the scholarship and its process, please send us an e-mail, and we'll be sure to get back to you as soon as possible.

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