2020 Academic Scholarship Winner Anna Swartley and Bromley Scholarship recipient Marcella Thant-Gyuet
2020 Academic Scholarship Winner Elliot Ryan (center, flanked by his parents)
2020 Oberholzer Scholarship Winner Shanyce Smith and Academic Scholarship Winner Andrew Genel
About Rotary Club of Haddonfield Foundation Scholarships
Each year, the Rotary Club of Haddonfield Foundation provides financial assistance to deserving students with financial need in Haddonfield and nearby communities who are planning to further their education in a university, college, vocational or other setting.
 
Particular consideration is given to students who demonstrate an understanding of the Mission of Rotary International: providing service to others, promoting high ethical standards and advancing world understanding, good will and peace.
 
Application forms for 2021 are due by March 15, 2021.
 
For more information, contact the Foundation Chair, Mary Ann Bigelow at maebigelow@gmail.com.
The Scholarships and Applications:
The Rotary Club of Haddonfield has committed to awarding five, $2,000 Academic/Arts Scholarships for high school seniors in 2021.  In addition to these general scholarships, a $2,000 scholarship may be awarded to students who plan on majoring in one of the areas highlighted in the restricted scholarships listed below.  Be sure to list your major on the application.
 
General Scholarships:
 
Academic Scholarships are awarded based on academic, achievement, recommendations, evidence of motivation, character, ability, work experience, community service and the required essay. Download an application
 
 
Restricted Scholarships:
 
Restricted Scholarships must fulfill the criteria outlined in the Academic Scholarship description as well as those defined in the restricted scholarships description.
 
 
Arts Scholarships are awarded based on achievement in the arts and the required essay. An audition may be required. Download and application
 
Judith Bean Scholarship was established by the Bean Family and is ONLY for students majoring in piano. Download an application
 
William H. Bromley Scholarship was established by his family in memory of Dr. William Bromley Sr. for students planning to become a medical doctor, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine or a chiropractor. Download an application
 
Kenneth C. Hagerman Scholarship in Engineering  is for students going into engineering and was established by Karen Hagerman in honor of her father.  Download an application
 
Robert M. Oberholzer  Scholarship was established by Bob himself for Camden City students pursuing higher education or vocational training. Download an application
 
Margaret Bancroft Scholarship for students planning on working with people with disabilities.  These include special education teacher, physical or speech therapist.  These funds came from Bancroft in Kathy Ross's honor and from Kathy herself. Download an application
 
William Garwood Scholarship was established by Bill’s coworkers for students majoring in chemistry. Download an application
 
Vocational Fund is used for students pursuing a vocational career.  Download an application.
 
Joe Baltake Scholarship for the Written Arts was established in his honor by his wife Susan.  This fund is for a Camden City high school senior planning to study/major in Journalism, English, Film or Theatre Criticism, or related written communications field. Download an application
 
The Alice Downs Scholarship for Young Violinists, open to Camden County residents ages 11 to 19. Funded by Gumnut Group LLC. Deadline to apply is April 30, 2021Click here for more information and application.
 
 
More About Rotary Club of Haddonfield Foundation
The Rotary Club of Haddonfield Foundation is incorporated as a 501(C)(3) New Jersey nonprofit corporation, operated exclusively for charitable and educational purposes.  Accordingly, donations are tax deductible.
 
The Foundation is structured to accept financial contributions in a variety of forms, including cash and stock.  Awards can be established in honor or, or in memory of a named person or cause.
 
Since making its first award in 2002, the Foundation has awarded more than 124 scholarships with a total value of over $230,000.