HAMILTON-ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -- The Robbinsville Hamilton Rotary Club is now accepting scholarship applications from Robbinsville and Hamilton Township high school seniors who are planning to attend a two-year or four-year college. Scholarships also are available for students who plan to attend a vocational or technical school after graduation.
According to a 2020 Sallie Mae study, families paid an average of $30,017 for higher education in academic year 2019–20. That is up from the previous two years in which families spent $26,266 in 2018–19 and $26,458 in 2017–18.
“During the school year we host Students of the Month from the area high schools at our meetings, and they impress us with their character, academic achievements and service to the community. So, it’s our pleasure to assist them and their classmates with the cost of continued education,"said Chris Reetz, chair of the Rotary Club’s Scholarship Committee.
Scholarship awards of up to $1,000 are available, including the James A. DeBold “Service Above Self” Scholarship for a student continuing their education in communications or journalism; and the Don Carrington Vocational/Trade School Scholarship in the amount of $500.
The deadline to apply for the scholarships is April 15. More information on the scholarship program can be found on the Rotary Club's website.
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