The Rotary Club of Peoria-North believes in supporting the academic success of young leaders and scholars who embody our belief in service above self. We award multiple honors and scholarships each year through our Peoria-North Foundation, such as:
• Kress Scholarships – College scholarships for excellence in engineering ($XXX each)
• Interact Scholarships – College scholarships for Interact Club members at local high schools ($2,000 each)
• Prescott Bloom Service Above Self Awards & Scholarships – Certificate and college scholarship for students who embody the spirit of volunteering. Named in honor of State Senator Prescott Bloom. ($XXX each)
• Rotaract Scholarships – Do we give any?
• Sterling Merit Awards – This annual event honors high school seniors from the region who have attained academic standing in the top eight percent of their class. The Rotary Club of Peoria North and other area Rotary Clubs plan and sponsor the event.
Rotary International, in partnership with local clubs like the Rotary Club of Peoria North, leads a robust, worldwide program to train new leaders passionate about promoting peace. College graduates and professionals who share this mission should consider applying for a graduate-level fellowship to study at one of the Rotary Peace Centers around the world. Learn more