The Rotary Club of Charlotte offers scholarships from $1,000 to $2,000 to undergraduates on the basis of academic merit, financial need and community service.
Preference is given to Mecklenburg County residents and/or applicants who are completing a two-year program at Central Piedmont Community College and plan to pursue a bachelor's degree at a four-year institution in Mecklenburg County. In addition, preference will be given to applicants whose parents do not have a bachelor's degree.
The Rotary Scholarship Fund is administered by Foundation for the Carolinas. Applications are available at www.fftc.org and by calling Kimberlie Coleman at 704-973-4553 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The deadline to apply is Aug. 15.
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Thomas Leitzel, vice president for the Charlotte campus and graduate enrollment management at Pfeiffer University, was recently named president of The Technical College of the Lowcountry in Beaufort, S.C.
His 30-year academic career in the public and private sectors includes service to institutions in Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and North Carolina, including a stint as dean of business, health and technologies at Central Piedmont Community College.