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International Students Receive Rotary Scholarships

SAVANNAH, GA––The Rotarians of the State of Georgia have awarded scholarships to four international students, Isabel Ender (Togo), Radhika Gole (India), Alejandra Garcia (Bolivia), and Daniela Salas (Columbia), attending Armstrong Atlantic State University. The scholarships will pay for all scholastic cost—including tuition, books, room and board—and $400 for incidental expenses for the 2001-02 academic year.

The students applied for the scholarships through the Georgia Rotary Scholarship Program and are individually sponsored by separate rotary clubs in southeast Georgia. Clubs throughout Georgia sponsor one international student per academic year.

The Rotarians of the State of Georgia grant scholarships to students to study at colleges and universities within Georgia. The scholarships promote international goodwill through the bonds of friendship and understanding with one another. Applicants must be at least eighteen years of age by August 1 or must not have reached age twenty-five by August 1 of the academic year.

In the years since the inception of the program, Rotarians have brought more than 2,500 young men and women, from more than seventy-eight countries, to the campuses of Georgia. This academic year, eighty-seven students representing thirty-four countries have received scholarships and are enrolled at thirty schools within the state.

For more information about the Georgia Rotary Scholarships Program, contact Dorthea King at 961.1331.

September 29, 2001


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