Community Service Recognition Scholarships


Community Service Recognition Scholarships

Offered by Rotary Club of Bainbridge Island

This scholarship is awarded to eligible applicants who demonstrate exemplary commitment to, and leadership in, community service.  Awards this year may be up to $5,000. 

Eligible applicants are high school seniors graduating in the spring who maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher, and who live and/or attend high school on Bainbridge Island. 

The application deadline is March 7, 2022.  For more information, and to access the application, please follow the link below:


Community Service Recognition Scholarship Application


For a history of awardees, visit Scholarship History.

For questions, email  Scholarship Committee Chair Cindy McGregor at


* Unfortunately, seniors who have a Rotarian parent are not eligible for the RCBI Community Service Recognition Scholarship.  For these students, other ways to honor "Service Above Self" may be available such as the Paul Harris pin awarded as part of Scholarship Night.  Informal nominations can be submitted directly to the BI Rotary Foundation Committee and can come from a variety of sources.


District Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarships (DRAS)

Offered by Rotary District 5020


Rotary District 5020 offers Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarships for post-baccalaureate, action-oriented people interested in areas of further study related to the Rotary ideal of “Service Above Self.”  An example might be increasing cultural understanding through community service.    

The place of study must be outside the US and Canada.  These 1-year scholarships are for $15,000 (US) with opportunities for further study leading to degrees. The application deadline is typically about January 15.


For more information including a 5-minute video, go to: