Rotary club’s “Service Above Self” scholarships available for local high school students


Cynthia King, president of the Rotary Club of Ponte Vedra Beach Sunset, has announced that the club again plans to award two “Service Above Self” $1,000 scholarships to local area high school students. 

Eligible applicants must be juniors or seniors at Allen D. Nease or Ponte Vedra high schools and have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to community service, exemplifying the Rotary motto, "Service Above Self." Eligible students will be evaluated on the required application, scholastic achievement, community service and an original essay on Rotary's ideal of “Service Above Self.”

The scholarship application packages are available through the students’ guidance departments and must be received no later than March 3, 2018. Incomplete or late packages will not be considered. The two "Service Above Self" scholarship recipients will be announced on or before April 7, 2018. The scholarship may be used at any accredited two or four-year college or university, vocational institution or for a one-year certification program of study. Children of Rotarians are not eligible to apply.

All completed application packages should be mailed to Cynthia King at P.O. Box 612, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32004. For more information on the scholarship, please contact the “Service Above Self” Scholarship Chair Paula Roderick at (904) 280-8933 or via email at