MN Shakthi Global Foundation Scholarship
“MN Shakthi Global Foundation” annual scholarship
MN Shakthi Global Foundation is a nonprofit 501 C (3) registered organization assisting the global population with career enhancement through education. The foundation will be providing 1 non-renewable scholarship in the amount of $1,000.
This scholarship is heavily weighted on the following custom essay to be completed online:
Based on students' 1000 word written essays “My Positive Experience as an Immigrant or lifelong lessons learned from Immigrants".
  • Scholarship application open date: January 15th, 2020
  • Scholarship Close date: March 6th, 2020 midnight
  • Apply on the Dollars for Scholars Website: to create an ONLINE profile. Go to the Student/parent tab. Follow instructions to apply ONLINE ONLY.
  • Final candidates MUST be available for a final “in person” interview on March 16th, 2020 which will be held from 6-8pm. No exceptions. (Place to follow).
Students will also be required to fulfill the criteria below and complete all details needed for Plymouth Rotary Scholarship application form as the interviews will be held from the same pool of students. Below is a review of the Plymouth Rotary Scholarship application criteria.
Criteria for students:
  • Seniors who (1) attend a public or private high school located in the City of Plymouth or (2) re home schooled and are residents of the City of Plymouth (3) are residents of the City of Plymouth but attend a public or private school in a different city
  • Must be a senior in high school graduating 2020.
  • The applicant must plan on attending a two or a four-year vocational/technical school, college with a full-time enrollment status. Male or female students, any race or religion/U.S. Citizenship or permanent resident.
  • 3.0 cumulative grade point average or higher (or the equivalent if the school is not on a 4.0 grading system) or evidence of similar academic achievement if the applicant is home schooled.
  • Must NOT be a direct descendant of an active Rotarian
  • Work experience (must have held some type of part-time job; could be babysitting, lawn care, retail, restaurant, etc)
  • Demonstrated financial need for full-time enrollment
Other criteria to complete on your online application.
  1. Provide official transcripts for your junior and senior years.
  1. Provide two personal references that we could contact (i.e., teacher, guidance counselor, pastor, rabbi, employer, etc.)
The winner and their parents/guardians are invited to a Friday lunch meeting at the Rotary Club of Plymouth to be recognized on April 16th, 2020 (details to follow). Disbursement of funds will happen after student submits their first semester’s grades. Student must show a G.P.A. of 3.0 or above.
It is the policy of the Rotary Club of Plymouth to ensure full equality of opportunity in this scholarship without regard to sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, marital status, economic status, or disability.