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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Class Standing: Undergraduate GPA Requirement: 3.5
Applicants: Current UA Students Open To: US Citizen
Award Amount: $1,500
Program Description:
   Rotary Rotary Club of Tuscaloosa 
Undergraduate Scholarships
(Seay and Deaver Awards)

 

Each year the Rotary Club of Tuscaloosa awards scholarships to UA students for participation in study abroad or domestic activities that align with the mission of Rotary. 

The mission of Rotary International is to provide service to others, promote integrity, and advance world understanding, goodwill, and peace through its fellowship of business, professional, and community leaders.

There are two distinct Undergraduate Rotary scholarships. Students can apply to one or more Rotary scholarships and indicate this on their application. 

 
Rotary Scholarships Frank Deaver
$1,500
Jack Seay
(Two awards given)
$1,500 each
Eligibility:
  • U.S. citizen pursing a degree at The University of Alabama
  • Undergraduate
  • Minimum GPA of 3.5
  • Preference given those studying or exemplifying an interest in a field related to "international understanding and goodwill"
  • One award for U.S. citizen pursing a degree at The University of Alabama
  • One award for international (non-U.S. citizen) pursing a degree at The University of Alabama
  • Minimum GPA of 3.5
  • Preference given those studying or exemplifying an interest in a field related to "international understanding and goodwill"
Award to Support:  Award for a student's participation in their study abroad program OR a domestic program that promotes goodwill and better understanding between cultures Award for a student's participation in their study abroad program
Application Requirements:  Apply through the online system below. Students must be ready to complete/submit the following: 
  • Resume
  • Rotary Scholarship Questionnaire
  • Copy of unofficial transcript
  • Statement of purpose essay
    • Name of program (either study abroad or goodwill program)
    • Location of program
    • Dates of program
    • Educational and career plans
    • International interests
    • Intended use of scholarship
    • On or off campus activities, especially those relating to international understanding
  • A letter of recommendation. You will submit the email of a UA faculty member and they will be sent a set a questions to answer on your behalf concerning:
    • Your academic ability and achievement
    • Your interest in international understanding
    • Your participation in international activities (in the U.S. or abroad)
    • Ability to represent the Rotary Club of Tuscaloosa
  • If you would like your recommender to send one letter that applies to all Rotary scholarships, please email us at studyabroad@ua.edu and let us know that you want your letter of recommendation copied for all of the Rotary scholarship applications.
Apply through the online system below. Students must be ready to complete/submit the following:
  • Resume
  • Rotary Scholarship Questionnaire
  • Copy of unofficial transcript
  • Statement of purpose essay
    • Name of study abroad 
    • Location of program abroad
    • Dates of program
    • Educational and career plans
    • International interests
    • Intended use of scholarship
    • On or off campus activities, especially those relating to international understanding
  • A letter of recommendation. You will submit the email of a UA faculty member and they will be sent a set a questions to answer on your behalf concerning:
    • Your academic ability and achievement
    • Your interest in international understanding
    • Your participation in international activities (in the U.S. or abroad)
    • Ability to represent the Rotary Club of Tuscaloosa
  • If you would like your recommender to send one letter that applies to all Rotary scholarships, please email us at studyabroad@ua.edu and let us know that you want your letter of recommendation copied for all of the Rotary scholarship applications.



 

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2020 10/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.