The Rotary Club of Temecula Scholarship Program provides financial assistance to high school seniors who attend a school in the local community of Southwest Riverside County.
Investing in Our Future Leaders
This scholarship program is administered by the Rotary Scholarship Action Committee. Applications will be weighed against the ideals of Rotary and will be judged by Rotarians. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity or disability.
Application Period: March 25, 2013-April 30, 2013
High school seniors who plan to enroll in full time undergraduate study for the entire academic year at a two- or four- year college, university or vocational / trade school.
The Rotary Scholarship Action Committee will award several scholarships between $500 and $1,000 each. These amounts may change every year based on the Rotary Club of Temecula’s fundraising efforts.
Selection of Recipients is Highly Competitive
Scholarship recipients are selected primarily on their service work to the community. Other criteria include academic record, honors, work experience, and personal goals and aspirations stated in the application. Unusual circumstances are also considered.
The selection is made by the Scholarship Action Committee. The Rotary Scholarship Action Committee is comprised of local business owners, employees of local companies, officers of local non-profit organizations and are all members of the Rotary Club of Temecula.
Notification of Winners
Scholarship winners will be notified by early May. A date will be announced for the awards presentation.
Payment of Scholarship
Payments will be paid directly to the community college, college or university the recipient attends. Should the recipient choose to attend a vocational or trade school, it shall be the recipient’s responsibility to provide the committee with an invoice to make payment on his/her behalf.
Recipients shall update their contact information and send quarterly updates on their current school status to the Rotary Scholarship Action Committee. Students are urged to visit the Rotary Club of Temecula’s weekly meetings whenever possible.
The Rotary Scholarship Action Committee reserves the right to review the conditions and procedures of this scholarship program and to make discretionary changes at any time.
Questions about the scholarship program should be addressed to:
Rotary Club of Temecula Scholarship Action Committee:
c/o Julie Ngo
P.O. Box 64
Temecula, CA 92593
Rotary Club of Temecula 14th Annual Music Contest Winners- from left to right: Julie Ngo Program Co-Chair, Rachel Mason Club President, Breanna Ohler(1st Place, Flute); Tessa Fabritius (Trombone), Anya Corse (Piano) Sally Myers. Photo by Todd Montgomery
The Rotary Club of Temecula held its 14th Annual Music Contest on February 27th 2013 at the Temecula United Methodist Church. Three students competed in the instrumental category including flute, piano and trombone.
Prize money for first place was $400 and each of the other participants was awarded $75 for competing. The first place contestant advances to participate in the Rotary District 5330 semi final and final competitions to be held at the University of Redlands set for March and April this year. In addition the judges had the option to advance up to three students based on their evaluation of the performances.Read more...
Contact: Barbara Rubin, Public Relations Director
FOUR LOCAL CITIZENS RECEIVE VOCATIONAL SERVICE AWARDS FROM THE ROTARY CLUB OF TEMECULA FOR THEIR SERVICE TO THE COMMUNITY.
Pictured: David Neault, Jami McNees, Kim Kelliher, Trisha Sheas, Bernard Truax, Walt Allen, Bud Kane, Mike Noon, Kevin Vernon. Photo Credit: Todd Montgomery.
Vocational service is one of Rotary’s “Avenues of Service” and encourages members to serve others through their professions and to practice high ethical standards. Each October Rotary Club members nominate distinguished members of the community that exemplify service above self through their careers upholding high ethical standards. In previous years the club has honored only one or two recipients but according to program chairman Kevin Vernon “it has become clear that even in the toughest of times there are many business people in the Temecula Valley who give of their time in extraordinary ways”. In addition to being recognized and thanked by Rotary each recipient received a check for $100.Read more...
Rotary has a long history of supporting our military. The Rotary Club of Temecula has picked up on that tradition and created The Military Family Support Project. Our project is simple in its very own nature. Listen to the issues facing our local Military Personnel, and their families, and apply the necessary resources that are needed to resolve the issue.Read more...
Every Year The Rotary Club of Temecula provides Thanksgiving and Christmas Meals to over 200 families in the Temecula Valley through ourpartners at the Temecula Valley Unified School District, Michelle’s place and SAFE. This year we are asking the community for help to donate food, gift cards for Christmas gifts or you can even adopt a family.
Drop off locations for non perishable foods are:
Rancon Real Estate 27740 Jefferson Avenue, Suite 100, Temecula
Aces Comedy Club 39745 Avenida Acacias, Murrieta
PacTrust Bank 27425 Ynez Road, Temecula
Yamashita Karate 26825 Jefferson Ave Suite A, Murrieta
Michelle’s Place 27645 Jefferson Ave #117, Temecula
Temecula Valley Balloon and Wine Festival – 41755 Rider Way Suite 1, Temecula
Equity Management 42430 Winchester Road, Temecula
Temecula Valley Drywall 41228 Raintree Ct, Murrieta CA 92562.