General Application Timeline

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late January 

Scholarships open for application (Please note, you can begin filling out the student profile prior to this date.)


Scholarship Round closes for applications


Scoring & Selections

Late April

Awards Packets sent to students with invitation to Scholarship Reception
Schools notified of 2019-20 recipients.
Non-recipients will be notified by email.


date TBD

Scholarship Reception

Recipients must plan to attend.

end of May

Students receiving scholarships will be required to accept their scholarship(s) online and submit a hand-written thank you note.


Scholarship Funds are distributed


Students receiving Rotary Club of Bellingham Foundation Scholarships must submit year-end letters. 

Students who received renewable scholarships should contact the office ( to discuss renewable scholarship distributions.