Ernie Rothe Memorial Leadership Scholarship
Edgewood College Circle K
The first (2018) Rothe Memorial Leadership Scholarship recipient was Hallie Vaughn with her parents, Dave and Kim, and Ken Savill, Kiwanis committee chair.
The $1,000 Annual Ernie Rothe Memorial Leadership Scholarship is made possible by a generous bequest from Ernie Rothe, a long-time member of Madison West Kiwanis. The check will be mailed to Edgewood College in the recipient’s name prior to April 15.
The leadership scholarship will be awarded annually to an Edgewood College Circle Club member who exemplify to the highest degree, the basic principles of Kiwanis family caring and sharing in their home, school, and community. The recipient will be of high moral character and should have achieved excellence in all their endeavors.
1. Applicant must be an active member in good standing in the Wisconsin-Upper Michigan Circle Club and must have been a paid member in good standing for their entire sophomore (second) year. The club needs to be in good standing with Circle K International.
2. Applicant must be accepted into their Junior (third) year - enough credits to be considered a junior-at Edgewood.
3. Applicant must continue as an Edgewood student and Circle K member during their entire Junior (third)year to remain eligible.
4. Financial need will be a major factor in the decision.
5. Grade point average of applicant must be at least a “B” average or the equivalent to a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
Below are additional required items that must be attached to or part of the application form.
Community service- 25 pts
Extracurricular activities- 15 pts
Leadership- 15 pts
Essay- 20 pts
Need- 25 pts
Click for Application Form