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February 8, 2017

Ludlow Rotary increases scholarship funding

LUDLOW—The Ludlow Rotary has been providing scholarships to area students for more than 35 years. For 2017, the Ludlow Rotary has increased its scholarship funding from internal sources by 50 percent, or $3,000. At a minimum, the Ludlow Rotary expects to award the following scholarships in 2017 to students pursuing further education:
$2,000 Daniel E. Kesman Memorial Scholarship
$2,000 Robert W. Kirkbride Rotary Scholarship (places emphasis on community service)
$2,000 Ralph D. Hogencamp Vocational Education Scholarship (places emphasis on work experience and a realistic career plan)
Three $1,000 traditional scholarships
To be eligible, the student must be a graduating high school senior who lives in Ludlow, Cavendish, Plymouth or Mt. Holly.
Ludlow Rotary will determine who receives these scholarships based on a 25-point scale, allocating five points for each of the following categories:
Scholastic achievement
Financial need
Realistic goals
Sports, extracurricular activities and work experience
Community service
If you would like to help Ludlow Rotary provide additional scholarships, you can contribute checks made payable to the Ludlow Area Rotary Charitable Fund, Inc., which is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. These tax-deductible checks should be mailed to P.O. Box 216, Ludlow, VT 05149. The Ludlow Rotary will provide tax deduction documentation for each donation.
With your help, more of our young people can be assisted in preparing for the challenging times ahead of them.
For more information, contact David Almond, Ludlow Rotary Scholarship chair, at P.O. Box 216, Ludlow, VT 05149 or at bethalmond@tds.net. Visit ludlowrotary.com for information about the Ludlow Rotary and its projects.

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