Rotary scholarship applications open

The Rotary Club of DeQuincy will be awarding a $500 scholarship to a DeQuincy High School student.

The student who has a record of successful high school work and who will be applying to any accredited two-year community/technical college or four-year university, is eligible to apply. The scholarship is based on both current academic success and need.

The deadline to apply is Monday, Mar. 9.

Applications may be emailed to or mailed to Rotary Club of DeQuincy, P.O. Box 965, DeQuincy LA 70633.

Applicant must be a 2020 graduating senior from DeQuincy High School and must have at least a 3.0 high school cumulative grade point average.

Applicant must attend a 4-year university or a technical school for the Fall 2020 semester and must participate in at least two extracurricular activities including sports team and school organizations.

The scholarship fund will be paid to the recipient at the beginning of the semester upon presentation of a high school transcript and invoice from the university you will attend.