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Scholarships

Ripon's Rotary club has supported youth initiatives for a long time as part of its community service and outreach efforts, and Rotary International in 2010 declared "new generations" as one of its core avenues of service.  Below, you will find tables that outline scholarships for high school students. Students interested in any of those scholarships should apply through the Guidance office at Ripon High School.  

Bob Exner Citizen Award Cal Schaub Int'l Studies Scholarship  Gordon Minch Technical School Scholarship  Ralph Root Ripon Rotary Scholarship
Amount: $1,500 Amount: $1,000 Amount: $750 Amount: $750
Awarded to a Ripon High School Senior who is an outstanding citizen of the senior class, and is planning to attend a four-year college or university. Ripon Rotary has awarded this scholarship for 50 consecutive years Awarded to a student pursuing a degree in international studies or international business. Interest in international relations, community service, and academic achievement are all considered. Cal Schaub was instrumental in starting the Rotary Youth Exchange program at Ripon High School. Awarded to a Ripon High School student planning to attend a full-time course of study at a vocational/technical college. Awarded to a Ripon High School student planning to attend a four-year college or university or full-time course of study at a vocational/technical college.
Demonstrates leadership, good character and conduct. Demonstrates leadership, good character and conduct. Demonstrates leadership, good character and conduct. Demonstrates leadership, good character and conduct.
Class ranking in the upper fifty percent. Class ranking in the upper fifty percent. Shows potential and interest in selected area of study. Class ranking in the upper fifty percent.
Demonstrates service to his/her community life (minimum of twenty hours). Demonstrates service to his/her community life, OR actively participates in an international project (minimum of twenty hours). Demonstrate service to his/her community life (minimum of twenty hours). Demonstrates service to his/her community life (minimum of twenty hours).

Other Rotary Scholarship Opportunities

Additionally, the Rotary Youth Exchange Program is a scholarship for students to study abroad for a year.  Finally, the Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship program is available for current college students.

Ripon College General Scholarship Fund

Ripon Rotary makes an annual donation to the general scholarship fund at Ripon College. Ripon Rotary has requested that Ripon College consider leadership, good character and conduct, and, especially, service to his or her home community, the Ripon College community, and the world-wide community when choosing whom to award the scholarship to.