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Rotary Club of Asheville - West / Warren Bogue Memorial Scholarship

Warren Bogue was a member of the Rotary Club of Asheville – West, from November 1, 1981 until his passing in October of 1997. Bogue served as manager of major Fortune 500 manufacturing facilities during his working career, both in the U.S. and overseas. Along with other Rotarians at the time, Bogue was instrumental in the establishment of the Rotary Club of Asheville – West’s scholarship fund and programs. Bogue recognized the value of an education. He loved young people, and worked tirelessly within the Club for their betterment. Upon his passing, the Club’s board voted to name the scholarship for Enka High School students as the Warren Bogue Memorial Scholarship, in his honor and to honor his contributions to the Club.

Amount

One-time $425

Number of Awards

One Award

Deadline

Jan. 31, 2017

Eligibility

The Rotary Club of Asheville – West / Warren Bogue Memorial Scholarship seeks to assist Enka High School students with the continuation of their education. Students can be of average, good or excellent scholastic standing, so long as they can demonstrate the likelihood of success at their chosen post-secondary institutions. Applicants must be legal residents of Buncombe County, North Carolina, and enrolled seniors at Enka High School.

The Community Foundation scholarships will be awarded without regard to age, race, national origin, ethnicity, gender, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, religious belief, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Selection Criteria

  • academic promise based on student’s abilities
  • demonstrated financial need
  • a desire to succeed
  • evidence of involvement with school and community

Application Procedure

To apply, students must complete an application online.  The application, with required attachments, must be submitted online on or before the deadline.

Go to the online instructions and read carefully, view the applicant video and begin the process. Write down the following code to enter into the online system after you have logged on: RTWAB.  Click on Apply and enter the code into the Access Code box to begin the application.


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