Category: Rotary Foundation

Rotary Scholarship 2018-19

The Rotary Scholarship offers a great opportunity to our young people who have a mission of furthering their study in advancing their career, in particular in the areas of Rotary’s six areas of focus. Our District, through the Global Grant, will sponsor young scholar to study abroad; and similarly, our clubs can also play host to students coming from overseas studying in Hong Kong.

The Rotary Foundation, under the Global Grant, will support scholars who are undertaking a graduate study (programme length can be one to four years) in a subject that fit one of the six causes:

2018-19 Flyer

  1. Promoting peace
  2. Fighting disease
  3. Providing clean water, sanitation, and hygiene
  4. Saving mothers and children
  5. Supporting education
  6. Growing local economies


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District and Global Grants Application

Dear Club Presidents,

District Grant Application Deadline 26 August 2016

I am pleased to inform you that the District Grants for Rotary year 2016-17 is now available for your application and the deadline is 26 August, 2016 (Friday).

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Polio End Game

As Rotary sets to initiate its  Polio Eradication & Endgame Strategic Plan 2013-2018 – the world came together to make financial commitments totaling approximately US$4 billion over six years toward the US$5.5 billion endgame strategy of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative were announced during the Global Vaccine Summit in Abu Dhabi. This money and global efforts represent the final mile as we get  THIS Close to eradicating Polio from the Face of the world.

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Foundation News for April

Dear Club Presidents and District Leaders,

The District Rotary Foundation News for April is published in the DG’s Monthly Newsletter.  The following links provide you with the short cut to read the articles on Rotary Foundation matters in the April issue:


Dominic Ko
Secretary, District Rotary Foundation Committee

Original Foundation grants

Which original grants are still available?

We’re changing the way we structure grants to simplify the process and make the most of our funding and talent. While we are in the process of moving to the new structure, we will still accept applications for the following original Foundation grants until 31 March 2013

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Ambassadorial Scholarship program

The Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Scholarship program will end in 2013. Beginning in 2013-14, The Foundation will offer scholarship opportunities through district and global grants.

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Fundraising Initiatives of the District Rotary Foundation Committee

1.      2012-13 Contribution Statistics

Up to December 30, 2012, 31 rotary clubs (46.9% of total no. of 66 clubs) have contributed to The Rotary Foundation (TRF). 

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Inbound Scholars Finding Hong Kong Home Away from Home


Five months have passed since I came to Hong Kong.  The five other scholars have arrived at the same time from the US and the UK.  We have all decided to study at the University of Hong Kong.  

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