2014 Milton Rotary Youth Volunteer of the Year Awards


Do you know a Milton teen who goes above & beyond when it comes to volunteering, who is a leader, who could benefit from 1 of 3 scholarships worth a few thousand dollars? Application deadline is April 6th. Go to www.miltonrotaryclub.com for more info. Share with potential candidates. The Rotary Club of Milton is a champion for volunteerism in our Town.

* Platinum Award- $2,000.00 grant towards post secondary first year tuition expenses at a recognized institution.

* Gold Award - $1,000.00 grant towards first year post secondary tuition expenses at a recognized institution.

* Silver Award - $500.00 grant towards post secondary first year tuition expenses at a recognized institution.


Note: Grants will or can be held in trust for Post Secondary Education.

Purpose of the Scholarships

* To acknowledge individuals who exemplify and have demonstrated community leadership by Volunteering


Selection Criteria

* The candidate must be a resident of Halton Region.

* The candidate must be attending a Milton Secondary School.

* Volunteerism (unpaid) exceeding considerably over 40 hours required by school system.

* Demonstrated leadership in their school and/or community.

* Academic achievement will be a consideration but not necessarily the deciding factor.

* Candidates will be nominated by schools and other organizations (2 references required)


Application Process

* Write an essay relating to your experience on “Value of Volunteering in Your Community”, (minimum 500/ maximum 750 words). Please include a summary of education/career goals.

* Provide a resume listing the organizations in which you have participated.

* Provide two written references (Volunteering Organizations) 

* Forward applications to Vino Khimasia at vkhimasia (at) bell.net

* Applications must be received by 6th April, 2014.


Selection Process

* The selection committee will consist of members of the Rotary Club of Milton.

* The committee will review all applications and interview the finalists.

* The scholarship winners will be notified by Early May, 2014.