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Rotary Global Grant

The Rotary Global Grant provides a one-year scholarship of between $30,000 - $50,000 to complete graduate coursework over a 10-month to one-year period abroad. The grant is supported by Rotary International as a part of its commitment to support exchange and promote improvement in one of the six key areas of focus for Rotary:

  • Peace and Conflict Prevention/Resolution
  • Disease Prevention and Treatment
  • Water and Sanitation,
  • Maternal and Child Health
  • Basic Education and Literacy
  • Economic and Community Development

How to apply

By January 31 annually, candidates must either be nominated by a CCU faculty or staff member or self-nominate by sending a memo to Associate Provost Dr. Darla Domke-Damonte requesting consideration and invitation to the mentoring process, along with one-page narrative in which the candidate describe how this program is a good fit for the candidate’s past activities and involvement, commitment to lifelong community service, and professional goals. Memos should be directed to and only electronic applications will be accepted.

Applicants MUST:
  • Must complete an undergraduate degree before the beginning of the grant (by Summer 2018).
  • Must be interested in working on a graduate degree abroad that fits in one of the six areas of focus for Rotary as noted above.
  • Be engaged actively in the student’s discipline here at Coastal Carolina University
  • Currently have at least a 3.3 GPA on a 4.0 scale.
  • Must demonstrate extensive involvement in at least 2 community service projects/initiatives and a commitment to community service as a way of life.
  • Be able to communicate effectively in both oral and written form.

Next Application Cycle

Review and submissions begin in January 2017 for study abroad in 2018/19

Applications and mentoring process are coordinated through the Office of Global initiatives. Please refer all questions about the grant and the process at CCU to Dr. Darla Domke-Damonte, Associate Provost for Global Initiatives (; +1 843 349 2129).