DEARBORN, Michigan – The Rotary Club of Dearborn has announced the creation of a new scholarship, The Dearborn Rotary Past President Young Scholarship. The first scholarship of $1,500 will be awarded in 2012 to one or more graduating seniors from the three public high schools in Dearborn.
This new scholarship was made possible through the generosity of Robert Young, a longtime member and past president of the Rotary Club of Dearborn. He was also an educator in the Dearborn Public Schools and served as principal of Edsel Ford High School.
The scholarship will be awarded based on the applicants’ understanding of the 4-Way Test of Rotary International, along with academic performance and community engagement.
According to John Artis, Dearborn Rotary president for 2011-12, the Club is also seeking donations to grow this scholarship award for the future.
“Contributing to this scholarship is a great way to honor someone who has given so much of himself to education in the Dearborn community,” said Artis.
Additional information and the application form for this year’s Dearborn Rotary Past President Young Scholarship are available online at www.DearbornRotary.org. Completed applications must be mailed to Dearborn Rotary Club, P.O. Box 2347, Dearborn, Michigan 48123 by Saturday, January 16, 2012.
About Dearborn Rotary
Established in 1923, the Dearborn Rotary Club is one of 33,000 clubs located in more than 200 countries worldwide. Rotary is the world’s first and largest international service organization, founded in 1905 by Paul P. Harris, a lawyer, in Chicago, Illinois. The Rotary Club of Dearborn meets every Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. at the Fairlane Club on Hubbard Drive in Dearborn. Guests are always welcome.