What is it? The Rotary Scholarship Committee along with Suncadia homeowners provides scholarship opportunities for local students to attend a 2-year college, 4-year college, and vocational or technical training schools (examples: Perry Tech, Bluestone Academy).  Rotary also works with Central Washington University and the Shoemaker Foundation to provide substantial multi-year scholarships to CWU.

For Whom? All students attending Cle Elum-Roslyn, Easton, and other Upper Kittitas County high school programs, including home-school programs, are eligible and encouraged to apply. 

How to Apply? Download the Scholarship Information and Scholarship Application to get started! Cle Elum-Roslyn Seniors, please contact Kathy Jo Brooks brooksk@cersd.org if you have questions.  All other applicants contact their high school advisors or email ukcrotaryscholarship@gmail.com if they have questions or require assistance.  (Please use "Rotary Scholarship - YOUR NAME" in the subject line of your email.)  

Application Requirements

  • Be on track to receive a High School Diploma or a General Equivalency Degree (GED)
  • A cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.5 or better
  • Attend a UKC Rotary Meeting by April 7 (more information on this below)
  • Submit Application Form and all required items: transcript, service activities, letter of recommendation, extracurricular activities, future plans, objective(s) and goals, and essays
  • All work must be the applicant’s own work
  • Cle Elum-Roslyn Seniors turn in Application by March 21, 2022 to Kathy Jo Brooks, brooksk@cersd.org
  • All others mail to: Rotary Club of Upper Kittitas County, PO Box 1035, Cle Elum, WA 98922
UKC Rotary Scholarship Applicants who meet all requirements must attend a UKC Rotary Club meeting either virtually or in person by April 6, 2022.  Meetings are Wednesday at 7:00 AM. Location to be determined, (you will be notified of the location when you schedule your visit). Attendance is designed to give Rotary members a chance to meet you and have an informal time to talk.  At the meeting, you will have an opportunity to give the Club a brief overview of what your plans, objectives, and goals are for the future. Since Rotary is primarily a service organization you may also speak about what service work (formal and/or informal) you have been a part of for the past four years. (Please contact us if you are unable to attend or need assistance with transportation.)