"We want to encourage and reward students who find the real joy in serving others."

Charlie L., Former President, Rotary Club of Elmhurst

Since 1955, over 400 students from IC Catholic Prep, Timothy Christian and York Community High Schools have received more than $500,000 in scholarships.

We look for students who are committed to helping others through volunteering, service projects and community-based initiatives.

Open Rotary Scholarships

Currently, there are no scholarship available. Check back for 2022 scholarships soon.

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Past Recipients


Ava Hollis

2021 Recipient

Ava will be attending the University of Virginia to study neuroscience. She is excited and grateful to have been selected as a recipient of the Service Above Self Scholarship this year. Ava looks forward to representing the Rotary Club in all of her future endeavors as she strives to make a positive impact at UVA and beyond. 

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Abigail Pettineo 

2020 Recipient

Abigail, a pre-med biology major at University of Illinois at Chicago, is an active member in Elmhurst Rotaract Club. She is involved with several student organizations at UIC including philanthropy, student government, and Honors College advisory group. When Abbey is not in classes, or serving the community, she enjoys dancing and playing the cello. 

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 Liam Parpan

2019 Recipient

Liam is a sophomore attending Marquette University enrolled in the nursing program.  He was president of the York High School Interact Club.