Applications are now being accepted for the 2013 Hammonton Rotary Club Foundation Scholarship.

The Rotary Club of Hammonton Foundation awards at least one $2,000 scholarship each year to a college-bound student from the Greater Hammonton area. To be eligible the applicant must live in the 08037 zip code, be graduating high school the same year as this application’s filing year, and plan on continuing their education at an accredited college or university.

Applications must include a 150-word essay, letter of recommendation, high school transcript and SAT scores. Applicants are judged on academics, community service and leadership qualities. Public and private school students may apply.

All applications must be postmarked no later than April 1, 2013 to qualify. Type-written and hand-written applications will be accepted.

Click here to download an application.

They are also available from local high school guidance offices.

Follow directions carefully. Fill in, print out and mail to:

Rotary Club of Hammonton Foundation

P.O. Box 811

Hammonton, NJ 08037

The Rotary Club of Hammonton Foundation scholarships are funded by the generosity of Hammonton area residents who attend and sponsor the Rotary Club’s golf tournament, champaign breakfast, wine event and other fundraisers throughout the year.

For questions call James FitzPatrick at (609) 561-6621.