About Rotary Club of Haddonfield Foundation Scholarships
Each year, the Rotary Club of Haddonfield Foundation provides financial assistance to deserving students with financial need in Haddonfield and nearby communities who are planning to further their education in a university, college, vocational or other setting.
Particular consideration is given to students who demonstrate an understanding of the Mission of Rotary International: providing service to others, promoting high ethical standards and advancing world understanding, good will and peace.
Application forms for 2023 are due by March 10, 2023.
For more information, contact the Foundation Chair, Mary Ann Bigelow at maebigelow@gmail.com.
The Scholarships and Applications:
The Rotary Club of Haddonfield has committed to awarding five, $2,000 Academic/Arts Scholarships for high school seniors in 2023.  In addition to these general scholarships, a $2,000 scholarship may be awarded to students who plan on majoring in one of the areas highlighted in the restricted scholarships listed below.  Be sure to list your major on the application.
General Scholarships:
Academic Scholarships are awarded based on academic, achievement, recommendations, evidence of motivation, character, ability, work experience, community service and the required essay. Download an application
Restricted Scholarships:
Restricted Scholarships must fulfill the criteria outlined in the Academic Scholarship description as well as those defined in the restricted scholarships description.
Patricia Parker Scholarship- established by her family in memory of Patricia for a female student pursuing a Business degree. Download an application
Arts Scholarships are awarded based on achievement in the arts and the required essay. An audition may be required. Download an application
Judith Bean Scholarship was established by the Bean Family and is ONLY for students majoring in piano. Download an application
William H. Bromley Scholarship was established by his family in memory of Dr. William Bromley Sr. for students planning to become a medical doctor, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine or a chiropractor. Download an application
Robert M. Oberholzer  Scholarship was established by Bob himself for Camden City students pursuing higher education or vocational training. Download an application for Vocational Scholarship or Academic Scholarship
Margaret Bancroft Scholarship for students planning on working with people with disabilities.  These include special education teacher, physical or speech therapist.  These funds came from Bancroft in Kathy Ross's honor and from Kathy herself. Download an application
Vocational Fund is used for students pursuing a vocational career.  Download an application.
Joe Baltake Scholarship for the Written Arts was established in his memory by his wife Susan.  This fund is for a student planning to study/major in any field of writing including journalism, English, theater, film, poetry or any written communications field. Download an application
The Alice Downs Scholarship for Young Violinists, The Alice Downs Scholarship for Young Violinists – a two-week day camp at Bryn Mawr College with a faculty headed by members of The Philadelphia Orchestra. Open to residents of Burlington, Camden, and Gloucester counties ages 13 to 19. Funded by The Gumnut Group LLC, the scholarship is valued at $2,950. Deadline to apply is April 15, 2023. Click here for more information and application.
More About Rotary Club of Haddonfield Foundation
The Rotary Club of Haddonfield Foundation is incorporated as a 501(C)(3) New Jersey nonprofit corporation, operated exclusively for charitable and educational purposes.  Accordingly, donations are tax deductible.
The Foundation is structured to accept financial contributions in a variety of forms, including cash and stock.  Awards can be established in honor or, or in memory of a named person or cause.
Since making its first award in 2002, the Foundation has awarded more than 134 scholarships with a total value of over $250,000.