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Daniel Island Rotary Club

Henri L. White Scholarship 2022

Eligibility, Criteria, and Expectations of Recipients


The Daniel Island Rotary Club Henri L. White Scholarship Committee accepts applications from students interested in receiving assistance with college tuition. These scholarships (two per year) honor the memory of Henri L White and award each recipient a total of $10,000 over their four years at college.


Students seeking financial assistance for a four-year bachelor’s or a two-year associate’s degree program are eligible. The deadline for applications is March 15, 2022, and finalists are interviewed by our scholarship committee in early April. Recipients of this scholarship are notified in late April and in May they are expected to attend a special meeting of the Daniel Island Rotary Club along with their immediate family. Recipients also receive recognition at the Philip Simmons High School awards night. Tuition support awarded is paid directly to the student’s tuition account at their school before the start of the fall semester.


Eligible Service Area

Students eligible for this scholarship must reside within the designated attendance zone for Phillip Simmons High School. One scholarship is designated for a student that matriculated through the Cainhoy School and is currently residing in the Cainhoy-Huger region of Berkeley County.


Criteria for Applicant Evaluation

1. Planning to attend college to earn an associate’s or bachelor’s degree

2. Residing in the designated service area

3. Cumulative high school grade point average above 3.0

4. Financial need (the student aid FAFSA form for 2022 must be submitted with the application)

5. Commitment to community service

6. Willingness to remain engaged with Daniel Island Rotary Club during and after college


Expectations of Recipients & Continuing Support

1. Maintain minimum 3.0 GPA

2. Provide copy of college transcript after each semester

3. Participate in community service and provide documentation of service effort outcomes

4. Maintain relationship with Daniel Island Rotary via designated committee contact person (Chip Law)

5. Attend one Rotary Club meeting per year to provide a personal update


Award amount:

First year: $2200

Second year: $2400

Third year: $2600

Fourth year: $2800


Recipients that uphold these expectations are eligible for continued support each year, as long as they remain on track to graduate on time with their degree.

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