Rotary International District 5890
2010-2011 Ambassadorial Scholars Selected
Editor: Barmore, Bill
Posted on Mar 18 2009
Four recipients of the 2010-2011 Rotary Foundation Academic-Year Ambassadorial Scholarships were selected from a pool of applicants sponsored by Rotary Clubs in District 5890 (Greater Houston area) on March 14, 2009.  Click on More to view the recipients and to learn more.

The four recipients are:
Terrika Duckett        (sponsored by Katy Rotary Club)
Julia Lukomnik        (sponsored by Bellaire/Southwest Houston Rotary Club)
JoAnna Pelaez        (sponsored by Houston Skyline Rotary Club)
Miguel Salcedo        (sponsored by Houston Heights Rotary Club)

The scholars will be ratified and assigned to their study institutions by the Trustees of the Rotary Foundation.

Academic-Year Ambassadorial Scholarships are for one collegiate academic year abroad and provide funding for round-trip transportation, tuition and fees, room, board, some educational supplies, and language training (if necessary) up to a maximum award of US$25,000 or its equivalent.

These scholarships, which are designed to further international understanding and goodwill, provide for college study abroad in more than 160 countries where Rotary clubs are located and some non-Rotary countries. Some 1,300 scholarships of various types will be available from clubs worldwide.

During their studies abroad, Rotary Foundation Scholars act as "ambassadors of goodwill". Through appearances before Rotary clubs and districts, schools, civic organizations, and other forums, the scholars represent their homeland and work to further international understanding.

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